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Summary

  1. An outdoor spectacular in the centre of Lincoln to mark 100 years since Lincoln-built tanks were used in WWI
  2. Live updates on Saturday 16 July 2016

Live Reporting

By David McKenna and Natasha Turney

All times stated are UK

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  1. Look: Green Fields Beyond pictures across the day

    Our coverage of the Lincoln 16 Green Fields Beyond has ended but here is a selection of pictures from the procession and tonight's finale.

    Listen to BBC Radio Lincolnshire on 94.9fm for more coverage, or visit the Facebook page.

    Actors
    Children in costume
    Horses in the castle
    Lincoln Castle
    Soldiers
    Lincoln Cathedral
    Tank
    Horse
  2. War is over as poppies are shown

    Poppies were projected on the castle wall as the newly-weds in the play were reunited.

    Actors
    Actors
  3. 'Tis the weeping of the women

  4. Harsh realities of warfare depicted on set

    Soldiers injured in battle returned to Lincoln. They were the lucky ones.

    Soldiers
  5. Bet you didn't know this happened

    Women playing football during the war was a common sight.

    Women playing football
  6. Actors of all ages are making the show a success

    More of the cast taking part in tonight's production.

    Actors
  7. Spectacular backdrop for Lincoln16 event

    The audience is treated to a spectacular backdrop as the story of the invention of the tank in Lincolnshire is told tonight

  8. The tank's future is discussed by the soldiers

    Soldiers in the play discuss whether the tank can change their fortunes in the war.

    Tank
  9. Show details story behind 'Through Mud and Blood'

    Green Fields Beyond is part of Lincoln's 100th anniversary commemoration of the events of 1916 - including the Battle of the Somme and the production of the tank. 

    The name of this event is taken from the unofficial tank regiment motto "Through Mud and Blood to the Green Fields Beyond".

    Tank production
  10. Audience revelling in emotional performaces

    The cast are putting their heart and soul into the show:

  11. The tank arrives

    The crowd gets its first view of the tank at Lincoln16.

    Tank at Lincoln Castle
  12. A beautiful setting for the World War One event

    Tonight's production is taking place inside Lincoln Castle -  home to one of four remaining copies of Magna Carta, which was signed by King John at Runnymede in 1215. 

    The castle is also currently hosting an exhibition of poppies marking the centenary of World War One. 

    Poppies