Family

Dick Whittington

Stageworks Worldwide Productions return to King George’s Hall this December for their take on the classic tale – Dick Whittington

Thu 8th Dec to
Sat 31st Dec
Start 10.00am
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
George’s Comedy Club

George’s Comedy Club

George’s Comedy Club runs on the first Friday of every month! Book early – it always sells out!!!

Fri 2nd Sep to
Fri 2nd Dec
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Blackburn Nightlife Live

Blackburn Nightlife Live

The Blackburn Nightlife Project introduces a new event night coming to Blakey’s once a month.

Fri 2nd Sep to
Fri 2nd Dec
Start 9.00pm
Blakeys Café Bar
 
Other Events
Cool As Folk

Cool As Folk

‘The more the merrier!

Foot-tapping tunes, roof-raising choruses and hilarious banter promises to make this an evening of magical entertainment. So please, come and join us and support our worthwhile cause.

Sat 10th Sep
Start 8.00pm
Blakeys Café Bar
 
Music
Spear of Destiny

Spear of Destiny

SPEAR OF DESTINY were formed in 1983 after the demise of Kirk Brandon’s post punk iconic rockers THEATRE OF HATE. (Brandon had also, before TOH, been the main man in every punk rockers favorite band of that era The Pack)

Sat 17th Sep
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Regular Events
Afternoon Variety Show

Afternoon Variety Show

FREE tea/coffee & biscuits at interval included in ticket price!

Wed 21st Sep to
Wed 21st Dec
Start 2.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Club Nights
Chairmen of the Board

Chairmen of the Board

2 room Soul Night Out celebrating Wigan Casino’s 43rd Anniversary with top live band Chairmen of the Board.

 

Sat 24th Sep
Start 9.00pm
Concert Hall and Blakey's
 
Music
Kate Rusby

Kate Rusby

Of all the stars in Folk Music’s wondrous firmament few shine as brightly as Yorkshire’s Kate Rusby.

Fri 30th Sep
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Club Nights
S2S Festival

S2S Festival

Blackburn’s biggest dance music Festival

Sat 1st Oct
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Big Country

Big Country

Big Country come to town celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the album that followed that release – ‘The Seer’.
Plus special guests The Wagon Wheels

Sat 8th Oct
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Classical
The Hallé

The Hallé

Sir Mark Elder and The Hallé are joined by one of the finest young pianists in the world, Benjamin Grosvenor, to launch the new season.

Fri 14th Oct
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Other Events
Puppetry of the Penis

Puppetry of the Penis

Puppetry Of The Penis is the perfect show for all occasions. Break the ice on that all important first date, thrill your friends with a birthday to remember, celebrate your divorce with a bang, and of course, this is the perfect Hen party show!

Sat 15th Oct
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Classical
Super Slow Way: A Rhapsody to the Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Super Slow Way: A Rhapsody to the Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Super Slow Way: A Rhapsody to the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, has been commissioned to celebrate the bicentenary of the canal.

Sun 16th Oct
Start 4.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Other Events
Brian Cox Live

Brian Cox Live

Physicist, TV Presenter and Author. Brian Cox is perhaps the world’s foremost communicator of all things scientific

Wed 19th Oct
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Chantel Mcgregor

Chantel Mcgregor

After four years of touring and festival appearances, Chantel returns with a vengeance with ten new songs that not only salutes contemporary rock, but shows her gradual transition from conventional Blues to a harder, bigger and bolder rock sound with progressive influences.

Fri 21st Oct
Doors 7.30pm
Blakeys Café Bar
 
Comedy
Nina Conti

Nina Conti

Strap into the mask as Nina, Monkey and a bag of tricks improvise their way through an adventure of hilarious witchery. No two shows are ever the same!

Sat 22nd Oct
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Other Events
Ghost Town To Strange Town : An Audience with Rick Buckler & Neville Staple

Ghost Town To Strange Town : An Audience with Rick Buckler & Neville Staple

For the first time 2 guys from 2 legendary bands on the same stage

Talking about their lives and loves

Wed 26th Oct
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Other Events
Psychic Sally – Call Me Psychic

Psychic Sally – Call Me Psychic

The nations favourite psychic, Sally Morgan is back and better than ever with her brand new and most jaw-dropping show yet – ‘Call Me Psychic’.

