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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

April 24th, 2018 - 10:30pm Platform Rocks Festival Party Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: £4 advance // £5 on the door
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
April 29th, 2018 - 7:00pm Don Broco Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £25
April 30th, 2018 - 10:00pm Lovedough Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: from £9
May 3rd, 2018 - 7:00pm Plugged w/ The RPMs + Kings & Bears Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £4 advance // £5 on the door
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
May 18th, 2018 - 7:30pm This Feeling - Lincoln w/ Ivory Wave Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: £6
May 20th, 2018 - 7:15pm An Evening with Eddie Hall Entry: 14 years and over (U18 must be accompanied by an adult)
Ticket Price: General Admission £25 // VIP £45
May 26th, 2018 - 7:00pm Pop Mania: 911 + Blazin Squad Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £14
June 30th, 2018 - 7:00pm Himalayas + GUTS. Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £6
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
September 8th, 2018 - 1:00pm Rum and Reggae Festival Entry: 18 years and over
Ticket Price: from £14.40
October 6th, 2018 - 7:00pm Antarctic Monkeys Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £12
October 12th, 2018 - 7:15pm Ross Noble - El Hablador Entry: 15 years and over
Ticket Price: £25
October 14th, 2018 - 7:00pm Gaz Brookfield Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £8
October 18th, 2018 - 7:00pm Jilted John 40th Anniversary Tour Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £18
October 20th, 2018 - 7:00pm Paul Foot: Image Conscious Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £15
October 25th, 2018 - 7:30pm Darren Harriott - Visceral Entry: 15 years and over
Ticket Price: £15
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 10th, 2018 - 7:00pm Dylan Moran - Dr Cosmos Entry: 15 years and over
Ticket Price: £25
November 17th, 2018 - 7:30pm Dane Baptiste - G.O.D. (Gold. Oil. Drugs) Entry: 16 years and over
Ticket Price: £12
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
March 1st, 2019 - 7:00pm Carl Hutchinson: I know I Shouldn’t Behave Like This Entry: 14 years and over
Ticket Price: £15
June 14th, 2019 - 7:00pm Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael Entry: All Ages Welcome (U14 accompanied by adult)
Ticket Price: £25

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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.