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

There are 32 events at this location

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Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the information displayed here is accurate, always check with the venue before attending (especially during the Covid-19 pandemic).

ABBA Mania

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

Fri 9 Oct

£13–£33 / 01303 228600

Adam Kay: This Is Going To Hurt (Secret Diaries Of A Junior Doctor)

Adam Kay, comedian, former doctor and author the best-selling This is Going to Hurt shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this hour of stand-up and music.

Wed 4 Nov

£28–£40 / 01303 228600

Al Murray: Landlord of Hope and Glory

A brand new show from everyone's favourite bigoted landlord, Al Murray, star of Happy Hour. Please only cheer at the irony and stay in your house if you actually hate the French.

Sun 16 May 2021

£31.90–£37.90 / 01303 228600

Black Stone Cherry

Southern fried rock meets timeless metal in this Kentucky band's set.

Mon 12 Oct

£37.90 / 01303 228600

The Boys Are Back! With 5ive, A1, Damage and 911

Showcase of pop classics from 5ive, A1, Damage and 911.

Sat 20 Feb 2021

£31.90 / 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!'.

Wed 25 Nov

£24.50–£34.50 / 01303 228600


You’re all invited to the ball! With one charming Prince, two Ugly Sisters and a huge sprinkling of Fairy Godmother magic, join us this Christmas to find out if the glass slipper fits and if Cinderella will make it to the ball and back again before midnight in this classic rags to riches tale that proves that dreams…

Fri 11 Dec

£13–£28 / 01303 228600

Sat 12 Dec

£13–£28 / 01303 228600

Sun 13 Dec

£13–£28 / 01303 228600

…and 15 more dates until 31 Dec

Craig Revel Horwood: The All Balls & Glitter Tour

The star of BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing is taking to the road with his debut solo tour! Join *Craig * as he talks about his life from Australia to the West End to Strictly, reveals a wealth of backstage gossip with his trademark wit and candour, and gives a very special performance of some of the music which has been…

Thu 16 Jul

£28.40 / 01303 228600

Thu 4 Mar 2021

£28.40 / 01303 228600

Dreamboats & Petticoats

1950s heartthrob Marty Wilde takes to the road again in Dreamboats and Petticoats ‐ Music that Lives Forever! Joining Marty are pals Eden Kane and Mark Wynter with special guest * Roxy Wilde * and his long serving band, The Wildcats. The late fifties and early sixties were without doubt some of the most exciting and…

Sun 15 Nov

£23–£33 / 01303 228600

The ELO Experience

ELO tribute band performing all the band's hits.

Thu 3 Sep

£26.50–£31.50 / 01303 228600

Thu 10 Jun 2021

£26.50–£31.50 / 01303 228600

An Evening with the Hairy Bikers

TV food broadcasters the Hairy Bikers (also known as Si King and Dave Myers) talk food, TV and more as they cook live on stage.

Sun 29 Nov

£23.90–£104.40 / 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 Nov

£21.50–£26.50 / 01303 228600

From the Jam

Now featuring only one member From the Jam. Bruce Foxton is joined by Russell Hastings and drummer Steve 'Smiley' Barnard.

Fri 30 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01303 228600

Jason Donovan

First came Neighbours, then the West End beckoned, not forgetting an appearance in the celebrity jungle. And now he's singing again, especially for us.

Wed 2 Dec

Cancelled / 01303 228600

Tue 28 Sep 2021

£41.40–£50.40 / 01303 228600

Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr. Suitable for ages 16+.

Tue 4 May 2021

£33.65 / 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.

Thu 26 Nov

£24.15–£30.15 / 01303 228600

The Magic of the Beatles

A recreation of the full Beatles live show, taking you through their different eras from the skiffle-influenced mop top years of 'Love Me Do' and 'She Loves You' to the later psychedelia of songs like 'Strawberry Fields' and the classic rock such as 'Let It Be'.

Fri 5 Feb 2021

£23.15–£29.15 / 01303 228600

The Manfreds

Rock and blues with a twist of jazz.

Thu 15 Oct

£24–£34 / 01303 228600

Martin Kemp: Back to the 80s

Martin Kemp of Spandau Ballet trades in his bass for the turntables to spin classic hits from the 1980s.

Sat 24 Oct

£26.40 / 01303 228600

Milton Jones in Milton: Impossible

Absurd one-liners from telly regular Jones.

Sat 24 Apr 2021

£29 / 01303 228600

Paul Carrack

The voice behind hits such as Ace's 'How Long', Squeeze's 'Tempted' and Mike and the Mechanics' 'The Living Years'.

Sun 16 Aug

£33.90–£41.90 / 01303 228600

Fri 22 Oct 2021

£32.45–£40.15 / 01303 228600

Paul Smith: Changed

English comedian Paul Smith goes for his third and largest ever UK tour to entertain the audience with sharp and hilarious stories of his life. Earlier he was named Liverpool's New Comedian of the Year and was a Finalist at The Leicester Comedian of the Year competition.

Fri 12 Feb 2021

£26.40–£31.40 / 01303 228600

The Rib Tickler Comedy Club

The Rib Tickler 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…

Fri 25 Sep

Channel Suite

£12–£22 / 01303 228600

Fri 23 Oct

Channel Suite

£12–£22 / 01303 228600

Fri 27 Nov

Channel Suite

£12–£22 / 01303 228600

The Rolling Stones Story

Tribute to the Rolling Stones who have dominated rock'n'roll music since the 1960s and were at the forefront of the British Invasion of bands that conquered the US in 1964. They ran neck and neck with The Beatles in the popularity stakes with the late sixties and early seventies considered by many as their Golden Age.

Sat 14 Nov

£13–£31 / 01303 228600

Roy Chubby Brown

Controversial stand-up from the Yorkshire-born veteran.

Thu 29 Oct

£21.25–£25.25 / 01303 228600

The Sensational 60s Experience

Music show featuring Mike Pender (original voice of the Searchers), The Trems, The Fortunes, The Swinging Blue Jeans and The Dakotas. Hits include 'Needles and Pins', 'Silence Is Golden', 'Storm In A Teacup', 'Hippy Hippy Shake', 'Little Children' plus many more.

Sat 20 Mar 2021

£13.25–£30.75 / 01303 228600

Seven Drunken Nights

Musical tribute to Irish music giants The Dubliners.

Sun 18 Oct

£13–£33 / 01303 228600

The Shires

Country duo comprising of Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes.

Thu 12 Nov

£33.90 / 01303 228600

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

With a backdrop of projected photos and original film footage a full live band perform Simon & Garfunkel hits including 'Mrs Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'Homeward Bound' and many more. The story takes you through the stories that shaped their music, the dramatic split, their solo careers and a recreation of the 1982 Central…

Fri 16 Apr 2021

£13–£28 / 01303 228600

Skunk Anansie

Punk-tinged Britrock quartet still going strong, nearly 25 years later.

Wed 28 Oct

£33.90–£39.90 / 01303 228600

UK Pink Floyd Experience

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

Thu 22 Oct

£13–£34 / 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 16 Oct

£26.50–£34 / 01303 228600

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