Fans of Lincoln Cathedral are invited to a special summer event being planned by the learning disability charity, Linkage Community Trust

Champagne1Champagne and canapés are offered by the charity on Wednesday 24th June, 1pm, at the historic venue, which also includes a tour of the cathedral libraries.
The journey will begin in the Cathedral Centre with a welcome speech by Linkage Chief Executive, Ges Roulstone, followed by champagne and canapés which will be served in the secret garden, weather permitting.
The Dean’s Verger, John Campbell, will enlighten guests with his knowledge and insight into the history of the Cathedral.
The private guided tours will commence at 3pm, taking the first group up to the Cathedral libraries. The remaining guests can remain the garden for further networking or gain free admission into the Cathedral for 30 minutes until the second tour starts at 3.30pm.
Linkage Development and Fundraising Manager Julie Stubbs says: “We’re developing new services across Lincolnshire and where better to have a new fundraising event  than at Lincoln Cathedral, where we can enjoy one of the county’s greatest assets.”
Tea, coffee and homemade shortbread will be served back in the Cathedral Centre at approximately 4pm where the raffle will be drawn.
Tickets at £30 each can be booked by contacting Julie on 01522 503190 or email
Linkage is expanding its services for people with learning disabilities in Lincoln, with new accommodation on Skellingthorpe Road and an adult skills centre on Sadler Road in the Doddington Road area. The Linkage@Lincoln facilities provide a range of activities including a job club.