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King George's Hall

Type:Theatre

Northgate, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 1AA

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King Georges 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.

Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Events

Thursday, 4th October 2018 - Thursday, 4th October 2018

Guess How Much I Love YouGuess How Much I Love You‘I love you right up to the moon – and back’, Selladoor Family present the timeless story "Guess How Much I Love You" at King George's Hall on Thursday 4th October 2018 at 4:30pm. Tickets from £12.
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Friday, 5th October 2018 - Friday, 5th October 2018

Friday, 2nd November 2018 - Friday, 2nd November 2018

Friday, 7th December 2018 - Friday, 7th December 2018

Friday, 4th January 2019 - Friday, 4th January 2019

Friday, 1st February 2019 - Friday, 1st February 2019

Friday, 1st March 2019 - Friday, 1st March 2019

George's Comedy ClubGeorge's Comedy ClubGeorge’s Comedy Club runs on the first Friday of every month in The Windsor Suite at King Georges Hall and brings you the very best, hand-picked comedians to Lancashire in an intimate cabaret setting. Make sure you book early to avoid disappointment! This event sells out every single month!
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Saturday, 13th October 2018 - Saturday, 13th October 2018

Club TropicanaClub TropicanaClub Tropicana returns to King George's Hall for a one off special on Saturday, 13th October 2018 at 10:30pm in support of the Mayor's Charities: Nightsafe, Derian House, The Wish Centre and Humraaz Refuge. Tickets £3.
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Thursday, 18th October 2018 - Thursday, 18th October 2018

The Three DegreesThe Three Degrees With original members Helen Scott & Valerie Holiday will be performing at King Georges Hall  on Thursday, 18th October 2018 - all the way from the USA on their 50th Anniversary Tour. The Three Degrees are well known for their soulful voices, beautiful gowns, and fabulous stage...
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Friday, 19th October 2018 - Friday, 19th October 2018

Blackburn Classics 2018/19: The HalleBlackburn Classics 2018/19: The HalleTwo distinguished performers team up with the Hallé to perform what is simply the greatest of all cello concertos. When Brahms heard Dvořák’s masterpiece for the first time he was astonished, saying he wished he could have written it himself. Blackburn Classics 2018/19 - The Hallé at King George's...
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Saturday, 27th October 2018 - Saturday, 27th October 2018

From The Jam - All Mod Cons 40th AnniversaryFrom 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.
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Thursday, 1st November 2018 - Thursday, 1st November 2018

Joe LycettPop 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. As seen on 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown, QI and The Royal Variety Performance.
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Saturday, 3rd November 2018 - Saturday, 3rd November 2018

Fast Love – A Tribute To George MichaelGet ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating a global superstar, as he puts the boom boom into your heart in the all new production, Fast Love. The show is packed with crowd pleasing anthems. From the Wham classics of the new pop revival to the chart-topping success of the eighties album...
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Friday, 9th November 2018 - Friday, 9th November 2018

The Mersey BeatlesSee the fabulous Mersey Beatles in The Windsor Suite at King Georges Hall on Friday, 9th November 2018 at 7.30pm. They brilliantly exude the inner and outer spirit of the original Fab Four, from the costumes, the instruments and, of course, the unmistakable live sound from The Cavern Club,...
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Friday, 16th November 2018 - Friday, 16th November 2018

Blackburn Classics 2018/19: Royal Northern SinfoniaBlackburn Classics 2018/19: Royal Northern SinfoniaBlackburn Classics 2018/19 - Royal Northern Sinfonia at King George's Hall on Friday, 16th November 2018 at 7.30pm. Tickets from £18.00 (Concessions & Season tickets also available)
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Saturday, 17th November 2018 - Saturday, 17th November 2018

Stone FoundationStone FoundationNEW SHOW!  Stone Foundation, King Georges Hall on Saturday 17th November 2018 Their sound is a fine blend of all that has come to pass, from the blues and early R’n’B, all the way up through to soul and ska and the new wave, so theirs is a solid musical grounding. Advance Tickets £16.50
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Saturday, 15th December 2018 - Saturday, 15th December 2018

The Bon Jovi ExperienceThe Bon Jovi ExperienceSee the worlds only tribute to have been requested by and to have performed live on stage with Jon Bon Jovi himself at King George's Hall on Saturday 15th December 2018 at 7pm. The band have toured to ecstatic audiences the world over… not to be missed. Tickets from £25.50.
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Friday, 15th February 2019 - Friday, 15th February 2019

Blackburn Classics 2018/19: The HalleBlackburn Classics 2018/19: The HalleThe Hallé’s Principal Clarinet Sergio Castelló López is soloist in Mozart’s serene concerto. It was written for Anton Stadler, hugely respected despite Mozart’s nickname for him: ‘old redcurrant face’. Blackburn Classics 2018/19 - The Hallé at King George's Hall on Friday, 15th February 2019 at 7...
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Saturday, 16th February 2019 - Saturday, 16th February 2019

Quadrophenia - LiveQuadrophenia - LiveReleased over 40 years ago in October 1973, The Who’s second rock opera ‘Quadrophenia’ was Pete Townshend’s homage to a pivotal moment in British youth culture. Backed with exciting, and sometimes heart-wrenching, large-screen projection of archival footage, the emotions, tension and raw power that...
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Friday, 12th April 2019 - Friday, 12th April 2019

Blackburn Classics 2018/19: The HalleBlackburn Classics 2018/19: The HalleThis special concert celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth, on 11 April, of Sir Charles Hallé, the orchestra’s founder. As well as being a pianist and conductor, Sir Charles was also a composer and we have a fascinating chance to hear one of his works in an orchestration by C. M. Wagner....
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Friday, 7th June 2019 - Friday, 7th June 2019

Blackburn Classics 2018/19: BBC PhilharmonicBlackburn Classics 2018/19: BBC PhilharmonicBlackburn Classics 2018/19 - BBC Philharmonic at King George's Hall on Friday, 7th June 2019 at 7.30pm. Tickets from £18.00 (Concessions & Season tickets also available)
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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 StaNav. 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 TRANSPORTKing George's Hall is only a short walk from the main rail & bus stations in Blackburn. Due to exciting developments around the Cathedral & Bus Station there will be some changes to the bus stops around the town centre.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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