Other Events
Last Choir Singing Heats

Last Choir Singing Heats

Join us for the all the heats of the Last Choir Singing Competition! Watch the region’s schools compete to go through to the County Final in June.

Thu 1st Mar to
Fri 23rd Mar
Start 6.30pm
Westholme School Theatre
 
Classical
Manchester Camerata

Manchester Camerata

Manchester Camerata return to the series with Mendelssohn’s impression of Scotland and Tine Thing Helseth plays two favourites of the trumpet repertoire: by Hummel and Haydn.

Fri 2nd Mar
Start 7.30pm
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 Mar to
Fri 1st Mar
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Other Events
Sing Together

Sing Together

Come and hear the fabulous children of Lancashire sing their hearts out at the Sing Together concerts.  Hard work and dedication is evident as the children inspire audiences with song.

Mon 5th Mar to
Tue 13th Mar
Start 6.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Anarchy Night

Anarchy Night

Relive the famous 1976 Anarchy Tour that very nearly didn’t happen!

Sat 17th Mar
Doors 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey

Larks in Transit is a compendium of travelers’ tales and the general shenanigans of twenty years as a travelling comedian. With musical virtuosity, surreal tangents and trademark intelligence, Bill Bailey tackles politics, philosophy and the pursuit of happiness.

Mon 19th Mar and
Tue 20th Mar
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Courteeners

Courteeners

The Courteeners’ Liam Fray has revealed that fans should expect a ‘huge celebration’ from their upcoming 10th anniversary shows for debut album ‘St Jude‘.

Wed 21st Mar
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Club Nights
Heaventeen

Heaventeen

Heaventeen brings top DJ’s for the ultimate under 18’s club and dance night

Sat 24th Mar
Start 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Bye Bye Baby – Jersey Boys Tribute

Bye Bye Baby – Jersey Boys Tribute

The four very talented Artists deliver this show in character representing each member of the group and have their own journey as the story progresses.

Fri 30th Mar
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Chicago Comedy Dinner Murder Mystery

Chicago Comedy Dinner Murder Mystery

Travel back in time with us to the Roaring 20’s in Chicago!

Sat 31st Mar
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Russell Brand * 2018 Show*

Russell Brand * 2018 Show*

Following a series of sold-out preview shows in November and December 2016, Russell Brand announces a new stand-up tour of UK and Ireland.

Thu 5th Apr
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Milton Jones

Milton Jones

Milton Jones is Out There. No, really out there and this time he hasn’t just forgotten his keys. He’s holding up the mirror of truth to society, and he can see right through it, which means its probably just a window.

Sat 14th Apr
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Opera and Dance
Swan Lake

Swan Lake

One of the best known love stories, performed by the ever popular Vienna Festival Ballet

Wed 18th Apr
Doors 6.15pm
Start 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Tez Ilyas

Tez Ilyas

Armed with his trademark cheek and uncompromising approach, Tez presents his slick, smart and typically subversive new stand-up show.

Fri 20th Apr
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Family
Sarah and Duck

Sarah and Duck

The enchanting world of Sarah and Duck is brought to life in a brand-new stage show, featuring the wonderful characters from the BAFTA award-winning CBeebies show.

Sat 5th May
Start 2.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
The Bluetones

The Bluetones

The Bluetones make a slight return with their 2018 Decade tour

Thu 10th May
Doors 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Classical
The Hallé

The Hallé

Jonathon Heyward, winner of the prestigious Besançon Competition in 2015, and Assistant Conductor at the Hallé, makes his Blackburn debut with three cornerstones of the classical repertoire.

Fri 11th May
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Daliso Chaponda

Daliso Chaponda

Britain’s Got Talent and Amanda Holden’s golden buzzer act comedian Daliso Chaponda has announced his debut stand up tour for 2018 entitled ‘What The African Said…’.

Thu 7th Jun
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Jason Manford

Jason Manford

He’s back! It’s been a busy few years for Jason since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit

Thu 14th Jun
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Sarah Millican – Control Enthusiast

Sarah Millican – Control Enthusiast

Sarah Millican is not a control freak, she’s a control enthusiast. She even controls her own insults, see?
Do you arrange the nights out? Are you in charge of passports on holiday? Then so are you!

