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King George's Hall

Type:Theatre

Northgate, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 1AA

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King George's Hall
King George's Hall in the centre of Blackburn is one of the region's premier live entertainment complexes and welcomes top class performers as part of an exciting programme of music, dance, comedy and variety.

King George's Hall was built in the classical style from stone quarries at Butler's Delph in Pleasington. The distinctive look of the hall is the result of designs by two firms of architects: Messrs. Briggs & Wolstenholme, responsible for the pre-war lower portion, and Messrs. Stones & Stones, commissioned after the war. The history of the hall is clearly reflected in its exterior appearance, with the horizontal divide between the pre- and post-war sections clearly visible. The carved figures on the Blakey Moor side of the hall, which represent war and peace, also result from the hall's wartime construction.

Inside King George's many original features have been retained, including much of the original feature plaster work. In the main auditorium not only has all the original plaster work been retained, but also the magnificent Art Deco house lights. All these original features have been retained thanks to the sympathetic renovation programme carried out in 1994, and today King George's Hall tastefully combines the grandeur of its theatre tradition with the modern technology and facilities that today's productions require.

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Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Events

Thursday, 14th July 2022 - Thursday, 14th July 2022

Jools Holland & His Rhythm and Blues OrchestraJools Holland & his Rhythm and Blues OrchestraJools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra return to King George's Hall at 7:30pm. Tickets from £38.
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Friday, 15th July 2022 - Friday, 15th July 2022

Rob Brydon 'A Night of Songs and Laughter'Rob Brydon 'A Night of Songs and Laughter'Featuring a sensational live band, ‘A Night of Songs and Laughter’ tells Rob’s personal musical journey from South Wales to Hollywood and back. King George's Hall at 7.30pm Tickets from: £39.00
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Thursday, 18th August 2022 - Friday, 19th August 2022

The Tiger Who Came to TeaThe Tiger Who Came to TeaDirect 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! King George's Hall at 11.30am & 2.30pm Tickets: from £9.50 - £14.00
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Friday, 26th August 2022 - Friday, 26th August 2022

Kevin BridgesKevin Bridges returns with his hotly-anticipated new show. ‘‘The Overdue Catch-Up’ welcomes audiences into the mind of one of the sharpest comedy talents the UK has to offer. With a career spanning 18 years Kevin Bridges already has the life experience of a man twice his age, helping him to hit the…
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Friday, 23rd September 2022 - Friday, 23rd September 2022

Dawn French
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Saturday, 1st October 2022 - Saturday, 1st October 2022

AbbamaniaAbbamaniaEurope’s leading Abba tribute, Abbamania will be performing at King George's Hall at 7pm So dust of your platforms, put on your flares and come along and enjoy an unforgettable night. Tickets from £26.50
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Monday, 10th October 2022 - Monday, 10th October 2022

Steeleye SpanThe Animals - Farewell TourSteeleye Span has been one of the most influential names in British roots music. Pioneers of folk-rock, Steeleye Span changed the face of folk music forever, taking it out of small clubs and into the world of gold discs and international tours. King George's Hall at 7.30pm. Tickets: £28.00
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Awards

  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018

Directions

Road Directions

PARKING: King Georges Hall is located in Blackburn town centre. From M6 Junction 31 follow A667 into Blackburn or from M65 Junction 4 follow A666 to Blackburn. Feilden Street Car Park is perfectly situated only a short walk away - tap BB2 1LH into your SatNav. Most of the area's on street parking is free after 6pm. Contact Blackburn Visitor Centre for further details of Car Parks or see the map on our web site www.visitblackburn.co.uk

Public Transport Directions

PUBLIC TRANSPORT King George's Hall is only a short walk from the main rail & bus stations in Blackburn. Please contact Blackburn Visitor Centre for details of up to date public transport information 01254 688040 For information outside normal office hours contact Traveline 0871 2002223 or National Rail 08457 484920

Facilities

Establishment Features

  • Conference Facilities

Payment Methods

  • MasterCard accepted
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  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

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