Spoken Word
NTAH: Les Blancs

NTAH: Les Blancs

An African country teeters on the edge of civil war. A society prepares to drive out its colonial present and claim an independent future. Racial tensions boil over. Tshembe, returned home from England for his father’s funeral, finds himself in the eye of the storm.

Thu 9th Jul
Start 7.00pm
AT HOME
 
Comedy
Mark Thomas – Serious Organised Criminal

Mark Thomas – Serious Organised Criminal

This is Mark’s true story of cake icing as a political weapon, of demonstrations to Defend Surrealism, and of getting to like the Police. Mark turns an 18-month battle over Parliament Square and the right to demonstrate into a bizarrely brilliant stand up show. This is how Mark fought the law… with the law’s permission.

Thu 9th Jul
Start 7.30pm
AT HOME
 
Spoken Word
Podcast: Murder, She Didn’t Write

Podcast: Murder, She Didn’t Write

In this first episode of Murder, She Didn’t Write’s fun-filled foray into radio drama, a ridiculous plot is a-foot and a cast of characters assembled… but when danger appears, who can tell which one will bounce first?

Fri 10th Jul
Start 12.00pm
AT HOME
 
Community
Blackburn & Darwen Lockdown Live

Blackburn & Darwen Lockdown Live

If you have honed a new or existing talent during lockdown which you would be willing to share online then read on! This is your opportunity to join in and perform in the Blackburn & Darwen Lockdown Live.

Sun 12th Jul
Start 5.00pm
AT HOME
 
Spoken Word
The World At Home

The World At Home

Join Lyngo Theatre to create words, images, music, art and theatre about ourselves and our houses.

Mon 13th Jul to
Mon 3rd Aug
Start 10.00am
AT HOME
 
Family
The Bureau: Shared Sounds

The Bureau: Shared Sounds

Free weekly music sessions for children from birth to 5yrs with their parents/carers! Join Sorrel every Tuesday at 10am for songs, rhymes & musical games

Tue 14th Jul to
Tue 28th Jul
Start 10.00am
AT HOME
 
Classical Music and Opera
The Hallé – Best of British Cinema **CANCELLED**

The Hallé – Best of British Cinema **CANCELLED**

Stephen Bell, the Hallé Pops Associate Conductor has created a playlist for us in lieu of the planned concert on 28th June.

Tue 28th Jul
Start 3.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Family
Scoop’s Space

Scoop’s Space

This digital retelling is inspired by the 2018 production Junk . It will revisit Scoop, the junk lady,  and show you into her secret space

Fri 31st Jul
Start 11.00am
AT HOME
 
Club Nights
Boogie Bingo XL

Boogie Bingo XL

THE ONE STOP – DISCO – BINGO – PARTY NIGHT.
Postponed show from Sat 23 May 2020

Sat 8th Aug
Doors 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Dance
BalletBoyz

BalletBoyz

Bradley 4:18, choreographed by Punchdrunk’s Maxine Doyle, is a dance performance inspired by the lyrics of spoken word artist Kate Tempest’s Pictures on a Screen, which tell the story of Bradley, a seemingly successful young man struggling to connect with the world around him.

Thu 27th Aug
Start 7.00pm
AT HOME
 
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!!!
*APRIL, MAY & JUNE 2020 CANCELLED*

Fri 4th Sep to
Fri 4th Dec
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

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

Sun 20th Sep
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Community
Made in Dagenham **CANCELLED**

Made in Dagenham **CANCELLED**

Inspired by a true story and based on the hit movie, Made in Dagenham is an uplifting musical comedy about friendship, love and the importance of fighting for what is right.

Wed 23rd Sep
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Community
NAC Centenary Concert **CANCELLED**

NAC Centenary Concert **CANCELLED**

A grand musical celebration featuring the 2nd Rossendale Scout Band and a magnificent seven East Lancashire choirs – men’s, women’s, mixed and youth – for the National Association of Choirs centenary.
This event has been cancelled

Fri 25th Sep
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Bootleg Beach Boys

Bootleg Beach Boys

The Bootleg Beach Boys perform selections of classic hits, & cult favourites, from California’s most famous band

Sun 4th Oct
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Family
The Tiger Who Came To Tea

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

Direct from the West End, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show, The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns on tour, celebrating over 10 years on stage!
Postponed shows from April 2020:
Tue 7 April – 2pm to Sat 10 October – 2.30pm
Wed 8 April – 11am to Sun 11 October – 11.30am
Wed 8 April – 2pm to Sun 11 October 2.30pm

Saturday 10 Oct 2:30pm

Sunday 11 Oct 11:30am +2:30pm

Concert Hall
 
Music
The South

The South

The South are an impressive 9 piece band who feature former members of The Beautiful South including singer Alison Wheeler and lifelong sax player Gaz Birtles

Sat 10th Oct
Doors 7.00pm
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’
Postponed show from 21st March 2020

Fri 16th Oct
Doors 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
The Slow Readers Club

The Slow Readers Club

Manchester’s The Slow Readers Club have announced their fourth album, The Joy Of The Return, and will be kicking off their accompanying tour here in Blackburn.

