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 37 events at this location

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80s Live

You’ve made it through the wilderness, somehow, you’ve made it through and now we’re never gonna give you up! Get ready as we bring you the biggest 80s party show to tour the UK!  80s Live! We will be heading down the Atlanta highway, so bring your jukebox money and get ready to Jitterbug. The show includes hits such as…

Fri 14 Apr 2023

£27–£30.50 / 01303 228600

Al Murray Gig For Victory

Avalon Promotions Citizens of Hope and Glory! A new tomorrow beckons. One that smells reassuringly of yesterday, but with Wi-Fi. One last heave and we will be there. And when the going gets tough, the tough get going. Although the going won't get tough and anyone who tells you it is going to be tough is lying. Come join…

Thu 8 Sep

£31.90 / 01303 228600


Classic tale about the young street urchin and his genie pal.

Fri 9 Dec

£13–£29.50 / 01303 228600

Sat 10 Dec

£13–£29.50 / 01303 228600

Sun 11 Dec

£13–£29.50 / 01303 228600

…and 17 more dates until 31 Dec


Brian McFadden and Keith Duffy perform pop hits by their former bands.

Sat 22 Oct

£38.15–£50.15 / 01303 228600

Calling Planet Earth

"The show that defines a decade" A New Romantic Symphony that goes on a journey through one of the greatest musical Era's of All Time - The Electrifying '80s. Featuring songs from legendary artists such as Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, The Human League, Ultravox, Tears for Fears, Depeche Mode, OMD, Japan, ABC, Soft Cell…

Sat 5 Nov

£13–£30 / 01803328385

Come What May: The Ultimate Moulin Rouge Tribute

A tribute to Baz Luhrmann's glittering musical about the ill-fated romance between a writer and a cabaret actress.

Thu 9 Feb 2023

£13–£31.25 / 01303 228600

A Country Night in Nashville

The ultimate celebration of country music. Featuring the music of Johnny Cash, Alan Jackson, Dolly Parton, the Dixie Chicks, Willie Nelson and Little Big Town.

Sat 17 Jun 2023

£25–£30 / 01303 228600

The ELO Experience

ELO tribute band performing all the band's hits.

Thu 29 Sep

£26.50 / 01303 228600

Wed 12 Oct

£36.90–£100.40 / 01303 228600

Fastlove: A Tribute to George Michael

An affectionate celebration of the life and music of George Michael including his early days with Wham!.

Sat 29 Oct

£24.75–£28.75 / 01303 228600

Fisherman's Friends

A nine-man shanty folk group drawing on 200 years of traditional vocal repertoire.

Sat 15 Apr 2023

£29.65–£39.15 / 01303 228600

Hasbro Stars Live

Ben and Holly will sing some of their favourite songs with help from the magical Nanny Plum. The PJ Masks heroes, fresh from a new adventure, will show the kids that they can be a hero too! And last but not least, we have a very special performance from* My Little Pony* that will get every pony's hooves stomping. Joining…

Sat 8 Jul 2023

£20.40–£25.40 / 01303 228600

Into The Groove

Tribute to the iconic American singer-songwriter Madonna.

Fri 4 Nov

£27–£34.50 / 01303 228600

Jason Fox

Star of SAS: Who Dares Wins goes on tour and discusses his career as a member of the UK Special Forces.

Fri 10 Feb 2023

£32.15 / 01303 228600

Kevin Bloody Wilson

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

Tue 22 Nov

£33.90 / 01303 228600


Pop icon, Bond singer and 1969 winner of the Eurovision Song Contest whose singing career spans six decades.

Sun 21 May 2023

£40.65–£85.65 / 01303 228600

Luther: Luther Vandross Celebration

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

Sat 10 Jun 2023

£13–£33.50 / 01303 228600

The Magic of Motown

Seen by over a million people, now in its 18th year touring the UK. It’s no surprise that this show is one of the biggest success stories in British theatre history. Come celebrate our brand-new show for 2023 as we Reach Out and show you there Ain’t no mountain high enough with the biggest Motown party of the year. Get…

Thu 22 Sep

£26.50–£32.50 / 01303 228600

The Magic of the Beatles

A recreation of the full Beatles live show, taking you through their different eras from the skiffle-influenced mop top years of 'Love Me Do' and 'She Loves You' to the later psychedelia of songs like 'Strawberry Fields' and the classic rock such as 'Let It Be'.

