Lincolnshire’s Arts and Culture

Lincolnshire is a vibrant and historic county with a strong agricultural presence. It presents a trove of true British history, art and culture.

Lincolnshire is home to an array of art galleries, museums, theatres, performing centres and more.

Art and Culture Venues in Lincolnshire


Lincoln Drill Hall


Address: Lincoln Drill Hall, Freeschool Lane, Lincoln, LN2 1EY

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.

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre


Address: Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS

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.

The Collection & Usher Gallery


Address: The Collection, Danes Terrace, Lincoln, LN2 1LP

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.

Terry O’Toole Theatre, North Hykeham


Address: The Terry O’Toole Theatre, Moor Lane, Lincoln LN6 9AX

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.

Trinity Arts Centre, Gainsborough


Address: Trinity Arts Centre, Trinity Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2AL

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.

National Centre For Craft And Design, Sleaford


Address: The National Centre of Craft and Design, Navigation Wharf, Carre Street, Sleaford NG34 7TW

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.

Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham


Address: Guildhall Arts Centre, St Peter’s Hill, Grantham NG31 6PZ

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.

Louth Playgoers Riverhead Theatre


Address: The Riverhead Theatre Victoria Road, Louth Lincolnshire LN11 0BX

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.

South Holland Centre, Spalding


Address: South Holland Centre, 23 Market Place, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE11 1SS

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.

Stamford Arts Centre


Address: Stamford Arts Centre, 27 St Mary’s Street, Stamford, PE9 2DL

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.