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Lincoln Drill Hall

Free School Lane, Lincoln LN2 1EY, England
+44 1522 873891
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WORDS CAN NOT DESCRIBE HOW I AM FEELING RIGHT NOW

This was my very first time, at a Beer Festival and I will not be returning. But unfortunately I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sarahlking100
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Great venue

We've been to several shows and never been disappointed. We have taken our grandchildren and great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David J
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Lincoln's friendliest, liveliest arts venue, packed full of the very best in theatre, comedy, musical theatre, pantomime, music, film, children's events, literature, dance... and much much more! We are open 9-5 Monday to Saturday and offer food and drink (and sometimes free live music) in our Cafe Bar between 9:30 and 4:30. The bar is also open for business when events are on in the evenings.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“herring” (5 reviews)
“comedy club” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Free School Lane, Lincoln LN2 1EY, England
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+44 1522 873891
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"michael portillo"
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"kevin bridges"
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"nice cafe bar"
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"comedy night"
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"box office staff"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my very first time, at a Beer Festival and I will not be returning. But unfortunately I was so disappointed. The leaflet sounded really good, but did not deliver up to what it was saying. There was music but not live music and...More

Thank sarahlking100
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LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear sarahking100, We are very sorry that you were left disappointed with the prices of the Beer Festival. As you rightly say it is £3 to get in, and the £3 is for a deposit for the glass which is returned at the end. We...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been to several shows and never been disappointed. We have taken our grandchildren and great grandsons to shows and they have thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The staff are very friendly and helpful.More

Thank David J
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LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear David J, Thank you for your awesome review! We really appreciate your continued support of the venue. It's always great to hear that you have enjoyed your time here over the years and found our staff to be helpful and friendly. We look forward...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

This is a great venue, small but attracting some big names and the staff could not be more helpful. The Cafe Bar is also a lovely place to just relax, listen to local musicians and enjoy reasonably priced food and drink - who doesn't love...More

Thank Michelle D
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LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Michelle D, Thank you for your brilliant review! We all loved reading your kind words. We are really proud of getting such big names to the Drill Hall and pleased to punch above our weight. Cake at a comedy gig is also an excellent...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

we visited the drill hall for the first time ever last night... what a great venue .. and we must say the staff and service was impeccable... can we say a very SPECIAL thanks to Jenny absolutely fantastic lady ... we can’t wait to visit...More

Thank sweetchild0mine
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LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

We are thrilled you enjoyed your time here at Lincoln Drill Hall and look forward to seeing you here again soon!

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

I had a genuinely lovely morning in the Cafe Bar listening to Ishani & Hilary's music while I drank my hot chocolate. The live jazz vocals and pianist was wonderful in the background, which set a very relaxing atmosphere for everyone. Even though I didn't...More

Thank bekkiloveridge
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LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Dear bekkiloveridge, Thank you for your lovely review. It is really great to hear that you appreciated our music in the cafe bar on Saturday! We love that you find the Drill Hall so welcoming and hope to see you back with us very soon...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Visited for the first time to watch "Walk like a man", with the music from Frankie Valli and the four seasons. Fantastic !More

Thank yashimoto
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LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear yashimoto, Thank you for your amazing review! It's great to hear that you enjoyed Walk Like a Man- we were delighted with the feedback from the audience. It's especially nice to hear since it was your first visit to the Drill Hall We hope...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Walking into The Drill Hall, I immediately received a warm welcome from the friendly box office staff. The foyer is lit beautifully by lanterns which drape from the ceiling, and a lighting rig is arched over the doorway; perfectly appropriate for a theatre environment. The...More

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LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Dear Kieran, Thank you very much for writing such a wonderful review. It means a lot to us to hear that you enjoyed so much about the venue, its staff and the Red Herring Comedy Club Night show that you went to see. We try...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Me and some friends went to see the red herring comedy night, it was a fantastic night and the comedians were very funny, it was a great night out!More

Thank courtney9494
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LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Dear courtney9494, Thanks for your great review! It's great to hear that you had such an awesome night at our Red Herring Comedy Club Night. We also have some other great comedy acts coming this season- so please check out the rest of the season....More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

We have always found the drill hall welcoming and comfortable. The people working there are friendly and helpful and the shows are professionally done and there is a good variety. The Drill Hall has no parking but there is a car park next door and...More

Thank Rebekah G
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LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Dear Rebekah G, Thank you very much for talking the time to review us. It is wonderful to hear that you find the Drill Hall so welcoming and thankful for the comments about our super staff! We thank you for your patronage and long may...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Michael Portillo Evening Superb. Look forward to future political guest speakers in 2018 and beyond. Great VenueMore

Thank Chris C
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LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Dear Chris C, Thank you for taking the time to review us- we always appreciate the positive feedback. We are very pleased you enjoyed Michael Portillo- we received lots of great things about the evening. We hope to have more political guests in the future-...More

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dudley78
16 November 2017|
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Response from LincolnDrillHall | Property representative |
As Patrick M says above, you should be able to get an excellent view from wherever you sit within the auditorium :) We hope to see you at the Drill Hall very soon!
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Kate A
22 January 2017|
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Response from LincolnDrillHall | Property representative |
Hey Kate, It depends on the performance that we have on. Some shows are standing, some are on flat seating, and others with flat and raked seating! We aren't a huge venue, so a lot of it comes down to personal preference... More
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karenalissa
8 December 2016|
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Response from LincolnDrillHall | Property representative |
Hi Karenalissa, I saw your query regarding the seating plan for the Drill Hall. We have flexible seating in the auditorium that can be set up for full seated, sometimes seated and standing, and sometimes just standing. My... More
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