Events

LIS organises the following events every year. The huge popularity of these events has led to plans to introduce more to the LIS calendar. The exact dates and/or relevant details are announced closer to the event.

Upcoming Events:

LIS is proud to announce

 Tarang!….An Indian Cultural Event
in partnership with the Lincoln Drill Hall

When: Saturday 18 May, 5-8 pm
Where : Lincoln Drill Hall, Free School Lane, Lincoln LN2 1EY 

Important: Please note that the cultural event has free entry but tickets do need to be allocated, so do remember to reserve your seats hereLIS is supporting the Drill Hall in its effort to raise funds and to ensure sustainability of this fantastic Lincoln entertainment venue. We therefore request you to donate generously to Lincoln Drill Hall on your way out of the hall at the end of the programme. 

But wait, that’s not all! We invite you to stay for an 

After party, 8 – 11 pm 
(Friends and family of LIS members only)

Price: Members: Free
Non-members: £3 for adults and £2 for children.

A fully stocked bar will be open and snacks will be provided. 

 
Participation in the Cultural Event:
Participants are invited to perform in this cultural event and entries are now open. All performances must have a connection to the Indian subcontinent and can include music, dance, drama and poetry. LIS wishes to showcase the rich heritage of varied subcontinental art forms and would encourage folk and classical art in addition to those inspired by films (such as Bollywood). The duration is limited to 4 minutes per entry. Solo and group performances are welcome.

 

Past Events:

  • The LIS Annual General Meeting: Sunday the 2nd of December, 6pm onwards, Dunholme Village Hall. A new executive committee was formed. A recap of the past year and LIS’ future aims and objectives were discussed. 
  • Saturday 17th of November 2018: LIS Diwali Mela : Thanks to the efforts of a whole team of enthusiastic and dedicated people, the Diwali Mela was a grand success. Never have we been more proud to be part of such a wonderful community.  
  • Saturday 12th of May 2018 : Like all the previous years, the LIS Children’s Talent Show 2018 was a great success. The young people of our community never fail to astound us with their various talents. This year, the format was slightly different  – with the show being in the evening rather than in the afternoon. It was a well-attended event and a great time was had by all.
  • Sunday 31st December 2017: LIS New Year’s Eve Party
  • Sunday 26th November 2017: Third LIS AGM, 4-6 pm, Dunholme Village Hall.
  • Saturday 11 November 2017:  Like every year, the 2017 LIS Diwali Party was a huge success. Many thanks to the dedicated organisers and performers who worked very hard to make it a very enjoyable evening for all attendees.
  • Sunday the 10 September 2017: The Lincoln Premier League Family Cricket & Charity Match organised on Sunday the 10 September 2017 was a resounding success and a great day was had by all. A whopping total of £720 was raised of which £120 went to the Scouts charity and the remaining £600 went to the charity Lincoln Community Larder. More details here. Update: Photos of the food bought for the Lincoln Community Larder with the money raised by LPL.