Students in LPAC Auditorium

What's On

The University of Lincoln hosts a wide selection of lively entertainment and cultural attractions that are offered right on your doorstep.

Conferences and General Events

Lincoln is the ideal venue for conference hosting. The attractive, modern campus with its excellent facilities contrasts with the historic Cathedral City of Lincoln and there's plenty of scope for conference business and social activity.

If you wish to check the local weather before attending one of our events, please visit the BBC Weather Site

Upcoming Events and Conferences

Conference Office

University Shop


University of Lincoln Year of Science 2014

Lincolnshire is known for producing some of the most eminent scientists and mathematicians in history – among them Isaac Newton, Joseph Banks, George Boole and Charlotte Scott. Through 2014 we will be celebrating our famous sons and daughters with a Year of Science.

Year of Science 2014


The Engine Shed

'The engine shed is one of the best venues in the country' Zane Lowe, BBC Radio 1.

The University’s Engine Shed is the East Midland's largest live music and entertainment venue, hosting live acts, comedy, socials, parties and balls. The venue attracts big name artists from around the globe, which have included Kings of Leon, Dizzee Rascal, Florence and the Machine, Jason Manford, Russell Kane, Sarah Millican, Rizzle Kicks, Professor Green and Annie Mac.

Engine Shed website


Lincoln Performing Arts Centre (LPAC)

If you’re after something more theatrical, the Lincoln Performing Arts Centre is a state-of-the-art performance theatre that hosts a wide variety of performing arts and events including drama, comedy, dance and classical music from touring companies as well as University students themselves.

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre (LPAC) website


Public Lecture Programme

The Public Lecture Programme is the University’s prestigious umbrella series of events open to students, staff and the public. Speeches, lectures and other events showcase the academic excellence and expertise within the University as well as a variety of nationally and internationally renowned artists and speakers.

Public Lecture Programme events can be found in the main University events listings.

University Events

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Graduation Ceremonies

Everything you need to know about preparation for graduation at the Cathedral and the day itself.

Graduation Ceremonies portal site


Open Days

From the modern City centre campus to the historic Cathedral quarter, there's plenty to do and see. Bring family and friends to make a day of it.

Further information about Open Days