The Engine Shed

The Engine Shed
Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS
  • Box office 0844 888 8766
  • General enquiries 01522 837400
  • Box office times Mon–Fri 11am–3pm
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Housed in a renovated, disused railway container storage facility the space is now home to the largest live music venue in Lincoln. Kings of Leon, Stereophonics, Gorillaz and Manic Street Preachers have all played the venue as well as DJs Annie Mac, Fatboy Slim and Zane Lowe. In addition to live music and club nights The Engine Shed hosts stand-up comedy, conferences, fairs and private events. The Tower Bar, built inside the old Victorian Engine Shed's water tower, serves food and drink and shows live sporting action on the big screen.

The venue is 6 minutes walk from Lincoln Central Railway Station.

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There are 26 events at this location

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Angelos and Barry

Entirely improvised silliness from two of the world's deepest thinkers.

Thu 10 Nov

£15 / 0844 888 8766

Billy Bragg

Self-styled 'progressive patriot' and veteran political activist who is still one of the UK's finest writers of love songs.

Sat 19 Nov

£22 / 0844 888 8766

Carl Hutchinson: The Fixer

The Manchester-based stand-up, who has supported Chris Ramsey on tour, looks at life's petty annoyances, from social media to unwanted advice.

Thu 24 Nov

£10 / 0844 888 8766


Liverpudlian indie combo of Britpop vintage (featuring The La's John Power) reform – everyone else is at it, so why not?

Fri 11 Nov

£20 / 0844 888 8766

Chris Ramsey: Is That Chris Ramsey?

Upbeat anecdotes, feelgood humour and witty observations from Ramsey.

Thu 30 Mar 2017

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House, garage and heavy basslines at the first party of the year, with guest DJ Jax Jones.

Fri 28 Oct

£5 / 0844 888 8766

Felicity Ward: 50% More Likely to Die

  • 5 stars

Stand up from the Australian comedian who has appeared on The John Bishop Show and Russell Howard's Good News.

Fri 21 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0844 888 8766

From the Jam

Now featuring only one member From the Jam. Bruce Foxton is joined by Russell Hastings and drummer Steve 'Smiley' Barnard.

Sun 20 Nov

£24.20 / 0844 888 8766

Fun Lovin Criminals

The alternative rock and hip hop trio performs material from their illustrious career, including their seminal album Come Find Yourself.

Thu 16 Feb 2017

£26.50 / 0844 888 8766

Fun Lovin' Criminals

Fun Lovin' Criminals may be past their creative peak but always find an eager crowd, keen to bellow along to the hits.

Thu 16 Feb 2017

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Half Man Half Biscuit

The acerbic post-punk outfit formed in Birkenhead, back in 1984, are on the road again with their cutting social satire and esoteric song titles.

Fri 28 Oct

Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option

New show from the German Comedy Ambassador.

Sat 11 Mar 2017

Jack Garratt

London-based alt singer-songwriter.

Fri 18 Nov

£20.35 / 0844 888 8766

Janet Devlin

Former X Factor warbler with a wispy, folky, indie-ish vibe.

Sat 10 Dec

£10 / 0844 888 8766

Jon Richardson: Old Man

Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star, who is starting to feel his age.

Fri 24 Feb 2017

Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted

Lee Nelson, the creation of comedian Simon Brodkin, is the chavvy catch-phrase monger whose Well Good Show has become a BBC3 hit. Now the South London geeza takes his banter to the live stage where it all works best. Brodkin has appeared as Nelson in a host of TV programmes including Al Murray's sketch show Al Murray's…

Wed 24 May 2017

The Levellers

Perennial crusty favourites influenced by punk and traditional English music.

Thu 8 Dec

£25 / 0844 888 8766

Paul Foot: Tis a Pity She's a Piglet

Surreal and chaotic humour from the 2013 Sydney Comedy Award-winning stand-up.

Fri 25 Nov

Professor Brian Cox

Professor Brian Cox takes audiences on a journey through space and time.

Tue 25 Oct

£30–£40 / 0844 888 8766

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Britrockers who sounded anachronistic even back in their 90s heyday celebrate their 20th anniversary.

Sat 26 Nov

£20 / 0844 888 8766

Reginald D Hunter: The Man Who Attempted To Do As Much and Such

The self-proclaimed 'comedian, swashbuckler and scientist' takes his latest and no doubt controversial show on the road.

Rich Hall: 3:10 to Humour

The latest musings from the deadpan grouch, star of ridiculous amount of stuff on the tellybox and a favourite at the Fringe each year.

Sun 4 Dec

Rizzle Kicks

BRIT School graduates Rizzle Kicks have been having their own go at the charts, following in the footsteps of their classmates Adele and Leona Lewis. The pair offer 80s-inspired, 'flower power' hip hop in support of their 2011 debut album, Stereo Typical.

Thu 1 Dec

£20 / 0844 888 8766

Soul Ii Soul

British soul, R&B and reggae from the veterans who released the hit single 'Back to Life (However Do You Want Me)' in 1989.

Fri 12 May 2017

£27.50 / 0844 888 8766

The Stranglers

The old punk warhorses play on without Hugh Cornwell. Expect classic hits from their back catalogue, such as 'Peaches', 'Golden Brown', 'No More Heroes' and 'Strange Little Girl'.

Tue 7 Mar 2017

£25 / 0844 888 8766

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