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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

October 24th, 2017 - 7:00pm Konvict Kartel w/ Akon ,Tre Carter ,OG Boo Dirty, Tone Tone Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £25
October 25th, 2017 - 7:00pm Coasts Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £8
October 27th, 2017 - 10:30pm Bring it all Back Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: from £4
October 28th, 2017 - 12:00pm 2Q Festival Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: £20
October 29th, 2017 - 2:00pm Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave - Halloween Entry: All Ages Welcome
Ticket Price: Adult £8.50 // Child £0 // Pre-Walkers FREE
November 3rd, 2017 - 7:00pm Sound of the Sirens Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £10
November 3rd, 2017 - 10:00pm Day of the Dead 2017 Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: from £12.90
November 4th, 2017 - 7:00pm Forget Me Rocks Entry: 14 +
Ticket Price: From £4
November 5th, 2017 - 7:00pm The Hoosiers - The Trick to Life 10th Anniversary Tour Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £15
November 7th, 2017 - 10:30pm Platform Rocks - Rick and Morty Party Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: £4 advance // £5 on the door
November 9th, 2017 - 7:30pm Katherine Ryan - Glitter Room Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £17.50
November 12th, 2017 - 7:00pm Shalamar Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: from £27.50
November 13th, 2017 - 7:00pm Plugged w/ Mint Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £4 advance // £5 on the door
November 16th, 2017 - 7:15pm Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert Entry: 16 years and over
Ticket Price: £24
November 17th, 2017 - 9:22am Lloyd Griffith - in:Undated Entry: 16 years and over
Ticket Price: £10
November 23rd, 2017 - 7:30pm Carl Hutchinson - Live! Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £12
November 24th, 2017 - 7:30pm James Acaster: Classic Scrapes Entry: 15 years and over
Ticket Price: £16
November 26th, 2017 - 3:30pm BeVox Rock The Engine Shed Entry: All Ages Welcome
Ticket Price: From £10
November 27th, 2017 - 7:00pm Shed Seven with very special guests Cast Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £24
November 30th, 2017 - 6:45pm Milton Jones Is Out There Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £26
December 7th, 2017 - 7:00pm Happy Mondays Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £29.50
December 16th, 2017 - 7:00pm Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour Entry: 16 years and over
Ticket Price: £27.50
December 16th, 2017 - 10:00pm Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour (late show) Entry: 16 years and over
Ticket Price: £27.50
December 17th, 2017 - 7:00pm King King - Xmas Rock & Blues Party Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: Standard Tickets: £25 // VIP Package £40
January 12th, 2018 - 7:00pm Absolute Bowie Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £10
February 4th, 2018 - 7:00pm Sarah Millican - Control Enthusiast Entry: 16 years and over
Ticket Price: £27.50
February 8th, 2018 - 7:30pm John Robins: The Darkness of Robins Entry: 16 years and over
Ticket Price: £14.50
February 17th, 2018 - 7:15pm Daliso Chaponda - What the African Said... Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £15
February 22nd, 2018 - 7:30pm Ed Gamble: Mammoth Entry: 16 years and over
Ticket Price: £14
February 25th, 2018 - 7:00pm Sarah Millican - Control Enthusiast (Second Show) Entry: 16 years and over
Ticket Price: £27.50
March 9th, 2018 - 7:00pm Faith – The George Michael Legacy Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £22.50
March 23rd, 2018 - 7:00pm The Stranglers Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £27.50
April 27th, 2018 - 7:00pm The Style Councillors Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £15
May 6th, 2018 - 7:00pm The Showhawk Duo Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £18
May 12th, 2018 - 7:00pm Joe Lycett: I’m About To Lose Control And I Think Joe Lycett Entry: 15 years and over
Ticket Price: £20
July 6th, 2018 - 7:00pm The Total Stone Roses Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £13

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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.