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Venues and Conferencing

Location, Location, Location

Selecting the right venue to host your meeting, conference or event can be the key to its success. The University of Lincoln has a diverse portfolio of conference facilities allowing us to cater for all your business needs whether it is a seminar, a video conference, team building, awards ceremony, private party or an exhibition.        

Less than two hours from London by rail, with major airports nearby, Lincoln is easy to access and has a whole host of amenities to offer.  All our conference facilities are located by the picturesque Brayford Wharf but within walking distance of the historic city with a wide range of accommodation and high-quality restaurants and bars nearby.  

Business Meetings and Conferences

The Lincolnshire Leadership and Management Centre (LLMC) is a unique, custom-built conference suite with spacious and modern rooms and breakout areas. It is ideal for hosting a wide range of different business meetings and events.

The rooms provide a flexible working space, accommodating from 14 to 60 people in different meeting formats, which can be adapted to your needs.

Lincolnshire Leadership and Management Centre

Each room is fully equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including hi-tech video conferencing, multi-media and audio equipment which are all included as part of the room hire cost.

Our corporate team can offer a wide range of services, for more information call +44 (0)1522 835506.


“The layout of the room and the quality of the equipment made the experience seamless. Our video conferencing partner could have been in the same room with us. The overall experience comes highly recommended.”

Martin Pinnick – Office of Quality, Standards and Partnerships

“I have used the seminar rooms on several occasions as both a presenter and a delegate. The rooms have excellent acoustics and equipment and can cater for events of all sizes. The friendly and professional team go the extra mile to ensure that your event is a success.”

Paul Clayton – Healdi Ltd

Corporate Briefings

If you want something a bit different, the University of Lincoln's on campus theatre Lincoln Performing Arts Centre is a unique space that seats 446 people.

Lincoln Centre for Performing Arts

Delegates benefit from the tiered seating format providing excellent visibility, wherever you are in the auditorium. There are break out areas and workshop spaces which can be incorporated into your day. 

Formal Dinners and Awards

The Engine Shed is the region’s largest entertainment venue and is ideal for hosting formal dinners and award ceremonies. It can seat up to 500 guests.

The Engine Shed

The University of Lincoln has a team of professional events organisers who can help tailor a package to suit your needs. We provide all elements of your conference from the venue, food and DJ and are happy to discuss your needs.


With extensive floor space and catering facilities, the Engine Shed is well equipped to host exhibitions and trade fairs.  With a standing capacity of 1600, there are many options available.

Seasonal Events and Parties

The Tower Bar is a unique and contemporary venue, perfect for hosting private or corporate parties. Built inside the old Victorian Engine Shed’s Water Tower, it extends across two floors which can be hired together or separately depending on your requirements.

We offer a complete entertainment package for your party which includes managing catering, DJs, bands, decor and more.


For more information, call our corporate team at the Conference office on +44 (0)1522 886407 or email