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Lincoln Castle is a brand new event added to our 2017 calendar! The event will take place on September 16th and 17th. Keep your eyes peeled for all the latest information.

Lincoln Castle is a spectacular venue and we are delighted to be featuring within the grounds for the very first time in September.

We are delighted to announce that we have secured the wonderful John Torode for our first event in Lincolnshire.

Michael Caines will also be appearing at this years Great Food and Drink Festival on Sunday 17th September.

We have a great variety of bars for you on offer at the event. A double decker bus bar will provide you with a range of drinks and great seating at the top of the bus. Greene King will also be attending providing a real ale bar. We also have a prosecco bar and a gin bar!

Up to 100 stands selling hot food, cold food, crafts and more.

Lincoln Castle - Lincolnshire

Saturday 16th - Sunday 17th September - 

Advanced tickets £8 (Sunday 10th at Midnight, Tickets go up to £10)  On the door £10

Under 10's free with a paying adult

Get your tickets by clicking the 'Gigantic' button below. 

Please note that the following date is when the advanced saving ends, advanced tickets will still guarantee entry on the day and fast track queuing  

Sunday - 10th Midnight – Tickets go up to £10

Dogs are not allowed - unless guide dogs

  Click above to get your tickets today!

Click above to get your tickets today!


Chef Demo's

Saturday 16th September - John Torode - 11am, 1pm, 3pm

Celebrity chef, John Torode, will be attending the first ever Great Food and Drink Festival at Lincoln Castle in September 2017.

Over the Saturday, you'll be able to see John Torode take part in three fantastic cooking demonstrations that will get your taste-buds tingling for the rest of the weekend!

So, if you are a fan of John, make sure you come along and join in the fun, food and more!

Saturday 16th September - The Lincolnshire Chef - Steven Bennett - 12 Midday

After learning his trade growing up as a baker and butchers son in Louth, Lincolnshire, Steven spent the early years of his 20-year career working his way up through the ranks in various award-winning and Michelin starred restaurants. After running a kitchen at the age of 22 and a 10 year stint as a director at a Lincolnshire Hotel and Restaurant, Steven moved his cooking style to the Oaklands Hall Hotel and set up his multi award-winning Bistro The Comfy Duck. Recently awarded his second Rosette and granted Guild of Master Craftsman in 2014, Steven's style of food embraces traditional French cooking, combined with moderndining and his ethos of locally sourced, seasonal ingredients, creating his menu's from the ingredients that are grown and produced in and around Lincolnshire.

Sunday 17th September - Michael Caines 11am, 1pm, 3pm

Michael Caines is one of Britain's most acclaimed chefs. At Gidleigh Park, where he was at the helm for 21 years, he earned and held two Michelin stars serving distinctive modern European cuisine utilising the finest local and regional produce and ingredients.

Amongst numerous other accolades, Michael has cooked in 10 Downing Street for the Prime Minister, was awarded AA Chef's Chef of the Year in 2007, and received an MBE in 2006 for services to the hospitality industry. He is now in the process of creating his own country house hotel in a Grade II listed Georgian mansion overlooking the Exe estuary, due to open in Spring 2017

Travel information

Car Parking

Find out where all the closest car parks are situated in Lincoln City Centre by clicking here. This will allow you to plan your journey in advance and find the best deals on car parking in the city.




Lincoln Park & Ride runs Monday - Saturday from Waitrose on Searby Road, Lincoln, LN2 4DS, with a bus provided every 15 minutes from 7am (8am on Saturday) with the last return bus departing at 6:20pm (services at peak times early and late in the day may vary). To find out more click here

Walk and Ride

The Walk & Ride 'Steep Hill Shuttle' bus is the easy way to get around Lincoln and the quickest way up the hill, with stops across the city. To find out more about the Walk & Ride shuttle bus, click here