Leas Cliff Hall

Leas Cliff Hall
The Leas, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2DZ
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The venue was originally opened in 1927 by Prince Henry, later Duke of Gloucester, with a concert featuring Folkestone Municipal Orchestra. Leas Cliff Hall was modernised in 1981 and now has a capacity for 900 (seated) or 1500 (standing). Notable performers over the years range from Ozzy Osbourne and The Rolling Stones to Victoria Wood and Norman Wisdom.

The venue is also available for corporate, party and wedding hire.

Folkstone Central train station is 15 minutes walk from Leas Cliff Hall while the nearest bus stop is located on Bouverie Square.

Events at this venue

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ABBA Mania

Celebrating decades of golden hits with a recreation of the live Abba show.

Sat 23 Nov

£13–£27 / 01303 228600

An Audience with Simon Reeve

The journalist sets out on his first-ever tour to discuss the many fascinating adventures he has undertaken.

Thu 31 Oct

£26.25 / 01303 228600

Ben Elton

The legendary comedian, author and playwright heads out on a stand-up tour for the first time in 15 years.

Fri 1 Nov

£33.65 / 01303 228600

Carole: The Music of Carole King

Musical journey through the life and career of the great American songwriter Carole King.

Sun 13 Oct

£13–£27.25 / 01303 228600

The Drifters

The veteran vocal harmony group celebrate over 60 years of The Drifters with hits including 'Under the Broadway', 'Saturday Night at the Movies’ and ‘Up on the Roof’.

Sat 6 Jul

£24–£29 / 01303 228600

An Evening with Graham Nash

At the heart of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Songwriter's Hall of Fame and Grammy winning artist Graham Nash is his remarkable body of work, including contributions to the Hollies, one of the leading British pop rock bands in the 1960s, to the folk rock super group CSN and beyond in to his solo career. Hits, such as…

Mon 22 Jul

£43.90–£54.90 / 01303 228600

Faith: The George Michael Legacy

Tribute to the music of George Michael, performing all his biggest hits.

Fri 31 May

£21.50–£26.50 / 01303 228600

Fastlove: A Tribute to George Michael

An affectionate celebration of the life and music of George Michael including his early days with Wham!.

Sat 28 Sep

£24.15–£27.15 / 01303 228600

Fisherman's Friends

  • 3 stars
  • 2018
  • UK
  • 1h 52min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Chris Foggin
  • Cast: Tuppence Middleton, James Purefoy, Daniel Mays, David Hayman

Danny (Mays) is a music industry talent handler who arrives in Cornwall on a stag night, and discovers the titular (real-life) folk singers and signs them. Mays is a watchable lead and generates rom-com chemistry with Middleton, the daughter of the group’s grouchy Jim (Purefoy). An undemanding yarn with nevertheless the…

Tue 25 Feb 2020

£25–£33.50 / 01303 228600

Fisherman's Friends

A nine-man shanty folk group drawing on 200 years of traditional vocal repertoire.

Tue 25 Feb 2020

£28.75–£38.10 / 01303 228600

Frankly Sinatra

Stephen Triffitt presents a tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes himself.

Thu 28 Nov

£24.15–£29.15 / 01303 228600

Gary Meikle: The iBrow Guy

Gary Meikle talks about eyebrows etiquette, logic and laws.

Thu 4 Jul

£19.40 / 01303 228600

Happy Mondays

Watch out, the gang's all back together. Madchester nostalgia reigns as the original line-up of The Happy Mondays returns.

Fri 8 Nov

£37.65 / 01303 228600

Hello Again: The Story Of Neil Diamond

Brooklyn Creed & The Salvation Band recreate the story of the American singer-songwriter.

Thu 3 Oct

£13–£27.50 / 01303 228600

Hormonal Housewives

Join Vicki Michelle and the Hormonal Housewives in an evening all about the challenges of modern womanhood.

Fri 28 Jun

£25–£29 / 01303 228600

James Acaster: Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999

New show from the comedian who named it after a time he tried cold lasagne and enjoyed it.

Fri 21 Jun

£19.75 / 01303 228600

Thu 10 Oct

£18.50 / 01303 228600

Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.

Thu 6 Feb 2020

£33.65 / 01303 228600

Kevin Bloody Wilson

Australia's cult comedy king performs his too-crude-for-TV songs.

Wed 6 Nov

£33.65 / 01303 228600

The King is Back

Elvis tribute from Ben Portsmouth.

Fri 24 May

£30.65–£36.65 / 01303 228600

Les McKeown's 70's Legendary Bay City Rollers

Les McKeown takes audiences back to the heady days when the Rollers dominated the charts and tartan bellbottoms were considered an acceptable choice of attire. Featuring all the best-known songs including 'Bye Bye Baby', 'Shang A Lang' and 'Summer Love Sensation'.

Wed 13 Nov

£21.65–£31.65 / 01303 228600

The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Sat 19 Oct

£22.75–£29.75 / 01303 228600

One Night of Elvis: Lee 'Memphis' King

An evening in the company of top Elvis impersonator Lee 'Memphis' King, performing a selection of Presley's hip-shaking greatest hits.

