"Lincolnshire is a vibrant and historic county with a strong agricultural presence. It presents a trove of true British history, art and culture"
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A variety of festivals are also hosted in Lincolnshire.
Whatever kind of entertainment you are looking for, there is a great selection, catering for all budgets.
What about catching a show at the New Theatre Royal in Lincoln? Or check out the fantastic creations at the The National Centre of Craft and Design in Sleaford?
Lincoln Drill Hall offers an eclectic programme of events including comedy, family, dance, music and theatre. They often provide free events and activities with a view to being a central community venue; available to people from all walks of life.
Address: Lincoln Drill Hall, Free School Lane, Lincoln, LN2 1EY
Located on The University of Lincoln campus, the LPAC is a contemporary theatre. It is home to the universities’ Performing Arts students but offers a range of activities open to the general public, including concerts, theatre and dance.
Address: Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS
Located in the Cultural Quarter of Lincoln, The Collection and Usher Gallery is host to Art & Archaeology exhibitions and events in Lincolnshire. The museums showcase local treasures alongside visiting displays, featuring everything from military pieces to contemporary art.
Address: The Collection, Danes Terrace, Lincoln, LN2 1LP
Terry O’Toole Theatre has a dedicated Children’s Theatre so it is a perfect venue to take the children for a lovely day out. It also has plays, music concerts and local community events such as Dance Factor.
Address: The Terry O’Toole Theatre, Moor Lane, Lincoln LN6 9AX
Recently refurbished, this magnificent theatre hosted some of the finest performances in the county; from music and comedy, to drama and ballet. Originally opened in 1893, the New Theatre Royal has a capacity of 475 and productions to suit all ages. It also celebreated its 125th birthday in 2018.
Address: Clasketgate, Lincoln, LN2 1JJ
Trinity Arts Centre is in the heart of Gainsborough with music, theatre, comedy and live band regularly featuring on the monthly line-up. They also offer a cinema facility showing both new releases and classic films.
Address: Trinity Arts Centre, Trinity Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2AL
The National Centre of Craft and Design is the largest of its kind in England. Purely dedicated to showcasing design and craft exhibitions, they do not have a static collection but instead have a programme of exhibitions, which feature pieces from artists from across the UK.
Address: The National Centre of Craft and Design, Navigation Wharf, Carre Street, Sleaford NG34 7TW
The Guildhall Arts Centre focuses more on theatre productions, attracting many professional touring shows. The centre is home to several local amateur theatre groups and often hosts community events and activities.
Address: Guildhall Arts Centre, St Peter’s Hill, Grantham NG31 6PZ
Louth Playgoers Riverhead Theatre is an established amateur theatre with regular shows run by local volunteers. A focal community point it provides shows suitable for all ages from children’s plays to dramas.
Address: The Riverhead Theatre Victoria Road, Louth Lincolnshire LN11 0BX
With both live performances and cinema screenings there is sure to be something for everyone at the South Holland Centre. The centre has a range of features which enables it to screen 3D films and host workshops and classes.
Address: South Holland Centre, 23 Market Place, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE11 1SS
Stamford Arts Centre has a history dating back as far as the 18th century. The centre is dedicated to providing a full mix of art forms including dancing, drawing, music and film. Professional touring companies often book the centre as a venue for their tours.
Address: Stamford Arts Centre, 27 St Mary’s Street, Stamford, PE9 2DL
For more information on theatres in Lincolnshire, visit our theatres directory page.