Wed 26th Oct
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
The Meteors

The Meteors

The Meteors started thirty-five years ago as a reaction against the soft rockabilly that was popular at that time and they have now evolved to become the acknowledged “Kings of Psychobilly”

Fri 28th Oct
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
UB40 – Getting Over The Storm

UB40 – Getting Over The Storm

Birmingham based reggae band UB40 make their Blackburn debut in their much anticipated UK tour.

 

 

Sat 29th Oct
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Opera and Dance
Snow White

Snow White

Join Vienna Festival Ballet on a magical journey with their unmissable production of Snow White. 

Tue 1st Nov
Start 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Sham 69

Sham 69

Sham 69 is an English punk rock band that formed in Hersham in 1976. The band was one of the most successful punk bands in the United Kingdom,

Thu 3rd Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Jimmy Carr

Jimmy Carr

Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour

Sat 5th Nov
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Club Nights
A Certain Ratio

A Certain Ratio

Blackburn once again highlights it’s strong links with the Manchester dance scene with the long-awaited return of  “A Certain Ratio” at our factory-themed club night.

Sat 5th Nov
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Other Events
Ned Boulting’s Bikeology

Ned Boulting’s Bikeology

Journalist, television presenter and best-selling author Ned Boulting presents for the first time an honest, self-effacing ride through the world of Bikeology.

Thu 10th Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Bay City Rollers

Bay City Rollers

The ‘ROLLERMANIA 2016 promises to be a unique voyage back to the 1970s, when Les and The Bay City Rollers’ music became the soundtrack for a generation of teenagers.

Sat 12th Nov
Doors 6.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Other Events
Professor Robert Winston – New Date

Professor Robert Winston – New Date

The new date is Wednesday 16th November 2016
Professor, medical doctor, scientist, television presenter and politician Robert Winston will be joining us to talk through some of the most exciting experiments and facts regarding genes

Wed 16th Nov
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Absolute Bowie

Absolute Bowie

Celebrating the life and music of David Bowie.

Fri 18th Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Ross Noble

Ross Noble

Everybody’s favourite randomist is back.  As always Ross has lots of stuff backing up in his head and it’s time to let it all out.  Famed for his super quick freewheeling style and highly imaginative flights of fancy, a Ross Noble show is always an unmissable event

Fri 18th Nov
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Sean Lock – Keep It Light

Sean Lock – Keep It Light

Every three years the comedian Sean Lock writes and tours a new stand-up show. Well he’s only gone and done it again! What’s he like? Come and see what he’s blithering on about this time.

Sat 19th Nov
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Classical
BBC Philharmonic

BBC Philharmonic

The BBC Philharmonic make a welcome return to Blackburn with a programme packed with passion and melody.

Fri 25th Nov
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
The Lancashire Hotpots

The Lancashire Hotpots

Get ready to swap your ‘Royale With Cheese’ for a Chippy Tea and strap yourself in for a night of good time singalonga fun with Bernard and the gang.

Sat 26th Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Club Nights
True Order

True Order

True Order are Europe’s only tribute to seminal electronic pop music pioneers New Order.

Sat 3rd Dec
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Other Events
Christmas Party Nights 2016

Christmas Party Nights 2016

Come and celebrate in style at our Christmas Party Nights!

Sat 10th Dec
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Classical
The Hallé

The Hallé

One of the most versatile and passionate conductors of his generation, Pablo González leads the Hallé through a colourful and melodic programme.

Fri 3rd Feb
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Family
American Wrestling

American Wrestling

A Great family night out.

Sat 4th Feb
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Alexander O’Neal

Alexander O’Neal

Alexander O’Neal invites you to join him together with his nine piece all star band in celebration of his 1987 masterpiece HEARSAY

Fri 10th Feb
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Classical
Royal Northern Sinfonia

Royal Northern Sinfonia

Royal Northern Sinfonia and their Music Director Bradley Creswick present a concert celebrating traditional English music.

Fri 7th Apr
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Count Arthur Strong

Count Arthur Strong

Using stories and other things that are secret, Count Arthur Strong, showbiz legend, pays tribute to one of the best musicals he can remember. Uniquely recreating the salient and poignant moments for your enjoyment.

 

Thu 18th May
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Classical
The Hallé

The Hallé

A Slavic-themed programme presented by The Hallé under the baton of the hugely gifted James Feddeck.

Fri 19th May
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall