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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 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Events

Sunday, 4th July 2021 - Sunday, 4th July 2021

Paul WellerPaul WellerPaul Weller gets back on the road to play a further 19 dates across the UK and Ireland, including King George's Hall on Sunday 4th July, 2021 at 7pm. Tickets from £47.
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Monday, 5th July 2021 - Monday, 5th July 2021

Curtis StigersCurtis StigersMulti-platinum selling singer, saxophonist, producer and songwriter Curtis Stigers will be performing at King George's Hall on Monday, 5th July 2021, 7pm.  Tickets: £32.00
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Friday, 9th July 2021 - Friday, 9th July 2021

Rob LambertiRob LambertiA Celebration of the Songs and Music of George Michael by Rob Lamberti at King George's Hall on Friday, 9th July 2021, 8pm. Adult Tickets from £29.50
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Thursday, 15th July 2021 - Thursday, 15th July 2021

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 on Thursday 15th July 2021 at 7:30pm. Tickets from £38.
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Wednesday, 18th August 2021 - Wednesday, 18th August 2021

Thursday, 19th August 2021 - Thursday, 19th August 2021

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. Celebrating over 10 years on stage, they come to King George's Hall on Wednesday and Thursday 18th & 19th August 2021.
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Wednesday, 29th September 2021 - Wednesday, 29th September 2021

BlancmangeBlancmangeBritish electronic band Blancmange play at King George's Hall in what is a welcome return for Darwen born Neil Arthur on Wednesday 29th September 2021 at 7pm. Tickets £23.50.
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Friday, 26th November 2021 - Friday, 26th November 2021

Ant Middleton: Mind Over MuscleAnt Middleton: Mind Over MuscleAnt Middleton is best known as the Chief Instructor for Channel 4’s hit show, SAS: Who Dares Wins and brings his show "Mind Over Muscle" to King George's Hall on Friday 26th November 2021 at 7pm. Tickets from £31.50.
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Sunday, 28th November 2021 - Sunday, 28th November 2021

The Australian Pink Floyd ShowThe Australian Pink Floyd ShowPerforming the music of Pink Floyd with note for note perfection, this critically acclaimed tribute show has been astonishing audiences worldwide. The Australian Pink Floyd Show comes to King George's Hall on Sunday 28th November 2021 at 7pm. Tickets from £31.50.
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Friday, 10th December 2021 - Friday, 10th December 2021

Dave SpikeyDave SpikeyDave Spikey "One of the finest raconteurs around" will be appearing at King Georges Hall, Windsor Suite on Thursday 27th May 2021 at 7.30pm Tickets: £21.50/ £19 concession. Age guidance 16+
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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
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

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