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The Engine Shed

Open Now: 09:00 - 23:00
Open today: 09:00 - 23:00
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Turin Brakes

The venue is spacious, but still intimate, with great acoustics, a good bar, plenty of toilets and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vicki L
via mobile
Comedy show

Cracking venue. Nice big open space. Acoustics weren't bad as comedian sang too. Slightly... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Adey M
mansfield,notts england
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  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
4 weeks ago
“Turin Brakes”
13 Oct 2018
“Comedy show ”
Sited on the University of Lincoln campus the venue is run by the Students' Union trading company Lincoln Students' Union Trading Ltd. Built inside Lincoln's previously derelict railway engine shed the venue is one of the most versatile in the...more
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Brayford Pool | University of Lincoln, Lincoln LN6 7TS, England
+44 1522 837400
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 November 2014

Modern, organised. Good loo facilities and plenty of them! Cloakroom was very handy too. Reasonable prices, access very easy. Great venue.

2  Thank Jacqueline B
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Went here for the Cheese Fest with by best pal for an indulgence session in Cheese. We went because of these promotional lines... THIS SEPTEMBER JOIN CHEESE FEST UK FOR THE FIRST TIME IN LINCOLN, EXPERIENCE SOME OF THE CHEESIEST CHEESES IN THE WORLD WITH...More

4  Thank 536normanh
James B, Chief Executive at The Engine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for your review. This sold out event was organsiaed by an external promoter who hired the venue from us. The content of the event was provided by the organisers. That you for your feedback, we will use your feedback to consdier wether we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The venue is spacious, but still intimate, with great acoustics, a good bar, plenty of toilets and the obligatory sticky floors. What more could you want from a gig?!

Thank Vicki L
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Cracking venue. Nice big open space. Acoustics weren't bad as comedian sang too. Slightly overpriced at the bar though 😕

Thank Adey M
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Had a great time at the rum & reggae festival held at the engine shed recently, very well organised event & a fabulous atmosphere

Thank Emmsybo
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

6th July. Great tribute band, as always. Venue was alright, just a couple of things let it down. Firstly, the venue was sold out, however, difficult to get served at the bar, lack of staff, secondly, no fans/air conditioning. Sweat was just pouring off people....More

Thank 547BrianB
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Excellent all round evening, nothing but praise. Liked the fact you could take a drink back to the seating area and enjoy a drink watchig the funniest female in the UK. Will definitely return when something else is on that we fancy.

2  Thank darreng773
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Attended King King and Steve Nimmo Trio gig and have to say this is one of the best music venues we have been to for a long time. Great sound, good views, reasonable bar prices and nicely warm for a freezing cold December night. Toilets...More

1  Thank SisterBluebird
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Great gig on 27/11/17 with Cast n Shed 7. First big one attended but a great venue so looking ahead now for more. Thanks guys

Thank Almanacs
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I came here for a club night and while I understand that Lincoln is a student town and the club nights will be backed, I expect a bit more organisation from venue staff and security. We were lining up outside for over an hour despite...More

Thank Madison C
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We visited as two couples to see The Beat and Selecta in concert and had a great night. Sound quality was good, bar service and prices were good as was facilities. We would definitely go again.

Thank bwss42
Reviewed 17 September 2017

My husband said let's go to the Cheese Fest. We are great lovers of all types of cheese and we were really looking forward to an education in new flavours and what to drink with them. What a disappointment. £5.95 each to get in for...More

Thank Heather C
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18 February 2018|
Response from bwss42 | Reviewed this property |
Pretty reasonable, about the same as the pubs in the area and cheaper than some
3 May 2016|
Response from James B | Property representative |
The Blues Festival has run at the venue annually for the past three years, and always proves to be a great event – well worth surprising your hubby! The venue can be loud for shows, but with ear defenders, your baby should... More