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 5 May

£13.90–£26.40 / 01303 228600

Sat 2 Jun

£13.90–£26.40 / 01303 228600

The Barricade Boys

The Barricade Boys perform some of the world’s greatest show tunes and celebrate music from some of the most iconic names in the industry.

Thu 15 Mar

£21–£26 / 01303 228600

Beth Hart

Bluesy singer from LA who has worked with Joe Bonamassa.

Thu 19 Apr

£37.65–£44.65 / 01303 228600

Boot Led Zeppelin

Homage to the rock legends.

Thu 10 May

£21.90–£26.90 / 01303 228600

Buddy Holly & The Cricketers

Rock'n'rollercoaster of a show featuring all the timeless classics from a band who have been on the tribute trail for over a quarter of a century. Enjoy hits including 'That’ll Be The Day', 'Peggy Sue', 'Heartbeat', 'It Doesn’t Matter Anymore', 'Raining In My Heart' and 'Oh Boy!'.

Tue 13 Mar

£24–£29 / 01303 228600

  • 19:30

The Carpenters Story

  • Directed by: Phil Aldridge

Theatre show telling the tale of the brother/sister duo, featuring all the songs that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of music. Featuring timeless hits from the Carpenters repertoire including 'We’ve Only Just Begun', 'Superstar', 'Top of the World', 'Please Mr Postman' and many more.

Fri 29 Jun

£26.90–£28.90 / 01303 228600

The Chicago Blues Brothers

Celebrating the music of The Blues Brothers with a packed revue of blues and soul.

Sun 27 May

£28.40 / 01303 228600

Chris Ramsey: Is That Chris Ramsey?

Upbeat anecdotes, feelgood humour and witty observations from Ramsey.

Thu 5 Jul

£24.15 / 01303 228600

Chris Ramsey: Just Happy To Get Out Of The House

Upbeat anecdotes, feel-good humour and witty observations from the Geordie stand-up, actor and Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, instantly recognisable from his own television show, which kicked off on Comedy Central in January, and his role as Jack in BBC2's Hebburn.

Thu 5 Jul

£20 / 01303 228600

  • 19:30

Cilla & The Shades Of The 60s: Cilla Black Tribute

Victoria Jones portrays the nation's late singer, performing popular tracks including You're My World and Anyone Who Had A Heart, with the Shades Trio.

Tue 22 May

£25 / 01303 228600

  • 19:30

A Country Night in Nashville

The ultimate celebration of country music.

Fri 23 Nov

£21.50–£27.50 / 01303 228600


CREAM RETURNS FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY! We're pleased to announce one of the world's biggest club brands Cream returns to Kent on Saturday 31st March as

Sat 31 Mar

£26.10 / 01303 228600


Brand new comedy musical that uses the the tunes of the Rat Pack. Following three gentlemen who all exude the properties that make up a crooner: smoothness, suavity, and stylishness.

Fri 27 Jul

£25.65–£31.65 / 01303 228600

The Dreamboys

The Dreamboys are back and hotter than ever with a brand new show and UK tour for 2018. The Dreamboys are without a shadow of a doubt the UK's most famous and successful show of its kind in history. Their breathtaking show spectacular has been perfectly created for hen nights, birthday parties and girls nights out with…

Fri 20 Jul

£23.50–£31.50 / 01303 228600

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

  • 2 stars

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Sun 8 Apr

£28.15 / 01303 228600

  • 20:00

Thu 12 Apr

£28.15 / 01303 228600

Ellen Kent: Madama Butterfly

Ellen Kent directs Puccini's heart-breaking tale about a Japanese girl who falls in love and marries an American naval lieutenant. Featuring soprano Maria JeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Sun 22 Apr

£22.40–£37.40 / 01303 228600


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

Fri 16 Mar

£28.40 / 01303 228600

The Glenn Miller Orchestra

The world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra present a repertoire of swing and jazz band tunes.

Sun 11 Mar

£26.90 / 01303 228600

Grumpy Old Women to the Rescue

  • Directed by: Owen Lewis
  • Written by: Jenny Eclair, Judith Holder

Moans and groans from three miserable middle-aged women, based on the successful TV show. Starring Jenny Eclair, Dillie Keane and Lizze Ropper.

Fri 4 May

£29.15 / 01303 228600

Hello Again: Neil Diamond Tribute

Brooklyn Creed & The Salvation Band recreate the songs of the American singer-songwriter alongside evocative imagery, video and narration telling the story of how a poor boy from Brooklyn NYC rose to stardom. Created and produced by Darren Bazzoni and Juanita Diaz.

Thu 1 Mar

£21.90–£26.90 / 01303 228600

I'm About to Lose Control and I Think Joe Lycett

The Birmingham-born comic tours his latest show.

