Spoken Word
Mark Billy Billingham

Mark Billy Billingham

Join TV’s most experienced, highest ranking and most decorated SAS leader and sniper – Mark ‘Billy’ Billingham (as seen on Channel 4’s SAS Who Dares Wins) for an exciting evening of inspirational speaking & stories.

Thu 23rd May
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 24th May and
Fri 11th Oct
Start 7.30pm
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
 
Music
King of Pop

King of Pop

Starring the world’s leading Michael Jackson tribute artist Navi who is joined on stage by MJ’s very own legendary guitarist – Jennifer Batten!

Sun 2nd Jun
Doors 7.00pm
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
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 Jun to
Fri 2nd Aug
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
The Vaccines

The Vaccines

‘Blackburn! We’re coming back to play King George’s Hall on 9th June. We’re offering all original ticket holders tickets for the new show, keep an eye on your inbox for details.’ Justin Young – The Vaccines

Sun 9th Jun
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Exhibitions and Fairs
Festival of Making

Festival of Making

Custard Cream Cushions! The Maker’s Market returns to The National Festival of Making.

Sat 15th Jun and
Sun 16th Jun
Start 10.00am
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Rich Hall

Rich Hall

Rich Hall’s critically acclaimed new show begins its second leg of touring.  Hall’s precision dismantling of the tenuous relationship between two countries is as freewheeling and deadly accurate as ever.

Thu 20th Jun
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Community
Last Choir Singing County Final

Last Choir Singing County Final

Come and watch our children’s choirs sing their hearts out in the County Final of the ‘Last Choir Singing’ competition 2019!

Fri 21st Jun
Start 6.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Sing-a-long-a The Greatest Showman

Sing-a-long-a The Greatest Showman

Singalonga Productions, producers of Singalonga Sound of Music and Singalonga GREASE brings you their newest show, the smash hit film musical that everyone can’t stop singing – The Greatest Showman!

Sun 23rd Jun
Start 1.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Club Nights
Parka Monkeys Club Night

Parka Monkeys Club Night

Club Night celebrating the best of 00’s indie

Sat 29th Jun
Start 9.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Other Events
The Warrior Monks

The Warrior Monks

Direct from China, The Warrior Monks of The Southern Shaolin Temple with its high-octane kung fu mastery showcasing China’s most accomplished and spirited kung fu performers.

Thu 11th Jul
Doors 6.45pm
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Dirty DC

Dirty DC

Join us for the best UK tribute to the sound of AC/DC

Sat 13th Jul
Doors 7.30pm
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
The Sixties Invasion

The Sixties Invasion

A stunning must see show, features a sensational line-up of musicians, that deliver a show that exceeds expectation on every level.

Wed 24th Jul
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Family
Tabby McTat

Tabby McTat

From the team behind Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales and Zog, Tabby McTat is a heart-warming tale of friendship and loyalty interwoven with original songs and a sprinkling of magic.

Thurs 25 Jul 19
Start 1.30pm + 4pm

Concert Hall
 
Music
Stiff Little Fingers + Eddie and The Hotrods

Stiff Little Fingers + Eddie and The Hotrods

SLF make a welcome return to KGH. Over the years, their live shows continue to be special events of energy and power. Their studio albums demonstrate their passion and anger, each in its own way.

Fri 16th Aug
Doors 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Family
Elmer the Patchwork Elephant

Elmer the Patchwork Elephant

Based on the classic children’s book series by David McKee, that celebrate its 30th Birthday in 2019, Elmer the Patchwork Elephant Show, is a celebration of individuality and the power of laughter!

Mon 19th Aug
Doors 1.30pm
Start 2.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Exhibitions and Fairs
Prosecco Festival

Prosecco Festival

The Prosecco Festival will give bubble lovers

a chance to sample more than  30 types of Prosecco,

Cava, Pink Fizz & Prosecco Cocktails.

New for 2019 the festival also features World Gins!

Sat 31st Aug
Start 12.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Bye Bye Baby

Bye Bye Baby

The Jersey Boys are back!

Sat 14th Sep
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
An Evening of Eric and Ern

An Evening of Eric and Ern

A brilliant homage crammed full of renditions of those famous comedy sketches that hits all the right notes!

Fri 20th Sep
Doors 6.45pm
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Dave Johns

Dave Johns

Dave Johns has been a stand up comic for nearly 3 decades touring his one man shows world wide,along side this he is also a multi award-winning film actor, accomplished stage actor and respected stand-up comic.

