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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 21st, 2019 - 12:00pm Sleaford Mods Entry: 14 Years and Above
Ticket Price: £19.50
March 22nd, 2019 - 7:00pm Marsicans Entry: 14 Years and Above
Ticket Price: £8
March 22nd, 2019 - 10:00pm Carnival of Light Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: from £19
March 30th, 2019 - 10:00am Lincoln Gaming Festival Entry: All Ages Welcome (U12's Accompanied by an adult)
Ticket Price: From £7
March 31st, 2019 - 7:00pm Stephen Bailey: Our Kid Entry: 16 years and over
Ticket Price: £14 / £11 Concs (students / unwaged)
April 3rd, 2019 - 7:00pm The Showhawk Duo Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14s Accompanied by an Adult)
Ticket Price: £18
April 11th, 2019 - 7:00pm King No-One Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by an adult)
Ticket Price: £12
April 21st, 2019 - 9:00pm Huey Morgan’s NYC Block Party w/ Huey Morgan & Scratch Perverts Entry: 18 Years and Above
Ticket Price: £14
April 22nd, 2019 - 7:00pm Interview with a Serial Killer (2nd Show) Entry: 18 Years and Above
Ticket Price: From £18
April 23rd, 2019 - 7:00pm UB40 Entry: 14 years and over (U18 must be accompanied by an adult)
Ticket Price: £37.50
April 30th, 2019 - 7:00pm Interview with a Serial Killer Entry: 18 Years and Above
Ticket Price: From £18
May 11th, 2019 - 7:00pm Wheatus Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £16.50
May 15th, 2019 - 7:00pm Mint + Support Entry: 14 Years and Above
Ticket Price: £6
June 6th, 2019 - 7:00pm James Acaster COLD LASAGNE HATE MYSELF 1999 Entry: 14 Years and Above
Ticket Price: £20
June 8th, 2019 - 2:00pm Big Fish Little Fish - Family Rave Entry: All Ages Welcome
Ticket Price: Children £6.50 // Adults £8.50
June 13th, 2019 - 7:00pm Larry Dean: Bampot Entry: 16 years and over
Ticket Price: £10
June 14th, 2019 - 7:00pm Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £25
June 27th, 2019 - 7:15pm Reginald D Hunter: Facing the Beast Entry: 18 Years and Above
Ticket Price: £23
July 5th, 2019 - 7:30pm The Total Stone Roses Entry: 14 Years and Over
Ticket Price: From £13
July 28th, 2019 - 7:00pm Paul Smith: Following Entry: 14 Years and Above
Ticket Price: £19.50
October 3rd, 2019 - 7:15pm Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny Entry: 16 Years and Above
Ticket Price: £29.50
November 8th, 2019 - 10:00pm Festival of the Dead Entry: 18 Years and Above
Ticket Price: From £19.90
November 15th, 2019 - 6:15pm Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny Entry: 16 years and over
Ticket Price: £29.50
November 15th, 2019 - 9:15pm Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny (2nd Show) Entry: 16 Years and Over
Ticket Price: £29.50
November 17th, 2019 - 7:00pm The Selecter 40th Anniversary Entry: 14 Years and Above
Ticket Price: £25.00
November 23rd, 2019 - 7:00pm Ben Elton Live Entry: All Ages Welcome
Ticket Price: £29.50
December 7th, 2019 - 7:00pm Live/Wire - The AC/DC Show Entry: All Ages Welcome (Under 14s with adults)
Ticket Price: From £17.50
December 14th, 2019 - 7:00pm The Macc Lads Entry: 18 Years and Above
Ticket Price: £21.50
December 21st, 2019 - 6:30pm Happy Mondays Entry: 14 Years and Above
Ticket Price: £32.50
March 7th, 2020 - 6:45pm Henning Wehn: Get On With It Entry: 16 Years and Above
Ticket Price: £21.50

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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.