Thu 20 Sep

£24.15 / 01303 228600

Jackson Live In Concert: Amir Sharma

Amir Sharma and his team of backing singers and dancers recreate the moves and the music of the King Of Pop.

Thu 8 Mar

£28.65 ( £25.75) / 01303 228600

  • 19:30

James & Ola: Uncensored

Husband and wife choreographers and dancers James and Ola Jordan, best known for their work on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing perform the cha cha, rumba, samba, jive and paso doble.

Tue 6 Mar

£34.65–£81.15 / 01303 228600

Jason Manford: Muddle Class

The comedian and actor – who formerly presented BBC's The One Show and was a team captain on hit Channel 4 panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats –returns to stand-up with his new show, Muddle Class.

Fri 18 May

£31.65 / 01303 228600

Joe Brown

The rock'n'roll veteran plays a set which spans rock, country, gospel and ballads.

Wed 21 Feb

£31.65–£33.65 / 01303 228600

With Henry Gross.

Katie Price

Katie Price discusses her life story and performs her brand new single, 'I Got U'.

Sun 29 Apr

£21.25–£32.25 / 01303 228600

The Little Mix Experience

The Little Mix tribute band play all of the original group's big pop hits.

Sat 24 Mar

£16.25 / 01303 228600


A tribute to the life and music for Paul McCartney from The Beatles to Wings and solo, with Emanuele Angeletti.

Fri 23 Mar

£20.25–£24.25 / 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 7 Apr

£21–£31 / 01303 228600


Relive the music, outfits and excitement of the live Queen experience with this tribute band.

Sat 20 Oct

£24 / 01303 228600

Money for Nothing

A Dire Straits tribute band.

Fri 30 Mar

£25.50 / 01303 228600

Odyssey And Gwen Dickey Of Rose Royce

Dance music veterans perform dance, soul and pop hits including Inside Out, If You're Looking For A Way Out, Magic Touch and Don't Tell Me Tell Her.

Sun 25 Mar

£24.50–£26.50 / 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.

Sat 29 Sep

£22–£27 / 01303 228600

Sarah and Duck's Big Top Birthday

Sarah and Duck are brought to the stage through the magic of theatre and puppetry. Ages 3+.

Mon 30 Apr

£14.40–£18.90 / 01303 228600

Sensational 60's Experience

Without doubt the most explosive 60’s show touring the UK for one night only. 

Thu 8 Nov

£26.65–£32.65 / 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 8 Nov

£26.65–£32.65 / 01303 228600

The Shires

New country duo comprising of Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes.

Sat 19 May

£27.65–£38.65 / 01303 228600


Doo wop nostalgia merchants who performed on Top of the Pops over 50 times and have now been together over 40 years.

Sat 28 Jul

£21–£26 / 01303 228600

Sir Ranulph Fiennes: Living Dangerously

The explorer discusses his record-breaking experiences and expeditions.

Thu 19 Jul

£26.90–£35.40 / 01303 228600

Someone Like You: The Adele Songbook

Katie Markham delivers this celebration of one of our generation's finest singer-songwriters with performances of songs from the three record-breaking albums 19, 21 and 25.

Sat 10 Mar

£23 / 01303 228600


Longstanding, respected T-Rex tribute act. Glam rockers, brace yourselves.

Thu 8 Mar

£23–£28 / 01303 228600

Fri 9 Mar

£25.90–£30.90 / 01303 228600

A Vision of Elvis

2008 European Elvis Tribute Artist Champion Rob Kingsley presents the total Elvis package, from custom-made costumes to that curl of the lip.

Fri 9 Nov

£21.50–£26.50 / 01303 228600

Wannabe: The Spice Girls Show

Go on a Spice World journey for an evening of your favourite Spice Girls hits.

Sat 28 Apr

£23 / 01303 228600

Sun 29 Apr

£23 / 01303 228600

Whitney: Queen of the Night

A celebration of the life and music of Whitney Houston through three decades of classic hits.

Sat 3 Mar

£23.90–£30.40 / 01303 228600

Women In Rock

The ensemble pay tribute to female legends including Stevie Nicks, Joan Jett, Bonnie Tyler and more.

Fri 2 Mar

£21–£26 / 01303 228600

  • 19:30

You Win Again

A tour through the Bee Gees' career, from the 60s through the 80s with all the best tunes and plenty of dancing.

Thu 5 Apr

£22–£27 / 01303 228600

You've Got a Friend: The Music of James Taylor and Carole King

The story of the friendship between James Taylor and Carole King told through their songs.

Tue 20 Mar

£23.50–£26.50 / 01303 228600

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