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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

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
December 19th, 2017 - 7:00pm JoeFest Christmas Party Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £6
January 12th, 2018 - 7:00pm Absolute Bowie Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £10
January 28th, 2018 - 1:30pm Fight Factory Wrestling - Anarchy: Show 1 Entry: All Ages Welcome (Under 14's must be accompanied)
Ticket Price: £12//£7
January 28th, 2018 - 7:30pm Fight Factory Wrestling - Anarchy: Show 2 Entry: 18 +
Ticket Price: £12//£7
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 16th, 2018 - 10:30pm Jacked Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: from £8
February 17th, 2018 - 7:15pm Daliso Chaponda - What the African Said... Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £15
February 18th, 2018 - 7:00pm Itch (The King Blues unplugged) Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £10
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 10th, 2018 - 7:00pm John Cooper-Clarke Entry: 14 years and over (U18 must be accompanied by an adult)
Ticket Price: £20
March 16th, 2018 - 7:00pm Fickle Friends Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £12
March 23rd, 2018 - 7:00pm The Stranglers Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £27.50
April 2nd, 2018 - 7:00pm Lower than Atlantis Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £16.50
April 13th, 2018 - 10:00pm Foreverland Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: from £10
April 27th, 2018 - 7:00pm The Style Councillors Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £15
May 5th, 2018 - 7:00pm Big Country Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £24.50
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
July 26th, 2018 - 7:15pm Chris Ramsey Live 2018 (Just happy to get out of the house tour) Entry: 12 years and over
Ticket Price: £20
October 12th, 2018 - 7:15pm Ross Noble - El Hablador Entry: 15 years and over
Ticket Price: £25
October 27th, 2018 - 6:45pm Henning Wehn: Get On With It Entry: 16 years and over
Ticket Price: £19.50

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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.