Family

Beauty and the Beast

Stageworks Worldwide Productions will return to King George’s Hall for their take on the classic tale – Beauty and the Beast.

Sun 10th Dec to
Sun 31st Dec
Start 1.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Other Events
Sing Together

Sing Together

A fabulous concert of joyful and exhilarating singing.  Thousands of children from across the county perform a programme of songs prepared in their schools over the year.  A wonderful concert that’s sure to leave you smiling.

Sat 25th Mar and
Mon 27th Mar
Start 5.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Family
Last Choir Singing

Last Choir Singing

The ‘Last Choir Singing’ is a Lancashire-wide choir competition for junior school children, which True Bearing Chartered Financial Planners organizes and sponsors in partnership with the Music Services in Lancashire, Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen.

Sat 25th Mar
Start 6.30pm
Westholme Theatre
 
Music
ABBAMANIA

ABBAMANIA

ABBAMANIA, the UK’s original ABBA tribute are widely regarded as one of “Europe’s Premier ABBA tribute Bands”.

Fri 31st Mar
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Other Events
White Collar Boxing

White Collar Boxing

We are proud to announce White Collar boxing events are now at King George’s Hall Blackburn.

 

Sat 1st Apr
Doors 5.00pm
Start 6.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
You Me At Six

You Me At Six

Having gained a reputation as being one of the best live bands in the UK, You Me At Six are back on tour in 2017 with their hotly anticipated album Night People

Thu 6th Apr
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
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 Apr to
Fri 1st Dec
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Paul Weller

Paul Weller

Paul Weller has announced a 10 date tour for April 2017

Sat 8th Apr
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Family
The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The timeless classic makes its way off the page and onto the stage.

Tue 11th Apr
Start 2.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Regular Events
Afternoon Variety Show

Afternoon Variety Show

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

Wed 19th Apr to
Wed 21st Jun
Start 2.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Opera and Dance
Vienna Festival Ballet – Cinderella

Vienna Festival Ballet – Cinderella

Vienna Festival Ballet is proud to present the classic tale of Cinderella, one of the best-known rags-to-riches fairy tales of all time.

 

Wed 19th Apr
Start 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
The Amy Winehouse Experience AKA Lioness

The Amy Winehouse Experience AKA Lioness

**2016 marks the fifth anniversary of Amy’s tragic death, **

2017 celebrates the 10th anniversary of Back to Black’s entry at No 1 in the UK Charts.

Sat 22nd Apr
Doors 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
The 100 Voices of Gospel

The 100 Voices of Gospel

The internationally-renowned gospel choir and finalists in Britain’s Got Talent 2016 play 3 UK dates in their world tour.

Sun 23rd Apr
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Tez Ilyas – Made In Britain

Tez Ilyas – Made In Britain

Join one of the UK’s most exciting rising stars as he heads out on his first nationwide tour…

Sun 23rd Apr
Doors 7.00pm
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Club Nights
Retro & S2S presents History of House

Retro & S2S presents History of House

Retro and S2S proudly announce

History of House 2017 bank holiday 29th april 2017 at King George’s Hall, Blackburn

Sat 29th Apr
Start 9.00pm
All Venue
 
Club Nights
Kaluki – Smoke Signals Tour

Kaluki – Smoke Signals Tour

Kaluki Smoke Signals comes to Blackburn

Sun 30th Apr
Start 8.00pm
All Venue
 
Other Events
National Festival of Making

National Festival of Making

The first National Festival of Making will take place in Blackburn this May and King George’s Hall will be filled with artists, makers and designers.

Sat 6th May and
Sun 7th May
Start 11.00am
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Jon Richardson – Old Man

Jon Richardson – Old Man

The British Comedy Award nominee and star of Live At The Apollo and 8 Out Of 10 Cats is embarking on a nationwide tour to complain about the state of the world and offer no solutions.

 

Fri 12th May
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Omid Djalili – Schmuck For a Night

Omid Djalili – Schmuck For a Night

Award winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili known for his legendary stand-up performances, is back on a nationwide tour! Intelligent, sometimes provocative and always entertaining, his stand-up is a hugely energetic and captivating comedy masterclass.

Sun 14th May
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
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
 
Music
Jools Holland & his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

Jools Holland & his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

Pianist, bandleader, singer, composer, television presenter and multiplatinum recording artist Jools Holland and his much loved Rhythm & Blues Orchestra will be delighting Blackburn with an evening of jazz and blues.

Sat 20th May
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
SKA Face

SKA Face

Revitalising the Ska and 2 Tone classics of The Specials, Madness, The Selecter, The Beat and Bad Manners plus many others from the late 70s and early 80s, Ska Face sparked a revival across the north of England.