Postponed show from Monday 23 March 2020

Tue 20th Oct
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
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 24th Oct
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
The Stylistics

The Stylistics

Direct from the USA. Greatest Hits – Live!

Tue 27th Oct
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Jon Richardson: The Knitwit

Jon Richardson: The Knitwit

Will the recycling be put out on the right day? Who is going to smooth over the top of the margarine? How many lights are on upstairs when everybody is downstairs? Watch Jon pretend that these aren’t his foremost concerns as he leaves home on his first tour since the last one.

Thu 29th Oct
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Blancmange

Blancmange

A welcome return to KGH for Darwen born Neil Arthur and Blancmange

Sat 31st Oct
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Abbamania

Abbamania

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

Sun 8th Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Paul Smith

Paul Smith

A lot has changed for Paul in recent years. Join him for his 3rd and largest ever tour of the UK and Ireland as he once again mixes sharp, hilarious stories from his life with his trademark off the cuff wit.

Postponed shows from 19 June 2020 to Fri 13 November 2020
Postponed shows from 29 July 2020 to Sat 14 November 2020.

Fri 13th Nov and
Sat 14th Nov
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
G4

G4

Experience sumptuous harmonies in an idyllic, festive setting…

Fri 20th Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
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.

Postponed show from Fri 27th March 2020

Fri 20th Nov
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Club Nights
Martin Kemp – Back to the 80’s Party

Martin Kemp – Back to the 80’s Party

Martin Kemp of Spandau Ballet trades in his bass for the turntables to spin classic hits from the 1980s.
Postponed show from Sat 2nd May 2020

Sat 21st Nov
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Northern Live

Northern Live

The World’s Greatest and most authentic touring Live Band Northern Soul Show, keeping the Faith to the original sounds of the underground movement that started on the dance floors in the North.
Postponed show from Sat 4 April 2020

Sat 5th Dec
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Family
Snow White

Snow White

A truly wicked pantomime comes to King George’s Hall this Christmas.

Mon 7th Dec to
Thu 31st Dec
Start 10.00am
Concert Hall
 
Music
The Illegal Eagles

The Illegal Eagles

Celebrating the music of the legendary West Coast Country Rock band, The Illegal Eagles bring their trademark musical prowess, acute attention to detail and incredible showmanship.

Sat 12th Dec
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
The Christians

The Christians

Still headed by enigmatic lead singer Garry Christian who has only gained in vocal stature (and wit) over the years!
Postponed show from Sat 25 April 2020

Fri 18th Dec
Doors 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Carl Hutchinson : Live

Carl Hutchinson : Live

After two consecutive sell-out years, Carl returns with a brand new show! Expect stories, observations & audience interaction. Always an exciting night, join this dynamic and versatile performer for a truly unmissable evening of comedy.

Sun 20th Dec
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Supreme Queen

Supreme Queen

Closely following the ethos of the original band, Supreme Queen have always strived to create the Original Queen Live Experience.
Postponed show  from Sat 11 April 2020 and Thur 8 October 2020

Sat 23rd Jan
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Steve Hughes

Steve Hughes

Returning to the UK for his first full length tour in six years, Australian (and adopted Brit) comedy legend Steve Hughes is known the world over for his hard hitting, take no prisoners stand up.
Postponed show from Fri 30 October 2020

Sun 24th Jan
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Big Country

Big Country

Big Country return to KGH with the Wonderland Tour

Sat 30th Jan
Doors 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott – Acoustic

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott – Acoustic

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott will play a special stripped back acoustic show to celebrate the release of their brand new album ‘Manchester Calling’.
Postponed show from Sat 20 June 2020

Tue 2nd Feb
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
The Magic of Motown

The Magic of Motown

Celebrating 60 magical years of Motown, immerse yourself in the sound of a generation as The Magic of Motown returns to the stage!

Postponed show from Saturday 31 October 2020

Fri 12th Feb
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
The Skids (Unplugged)

The Skids (Unplugged)

The Skids featuring Richard Jobson, Bruce Watson and Jamie Watson announce a series of ‘Unplugged’ dates in support of their recent acoustic album ‘Peaceful Times’.

Postponed show from Sat 18 April 2020

Thu 18th Feb
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
80s Live

80s Live

You may have heard of throwback Thursday, now it’s time for the ultimate throwback decade -80s Live!

Fri 26th Feb
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
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.
Postponed show from Fri 22 May 2020

Fri 12th Mar
Doors 7.30pm
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Friends! The Musical Parody

Friends! The Musical Parody

Friends! The Musical Parody is an hilarious good-hearted romp through our favourite moments from the hit TV show in an uncensored, hilarious, fast-paced, music-filled production

Postponed show from Sunday 5th April 2020 and Wednesday 25th November 2020

Sun 14th Mar
Doors 6.15pm
Start 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Barbara Dickson

Barbara Dickson

Emerging from the Scottish Folk Revival of the 1960s, Barbara Dickson became the biggest selling Scottish female album artist of all time, earning 6 platinum, 11 gold and 7 silver albums.

