Since Medieval times, Gregorian Chant and Polyphonic music has resonated within the walls of this spectacular cathedral. The July it plays host to a weekend festival of Jazz and Gospel music featuring leading musicians from the UK and overseas. The weekend opens with the London Community Gospel Choir and closes with the Darius Brubeck Quartet, with a host of musical treats in between.

Brought to the city by Lincoln Jazz in partnership with Lincoln Cathedral and with support from local businesses and East Midlands Jazz, all the events take place in and around the Cathedral making full use if the new Visitor Centre facilities set in the popular Cathedral Quarter including the Castle, the famous Steep Hill, Bailgate shopping together with many cafes, restaurants, hotels and pubs.

What’s happening?

Download the festival brochure to view the full range of events.


How do I buy tickets?

Tickets start from £20.00.

Day and weekend tickets are also available.

Students and under-18s enjoy a 50% discount.

Tickets are available from Eventbrite by using the link below.

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Not familiar with Lincoln?

Please visit where you can find lots of information about the city including help with travel, accommodation and parking.


The festival has received generous sponsorship from Chestnut Homes, Banks Long & Co and Just Audi VW.



Tickets are sold as non-returnable and non-refundable.

This programme is subject to change with no notice. We reserve the right to cancel this event. If we do need to cancel all tickets will be refunded.

This event is run through Lincoln Cathedral Learning, Arts, Culture and Events CIO (Charity Number 1175597) to raise funds for Lincoln Cathedral.