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25th - 30th September

Lincoln Book Festival 2017 Programme

Lincoln Book Festival 2017 takes place from 25th – 3oth September at venues across the city of Lincoln. This year’s Festival is encouraging visitors to “Go Gothic” by celebrating the Gothic in all its glory.

The historian David Starkey is the first headline speaker to be announced in the line-up for Lincoln Book Festival 2017. In the year that the city marks the 800th anniversary of the Battle of Lincoln, the acclaimed author and broadcaster will be discussing the significance of another decisive battle in English history, the Battle of Bosworth Field, in an event at Lincoln Drill Hall on Wednesday 27th September.

Tickets for David Starkey’s appearance at Lincoln Book Festival 2017 are priced from £16 and go on sale from 5th June 2017 via the Lincoln Drill Hall Box Office by telephone 01522 873894 or online at

The full Lincoln Book Festival 2017 programme will be published in early summer 2017.

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Booking Tickets

Lincoln Book Festival tickets are booked via the Lincoln Drill Hall Box Office at the venue on Free School Lane, by phone on 01522 873894 or online via . The 2017 Festival programme and ticket prices are published in early summer.