Classical Music and Opera
Royal Northern Sinfonia

Royal Northern Sinfonia

Royal Northern Sinfonia return to Blackburn with a concert of French music including Debussy’s La Mer.

Fri 16th Nov
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
The Soul Convicts

The Soul Convicts

An invigorating fusion of brass, melodies and disco pop, these funk soul brothers and sisters from Lancashire are kicking up a mighty storm on the live circuit.

Fri 16th Nov
Doors 7.30pm
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Exhibitions and Fairs
Blackburn Comic Con

Blackburn Comic Con

Back for a third year.  Join us for the annual Blackburn Comic Con.

Sat 17th Nov
Doors 9.30am
Concert Hall
 
Music
Stone Foundation

Stone Foundation

Think of Sly and the Family Stone, Dexys Midnight Runners and The Specials. Then think again, because the clue’s in the name.

Sat 17th Nov
Doors 7.30pm
Electric Church, 79 Northgate, Blackburn BB2 1AA
 
Music
Jake Bugg

Jake Bugg

Following the release of his critically lauded new album ‘Hearts That Strain’ last year, Jake Bugg hits the road this November for a string of acoustic headline shows and festival headline slots.

Tue 20th Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Dane Baptiste   ***CANCELLED***

Dane Baptiste ***CANCELLED***

This show has been cancelled, please contact your point of purchase.

Fri 23rd Nov
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Black Grape + The Rain Band

Black Grape + The Rain Band

Black Grape visit King Georges as part of their November 2018 tour.

Sat 24th Nov
Doors 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Bay City Rollers

Bay City Rollers

Les is back on tour promising a unique voyage back to the 1970s, when The Bay City Rollers’ music became the soundtrack for a generation of teenagers.

Sat 1st Dec
Doors 6.30pm
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
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 7th Dec to
Fri 1st Mar
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
The Sweet

The Sweet

The Sweet are a National Treasure, British at the core and a Rock Music Phenomena that has taken every continent by storm for more than four decades.

Sat 8th Dec
Doors 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Family
Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

2018 will see Stageworks Worldwide Productions return with Sleeping Beauty

Sun 9th Dec to
Mon 31st Dec
Start 1.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
The Bon Jovi Experience

The Bon Jovi Experience

The Bon Jovi Experience are the worlds first and finest tribute to the great Bon Jovi

Sat 15th Dec
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
SKA FACE

SKA FACE

We are Ska Face, a ten-piece ska band from the original ghost town – Blackpool.

Sat 22nd Dec
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Variety
Afternoon Variety Show

Afternoon Variety Show

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

Wed 9th Jan to
Wed 3rd Apr
Start 2.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Keep it Cash

Keep it Cash

The tribute show that keeps the sound of Johnny Cash alive.

Sat 26th Jan
Doors 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
The Vaccines

The Vaccines

2018 saw the highly anticipated return of The Vaccines with their critically acclaimed fourth album Combat Sports. Catch the band performing singles from the album including “I Can’t Quit” and “Your Love Is My Favourite Band”

Mon 28th Jan
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Kaiser Chiefs

Kaiser Chiefs

Following the announcement that Leeds’ Kaiser Chiefs re-signed to Polydor / Universal, the band have announced a run of dates in January / February 2019

Thu 31st Jan
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Family
American Wrestling

American Wrestling

The world’s greatest family show returns to Britain’s best wrestling venue.

Sat 2nd Feb
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
The Lionel Richie Songbook

The Lionel Richie Songbook

‘The Lionel Richie Songbook’ is back with a stellar line-up of world class musicians in this high octane show which includes all the greatest hits…

Sat 2nd Feb
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Dara O Briain

Dara O Briain

Dara is one of the most recognisable faces on British TV, as host of the hugely successful Mock The Week, Stargazing Live, Robot Wars and Go 8 Bit.

Thu 7th Feb
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Classical Music and Opera
The Hallé

The Hallé

Carlos Miguel Prieto brings his panache to bear on Beethoven’s exhilarating Seventh Symphony.

Fri 15th Feb
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Quadrophenia – Live

Quadrophenia – Live

The Goldhawks, deliver a stunning live performance of The Who’s smash hit concept album, Quadrophenia.

Sat 16th Feb
Doors 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Spoken Word
Lee Mead

Lee Mead

This is Lee Mead, this is a dream that became a reality, this is his story!!

Sun 17th Feb
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Family
Sooty’s Magic Show

Sooty’s Magic Show

Izzy Wizzy let’s get busy! Join Sooty for his brand new Laugh Out Loud Magic Show!

