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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Band Of The Brigade Of Gurkhas Charity Concert

The military band will give a special performance in aid of their charity, the Gurkha Welfare Trust.

The Bee Gees Story: Nights On Broadway

Far more than just a tribute act, this highly charged show aims to give the audience the experience of being at a Bee Gees concert - with multimedia and live actors telling the full story of the three brothers who revolutionised popular music. A six-piece live band blends the classic hits, acoustic medleys and songs…

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

Breaking Waves 2017

A mixed programme of dance by local students.

Wed 3 May

£7.90 / 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.

Fri 21 Jul

£26.40–£28.40 / 01303 228600

Chas & Dave

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

Thu 26 Oct

£36.65 / 01303 228600

The Circus of Horrors: The Never Ending Nightmare

The troupe celebrates its 21st anniversary with its latest spectacular featuring an amalgamation of bizarre, brave and beautiful acts all woven into an Alice in Horrorland type story driven by a mainly original soundscape.

Wed 15 Nov

Collabro

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

£22.85–£44.85 / 01303 228600

Dr Hook

Dennis Locorriere brings his incarnation of Dr Hook to town.

Fri 3 Nov

£37.68–£44.83 / 01303 228600

The Dreamboys

The world famous male strippers strut their stuff.

Fri 2 Jun

£21.65–£31.65 / 01382 434940

Ellen Kent: Madama Butterfly

Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra Winner of “The Best Opera Award” Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards - Puccini Madama Buuterfly Starring the International soprano Alyona Kistenyova* Back by overwhelming public…

Sun 22 Apr 2018

£22.40–£37.40 / 01303 228600

An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show

  • Directed by: Leanne Harwood

A song and dance show featuring a number of performers showcasing well-known tunes including 'Do You Love Me', 'Big Girls Don't Cry' and 'I've Had The Time Of My Life'.

Halfway To Paradise: The Billy Fury Story

Colin Gold and Fury's original backing band, Fury's Tornados, tell his story through words and music.

Happy Mondays

Watch out, the gang's all back together. Madchester nostalgia reigns as the original line-up of The Happy Mondays returns.

Wed 22 Nov

£33.65 / 01303 228600

Hawkwind

AGMP presents Hawkwind 'Into the Woods'Tour

Wed 17 May

£29.15 / 01303 228600

Hawkwind

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

Horrible Histories Live On Stage - The Best Of Barmy Britain

Could you beat battling Boudicca? Will you lose your heart or your head to Henry VIII? Can Parliament survive gunpowder Guy? Would you stand and deliver to dastardly Dick Turpin? Escape the clutches of Burke and Hare and move to the groove with party Queen Victoria!

Illegal Eagles

Tribute band to the prolific Hotel California songsters.

Fri 9 Feb 2018

£25.90–£27.90 / 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 2018

Jim Davidson

  • 3 stars

More controversial stand-up from the x-rated comic and inexplicable winner of 2014's CBB.

Sun 19 Nov

£26.65 / 01303 228600

Jimmy Carr: The Best of Tour

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr. The 8 Out of 10 Cats presenter has gathered some of his very best jokes, along with some new material and headed out on a mammoth UK tour.

Wed 12 Jul

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–£46.40 / 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

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

Mercury

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

Sat 20 May

£22.25 / 01303 228600

Purple Rain

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

Sat 21 Oct

£26.65 / 01303 228600

Ralph McTell

Folk singer-songwriter, famed for the Ivor Novello Award winning song 'The Streets of London'.

Fri 27 Oct

£29.15–£31.65 / 01303 228600

Remembering Fred

Strictly Come Dancing ’s Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara star in this all-singing, all-dancing tribute to Hollywood legend Fred Astaire.

Thu 4 May

£22.82–£33.82 / 01303 228600

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

Sean Kelly

The auctioneering star of the hit TV show, Storage Hunters, return to his stand-up roots.

Thu 12 Oct

£24.47 / 01303 228600

Sean Kelly And The Stars Of Storage Hunters

A night of stand-up comedy and charity auction from the US-based star of Storage Hunters, joined by his co-stars T-Money and Green Mile.

Thu 12 Oct

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 Selecter and The Beat

A co-headline tour featuring the two of the original 2-Tone ska acts who both formed in the late 1970s.

Fri 29 Sep

The Sensational 60's Experience

Relive the soundtrack to the swinging sixties, when pop music was at its finest! Herman's Hermits, Chris Farlowe, The Merseybeats, The Swinging Blue Jeans, The Fortunes, The Ivy League and New Amen Corner perform classic hits such as Hippy Hippy Shake, Out Of Time and I'm Into Something Good. Hosted by Alan Mosca from…

Thu 23 Nov

£30.65–£32.65 / 01303 228600

Sing For Samaritans

A charity music event in aid of Samaritans.

Fri 5 May

£7.40 / 01303 228600

Skids - 40th Anniversary Tour

AGMP presents Skids 40th Anniversary Tour Part 2

Fri 26 Jan 2018

The Skids

The influential Dunfermline art punk rockers have been in the game over 40 years now.

Fri 26 Jan 2018

£27.50 / 01303 228600

Some People v Reginald D Hunter

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

Sun 30 Apr

UB40

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

Mon 4 Dec

£42.62 / 01303 228600

William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play

A comedy show celebrating the Bard.

Thu 25 May

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