Events 2023

A list of just some of our fabulous local events for you to plan your visit around.  We will update this section as and when more information becomes available so keep checking back.

13th May 2023

Nottinghamshire County Show

The Nottinghamshire County Show celebrates the best of Nottinghamshire's agricultural roots within the rural community of the Midlands, celebrating everything from livestock, equine, countryside competitions with trade stands, local food producers and craft stalls.

The show provides a great platform for local and regional businesses to showcase products and services to thousands of visitors, including those within the agricultural community. Being one of the first county shows in the UK events calendar, it is a great opportunity to start off the show season!

It’s your chance to see or even compete in one of our many competitions, enjoy our ‘festival of food’ with carefully selected independent producers of the finest food and drink Nottinghamshire and the Midlands has to offer. With plenty more to see it will be a fantastic day showcasing the best of farming, countryside and rural life.

21st and 22nd June 2023

Lincolnshire Show

The Lincolnshire Show is one of our county’s flagship events and truly has something for each of the 60,000 visitors to enjoy.


See spectacular entertainment in the Main Ring, shop delicious local  produce in the Food Court and explore beautiful blooms, local art and  handmade crafts in the Lincolnshire Lifestyle Marquee. Take a seat to  watch top chefs in The Lincolnshire Kitchen, immerse yourself in  agriculture with a packed timetable of livestock and equine classes and head to the Agricultural Lines to see machinery from past and present.  


Our Aviation Zone celebrates Lincolnshire’s rich aviation heritage, and  there’s plenty for our younger visitors to see, make and do in the  Discovery, Sport and Kids Zones.

7th - 10th December 2023

Lincoln Christmas Market

The Lincoln Christmas Market is one of the UK’s largest and one of the most popular in Europe, famous for its stalls and  historic location.


The fantastic festive atmosphere of the Market is the perfect way to  get you in the mood for Christmas, with more than 280 stalls spread across the cultural quarter of the City; from the famous Bailgate area, spanning around our beautiful Cathedral, running through Lincoln Castle and along the quaint cobbled streets.


Come and enjoy what the Lincoln Christmas Market has to offer.  It’s a great way to kick off your Christmas celebrations and get into the festive spirit with loved ones, family and friends. We hope you enjoy!


If you would like to visit Lincoln Christmas Market we do suggest you book ahead.  Pitches at our CL for Christmas Market weekend are usually booked over a year in advance.