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The Battles and Dynasties exhibition currently showing at The Collection and Lincoln Castle presents a fascinating array of historic documents, illuminated manuscripts and artefacts, including royal portraits and Domesday Book. Visitors are flocking through the doors and enjoying the treasures on display. “Superb exhibition. Reading the original manuscripts puts one […]

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After King John reneged on Magna Carta, the country fell into a civil war for nearly 2 years, divided between barons still supporting the crown and rebel barons who then invited Prince Louis, the son of the French King, to take the English throne. By May 1217, King John was […]

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Following the outstanding success of Lincolnshire’s Great Exhibition, held to commemorate the 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta in 2015, Lord Cormack, Chairman of the Historic Lincoln Trust, has been giving further details of this year’s great Exhibition Battles and Dynasties.  Arranged to commemorate the 800th Anniversary of the Battle of […]

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Lincoln Cathedral will host a celebration of Lincolnshire’s pioneering excellence in engineering when the Spark Engineering Festival returns in May, with the theme of ‘Back to the Future’. The event will run for three days, from 5th – 7th May, showcasing cutting-edge developments and the reasons why Lincolnshire-based companies are […]

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The Historic Lincoln Trust is delighted that the Domesday Book – the earliest land survey – will make a once-in-a-generation trip to Lincoln as part of a major exhibition for 2017. The iconic document was commissioned in 1086 by William the Conqueror following his successful invasion 20 years earlier. Domesday […]

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As the excitement of our HLF announcement subsides, our attention turns to making ‘Lincoln Cathedral Connected’ a reality. Between now and spring 2020 the Cathedral will undergo an incredible transformation; new architectural lighting will be installed, extensive landscaping will take place, a visitor centre will be built and the Cathedral’s […]

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Across the city and county visitors and residents will be able to explore some of Lincolnshire’s fascinating attractions free of charge during the annual Discover Lincolnshire Weekend, on the 18th and 19th of March. Here are a few of the highlights: Lincoln Cathedral will be offering free entry over the […]

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£11.4m to provide new world-class facilities AMBITIOUS plans for a £16million redevelopment at Lincoln Cathedral have won the backing of the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). Lincoln Cathedral is celebrating a confirmed HLF grant to realise the Lincoln Cathedral Connected project – an ambitious scheme to enhance the visitor facilities and […]

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