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 39 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).

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.

Thu 8 Sep

£32.30 / 01303 228600

Al Murray's Gig For Victory

And when that moment comes, who better to show the way, to provide those answers, than the people’s man of the people, Al Murray The Pub Landlord? Steeped in the deep and ancient barroom wisdom of countless lock ins, the Pub Landlord is there to show the way. Wherever you are, he will - within sensible travel limits and…

Thu 8 Sep

£31.90–£37.90 / 01303 228600

Back To Bacharach

Critically-acclaimed Back to Bacharach celebrates the magical music of Burt Bacharach, one of the most accomplished popular composers of the 20th Century, who penned some of the most memorable and iconic hits that stand the test of time. This exciting production touring the U.K. is performed by the four of the finest west…

Sat 23 Apr

£13–£26.50 / 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 27 Jul

£24.50–£34.50 / 01303 228600

The Carpenters Story

  • Directed by: Phil Aldridge

This highly acclaimed concert-style production continues to captivate audiences across the UK with its spectacular re-creation of the classic songbook that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of popular music. The outstanding vocal talents of Claire Furley and pianist / artistic director Phil Aldridge take…

Sat 5 Feb

£13–£29 / 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 the…

Sun 24 Apr

£28.40 / 01303 228600

The Diana Ross Story

A chronological history of hits from a career culminating in over 100 million record sales fronted by 2 international Diana Ross performers Cheri Jade (The Supremes) and Tameka Jackson (Solo Career). ‘Where Did Our Love Go’, ‘Baby Love’ ‘Stop in The Name of Love’, ‘Reflections’, ‘You Keep Me Hanging On’, ‘You Can’t Hurry…

Sat 5 Mar

£13–£29 / 01303 228600

Dreamboats and Petticoats

Rock & pop night.

Sat 7 May

£23–£38 / 01303 228600

The Dreamboys

The world famous male strippers strut their stuff.

Fri 25 Mar

£25.25–£33.25 / 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’.

Fri 24 Jun

£25–£30 / 01303 228600

Wed 12 Oct

£36.90–£100.40 / 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.

Sat 26 Feb

£42.90–£47.90 / 01303 228600

Graeme Hall The Dogfather

The hugely popular and accomplished Graeme Hall (Channel 5’s Dogs Behaving (very) badly) is bringing his wisdom, charm and puppy prowess to Bridlington Spa. For the first time ever, dog and puppy owners up and down the country will have the chance to seek advice from ‘Britain’s best dog trainer’ (The Telegraph) for all…

Fri 29 Apr

£35–£45 / 01303 228600

Illegal Eagles

The World’s Official No. 1 Eagles tribute returns for another outstanding show promising more of their trademark musical prowess, acute attention to detail, and incredible showmanship. This phenomenal group of musicians have been touring for over two decades and remain true Eagles fanatics! Their longevity and continued…

Thu 17 Feb

£13–£30 / 01303 228600

Islands in the Stream

Musical celebrating the queen and king of country: Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers.

Sat 21 May

£25–£36 / 01303 228600

James Morrison

Post-Blunt, radio-friendly MOR troubadour, with a beautifully warm soul voice.

Fri 18 Mar

£44.90–£80.40 / 01303 228600

Jason Manford: Like Me

He’s back!  It’s been a busy few years for Jason Manford since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit. Like Me is Jason’s latest comic offering set to hit road, and is sure to be ‘expert observational comedy’ (The Guardian…

Sat 16 Jul

£35.40 / 01803328385

Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

Famed for his award-winning stand-up and TV presenting roles, comedian Jimmy Carr celebrates an illustrious career spanning more than two decades.

Wed 20 Apr

£33.65 / 01303 228600

Judge Jules

Julius O'Riordan, AKA Judge Jules, is a British dance music DJ who was voted best DJ in the world by DJ Mag in 1995.

Sat 30 Apr

£29.50–£44.50 / 01303 228600

Kevin Bloody Wilson

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

Tue 22 Nov

£33.90 / 01303 228600

Let The Music Play

You’re the First, the Last, My Everything; Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, Babe; You See the Trouble with Me; Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up; Just the Way You Are; What Am I Gonna Do With You; I’ll Do for You Anything You Want Me To; Baby, We Better Try to Get it Together; Don’t Make Me Wait Too Long; Sho’You Right and, of…

Sat 28 May

£21–£26 / 01303 228600

Luther: Luther Vandross Celebration

A celebration of the music of R&B singer Luther Vandross.