Sat 25 Jan 2020

£23.50–£29.50 / 01303 228600

Paul Zerdin

Paul Zerdin and his dysfunctional puppet family are back by popular demand with a brand-new UK tour. As well as starring everyone’s favourites Sam, Albert and Baby, there’ll be his new bodyguard, an urban fox, some hilarious audience participation - and a talking ice cream - all using a mixture of master puppeteering…

Fri 18 Oct

£21.50 / 01303 228600

Paul Zerdin's Puppet Party

Ventriloquist Paul Zerdin takes to the stage with his hilarious puppet pals.

Fri 18 Oct

£24.40 / 01303 228600

Q The Music: James Bond Concert

Live orchestrated performance of James Bond musical scores featuring accompanying vocals and a variety of musicians from leading orchestras.

Fri 30 Aug

£13–£27 / 01303 228600

Rib Ticklers Comedy Club

Rib Ticklers Comedy Club is taking up residency in the Channel Suite at Leas Cliff Hall so you can enjoy stand-up from some of the finest up-and-coming comedians around, fresh from the UK's prestigious comedy circuit! Why not spice up your night with a pre-show curry? Prepared on site using the finest ingredients our…

Fri 24 May

Channel Suite

£12–£22 / 01303 228600

Fri 28 Jun

Channel Suite

£12–£22 / 01303 228600

The Rolling Stones Story

Tribute to rock'n'roll pioneers The Stones.

Sat 2 Nov

£20.25–£24.25 / 01303 228600

Roy Chubby Brown

Roy Chubby Brown returns with his meatiest show yet! He’s still rude, he’s still crude and this time he’s turning headlines into punch lines as his rip-roaring brand of banter continues to burst bellies across the country. Chubby doesn’t hold back from sharing his outlandish views on news, women and gender, sailing so…

Thu 26 Sep

£21.25–£25.25 / 01303 228600

The Roy Orbison Story

Roy Orbison tribute singer Barry Steele and his five-piece show band singing hits by the Big O plus a special tribute to the time Roy spent with The Traveling Wilburys, and Bono.

Thu 20 Jun

£22–£27 / 01303 228600

Ruby Wax: Frazzled 'A Guide To Mindfulness'

Drop dead gorgeous, sassy and smart, Ruby Wax brings her new one-woman show to the stage. Based on her number one best seller, “A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled.” She’s been honoured with the title of poster girl for mental illness; once crazy now less so, she gives a tour of the mind – how to use it, not lose…

Fri 29 Nov

£26.15 / 01303 228600

The Sensational 60s Experience

Music show featuring Mike Pender (original voice of the Searchers), Chris Farlowe, Herman’s Hermits, The Fortunes, the New Amen Corner. Hits include 'Needles and Pins', 'Out of Time', 'I’m Into Something Good', 'Storm in a Tea Cup', 'Bend Me Shape Me' plus many more.

Thu 23 Apr 2020

£13.25–£30.75 / 01303 228600

Seven Drunken Nights

Musical tribute to Irish music giants The Dubliners.

Thu 21 Nov

£13–£27.75 / 01303 228600

Sir Ranulph Fiennes: Living Dangerously

The explorer discusses his record-breaking experiences and expeditions.

Wed 2 Oct

£28.15–£35.15 / 01303 228600

Sixties Gold: 50th Anniversary Show

Stars of the most swingin' decade of them all perform their golden hits. Featuring Gerry & the Pacemakers, The Searchers, PJ Proby, The Fortunes and Brian Poole & Chip Hawkes.

Thu 10 Oct

£35.15–£39.15 / 01303 228600


One of the best post-punk pop acts, helmed by the songwriting duo Glen Tilbrook and Chris Difford.

Tue 19 Nov

£41.15–£130.15 / 01303 228600

Steve Hackett

The one-time Genesis guitarist revisits his time in the band with new versions of songs he co-wrote from the period 1971–1977.

Sun 3 Nov

£44.65 / 01303 228600

The Story of Guitar Heroes

Tribute to guitar-playing legends.

Sun 22 Sep

£13–£26.50 / 01303 228600

That'll Be The Day Christmas Show

Topped with lashings of Christmas spirit get ready to party as That’ll Be The Day returns with its brand new 2019 Christmas show! The UK’s most popular rock ‘n’ roll variety show celebrates the festive season with all your favourite Christmas classics from the 50's, 60's & 70's, plus plenty of hilarious comedy! ‘The…

Tue 25 Feb 2020

£29.15–£38.65 / 01303 228600

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Pull up a chair and lay another place at the table for a very special guest. Judith Kerr's much-loved children's book is given a magical, musical stage interpretation by David Wood. Ages 3+.

Fri 26 Jul

£14–£16 / 01303 228600

Sat 27 Jul

£14–£16 / 01303 228600

Sun 28 Jul

£14–£16 / 01303 228600

UK Pink Floyd Experience

A tribute show that spans Pink Floyd's back-catalogue from Dark Side to The Division Bell.

Thu 19 Sep

£13–£28.50 / 01303 228600

Ultimate Fitness League

Mixed amateur Fitness, bikini and body building ShowHeld in Leas Cliff Hall Folkstone Kent1st June 2019Open to families

Sat 1 Jun

£25 / 01303 228600

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