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.

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ABBA Mania

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

Fri 10 Mar

£20.65–£22.65 / 01303 228600

The Bee Gees Story: Nights On Broadway

The group performs hits from the entire career of the pop siblings, known for their innovative pop and disco sound.

The Big Chris Barber Band

The veteran slide trombonist leads his big band in a programme of swing and New Orleans-style jazz.

Wed 7 Jun

£21.90–£24.90 / 01303 228600

The Bowie Experience

Tribute to the late, great David Bowie.

Fri 1 Dec

£27.50 / 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.

Fri 21 Jul

£26.40–£28.40 / 01303 228600

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Chas & Dave

The cheeky cheery Cockneys return with 'Rabbit', 'Gertcha', 'Margate' and more.

Sat 1 Apr

£36.65 / 01303 228600


Britain's Got Talent 2014 classical bros who've knocked out a tour and an album faster than you can say 'ka ching'.

Tue 7 Nov

£23.65–£44.65 / 01303 228600

Dr Hook

Dennis Locorriere brings his incarnation of Dr Hook to town.

Fri 3 Nov

£33–£39.50 / 01303 228600

The Dreamboys

The world famous male strippers strut their stuff.

Fri 2 Jun

£21.65–£31.65 / 01382 434940

Elkie Brooks

Million-selling British songstress belts out the hits as well as material from her latest album.

Sat 18 Mar

£27.90–£39.90 / 01303 228600

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Ellen Kent's La Bohème

Puccini's romantic opera is staged traditionally, directed by Ellen Kent and starring international soloists.

Thu 20 Apr

£21.90–£36.90 / 01303 228600

The ELO Experience

This tribute band recreates 'Mr Blue Sky' et al, probably with a more stable line-up than the real ELO.

Thu 16 Mar

An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show

Now in its 7th record-breaking year, An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show is a 5 star homage to the greatest movie soundtrack of all time. The original concert celebration of the iconic music from the multi-award winning soundtrack to Dirty Dancing. A high energy, emotional roller-coaster of an evening with…

An Evening with Levison Wood

The best-selling author, photographer and TV presenter shares anecdotes from his career.

Mon 20 Mar


Britrock which is as comfortable and safe as a pair of old slippers.

Sun 2 Apr

£26 / 01303 228600

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Psychedelic hippie warhorses Hawkwind, still best known for the epic 'Silver Machine' and for having naked women fire-eating on stage with them.

Wed 17 May

£28.75 / 01303 228600

Jimmy Carr: The Best of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour

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

Joe McElderry

Winner of series six of The X Factor (2009) and series two of Popstar to Operastar (2011), the young popster is probably best-known for singles 'The Climb' and 'Ambitions'.

Sun 13 Aug

£22.90–£43.40 / 01303 228600

John Mayall

Elder statesman of British blues, who mentored the likes of the young Eric Clapton and Peter Green on his 80th Anniversary Tour.

Sun 26 Nov

£32.65–£35.65 / 01303 228600

The Johnny Cash Roadshow

Cash tribute from singer-songwriter Clive John.

Wed 14 Jun

£20–£22 / 01303 228600

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The King Of Pop

Get ready to moonwalk the night away at a Michael Jackson tribute show whose star performer Navi once earned a standing ovation from the King of Pop himself.

Sat 9 Sep

£23.25 / 01303 228600

The Matt Monro Story

Tribute to Matt Monro's life and music performed by his son, Matt Monro Jnr.

Sat 29 Apr

£25.15 / 01303 228600


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

Sat 20 May

£22.25 / 01303 228600

Mr Bloom's Nursery

Join Mr Bloom and the Veggies on their first ever live tour as they try to get the allotment ready for a royal visit.

Mr Bloom's Nursery LIVE

CBeebies Ben Faulks will be joined by all his gardening friends including Margaret, Joan, Colin, Raymond and Sebastian, the lovable Wee MacGregors, and The Compostarium for an interactive stage show with familiar songs and strong educational values.

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Pasha: Let's Dance The Night Away

The Strictly Come Dancing star and his fantastic dancers are back again touring the UK with their completely brand new show. Expect favourite dances, stunning costumes, great music, chat and fun for all the family.

Wed 5 Apr

£25.90–£28.90 / 01303 228600

Paul Weller

The Modfather performs material from throughout his 30-year career, including his latest album Saturn's Pattern.

Wed 12 Apr

£44.15 / 01303 228600

Purple Rain

A live celebration of the life, legacy and music of Prince.

Sat 21 Oct

£26.65 / 01303 228600

Reginald D Hunter: The Man Who Attempted To Do As Much and Such

The self-proclaimed 'comedian, swashbuckler and scientist' takes his latest and no doubt controversial show on the road.

Remembering Fred

A tribute to Fred Astaire.

Thu 4 May

£24.65–£61.15 / 01303 228600

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Roy Chubby Brown

Controversial stand-up from the Yorkshire-born veteran.

Wed 23 Aug

£24.40 / 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.

Fri 22 Sep

The Searchers

The Searchers have survived multiple line-up changes as well as a schism of People's Front of Judea-style bitterness, the echoes of which twang across the internet to this day. Longest-lasting original member John McNally leads the band that gave us 'Needles and Pins' and 'Sweets for my Sweet', with Frank Allen, Spencer…

Thu 17 Aug

£24.50 / 01303 228600

The Shires

New country duo comprising of Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes.

Fri 28 Apr

£29.15–£40.15 / 01303 228600

The Solid Silver 60s Show

Relive the nostalgic sounds of 60s pop in the company of Peter Noone, Brian Hyland, Dave Berry, New Amen Corner & The Merseybeats.

Tue 4 Apr

£33.65–£36.15 / 01303 228600

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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.

Wed 29 Mar


UB40 at Leas Cliff Hall

Mon 4 Dec

01303 228600


Reggae journeymen still slogging round the touring circuit, but now with a reduced line-up

Mon 4 Dec

£42.50 / 01303 228600

Vienna Festival Ballet: Cinderella

  • Written by: Sheila Styles

A fairytale ballet choreographed by Sheila Styles, set to a soundtrack of opera music by Rossini arranged and conducted by Chris Nicholls.

Thu 9 Mar

£16.90–£32.90 / 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.

Sat 15 Apr

£26.50 / 01303 228600

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William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play

A comedy show celebrating the Bard.

Thu 25 May

The Yamato Drummers

A captivating and energetic performance of Japanese Taiko drumming from a company with 20 years on the road.

Sat 22 Apr

£18.50–£32.75 / 01303 228600

Yamato Drummers Of Japan

The Taiko drummers return to the UK with their latest show.

Sat 22 Apr

£18.50–£32.75 / 01303 228600

You Win Again: The Story of the Bee Gees

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

You've Got a Friend

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

Mon 27 Mar

£24.40–£26.90 / 01303 228600

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