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The Grand at Clitheroe

Type:Event Venue

18 York Street, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 2DL

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Tel: 01200 421 599

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The Grand at Clitheroe
Created to provide state-of-the-art performance and live music facilities in the heart of Ribble Valley, The Grand is now quite simply the best venue for miles around!

The multi-million-pound auditorium is home to a professional recording studio offering world-class equipment in a superb acoustic environment, plus contemporary dance rehearsal rooms, and a relaxed café/bistro serving delicious food sourced from top-quality local suppliers.

With a wide and varied schedule of live music events, cinema nights and more The Grand is the perfect destination venue.

Interested in hiring the venue? Contact Matt Evans on matt.evans@thegrandvenue.co.uk.


Tickets are available from The Grand and The Grand Website. Ticket prices depend on the event.

Opening Times

The Grand (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
Tuesday - Friday10:00 - 18:00*
Saturday12:00 - 18:00*

* Evening, Weekends and Bank Holiday opening times depend on upcoming events. Please check our website for the full event listing. The Recording Studio's opening times are by appointment only.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


Thursday, 20th June 2019 - Thursday, 20th June 2019

Streetfeet Summer ShowcaseThe Grand's Streetfeet students will perform their end of term Summer Show on Thursday 20th June 2019. This is going to be a spectacular showcase of local talent in the area. The young performers will be highlighting their development over the past term with friends, family and the local community.
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Friday, 21st June 2019 - Sunday, 23rd June 2019

Cloudspotting Music and Arts Festival 2019The family friendly event will be similar in format to last year's A Break in the Clouds event – taking place from Friday afternoon to Sunday early afternoon. This year, revelers can look forward to a full programme of live music and activities from 6pm on Friday. The entertainment will conclude…
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Friday, 28th June 2019 - Friday, 28th June 2019

Film: Being FrankThe life and story of Chris Sievey, a post-punk musician whose creative energy never translated to success. Until, that is, he put on a paper-mache, Max Fleischer-style cartoon head, renamed himself Frank Sidebottom and became the biggest star to ever emerge from the Cheshire village of Timperley.
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Saturday, 29th June 2019 - Saturday, 29th June 2019

King of the CastleLoads of prizes to be won! FREE BBQ, live music, local business stalls, family-friendly day! Be My Band Presents: REVERB In The Park. It will be on during the day as well over on the tennis court. the bands will play a variety of live music. The Grand Bar will also be serving a full range of…
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Wednesday, 3rd July 2019 - Wednesday, 3rd July 2019

Spooky Men's ChoraleThe Spooky Men's Chorale are the gift that keeps on giving… as thunderous as a herd of wildebeest, as sly as a wagonload of Spike Milligans and as sonorous as a cloister of monks. The manchoir emerged blinking-eyed from the Blue Mountains of NSW fifteen years ago and armed with no more than their…
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Saturday, 6th July 2019 - Saturday, 6th July 2019

Ella Shaw's Academy of Arts ShowcaseThis Summer Ella Shaw's Academy of Arts brings you a showcase full of performances from the most legendary icons of all time. The students will be performing pieces from Queen to Tina Turner, Laurel and Hardy to James Bond and everything in-between. Expect a night of disco and songs that take you…
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Tuesday, 9th July 2019 - Tuesday, 9th July 2019

Ladies Film Night: All is trueThe year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family. Haunted by the death of his only…
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Friday, 12th July 2019 - Friday, 12th July 2019

Film: Diego MaradonaFrom the BAFTA and Academy Award-winning team behind the brilliant AMY (about Amy Winehouse) and SENNA (about Ayrton Senna) comes a wild and unforgettable story of of God-given talent, glory, despair and betrayal, of corruption and ultimately redemption. Having never won a major tournament, ailing…
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Saturday, 20th July 2019 - Saturday, 20th July 2019

ABBA ForeverABBA Forever are recognised as one of the best live recreations of Abba Live in Concert and theatre audiences worldwide have long enjoyed this superb recreation of possibly the world's greatest pop band. A considerable landmark in their career was their sixth sell out theatre tour of Sweden, the…
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Saturday, 27th July 2019 - Saturday, 27th July 2019

