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Lincoln Events 2016: Essential Diary Dates, Festivals and Family Fun

15/03/2016 Written by: Washingborough Hall

How many events can you pack into one historic city? With everything from rich cultural happenings to culinary pickings, along with sporting drama and even a steampunk invasion, there are some cracking 2016 events in Lincoln to look forward to. What will you discover on your next visit? Here are a selection of spring and summer events that really stand out, all within easy reach of Washingborough Hall Country House Hotel:

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Music, Comedy and Theatre in Lincoln: Best Live Entertainment Venues

09/05/2016 Written by: Dominic Garnett

Aside from the many shops and visitor attractions of Lincoln, another great reason to visit the city is its lively performing arts scene. Whether you are looking for live gigs, drama, comedy or even a taste of classical music and opera, there is always something to look forward to. In this month’s blog, we take a look at the key live entertainment venues in Lincoln. Situated just a short distance from Lincoln, Washingborough Hall Hotel is the perfect setting to enjoy a taste of the arts and the best of the city, along with a relaxing luxury break.

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Outdoor attractions, festivals and Lincoln Summer Events 2016

04/07/2016 Written by: Washingborough Hall

With long, light evenings and the holidays beckoning, a whole host of Lincoln summer events await the visitor this July and August. You might find just about anything in fact, from a taste of the seaside in Central Lincoln, to Dragon Boat Races and fitting tributes to Lincolnshire’s military past. Here is a rough guide to what’s on in Lincoln this summer:

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Autumn Treats and Seasonal Events in Lincoln & Lincolnshire

10/10/2016 Written by: Washingborough Hall

The days might be growing darker and cooler, but autumn is a fantastic time for special events in Lincolnshire. Regardless of whether you are looking for something cultured, spooky or spectacular, this is one of the busiest and best times in the social calendar. Here’s our guide to what’s on in Lincoln and the surrounding area as we head for Halloween, Bonfire Night and the festive period :

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From Digital Arts to the Domesday Book: Cultured Events in Lincoln 2017

17/03/2017 Written by: Washingborough Hall

Whether you put it down to our wealth of history or the passion of the local community, Lincoln has an incredible variety of culture to share. Every year brings fresh surprises, and 2017 is no exception. From cutting edge art to classical music in some truly amazing venues, the city has a fantastic calendar of events on the way. So what are we most looking forward to? Here is a quick guide to what’s on this spring and summer in the city….

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Summer Festivals and Events in Lincoln 2017

11/07/2017 Written by: Washingborough Hall

Is there anywhere in England that packs as much music, food and culture into one modest sized city as Lincoln? Judging by this summer’s lineup of festivals, events and things to see, that has to be a no! You’ll find stacks to entertain you in this July, August and September. Here is our quick guide to the best of what’s on in Lincoln this summer, along with dates, locations and where to buy tickets.

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From Grownup Halloween Events to Festive Food Treats in Lincoln

10/10/2017 Written by: Washingborough Hall

Despite the cooler days and longer nights, the latter months of the year can be a magical time to visit Lincoln. Halloween, Bonfire Night and the festive season are always colourful, with lots going on locally. Meanwhile, we always like to provide some added cheer with our own food events and seasonal specials, whether you have a penchant for fine wines or festive classics.  Here are just some of the reasons it promises to be a great end to the year:

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What's on in Lincoln this Summer? Top events and things to see in 2018

24/04/2018 Written by: Dominic Garnett

With a huge amount going on in the coming months, 2018 is all set for a memorable summer for things to do in Lincoln. As well as events to mark the 100th Anniversary of the RAF, there are more festivals, markets and cultured goings on than ever around the city. Here are some of the best, from May Bank Holiday to the balmy days of July and August. Don't forget to check out our other recent blog post on food and drink events for even more choice!

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Father's Day in Lincoln 2018: Treats, Events and Gift Ideas

01/05/2018 Written by: Washingborough Hall

With everything from interactive gaming experiences to food and drink events on this June in Lincoln, 2018 is shaping up to be a great month to treat dad. Here are just some of the best ways to treat him this Father's Day:

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5 Achievable New Year’s Resolutions for 2019


If you were to google ‘new year’s resolutions’ we’re pretty sure the top results would be about how to lose weight and keep it off, how to kick off your fitness regime or advice on drinking less in the new year.

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