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Lincoln Drill Hall

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An Accessible Delight

Attended many performances of a variety of shows, from musicals to lectures and always come away... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MissJK_12
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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
Pantomime peter pan

This was our second year to the drill hall pantomime, we were so impressed last year we went back... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rjlanes
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Branston, 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...more
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Free School Lane, Lincoln LN2 1EY, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended many performances of a variety of shows, from musicals to lectures and always come away having learned something, been amazed, laughed til it hurt or cried. Sometimes all the above in one show! Regularly meet friends there for lunch or a coffee and delicious...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MissJK_12
LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear MissJK_12, Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. You wrote so many very kind things, which we really appreciate. We are very proud by the quality and range of performances we bring to the region, and our place in the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second year to the drill hall pantomime, we were so impressed last year we went back to see Peter Pan and so worth going along, very entertaining. 10/10... next year will be Cinderella so looking forward to that.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rjlanes
LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear rjlanes, Thank you for taking the time to send us your review. Your lovely words and 5* are really appreciated by the team. We are really proud of Peter Pan and all the positive support. We look forward to bringing you back very soon,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic family fun night out at the panto. Have been coming for the ladt 3 years and its always a treat!! Very entertaining and thoroughly enjoyed. Xx

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank clairecT363BX
LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear clairecT363BX, Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. We really appreciate your kind words and 5*. Thank you for your continued support, and we look forward to your next visit to the Drill Hall very soon :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing panto 6 years running we have being coming and it's fantastic every year I would definitely recommend it.More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Lyndsay M
LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lyndsay M, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We really appreciate you doing so. Our panto seems to get better year on year, and it is wonderful that you have shared it with us so long. We thank you for your...More

Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Been to see Peter Pan with the Lincolnshire Co-op. Had an Absolutely brilliant time. It was part of our Christmas. Brilliant atmosphere and everyone was joining in. XxxMore

Date of experience: December 2018
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LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear birthday60th, Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. We are really delighted that you came and enjoyed the show! We will have to pass on your kind words. We hope we can welcome you back to the Drill Hall very...More

Reviewed 18 October 2018

A small friendly theatre putting on a good variety of shows. Friendly staff. Easily accessible from the railway station (5 minutes walk) and car parks nearby. Don't park in the NCP next to the theatre - it's the most expensive in Lincoln. Better car parks...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank peterhA2980AL
LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Dear Peter H, Thank you for your kind review. It's great to hear that you enjoy your visits to the Drill Hall! We thankfully have really good access within the centre of the city, and there are a range of car parks to fit the...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

What can I say! The Drill Hall is full of staff who really and truly can’t do enough for you, they will bend over backwards to welcome you and take to time to chat. They hold some amazing events from toddler groups to 80’s nights,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Dear Dinkpink123, Thank you for taking the time to write your wonderful review. We always appreciate hearing such lovely things around our staff- we are proud to say they always try to go the extra mile. We always attempt to put on a really wide...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Fantastic venue - I’ve been here as a performer, member of the audience and even a wedding guest! Great shows, fantastic prices and outstanding customer service. I’ve taken my partner, friends, family, children and teenagers and everyone has loved it.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sarai M
LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Dear Sarai M, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We put on such a mix of shows and events at the Drill Hall- and it is great to hear that you have been to so many. We want the...More

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Got a request to review the Drill Hall and here goes. This is a lovely relatively small venue but that has real advantages compared to other venues where you’re herded like sheep and are 100s of metres from the act! We saw Benjamin Zephaniah there...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank McCana
LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Dear McCana, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We really appreciate all the kind feedback, and that you enjoyed Benjamin Zephaniah's performance. We try to make the Drill Hall as welcoming a venue as possible, and are pleased you found it so....More

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic modern theatre, with such a variety of things to watch or take part in. Everything from kids workshops, poetry, dance, comedy, panto, plays, beer festival, themed discos... You name it, it’s on here, and even the amateur stuff is top quality. I have been...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Sarah L
LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Dear Sarah L, Thank you for your wonderful 5* review. It is really lovely to hear that your family and you have been coming together for so many years! We really appreciate all your patronage. We love our venue and all our programming- so delighted...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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katea329
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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