Frequency 2017 Artists

Empire Soldiers



Transport back in time to 1918 alongside soldiers returning from the front line, hear the captivating stories of the battlefield directly from the soldiers themselves and share their emotional experiences of the return home.

Empire Soldiers is a breathtaking new show blending performance and technology to tell the compelling stories of the forgotten Caribbean soldiers of World War 1. Using VR headsets and surround sound, this show brings a truly immersive experience that is emotive and unforgettable.

Experience Empire Soldiers through the VR headsets on City Square or book tickets for the full performance experience on the 25th and 26th October at Lincoln Drill Hall

VR experience

20 – 29 Oct (closed for performance on the 25 Oct and 26 Oct)
Unit 2 City Square (next to Co-Op arcade entrance)
Booking: Free


25 Oct: 12pm – 8:30pm
26 Oct: 10am – 5:30pm
Lincoln Drill hall, Free School Ln, Lincoln LN2 1EY
Performance duration is 15 minutes for 6 people at a time and tickets are available in half hour slots
Booking: BOOK ONLINE HERE, 01522 873894,


About the artist

METRO-BOULOT- DODO (MBD) create and deliver bespoke experiences that share untold stories to inform, entertain and inspire people from all walks of life. Operating in both the arts and heritage sector, MBD offers a range of experiences and artworks from large-scale spectacles to intimate audio tours.

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Empire Soldiers is funded by Arts Council England and co-commissioned by Threshold Studios.