The Grand Choir: A Little Light Music Concert with Special GuestA FUNDRAISER CONCERT FOR THE LIGHT MUSIC SOCIETY! The Clitheroe Grand Choir performs a concert of light music to raise funds for the Light Music Society. The programme will include vocal arrangements of popular Light Music Classics including Elizabethan Serenade, Roses of Picardy, Blue Tango, and…
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Friday, 9th August 2019 - Friday, 9th August 2019

Alice in WonderlandTake a trip down the rabbit role with us in this unforgettable adaptation of Lewis Carroll's famous story by Studio63 Productions and up and coming playwright Kate Mitchell. In this Panto-esque style show, you'll be kept entertained by professional and experienced children's theatre actors with…
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Saturday, 10th August 2019 - Saturday, 10th August 2019

Western Valley Hot Club & FriendsWestern Valley Hot Club - featuring the irrepressible Gaynor Sutcliffe, Stanley Dixie and Ray Walmesley - will be joined by guest musicians from the Czech Republic. The band will 'do the decades' - playing a set of 60s and 70s as well as a set from the 40s and 50s - for which they are best known.…
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Saturday, 24th August 2019 - Saturday, 24th August 2019

True Order & Laid18 months after last packing the place out and a year on from the memorable visit of Peter Hook and the Light, The Grand again wallows in the warm glow of a New Order celebration. Bring a smile to your August Bank Holiday as True Order perform a great mix of songs from the Manchester band's…
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Saturday, 31st August 2019 - Saturday, 31st August 2019

The Soul Convicts + SupportFor the third year running The Soul Convicts are back at The Grand for one of their few public gigs. Be sure to catch them with support. 'An invigorating fusion of brass, melodies and disco pop, these funk soul brothers and sisters from Lancashire are kicking up a mighty storm on the live circuit…
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Saturday, 14th September 2019 - Saturday, 14th September 2019

Sound of Springsteen'Sound of Springsteen' formed in late 2017 from a passion for the work of Bruce 'The Boss' Springsteen. Each member of this 8-piece band have their own unique abilities as performers and an undeniable love of the music. The band members as they are now, have impressive references, listing previous…
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Friday, 20th September 2019 - Friday, 20th September 2019

Clitheroe Comedy Club: Britain's Got Talent Special​We are very excited to bring you this cutting edge comedy line-up featuring three of the nation's favourite acts from Britain's Got Talent. ​Your host and MC Tony Vino will be joined by Lost Voice Guy, Mandy Muden and Robert White for a night of comedy not-to-missed. This line-up has been…
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Friday, 27th September 2019 - Friday, 27th September 2019

Dervish + Drop The FloorDervish have been bringing Irish traditional music to the world for more than 29 years. Described by the BBC as "an icon of Irish music", the band have played at festivals from Rock in Rio to Glastonbury, toured with the Irish President and struck up tunes on the Great Wall of China. Dervish have a…
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Wednesday, 2nd October 2019 - Wednesday, 2nd October 2019

Driving Mr MorecambeNo trip to Morecambe is complete without a visit to Eric Morecambe's statue on the seaside promenade. Unveiled by The Queen, the life-size sculpture shows the comic legend in one of his characteristic poses, and visitors to the Lancashire resort queue to have their photograph taken next to it. But…
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Friday, 4th October 2019 - Friday, 4th October 2019

The Icicle Works (35th Anniversary Tour)35th anniversary tour. LIVERPOOL chart toppers Icicle Works blazed a trail through the 1980's with their hits Birds Fly (Whisper to a Scream) and Love is a Wonderful Colour. Later, teaming up with producer Ian Broudie, who co-wrote England's Three Lions World Cup anthem, Icicle Works enjoyed…
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Saturday, 12th October 2019 - Saturday, 12th October 2019

Big Country + SupportBig Country make an eagerly-awaited return to The Grand with a 35th Anniversary Tour performance: 'Return to 'Steeltown'. The band will be performing songs from their classic, multi-million selling album 'Steeltown' - the second studio album recorded at ABBA's Polar Studios in Stockholm with Steve…
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Sunday, 13th October 2019 - Sunday, 13th October 2019