Sat 27th May
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Family
Milkshake Live! The Magic Story Book

Milkshake Live! The Magic Story Book

Starring Milkshake! favourites Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Fireman Sam, Shimmer & Shine, Pip from Pip Ahoy!, Winnie and Wilbur, Wissper, Milkshake’s very own Milkshake! Monkey and two Milkshake! presenters, this all singing, all dancing, musical masterpiece, will take audiences on a journey through the world’s favourite fairy tales.

Thu 1st Jun
Start 2.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Other Events
An Audience with Martin Kemp

An Audience with Martin Kemp

Back by popular demand, this best selling touring show gives us an insight into the life of Spandau Ballet and Martin’s acting career

Fri 9th Jun
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Club Nights
Tinchy Stryder and Friends

Tinchy Stryder and Friends

A night of rap,Hip-Hop,Grime and urban sounds

Featuring Tinchy Stryder + Guests

Sat 10th Jun
Doors 9.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Other Events
Last Choir Singing Final

Last Choir Singing Final

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

Fri 16th Jun
Start 6.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Toyah

Toyah

From punk princess to cult stage actress to high priestess of TV, Toyah Willcox is a uniquely gifted performer and an inextinguishable flame.

Sat 17th Jun
Doors 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Other Events
1973 The Year Bowie Came To Blackburn

1973 The Year Bowie Came To Blackburn

1973: The Year Bowie Came to Blackburn will take place in Blackburn during 2017 with a series of events and concerts. The free project launch event is open to all and is expected to attract interest from people who attended some of the concerts in the 1970’s.

Sat 8th Jul
Start 6.30pm
Blakeys Café Bar
 
Music
Dominic Kirwan & Lisa Stanley

Dominic Kirwan & Lisa Stanley

Dominic Kirwan in concert with Lisa Stanley

Sun 17th Sep
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Jimmy Carr – Best Of

Jimmy Carr – Best Of

A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake, Jimmy Carr’s new tour will distil everything we love to laugh at and be shocked by, into one incredible, unparalleled night of entertainment.

Fri 22nd Sep
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Club Nights
Soul Night Out

Soul Night Out

The North West’s longest running Soul Night Out – Now in it’s 23rd Year! Two rooms of magnificent soul presented by the UK’s top DJs

Sat 23rd Sep
Start 9.00pm
Concert Hall & Blakeys
 
Music
Tony Hadley

Tony Hadley

This year Tony is back doing what he loves best…being a solo artist and will be performing extensively throughout the year.  Performing the hits you know plus a few surprises along the way – Backed by full band.

Fri 29th Sep
Doors 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Opera and Dance
Tosca

Tosca

Russian State Opera Presents Tosca –  The world’s best loved opera.

Sat 30th Sep
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Tom Stade

Tom Stade

After a hiatus from the touring scene, get ready for another epic blast of Tom Stade! Direct from the Edinburgh Festival, the Canadian tour-de-force is back with a brand-new show for 2017.

Sat 30th Sep
Doors 7.30pm
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Sean Kelly and the Stars of Storage Hunters

Sean Kelly and the Stars of Storage Hunters

See the stars of Storage Hunters on stage in the UK together for the first time ever!
A night of stand-up and auction from Sean, T-Money and Green Mile.

Sat 7th Oct
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Joel Dommett

Joel Dommett

One of the UK’s most energetic and exciting comedians returns to the road with his solo show, Joel Dommett: LIVE.

 

Thu 19th Oct
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Opera and Dance
Vienna Festival Ballet – Sleeping Beauty

Vienna Festival Ballet – Sleeping Beauty

A classic fairytale set to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score, stunning choreography, beautiful costumes all combine to portray the struggle between good and evil.

Wed 25th Oct
Doors 6.00pm
Start 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Dave Spikey

Dave Spikey

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of his comedy career, Dave looks back on his journey from working class kid to Chief Biomedical Scientist to comedy performer.

Thu 26th Oct
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
The Stylistics

The Stylistics

The Stylistics remain the real deal, fabulously entertaining and musically breathtaking, plying everyone with the hits that made them a household name.   It’s a show not to be missed!

Mon 13th Nov
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Absolute Bowie

Absolute Bowie

Absolute Bowie deliver an energetic performance, celebrating the life and music of the legendary David Bowie.

Fri 24th Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Shed Seven

Shed Seven

Shed Seven have announced news of their first studio album in 16 years alongside their biggest ever UK tour.

Mon 4th Dec
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Family
American Wrestling

American Wrestling

A Great family night out.

Sat 3rd Feb
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
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 13th Sep
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall