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The Engine Shed

The Engine Shed, opened in 2006, is the largest live music and entertainment facility in Lincoln.

We have welcomed bands such as Kings of Leon, Stereophonics, Gorillaz, Kasabian, 30 Seconds to Mars, Plan B, Manic Street Preachers and many more; also playing host to amazing DJ's such as Annie Mac, Fatboy Slim, Kissy Sellout, Jaguar Skills, and the incredible Zane Lowe. Not to forget we have hosted the genius of Frankie Boyle, Russell Howard, Jason Manford, Sarah Millican to name a few.

At the Engine Shed we provide the best in live entertainment, and a warm personal service gives an enjoyable experience, leaving customers happy and spreading the word.

Tower Bars

Enjoy freshly prepared food to order in our relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. We offer a wide range of coffees, teas and cakes, with an extensive menu including a fantastic children’s selection.

The bar has several HD and revolutionary 3D TV’s situated screening all the live sporting action, and if we are not showing your game just ask at the bar! Don't forget the Pool Tables & Games machine for added fun.

At night the bar picks things up from the relaxing atmosphere of the day providing a scenic cathedral view across the waterfront with a vibrant and friendly ambience.

Our Service Promise

our Staff

We pride ourselves on providing a great service to all. Whether you be attending for a gig, popping in for some food or swinging by to purchase some tickets we aim to provide an excellent customer experience. Our staff are always on hand to help so just ask.

We value your feedback, if you have any comments about what we do, what we don't do, what we could do better or what we do that has really impressed you please fill in a comment at the bottom of this page.

For more information, please download our Customer Charter.

Upcoming Events

March 2nd, 2017 - 7:00pm Plugged w/ Marsicans Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £4 advance // £5 on the door
March 4th, 2017 - 10:30pm Propaganda Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: £4
March 7th, 2017 - 7:00pm The Stranglers Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by an adult)
Ticket Price: £25
March 11th, 2017 - 6:45pm Henning Wehn: Westphalia is not an Option Entry: 16 years and over
Ticket Price: £17.50
March 11th, 2017 - 10:30pm Jacked presents: The Deep Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: from £4
March 12th, 2017 - 2:00pm Big Fish Little Fish Lincoln LAUNCH Entry: All Ages Welcome
Ticket Price: From £8
March 18th, 2017 - 7:30pm Charlie Baker is The Hit Polisher Entry: 14+
Ticket Price: £12
March 20th, 2017 - 7:00pm VO5 NME Awards Tour 2017 Entry: All Ages (U14 accompanied by an adult)
Ticket Price: £17.50
March 30th, 2017 - 6:00pm Chris Ramsey: Is That Chris Ramsey? Entry: All Ages Welcome (Parental Guidance advised)
Ticket Price: £20
April 7th, 2017 - 6:00pm Alexander O’Neal Entry: All Ages (U14 accompanied by an adult)
Ticket Price: £32.50
April 15th, 2017 - 1:30pm Cirque Du Hilarious - Comedy Explosion Entry: All Ages (U14 accompanied by an adult)
Ticket Price: Adult £16 // £12 Concessions
April 21st, 2017 - 6:00pm Rob Rouse: Are You Sitting Comfortably Entry: 16 years and over
Ticket Price: £14
April 21st, 2017 - 9:00pm Fluxx Promotions presents...Spring Gathering Entry: 18+
Ticket Price: 12.00
April 23rd, 2017 - 7:00pm Justin Moorhouse - People and Feelings Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £15
May 5th, 2017 - 6:00pm Walter Trout Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £25
May 12th, 2017 - 7:00pm Soul II Soul Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: £25
May 13th, 2017 - 6:15pm Reginald D Hunter: Some People v Reginald D Hunter Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: £23
May 24th, 2017 - 5:45pm Lee Nelson - Serious Joker Entry: All Ages Welcome
Ticket Price: £20
May 25th, 2017 - 6:30pm Ward Thomas Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £17
July 7th, 2017 - 6:00pm The Total Stone Roses Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £10
October 19th, 2017 - 7:00pm Sleaford Mods Entry: 14 years and over (U18 must be accompanied by an adult)
Ticket Price: £18.50
October 21st, 2017 - 6:30pm The Selecter / The Beat ft. Ranking Roger Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £25
November 16th, 2017 - 7:15pm Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert Entry: 16 years and over
Ticket Price: £24
November 30th, 2017 - 6:45pm Milton Jones Is Out There Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £26

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Engine Shed

The Engine Shed is Lincoln's premier event space which has been used for a wide variety of occasions including live music, comedy and club nights as well as conferences, fairs and many private parties.

The Platform

The Engine Shed's smaller second room called 'The Platform' is the perfect space for any event. We can help provide with assistance on availability and quote for hire.

Tower Bars

The Tower Bars are available to hire for a variety of events. The versatility of the space, built inside the old Victorian Engine Shed's water tower, provides a contemporary and unique venue for events.