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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

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 23rd, 2018 - 10:30pm Bring it All Back Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: from £5
February 24th, 2018 - 11:00am Judy's Affordable Vintage Fair Entry: All Ages Welcome
Ticket Price: £2 – Under 12’s free!
February 25th, 2018 - 7:00pm Sarah Millican - Control Enthusiast (Second Show) Entry: 16 years and over
Ticket Price: £27.50
February 27th, 2018 - 10:30pm Skindred (Benji Webbe) DJ Set Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: £4 advance // £5 on the door
March 2nd, 2018 - 7:00pm Feeder Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £20
March 2nd, 2018 - 11:00pm Black Parade - 00's Emo Anthems Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: £4 advance
March 8th, 2018 - 7:00pm Plugged w/ The Gold, Don't Forget Rupert & Faith in Casinos Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £4 in advance // £5 on the door
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 8th, 2018 - 1:30pm Fight Factory Wrestling - Destiny 2018 Show 1 Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £12
April 8th, 2018 - 7:30pm Fight Factory Wrestling - Destiny 2018 Show 2 Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: £12
April 13th, 2018 - 10:00pm Foreverland Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: from £10
April 22nd, 2018 - 2:00pm Big Fish Little Fish - Family Rave Entry: All Ages Welcome
Ticket Price: Adult: £8.50 // Child: £6 // Pre-Walker: FREE
April 26th, 2018 - 7:00pm Reef Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £22.50
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 11th, 2018 - 7:30pm Stand Up Vs. Suicide Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: £12
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 26th, 2018 - 7:15pm Stewart Francis - Into the Punset Entry: 16 years and over
Ticket Price: £18.50
October 27th, 2018 - 6:45pm Henning Wehn: Get On With It Entry: 16 years and over
Ticket Price: £19.50
November 25th, 2018 - 7:15pm David O’Doherty: YOU HAVE TO LAUGH Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £19
November 29th, 2018 - 7:00pm From the Jam - 'All Mod Cons' 40th Anniversary Tour Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: £25
December 11th, 2018 - 7:00pm BAD MANNERS feat. Buster Bloodvessel Entry: 14 years and over (U18 must be accompanied by an adult)
Ticket Price: £20

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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.