A Bike Fest, D-Day concerts and a family rave with a multi-sensory dance floor including glitter cannons and more are among the event highlights in Lincoln this weekend.
If anyone is stuck for things to do, The Lincolnite has compiled a list of event highlights for this weekend – Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9.
Lincoln Bike Fest
Bikers from across the Lincoln area will come together for a day of music and entertainment alongside a display of motorbikes.
When: Sunday, June 9 (10am-5pm)
Where: Brayford Waterfront
Big Fish Little Fish – Family Rave
A family rave will take over the Engine Shed for a ‘No sleep til bedtime’ onesie and pyjama party. Club classics and BFLF anthems on the multi-sensory dance floor with glitter cannons, bubbles, giant balloons and parachute dances. Optional fancy dress of pyjamas and onesies.
When: Saturday, June 8 (2pm)
Where: The Engine Shed
Cost: £9.35 for adults (12+) and £7.15 for children under 12 (under 1s go free) – click here to book tickets
D-Day 75 Concerts
A weekend of commemoration of D-Day in the event’s 75th anniversary year. Two major outdoor concerts will take place. Saturday features the Stars of the 40’s with a range of tribute acts. Sunday includes the D-Day Darlings, Waddington Military Wives Choir and Blake.
When: Saturday, June 8 & Sunday, June 9 (7pm-10pm. Site opens at 5.30pm each evening)
Where: International Bomber Command Centre
Cost: £25 per person on Saturday, £35 per person on Sunday. VIP tickets are also available including a private tour of the Memorial and Gardens with Prosecco and canape reception for £75 per person.
Charity car display
Abarth Club East Midlands are hosting a charity car display event in City Square to raise money for the Notthinghamshire & Lincolnshire Air Ambulance. A variety of Abarth cars will be on show. The club said it was given a free pitch by the City of Lincoln Council to host the event.
When: City Square
When: Sunday, June 9 (10am-4pm)
Dress in 70s attire, get into the disco vibe and join hundreds of people from across Lincolnshire in a 70s Flower Power themed Moonlight Walk through Lincoln. The walk is in aid of St Barnabas Hospice. Each participant will receive a PINK t-shirt, finishers medal and hot food.
When: Saturday, June 8 (entertainment from 8pm, walk starts at 10pm)
Where: Starting at Bishop Grosseteste University
Cost: It is a sponsored event. Minimum sponsorship for adults is £20
Lincoln Makers’ Market
The Lincoln Makers’ Market offers visitors the chance to view and buy a variety of hand-crafted and unique pieces of artwork and crafts.
When: Saturday, June 8 (10pm-5pm)
Where: Lincoln Cornhill
OPEM Artists in Residence 2019
The Collection Museum is hosting Michael Shaw, Belén Cerezo and Ros Lorimer as OPEM Artists in Residence 2019. There are also some ‘Meet the Artist’ sessions.
When: May 11 to June 23
Where: The Collection Museum, Danes Terrace
Cost: The event is Pay-What-You-Decide allowing visitors to decide how much they want to donate to the museum to experience the exhibition
The James Bond Concert Spectacular
Popular Q The Music Show is coming to Lincoln with the iconic music of James Bond in a concert from the West End. The show will be compered by Madeline Smith who played Miss Caruso in Live and Let Die.
When: Saturday, June 8 at 7.30pm (doors open at 6.30pm)
Where: New Theatre Royal Lincoln
Cost: Full price ticket £24 (+£1 fees), but limited tickets are available – click here to book tickets
Romeo & Juliet ballet adaptation
Ballet Cymru presents an award-winning adaption of Shakespeare’s Rome & Juliet, with intense fighting, passionate duets and universal themes through dramatic and lyrical choreography.
When: Saturday, June 8
Where: Lincoln Performing Arts Centre (LPAC) at 5pm
Cost: £20 adult, £15 child, family £65 (4 people, maximum two adults)