Wed 24th Mar
Doors 6.45pm
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Dance
Lancashire Schools Dance Showcase 2020

Lancashire Schools Dance Showcase 2020

Guaranteed to get you on your feet! Stars Of Tomorrow Productions presents Lancashire Schools Dance Showcase 2020.

This show has been re- scheduled from Wed 20 May 2020

Thu 25th Mar
Start 6.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Chris Ramsey – 20/20

Chris Ramsey – 20/20

Critically acclaimed comedian Chris Ramsey is hitting the road for his biggest ever stand-up tour in 2020
Postponed show from Sun 29 March 2020

Fri 26th Mar
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Boyzlife

Boyzlife

Two of the world’s biggest bands Boyzone and Westlife come together,
For the very first time, with a full band production show.
Featuring Brian McFadden and Keith Duffy.

Sat 3rd Apr
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Family
Twirlywoos Live!

Twirlywoos Live!

The Twirlywoos are setting sail around the UK to welcome young fans along for a theatrical adventure

Postponed shows from Thurs 28 May 2020 

Wed 7th Apr
Start 1.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Milton Jones

Milton Jones

One man. One Mission. Is it possible? No, not really.
Him with the shirts from Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo and Radio 4.

Postponed show from Fri 23 October 2020

Thu 8th Apr
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Dom Joly

Dom Joly

Dom Joly is best known as the creator of Trigger Happy TV. And now the writer and broadcaster is undertaking his first UK tour since 2011, giving fans a rare opportunity to see him live.

Thu 15th Apr
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Kate Rusby

Kate Rusby

Of all the stars in Folk Music’s wondrous firmament few shine as brightly as Yorkshire’s Kate Rusby.

Fri 23rd Apr
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Ed Byrne

Ed Byrne

Join Ed as he takes a long hard look at himself and tries to decide if he has ANY traits that are worth passing on to his children.

Sat 24th Apr
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Classical Music and Opera
Manchester Camerata

Manchester Camerata

Manchester Camerata and its co-Leader, Katie Stillman, take to the stage in a diverse programme of chamber music.

Postponed show from Friday 24 April 2020

Sun 25th Apr
Start 3.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Dance
Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

Retelling the classic fairy tale with a Northern Ballet twist, Little Red Riding Hood is the perfect opportunity for your little ones to enjoy live ballet, music and theatre.

Postponed shows from Wed 06 May 2020

Tues 27 April 2021
2.30pm and 4.30pm shows

Concert Hall
 
Music
The Animals

The Animals

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band The Animals say a farewell to their fans with a final performance, singing all their greatest hits.

Tue 4th May
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Jason Manford : Like Me

Jason Manford : Like Me

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. ‘Like Me’ is Jason’s latest comic offering set to hit road.

Sat 15th May
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Spoken Word
Psychic Sally

Psychic Sally

Wowing audiences young and old across the country for over 10 years, Sally’s show will have you on the edge of your seat, as she brings mediumship into the 21st century.

Thu 17th Jun
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Paul Weller

Paul Weller

With his recently announced 2020 May tour already sold out, Paul Weller gets back on the road in October and November to play a further 19 dates across the UK and Ireland.

Postponed show from Saturday 7th November 2020

Sun 4th Jul
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Jools Holland & His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

Jools Holland & His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

We are delighted to welcome back Jools and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra as part of his 2020 tour.

Postponed show from Thurs 16 July 2020

Thu 15th Jul
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Jethro Tull: The Prog Years

Jethro Tull: The Prog Years

The Prog Years’ UK Tour.

Postponed show from Sat 3 October 2020

Thu 30th Sep
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Spoken Word
Sir Ranulph Fiennes

Sir Ranulph Fiennes

Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ many endeavours have pushed his endurance levels to the very limits, inspiring generations and making him a pioneer of exploration with an unparalleled story to tell.

Postponed show from Monday 23 November 2020

Fri 29th Oct
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Stars from the Commitments

Stars from the Commitments

This outstanding live stage show features an amazing, live band with original Commitments cast members and musicians from the Bafta award winning and Golden Globe and Oscar® nominated smash hit Sir Alan Parker film and multimillion selling soundtrack albums
Postponed show from Thu 10 Sep 2020

Sat 30th Oct
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Spoken Word
Ant Middleton: Mind Over Muscle

Ant Middleton: Mind Over Muscle

Ant Middleton is best known as the Chief Instructor for Channel 4’s hit show, SAS : Who Dares Wins. With four hugely successful series’ and a Stand Up to Cancer Celebrity Special and using the skills honed from his experience in the British Special Forces, Ant leads and completes extreme adventures often documented for TV programmes.

Postponed show from Fri 06 November 2020

Fri 26th Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Tez Ilyas

Tez Ilyas

The brand-new stand-up show from the star of The Tez O’Clock Show (Channel 4), TEZ Talks
(BBC Radio 4) and the multi-award-winning Man Like Mobeen (BBC Three).

Postponed show from Sat 28 November 2020

Sat 27th Nov
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Australian Pink Floyd

Australian Pink Floyd

The critically lauded The Australian Pink Floyd Show have announced a brand new tour for 2020 featuring tracks from Pink Floyd’s classic albums.

Postponed show from Thurs 26 Nov 2020

Sun 28th Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall