Lincoln Mystery Plays tour of county venues to conclude with Gainsborough performances

Lincoln Mystery Plays

All Saints’ Church, Gainsborough, August 5 and 6.

Tickets are on sale for a dramatic retelling of the Lincoln Mystery Plays at five settings, concluding with performances in Gainsborough.Postponed by the pandemic from 2020, the plays which have medieval origins, have a striking resonance with contemporary circumstances today as they explore, truth lies and power.Presented by a community of local actors under professional direction, this ordinarily-once-every-four-years revival of an ancient tradition has become a much-anticipated highlight of the county’s arts calendar, drawing audiences from around the world.The historical performances will bring Bible stories to life with a balance of playful humour and poignant sincerity.

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Details: All performances are at 7.30pm. Tickets for the performances are £12 and £15, and are available through

Lincoln Mystery Plays is not to be missed at venues around the area.

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