There is always something happening in Lincolnshire: a new exhibition in Project Space Plus, Lincoln Farmers’ Market on City Square, and an open-top bus parade into the honor of paralympian Jade Etherington who secured 4 medals during 2014 Winter Paralympic Games. Lincolnshire is a historical city in U.K. that is 150 miles north of London. It is an ideal destination for those who like city tourism. The city offers many opportunities for shoppers and aesthetes because historical places in the city are combined with boutiques and art galleries (County Life Ltd., 2012).
Social and cultural life of Lincoln is rich on events: Crystal Charity Ball gathered 400 guests and resulted in £10,000 raised for those suffering from lung cancer; Lincoln Babies Ball raised £5,900 for special care baby units; Cindy’s Fashion Show raised £1,300 towards Marie Curie Cancer Care and St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice. Charitable events have a special place in the city (County Life Ltd., 2012).
Also, Lincoln offers opportunities for the shoppers with different capabilities: from fashionable boutiques to the street markets. If shopping is a primary goal, one can visit St. Marks Shopping Centre or Waterside Shopping Center located in the center of Lincoln. St. Marks Shopping centre is an open air centre located in the historic part of the city centre. Stores in St. Marks Shopping Center include Debenhams and Lakeland. Waterside Shopping Centre has fifty shops under the roof making visitors feel comfortable even if weather is not good. Admirers of historical parts of Lincoln may enjoy wandering along the historical parts of Lincoln’s Cathedral Quarter and buy small presents in the independent boutiques, shops, and eat in cozy small café after shopping. High Street shops in the heart of Lincoln offer merchandize for any taste. Those who cannot afford shopping for hours can visit vibrant outdoor markets in Lincoln offering goods produced by farmers, artists, and crafted products (Visit Lincoln Partnership, 2014).
This year is rich for cultural, sports and social events starting from the end of January, 2014. The first events on the 25th of January, 2014 took place at The National Centre for Craft & Design. The exhibition showed the artistic design process that received the name of Creating a Scene. Another exhibition started on the 8th of February, 2014 was a historical event in Lincoln. The exhibition is devoted to the history of the District of West Lindsey. It will last till 20th of April, 2014. The exhibition offers a rare opportunity to view civic regalia memorabilia of the old local authorities (Visit Lincoln Partnership, 2014).
The dwellers of Lincoln treat the history of their city with market respect including fashion history. Starting from the 2nd of April to 26th of April an exhibition of Mrs Cuppleditch’s (Mayor’s wife) hats will be held. The hats are the part of collection kept by Louth museum. The exhibition can be of interest to those who are fancy vintage fashion (Visit Lincoln Partnership, 2014).
On the 2nd of April a live concert of The Searchers will take place. They are known for such classic hits as Don’t Throw Your Love Away, Sugar and Spice, Sweets For My Sweet, and When You Walk In The Room. The band had greatly contributed into establishing the UK as the leading nation in the music industry. The band still has appeal to audiences of all ages (Visit Lincoln Partnership, 2014).
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Visit Lincoln Partnership, 2014. Visit Lincoln. [online] Available at:
<http://www.lincolnshirelife.co.uk> [Accessed 30 March 2014].