Leas Cliff Hall
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 35 events at this location
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Believe – The Cher Songbook
Join us for a stunning concert as we turn back time and celebrate the Goddess of Pop, Cher. An exhilarating show sensationally recreating all her hits, the hair, the costumes from her breathtaking career spanning six decades. Experience the ultimate tribute to Cher with dazzling costume changes, outstanding musicianship…
Sat 28 Mar
£13–£25 / 01303 228600
Ben Fogle: Tales From the Wilderness
TV adventurer Ben Fogle tours with his latest evening of storytelling.
Thu 12 Mar
£29.40 / 01303 228600
The Bowie Experience
Tribute to the late, great David Bowie. Featuring songs including 'Space Oddity', 'Starman', 'Fashion', 'Life on Mars', 'China Girl', 'Rebel Rebel', 'Golden Years' and 'Modern Love'.
Fri 13 Mar
£21.50 / 01303 228600
The Boys Are Back! With 5ive, A1, Damage and 911
Showcase of pop classics from 5ive, A1, Damage and 911.
Thu 26 Mar
£31.90 / 01303 228600
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.
Sun 1 Mar
£13–£34 / 01303 228600
Circus of Horrors: The 25th Anniversary Tour
Circus show featuring rock music, comedy, and more.
Thu 13 Feb
£13–£40.50 / 01303 228600
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
David Baddiel – Trolls: Not the Dolls
One-man show from David Baddiel about his interactions with internet trolls.
Sat 8 Feb
£31.40 / 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
- 1h 52min
- 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
£25–£33.50 / 01303 228600
A nine-man shanty folk group drawing on 200 years of traditional vocal repertoire.
Tue 25 Feb
£29.15–£38.65 / 01303 228600
Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls
The former Million Dead frontman has moved away from his hardcore roots to embrace rabble-rousing folk punk in a New Model Army style.
Tue 3 Mar
£32.90 / 01303 228600
Tribute band to the prolific Hotel California songsters.
Fri 7 Feb
£27.50–£30 / 01303 228600
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
£41.40–£50.40 / 01303 228600
Jim Davidson - Last Man Standing
The people’s favourite and one of Britain’s greatest ever comedians, Jim Davidson OBE telling it ‘like it is’. Are you fed up with this PC world we now find ourselves in? Well, come and see Jim’s brand-new and outrageous show. Enough is enough, It’s time to fight back! ★★★★★ ***'Boy does Jim know how to deliver…
Sun 15 Mar
£21.90–£26.90 / 01303 228600
Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny
Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.
Thu 6 Feb
£33.65 / 01303 228600
Thu 9 Jul
£33.65 / 01303 228600
Premier rock ‘n’ roll legend Joe Brown has gone from strength to strength as his contemporary achievements continued to gather momentum. His Very Best Of album achieved Gold Record Status and was on the UK charts for eight weeks staying four weeks in the Top 20 and in the same year his 50th anniversary was celebrated…
Sun 23 Feb
£33–£35 / 01303 228600
Let Me Entertain You
Be captivated by the world of our greatest pop star Robbie Williams in this full stage production, celebrating the music of our UK born icon with huge stage sets, a host of talented musicians, state of the art video and that hint of Robbie magic. Playing the part of Robbie Williams, JK has been recognised as the…
Fri 8 May
£23–£33 / 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'.
Sat 9 May
£23.15–£29.15 / 01303 228600
Milton Jones in Milton: Impossible
Absurd one-liners from telly regular Jones.
Fri 13 Nov
£31.90 / 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
£23.50–£29.50 / 01303 228600
The voice behind hits such as Ace's 'How Long', Squeeze's 'Tempted' and Mike and the Mechanics' 'The Living Years'.
Sun 22 Mar
£33.90–£40.90 / 01303 228600
Rhod Gilbert: The Book of John
Welsh comedian Rhod Gilbert returns to comedy after a six year hiatus and discusses the unfortunate turns his life has taken since the last time he was on stage.
Sat 15 Feb
£31.65–£44.65 / 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 Jan
Fri 28 Feb
Fri 27 Mar
Rob Brydon: Songs and Stories
The much-loved comedian returns to the stage for an evening of jokes and stories.
Wed 11 Mar
£43.40 / 01303 228600
The Rolling Stones Story
Tribute to rock'n'roll pioneers The Stones.
Sat 14 Nov
£13–£31 / 01303 228600
Roy Chubby Brown
Controversial stand-up from the Yorkshire-born veteran.
Thu 28 May
£21.25–£25.25 / 01303 228600
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
The Mick Fleetwood-approved tribute act who cover the gamut of Mac material from the Peter Green era to the Buckingham/Nicks days.
Wed 4 Mar
£30.90–£40.90 / 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.
Thu 23 Apr
£13.25–£30.75 / 01303 228600
New country duo comprising of Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes.
Wed 3 Jun
£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 29 May
£13–£28 / 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