Further the Government announcement on Monday 16th March and Lincolnshire County Councils' decision yesterday to close all its' Heritage sites, including Lincoln Castle; The Friends of Lincoln Castle (The Friends) have taken the decision to CANCEL their planned 35th Anniversary Showcase Event over the weekend of 28th and 29th March 2020.
Whilst the decision was taken with a heavy heart, The Friends acknowledge the necessity to try to prevent the spread of 'Coronavirus' (Covid-19), as well the health and safety of its' volunteers, Castle Staff and the visiting public.
The Friends' are hopeful of rescheduling this Showcase Weekend later in the year. Please continue to monitor this Website and Facebook page for further details in a few months.
We apologise for any inconvenience this decision may cause but it has been made for the safety of everyone.
Many thanks for your understanding and continued support.
5th February 2020 Programme of Events for the 'Showcase Weekend' announced.
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