Fri 20th Sep
Doors 7.30pm
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
The Mersey Beatles

The Mersey Beatles

The world‘s best loved Liverpool born Beatles tribute The Mersey Beatles are touring the world in 2019 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four‘s iconic 1969 album Abbey Road

Sat 21st Sep
Doors 7.30pm
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.

Sun 22nd Sep
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Spoken Word
Psychic Sally

Psychic Sally

Following her gripping appearance on Celebrity Big Brother, with a triumphant Sally reaching the final five, the nation’s favourite Psychic and forerunner in the Psychic world is back on tour with her all new show “10 Years and Counting”.

Wed 25th Sep
Doors 6.30pm
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Russell Kane

Russell Kane

He’s back. The keenly-awaited brand new tour show is here. Packing more energy than a Duracell factory, Russell’ s RS Turbo laugh engine will motor through love, family and life.

Sun 29th Sep
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Family
Stick Man

Stick Man

Touching, funny and utterly original, Freckle Productions’ delightful adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s STICK MAN is back!

Fri 04 Oct  – 1.30pm +4.30pm
Sat 05 Oct – 11am + 2pm

Concert Hall
 
Music
The Drifters

The Drifters

The Drifters are back on tour in the UK with a brand-new show performing their classic hits from the last six decades.

Thu 10th Oct
Doors 7.00pm
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 2019
and
Sun 20th Sept 2020

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
 
Dance
Snow White

Snow White

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

Wed 23rd Oct
Start 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Frank Skinner

Frank Skinner

An unmissable opportunity to see comic legend Frank Skinner perform brand new stand-up in an intimate space.

Sat 26th Oct
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Spoken Word
David Gower: On the Front Foot

David Gower: On the Front Foot

Often described as one of the most stylish left-handed batsmen of all time, the blond-haired 80s bombshell promises to share his thoughts on this years Cricket World Cup and The Ashes, both of which are being battled out on home soil.

Wed 30th Oct
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Abbamania

Abbamania

You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life. Celebrating Over 40 years of ABBA.

Sun 3rd Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Spoken Word
Gordon Buchanan

Gordon Buchanan

Animal Families and Me promises a unique opportunity to hear personal recollections of his globetrotting travels, as Gordon Buchanan delves into his world of weird, wild and wonderful wildlife all illustrated with his own film footage and photography.

Tue 5th Nov
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
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
 
Music
From The Jam

From The Jam

This autumn From the Jam will tour the UK celebrating the 40th Anniversary of The Jam’s 4th studio album ‘Setting Sons’.

Fri 15th Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Adam Ant

Adam Ant

For the first time, the pop icon, performs his landmark, solo album ‘Friend Or Foe’ live, in its entirety across the UK.

Sat 16th Nov
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Ben Elton

Ben Elton

More than 30 years ago, Ben Elton exploded into the national consciousness hosting Channel 4’s ground breaking Saturday Live. Now, after a 15 year absence, the Godfather of modern stand-up returns to the medium he did so much to define

Mon 25th Nov
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Shed Seven

Shed Seven

Shed Seven have announced their biggest ever UK tour to date for November and December 2019

Tue 26th Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Family
Cinderella

Cinderella

Don’t miss this year’s breath-taking family pantomime, Cinderella, brought to us once again by Stageworks Worldwide Productions.

Sun 8th Dec to
Tue 31st Dec
Start 1.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Big Country

Big Country

Return to Steeltown 35th Anniversary Tour 1984-2019

Sat 14th Dec
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Bad Manners

Bad Manners

Lip up Fatty! And join us for a skanking Christmas party with the larger than life Buster and co.

Fri 20th Dec
Doors 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
The Blockheads

The Blockheads

Formed in 1977 to promote Ian Durys’ album ‘New Boots and Panties’ on the first Stiff Records tour of the U.K. Chaz Jankel, Norman Watt-Roy, Charlie Charles, John Turnbull and Mick Gallagher became known as ‘The Blockheads’

Sat 21st Mar
Doors 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Dave Spikey

Dave Spikey

Funny things happen all the time. Normal events don’t catch the eye but Dave’s special radar instinctively draws him to the small out-of-the-ordinary events and conversations that wash over most of us and pass us by.

Fri 27th Mar
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite