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.
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 29th August 2021 7:00 pm||Alexander O'Neal & Shalamar|
|Thursday 16th September 2021 7:30 pm||Jonathan Pie: Fake News (Corona Mix)|
|Friday 24th September 2021 8:00 pm||Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny|
|Thursday 7th October 2021 8:00 pm||Jon Richardson - the Knitwit|
|Thursday 4th November 2021 7:30 pm||Jason Manford - Like Me|
|Saturday 6th November 2021 7:00 pm||Circus of Horrors|
|Thursday 11th November 2021 7:30 pm||Chris Ramsey - 20/20|
|Tuesday 23rd November 2021 8:00 pm||Ed Byrne - If I'm Honest|
|Thursday 25th November 2021 8:00 pm||John Bishop: Right Here, Right Now|
|Saturday 27th November 2021 8:00 pm||Tez Ilyas: The Vicked Tour|
|Thursday 9th December 2021 7:00 pm||Big Country|
|Saturday 15th January 2022 8:00 pm||John Bishop: Right Here, Right Now|
|Saturday 29th January 2022 8:00 pm||Fleetwood Bac|
|Saturday 19th March 2022 8:00 pm||Alan Carr - Regional Trinket|
|Thursday 24th March 2022 8:00 pm||Reginald D Hunter - Bombe Shuffleur|
|Saturday 9th April 2022 7:30 pm||Ed Gamble - Electric|
|Friday 29th April 2022 7:30 pm||Jason Manford - Like Me|
|Saturday 30th April 2022 8:00 pm||Jack Dee: Off the Telly|
|Sunday 22nd May 2022 7:30 pm||Milton Jones - Milton: Impossible|
|Monday 23rd May 2022 8:00 pm||Josh Widdicombe - Bit Much...|
More events may be listed on the official King George’s Hall website (see the information section at the end of this page).