Family
Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales

Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales

Four terrific tales – one superb show! Under the sea, out on the farm and into the jungle, these terrific tales are woven together with live music, puppetry and a whole host of colorful characters.

Thu 2nd Aug
Start 1.30pm
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 3rd Aug to
Fri 1st Mar
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Spoken Word
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
 
Music
Russell Watson

Russell Watson

Following a series of sell-out performances in 2015-16, the UK’s best-selling classical crossover artist returns to the stage with his brand-new show Canzoni d’Amore.

Fri 21st 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
Chas & Dave *POSTPONED*

Chas & Dave *POSTPONED*

The Rockney Legends return in 2018!

Sat 29th Sep
Start 7.45pm
Concert Hall
 
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
Windsor Suite
 
Classical Music and Opera
The Hallé

The Hallé

The Hallé begin the 2018/19 Classics Series with the greatest of all cello concertos.

Fri 19th Oct
Start 7.30pm
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
 
Dance
The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Be swept away on a magical adventure in one of the most famous classical ballets of all time – The Nutcracker. With its combination of enchanting choreography and unforgettable music, this fabulous ballet is a treat like no other.

Thu 25th Oct
Doors 6.15pm
Start 7.00pm
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
 
Dance
Brendan Cole: All Night Long

Brendan Cole: All Night Long

Strictly Come Dancing’s Brendan Cole is joined by his sensational guest dancers and band to wow audiences in his latest spectacular Latin and ballroom production, All Night Long.

Wed 31st Oct
Doors 6.30pm
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
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
 
Music
The Lancashire Hotpots

The Lancashire Hotpots

Ohhh Matron! The undisputed kings of musical comedy The Lancashire Hotpots are “Carrying On” and they’re back to bring you their unique blend of madcap music and laughs!

Sat 10th Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite- Standing and Seated
 
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
 
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
Windsor Suite
 
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

Dane Baptiste

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, Dane Baptiste brings his third smash hit show on national tour.

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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
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
 
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
 
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