Wed 20th Feb

11am and 2.30pm start

Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Tom Stade

Tom Stade

Following last year’s smash-hit UK tour, the Canadian comedy legend is back with a new show. Welcome back to ‘I SWEAR TO…’ picking up just where he left off as an hour simply wasn’t long enough.

Thu 21st Feb
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Club Nights
On the Sixth Day, God Created Manchester

On the Sixth Day, God Created Manchester

Join us for a legendary Manchester Club Night. Hosted by Bez and featuring live performances and DJ sets from Rowetta, K-Klass and Graeme Park.

Sat 23rd Feb
Start 9.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Rhod Gilbert

Rhod Gilbert

It has been a while, but the multi-award-winning Welsh comedian is back, with a brand new live show.  In a six-year break from stand-up, a lot has happened to Rhod.

Thu 28th Feb
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Eclipse: A Pink Floyd Experience

Eclipse: A Pink Floyd Experience

The current Eclipse production contains a selection of Floyd classics, including music from The Wall, Wish You Were Here, Meddle and The Division Bell.

Sat 2nd Mar
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
The Magic of Motown

The Magic of Motown

Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town!

Sat 9th Mar
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Punk Fest 2019

Punk Fest 2019

After the successful Anarchy Show last year at Blackburn, it’s back with a twist for 2019. Featuring Small Weller, The Complete Clash and The Sex Pistols Experience

Sat 16th Mar
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.45pm
Windsor Suite
 
Spoken Word
Ben Fogle

Ben Fogle

Join Ben in this uplifting and exciting show, when he’ll be sharing his stories of the wilderness.

Mon 25th Mar
Doors 6.45pm
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Classical Music and Opera
The Hallé

The Hallé

A special concert to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth, on 11 April, of Sir Charles Hallé, the orchestra’s founder.

Fri 12th Apr
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Family
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

See the smash-hit production of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt on tour, direct from the West End, as it returns vividly and noisily in a fun-filled adaptation with a versatile lively score.

Sat 13th April @ 1.30pm
Sun 14th April @ 10.30am and 1.30pm

Concert Hall
 
Music
Mothership: Led Zeppelin Tribute

Mothership: Led Zeppelin Tribute

Join us to celebrate more than two hours of live classic Zeppelin – complete with fantastic light show and multi-media support.

Sat 13th Apr
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
The Specials

The Specials

The Specials, one of the most electrifying, influential and important bands of all time have announced a 31-date European and UK tour in support of their just announced brand new album, “Encore”

Tue 23rd Apr
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Family
Puss In Boots

Puss In Boots

Puss in Boots is the perfect opportunity for your little ones to enjoy live ballet, music and theatre.

Wednesday 01 May 2019 at 2pm & 4pm

 

Concert Hall
 
Dance
Giselle

Giselle

Giselle is the perfect way to discover classical ballet – the ultimate tale of innocence, love, betrayal and madness.

Wed 15th May
Start 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Menopause the Musical

Menopause the Musical

The hysterical and uplifting Menopause The Musical will have you laughing, and singing, all the way home.

Thu 30th May
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Classical Music and Opera
BBC Philharmonic

BBC Philharmonic

BBC Philharmonic return to Blackburn to conclude the 2018/19 Classics Series with a fairy-tale sound world, hints of the Russian Revolution and the New World Symphony.

Fri 7th Jun
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
James Acaster

James Acaster

James Acaster is ‘One of comedy’s most original voices’ Evening Standard. His staggering three show ‘Trelogy’ (Recognise, Represent and Reset) played to packed houses around the country over three consecutive nights before culminating in a four part series for Netflix, Repertoire.

Fri 11th Oct
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things.

Sat 12th Oct
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Rock for Heroes

Rock for Heroes

Are you ready to ROCK! Immerse yourself in the incredible new live music experience with Rock For Heroes.

Thu 17th Oct
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Variety
Forbidden Nights

Forbidden Nights

Circus just got sexy with Forbidden Nights giving you an evening to remember with thrills, fantasy and forbidden thoughts at every turn!

Fri 18th Oct
Doors 6.45pm
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Rob Beckett

Rob Beckett

Rob Beckett is back on tour with a brand new stand up show. It’s been a busy few years for the Mouth of the South and he’s coming to see you to fill you in and make you laugh.

Thu 7th Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Romesh Ranganathan

Romesh Ranganathan

Romesh is back with a brand new show ‘The Cynic’s Mixtape’, his most brutally honest show yet.

Sun 10th Nov and
Sun 24th Nov
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall