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Lincoln Drill Hall

Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Jack and the Beanstalk

Thoroughly enjoyed the PANTO - performance, staging, costumes, production all fabulous!! Seating... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
GadaboutLass
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Jack & the Bean Stalk Panto

We all enjoyed this fun filled Panto well done to all involved, the Drill Hall is definitely... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
OnAir371184
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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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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the PANTO - performance, staging, costumes, production all fabulous!! Seating arrangements were just fine - we were in the third back row and didn't miss a thing. 4* instead of 5* only because we felt the volume was just a tad tooooo loud.....More

Thank GadaboutLass
LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Dear GadaboutLass, Thank you for your amazing review! We love to get such a nice feedback. Im pleased being further back didnt affect your enjoyment of the show- we are pleased that we can offer great views from across the auditorium. We are sorry that...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We all enjoyed this fun filled Panto well done to all involved, the Drill Hall is definitely something the city can be proud of excellent use of this lovely building.

Thank OnAir371184
LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thanks for the perfect review! It makes our day to hear such nice things said about the venue. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon :)

Reviewed 21 December 2017

Went to Jack and the Beanstalk on opening night, absolutely brilliant, lots of laughs, a great panto, Simon and Dotty Trott stars of the show along with the young dancers, nice venue needs the support from Lincoln people to keep going

Thank lincolnhatter
LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Dear Lincolnhatter, Thank you for the 5* review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your evening so much! We look forward to your continued support and look forward to welcoming you back to the Drill Hall very soon :)

Reviewed 19 November 2017

Been to watch a few shows (all amazing in their own way!) Always fronted with helpful staff who go the extra mile to make the experience unforgettable.

Thank Sammy O
LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Dear Sammy O, Thank you for your lovely review! We always like to receive such great feedback and especially happy to hear that you were pleased with our staff. We hope to see you back with us at the Drill Hall very soon :)

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

First time at the Drill Hall last week to see a comedian and the venue was perfect. Intimate, clean, well staffed and easy access.More

Thank Daniel M
LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Dear Daniel M, Thank you for the brilliant review! We appreciate all the excellent feedback. Please check out our new Spring Season that has just been released. The new brochure is now out! We hope to see you back at the Drill Hall very soon...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

What a lovely theatre with amazing atmosphere and great staff. We went to see a show tonight which I haven't done in years and I wasn't disappointed. I don't think we go to the theatre enough and I don't know why! It's not expensive, it's...More

Thank Dinkypink123
LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Dear Dinkypink123, Thank you for such a wonderful review!! We are so pleased you enjoyed the show and will be coming along to the panto too! If you come to the Drill Hall for a couple shows a a year it might be worth thinking...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

I'm a regular at The Drill Hall and was there again last night to see Jeremy Hardy who is touring with his one man stand-up comedy show. We arrived a bit late but still received an excellent welcome from the box office staff. I was...More

Thank Patrick M
LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Dear Patrick M, Thank you for your awesome review! It always means a lot coming from a regular, and we are delighted you come visit us often. You might actually be interested in becoming a member, if you are not already? As there is the...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

Hi I was part of the backing choir for Russell Watson who recently performed at this lovely venue. We got there early and was greated by Kim - a truly delightful member of staff, who made us feel so welcome. Her friendly and professional attitude...More

Thank JEAN W
LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Dear JEAN W, Thank you for your kind review. We love our venue and are pleased you enjoyed your visit! We shall pass on your comments to Kim, who i'm sure will appreciate your words. We hope you will visit us again soon :)

Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Have visited for various events and as seating can be changed to suit event have never had a problem-and v comfy. Great variety of performances, friendly staff, welcoming venue. Even if not there for a show nice cafe bar also does lunches for relaxing lunch...More

Thank LincolnshireGenie
LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Dear LincolnshireGenie, Thank you for your lovely review! We are delighted to hear you have been to an array of our events and that you have multiple brilliant experiences! We are also pleased you have enjoyed visiting our cafe. We hope to see you back...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Russell Watson give an amazing performance and this lovely little venue was the perfect setting. Can't wait to go back again much better than most concert halls we visit. Well done and thank you.More

Thank Paul D
LincolnDrillHall, Marketing at Lincoln Drill Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Dear Paul D, Thank you for your 5* review! We are delighted that you loved our Russell Watson show- we always appreciate such brilliant feedback. We hope you check out the rest of our Autumn Season and that we see you back at the Drill...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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