Sat 16th Jun and
Sun 17th Jun
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
The Westenders

The Westenders

Delivered with style and panache, this exceptional cast accompanied on stage by their fantastic band, perform a huge selection of your favorite songs from the World’s Greatest Musicals.

Fri 22nd Jun
Doors 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Chas & Dave

Chas & Dave

The Rockney Legends return in 2018!

Sat 23rd Jun
Start 7.45pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Roy Orbison and the Travelling Wilburys

Roy Orbison and the Travelling Wilburys

This is a tribute show to 5 great legends, Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynn, George Harrison, Bob Dylan and Tom Petty

Fri 13th Jul
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

A welcome return for one of our personal 2017 highlight shows here at King George’s Hall. We are delighted to welcome back Jools and his Orchestra as part of his 2018 tour.

Sat 14th Jul
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Other Events
An Evening with Ant Middleton

An Evening with Ant Middleton

Come and join us for ‘An Evening with Ant Middleton’ where he will be sharing his life story and talking about his time in the British Forces.

Thu 6th Sep
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Club Nights
Wigan Casino 45th – Soul All Nighter

Wigan Casino 45th – Soul All Nighter

Soul All Nighter – 2 room celebration

Sat 22nd Sep
Start 9.00pm
Concert Hall and Windsor Suite
 
Music
Michael Starring Ben

Michael Starring Ben

Take a journey back in time as we remember the man, the music, the magic, Michael.

Fri 12th Oct
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
The Proclaimers

The Proclaimers

The Proclaimers have carved out a niche for themselves in the netherworld where pop, folk, new wave and punk collide.

Sat 13th Oct
Doors 6.45pm
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
ABBAMANIA

ABBAMANIA

Europe’s leading ABBA tribute, Abbamania, continue to entertain audiences with their outstanding vocals and musical performance live on stage.

Sun 14th Oct
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
The Three Degrees

The Three Degrees

The Three Degrees are well known for their soulful voices, beautiful gowns, and fabulous stage shows.

Thu 18th Oct
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Fleetwood Bac

Fleetwood Bac

FLEETWOOD BAC are the world’s first and best Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band, endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself, the only Mac tribute to authentically replicate the classic ‘Rumours’ line-up.

Sat 20th Oct
Doors 7.30pm
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Stewart Francis

Stewart Francis

The star of ‘Mock the Week’, ‘Live at the Apollo’ and ‘Crackerjack’ embarks on a brand-new show, in this, his last tour EVER! See him before he heads off… into the Punset.

Sun 21st Oct
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Family
Ministry of Science Live

Ministry of Science Live

WARNING!  WARNING100% Educational.  200% Entertaining.  300% Explosive400% Fun.

This is a public safety announcement…..Please keep your head firmly on your shoulders, and your arms, legs and feet inside the ride at all times – Ministry of Science Live is about to explode onto the stage!

Wed 24th Oct
Start 2.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
From The Jam

From The Jam

From The Jam is comprised of legendary former ‘The Jam’ bassist Bruce Foxton, vocalist & guitarist Russell Hastings, drummer Mike Randon, and Andy Fairclough on Hammond and piano.

Sat 27th Oct
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Joe Lycett

Joe Lycett

Pop in and see Joe Lycett on his brand new stand-up tour, where he’ll be sharing jokes, paintings and some of the pathetic internet trolling he’s been up to recently.

Thu 1st Nov
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Fastlove – A Tribute To George Michael

Fastlove – A Tribute To George Michael

Get ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating a global superstar, as he puts the Boom Boom into your heart in the all new production, Fastlove – A tribute to George Michael.

Sat 3rd Nov
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Joanna Lumley

Joanna Lumley

The legendary Joanna Lumley will embark on her first ever live tour, ‘It’s all about me’, in autumn 2018.

Wed 7th Nov
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
You Win Again

You Win Again

Direct from London’s West End, You Win Again – Celebrating The Music of The Bee Gees.

Thu 8th Nov
Doors 6.30pm
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
The Mersey Beatles

The Mersey Beatles

The band’s Get Back Tour will play the same towns, cities and historic venues the original Fab Four rocked in the 1960s.

Fri 9th Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Family
Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

2018 will see Stageworks Worldwide Productions return with Sleeping Beauty

More information coming soon…

Concert Hall