Sat 19 Mar

£25–£35 / 01303 228600

Mercury: The Ultimate Queen Tribute

Tribute to Freddie Mercury and Queen, established in 1998.

Sat 18 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01303 228600

Nish Kumar

Little Wander *in association with * PBJ Management present… Nish Kumar ‘Control’ “Comedian Nish Kumar was booed off stage after making Brexit jokes at a charity event on Monday night. Kumar, who hosts the BBC's Mash Report, was performing at the Lord's Taverners annual charity cricket lunch.” - BBC News Report - 3rd…

Sun 13 Mar

£24.40 / 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.

Wed 2 Feb

£23.50 / 01303 228600

Fri 11 Feb

£26.40 / 01303 228600

The Rocket Man: A Tribute to Sir Elton John

Join us on a musical journey, charting the rise to fame of one of the biggest selling artiste of all time. Combining breath-taking vocal and piano performances, flamboyant costumes, a dazzling light show - all accompanied by an outstanding band and backing vocals. Travel back in time and be treated to all the hits such as…

Fri 8 Jul

£24–£34 / 01303 228600

Roy Chubby Brown

After 50 years in show business Roy Chubby Brown has proven himself time and time again! 30 totally different DVDs in 30 years, thousands of live shows worldwide, 4 books, countless original songs and millions of fans are testimony to the fact that he is.. Britain’s King of Comedy. Please note this event is for over 18s…

Thu 28 Apr

£21.25–£25.25 / 01303 228600

The Roy Orbison Story

The one and only Barry Steele is set to put the rock back into 'The Big O' as he takes to the stage to commemorate this legend in the West End production 'The Roy Orbison Story'. Get ready for an upbeat night of solid gold hits and contemporary genius as Barry Steele and a fabulous cast of musicians and singers, celebrate…

Sat 3 Sep

£24–£34 / 01303 228600

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, the world’s finest tribute to Fleetwood Mac, returns to the stage in 2021 with a brand new show celebrating the very best of Fleetwood Mac, including a very special blues set paying tribute to Fleetwood Mac's legendary Peter Green era. Channelling the spirit of Fleetwood Mac at their very best…

Wed 25 May

£30.90–£40.90 / 01303 228600

Sara Pascoe: LadsLadsLads

The award-winning comedian returns with her new show.

Sat 19 Nov

£19.40–£33.40 / 01303 228600

The Shires

Country duo comprising of Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes.

Thu 12 May

£33.90 / 01303 228600


‘The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World’ is a bold statement but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title for the last 4 decades! Formed in the 1970s in Leicester from several local bands, they have sold more than 20 million records and have toured all corners of the World extensively. Their live show is dynamic…

Sat 25 Jun

£24.50–£32.50 / 01303 228600

Skunk Anansie

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

Fri 15 Apr

£33.90–£39.90 / 01303 228600

Some Guys Have all the Luck: The Rod Stewart Story

A live concert celebration of one of rock music’s most successful artists of all time. Over 50 years since the release of Rod’s first album, Some Guys Have All The Luck: The Rod Stewart Story will be hitting the stage, capturing the excitement, energy and charisma that has made Rod a true rock icon. From his humble…

Thu 2 Jun

£13–£26.50 / 01303 228600

Steve Backshall

Steve Backshall will be bringing the sea to the stage next Spring with his brand-new stage show Ocean, promising to make a splash with audiences of all ages.

Wed 27 Apr

£30.90 / 01303 228600

Tim Peake: My Journey to Space

ESA astronaut Tim Peake talks about his fascinating career.

Fri 2 Sep

£29.40–£49.40 / 01303 228600

Tony Hadley

The lead singer of Spandau Ballet performs classic hits including ‘Only When You Leave’, ‘Through the Barricades’ and ‘True’, with the accompaniment of a full orchestra.

Thu 5 May

£31.90–£125.40 / 01303 228600

UK Foo Fighters

Tribute to Dave Grohl's rocking mob.

Fri 15 Jul

£25.50 / 01303 228600

Walk Right Back: The Everly Brothers Story

A musical about the rise, fall and reunion of The Everly Brothers. Featuring hits such as 'Bye Bye Love', 'All I Have to Do is Dream' and 'Cathy's Clown'.

Fri 6 May

£22–£27 / 01303 228600