King George’s Hall

The King George’s Hall is Blackburn’s premier concert and entertainment venue. Located in the heart of Blackburn town centre it is a Grade II listed building with magnificent Georgian style entrance.

The venue hosts a varied programme of events and acts ranging from rock and pop concerts to family shows. Regular events include the annual Christmas pantomime, a monthly comedy club, and an afternoon variety show.

Exterior of King George's Hall in Blackburn

King George’s Hall has three performance areas; the Main Concert Hall, Blakey’s, and the Windsor Suite. The Main Concert Hall has a standing capacity of 2300. The seated capacity is 1800. Blakey’s and the Windsor Suite are more intimate venues. The Windsor Suite has a standing capacity of 750 (550 seated) while Blakey’s has a standing capacity of 550 (200 seated).

Tickets can be purchased by calling the box office on 0844 847 1664 or in person from the ticket office at the venue. They can also be bought from online ticketing websites such as Ticketmaster.

Blakey’s Café Bar offers pre-concert dinner and drinks before most of the bigger events.

The venue also offers extensive conference and meeting facilities. Several rooms and suites are available, all equipped with the latest audio-visual equipment.

King George’s Hall is also a popular wedding venue and can cater for small and large parties. Personalised room layouts, equipment hire, and use of kitchen facilities are offered.

King George’s Hall is located on Northgate in Blackburn town centre (postcode BB2 1AA), within easy walking distance of both Blackburn Bus Station and Blackburn Train Station.

Visitors arriving by car can park nearby in the multi-storey car park on Feilden Street (postcode BB2 1LQ). It offers spaces for over 500 vehicles and opening times are coordinated with events at the hall. The car park is owned and managed by Blackburn with Darwen Council. Parking on council-owned car park is free after 3 pm and on Saturdays in Blackburn.

Events - What's On - King George's Hall

A selection of upcoming shows and events at King George's Hall are listed below. Tickets can be purchased here.

Sunday 21st April 2024 7:30 pmAl Murray - Guv Island
Saturday 4th May 2024 7:00 pmFrom the Jam 'all Mod Cons' 45th Anniversary
Wednesday 15th May 2024 7:30 pmFrank Skinner: 30 Years of Dirt
Saturday 8th June 2024 6:00 pmTributes: the Killers V Arctic Monkeys V Sam Fender V Oasis
Saturday 3rd August 2024 6:30 pmSqueeze
Saturday 14th September 2024 7:00 pmAn Evening with Richard Carpenter
Friday 4th October 2024 7:00 pmScouting for Girls
Saturday 12th October 2024 8:00 pmRhod Gilbert & the Giant Grapefruit
Thursday 17th October 2024 7:00 pmJimmy Carr: Laughs Funny
Thursday 17th October 2024 9:30 pmJimmy Carr: Laughs Funny
Thursday 24th October 2024 7:00 pmPaddy McGuinness - Nearly There...
Saturday 26th October 2024 7:30 pmSimon Reeve - To The Ends Of The Earth
Tuesday 29th October 2024 7:00 pmThe Australian Pink Floyd
Thursday 31st October 2024 8:00 pmPeter Hook & the Light
Friday 8th November 2024 7:30 pmLucy Beaumont - The Trouble and Strife
Friday 15th November 2024 7:30 pmKevin Bloody Wilson
Sunday 17th November 2024 7:30 pmMilton Jones: Ha!Milton
Tuesday 1st April 2025 8:00 pmChris McCausland
Saturday 1st November 2025 7:30 pmRussell Kane: Hyperactive

More events may be listed on the official King George’s Hall website (see the information section at the end of this page).

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  • Blakewater Hotel (0.3 miles)

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Map showing location of King George’s Hall.

Map showing location of King George’s Hall


King George’s Hall

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  1. I saw Fame the Musical on the 12th and it really inspired me to get involved and I am now going to audition for a theatre school.


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