Clitheroe Blues FestivalSolid Entertainments return with the Clitheroe Blues Festival, back for a third outing on Sunday, October 13th, 2019. This all-day event has provided some great names in the past couple of years with acts such as Corey Laing's Mountain, Chantel McGregor and Stevie Nimmo among the headline guests. …
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Friday, 18th October 2019 - Friday, 18th October 2019

Clem Burke with Bootleg BlondieWe are pleased to announce a very special show with the legendary Clem Burke & Bootleg Blondie performing the iconic Parallel Lines album in it's entirety followed by a Blondie hits set !
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Saturday, 26th October 2019 - Saturday, 26th October 2019

The Smiths LtdThe Smiths Ltd was formed in Manchester, UK the hometown of The Smiths. After an extensive search to find the perfect Morrissey, the band played their first gig in Manchester to an audience of avid Smiths fans. The response was spectacular and The Smiths Ltd now play at venues and festivals all…
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Sunday, 3rd November 2019 - Sunday, 3rd November 2019

Wishbone Ash 50th AnniversaryIt's a remarkable milestone few bands have achieved… 50 years of continual touring and recording… and always at the highest level. As Wishbone Ash take their place amongst an exceptionally rare elite, they'll be celebrating the occasion with a specially extended show, taking the audience on a…
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Friday, 8th November 2019 - Friday, 8th November 2019

Fleetwood BacFLEETWOOD 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.
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Saturday, 9th November 2019 - Saturday, 9th November 2019

Oysterband & June TaborFire and Fleet Tour One of the most exciting collaborations in folk music, June Tabor & Oysterband, resumes this autumn for a major tour. With separate distinguished careers to pursue, their appearances together are necessarily rare, so this is a must-see opportunity to catch them live.
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Saturday, 16th November 2019 - Saturday, 16th November 2019

Brix & The Extricated + SupportBrix & The Extricated feature original Fall vixen Brix Smith-Start on guitar and vocals, powerhouse duo Steve Hanley on bass and brother Paul Hanley on drums ('The greatest rhythm section in rock n roll' – Luke Haines), Steve Trafford on guitar and vocals and virtuoso Jason Brown on guitar, this is…
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Friday, 29th November 2019 - Friday, 29th November 2019

LindisfarneLindisfarne emerged from Tyneside in the 1970s and quickly carved out a unique place for themselves as one of British rock's most original bands. Their pioneering sound, combining acoustic instruments like mandolin and fiddle with their electric blues roots, proved the perfect medium to deliver the…
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Saturday, 30th November 2019 - Saturday, 30th November 2019

Turin Brakes Acoustic + SupportThe estimable London 4-piece Turin Brakes are delighted to announce a UK Acoustic Tour starting Autumn 2019. The band - founder members and former primary school friends Olly Knights and Gale Paridjanian, along with longtime bandmates Rob Allum and Eddie Myer - are one the finest indie bands of the…
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Sunday, 15th December 2019 - Sunday, 15th December 2019

The SweetOver 55 million records sold worldwide. 34 number 1 hits worldwide. SWEET continue to tour and perform to sell out audiences around the globe.
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  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018


Road Directions

Take the M6 northbound or southbound. Leave the M6 at junction 31 onto the A59 following sings to Clitheroe. Exit A59 onto the A671 signposted Clitheroe. At mini-roundabout take left onto Moor Lane - B6243. Turn right onto Castle Street and continue straight down onto York Street. The Grand is the modern building to your right inside.

Public Transport Directions

By rail: Clitheroe has a direct rail service from Manchester Victoria. Find further information at National Rail Enquires.

By Bus/Coach: National Express Coaches stop at Blackburn Boulevard where there are regular buses through to Clitheroe. For further information about National Express Coaches or local bus services contact Clitheroe Visitor Information Centre. 01200 425566 or email tourism@ribblevalley.gov.uk



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Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
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Specialist Features

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