Talks & Tours

New Theatre Royal Lincoln Backstage Tour

9th Sep 2023
7th Oct 2023
5th Nov 2023

Celebrate 250 years of the New Theatre Royal Lincoln, and book a backstage tour to get to know the beautiful Victorian Grade II Listed theatre.

New Theatre Royal Lincoln have accumulated some great stories over their 125-year history, and now you can find out about the best-kept secrets by joining them on their popular Backstage Tour!

From under-stage to the fly floor, New Theatre Royal Lincoln's Resident Stage Manager will take you on a journey around the beautiful, Victorian, Grade II listed theatre, answering your burning questions along the way… and believe us, what he doesn’t know about the theatre isn’t worth knowing!

Visit the dressing rooms where the stars have applied their make-up, learn about the history of the building, and see the auditorium from centre stage (it’s a pretty special sight). You’ll even find out about all the refurbishments that the theatre team have recently been working hard on to make your theatre visits extra special and memorable.

A must-do for any theatre fan. Book your backstage tour of the New Theatre Royal, and see the day-to-day work that goes on behind the scenes in this historic Victorian theatre. Plus! Tea & cake will be included in your ticket.

  • Cafe / Tea RoomCafe / Tea Room
  • ParkingParking
  • AccessibleAccessible
  • ToiletsToilets
  • Groups WelcomeGroups Welcome
  • Linked to Public TransportLinked to Public Transport
  • RefreshmentsRefreshments

opening times

Saturday 9th September
Saturday 7th October
Sunday 5th November
Doors open at 10:30, Tour starts at 11:00

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New Theatre Royal Lincoln




More About The Venue

New Theatre Royal

Visit the New Theatre Royal in Lincoln for a traditional theatre experience. The present theatre, initially called the New Theatre Royal, was built in 1893 to the designs of Bertie Crewe and W.G.R. Sprague. After an explosion and fire in 1892 had destroyed the previous Theatre Royal on the site, built in 1806.