Thu 3 Nov

£30–£34.50 / 01303 228600

Paul Smith - Joker

Paul Smith is back with a brand new tour! ‘Joker’ is his biggest and funniest tour show to date in which the scouse funny man mixes his trade mark audience interaction with more hilarious true stories from his everyday life.  If you’ve seen Paul live before you’ll know to expect hysterics from start. If you have only seen…

Fri 9 Jun 2023

£29.65 / 01303 228600

Paul Young – Behind the Lens

Paul Young - Behind the Lens He's been a major star for four decades.  Paul Young broke into the big time 40 years ago when "No Parlez" went to number one and spawned iconic hits like "Wherever I Lay my Hat (That's my Home.)"  More success followed with the number one album "The Secret of Association" and the worldwide…

Thu 14 Sep 2023

£35.65–£85.65 / 01303 228600

Pop Princesses

A Magical show where beautiful Princesses become Pop Stars! This is the children’s pop concert with a big difference. A musical spectacular starring four fabulous Fairy tale Princesses who just love to sing! It’s the perfect mix. Featuring a soundtrack of top pop hits from artists such as Little Mix, Ariana Grande, Taylor…

Wed 26 Oct

£19.50 / 01303 228600

The Psychology of Serial Killers

Jennifer Rees delves into the dark minds of serial killers.

Wed 1 Feb 2023

£21–£25 / 01303 228600

The Rock Orchestra by Candlelight

Festival of The Dead’s Rock Orchestra performs some of the most popular Rock & Metal anthems from the past 40 years - all in stunning candlelight!

Thu 1 Sep

£36.25–£49.25 / 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 9 Mar 2023

£21.25–£25.25 / 01303 228600

The Roy Orbison Story

Barry Steele and a fabulous cast of musicians and singers will take you on the continuing musical journey from The Black and White Night right through to the Traveling Wilburys and beyond - with so much more in between. They promise they’ll have you dancing in those aisles, in an evening packed with Rock and Soul.

Sat 3 Sep

£24–£34 / 01303 228600

Saba Douglas-Hamilton: In The Footsteps Of Elephants

SABA vividly brings to life our fight for nature with moving insights from her life amongst elephants, her childhood in the wild and work as a wildlife filmmaker. This tale of unlikely heroes fighting against the odds is one of courage, hope, compassion and humour - that cannot fail to inspire us all.

Fri 7 Oct

£26–£29 / 01303 228600

Saba Douglas - Hamilton: The Elephant Footprint

Saba vividly brings to life our fight for nature with moving insights from her life amongst elephants, her childhood in the wild and work as a wildlife filmmaker. This tale of unlikely heroes fighting against the odds is one of courage, hope, compassion and humour - that cannot fail to inspire us all.

Fri 7 Oct

£26–£29 / 01303 228600

Sara Pascoe: LadsLadsLads

The award-winning comedian returns with her new show.

Sat 19 Nov

£19.40–£28.40 / 01303 228600

The Searchers

When The Searchers announced the end of their touring years in 2018, they left behind them a legion of devoted fans and supporters who were shocked and saddened that they would no longer be able to enjoy the concerts and the music that over six decades had become such an important part of their lives. We are very happy to…

Thu 4 May 2023

£34.15–£39.15 / 01303 228600

Sir Ranulph Fiennes: An Evening With The World's Greatest Living Explorer

Sir Ranulph Fiennes talks to long-time friend and expedition partner Anton Bowring about his life, his adventures and his ancestral heritage. Hear all about the record breaking and immensely challenging projects which saw Sir Ranulph receive the Guinness Book of Records accolade as the ‘Greatest Living Adventurer’.

Tue 15 Nov

£27.90–£42.90 / 01303 228600

The Snowman with Live Orchestra

" I remember that winter because it had brought the heaviest snow I had ever seen. Snow had fallen steadily all night long and in the morning I woke in a room filled with light and silence, the whole world seemed to be held in a dream-like stillness. It was a magical day… and it was on that day I made the Snowman. " This…

Sat 26 Nov

£15–£23 / 01303 228600

Solve-A-Long Murder She Wrote

Solve-a-Long Murder She Wrote is a unique and hilarious night featuring games, prizes and audience participation, with special permission from NBC Universal Television. See the show Time Out rated one of 2019’s 50 Great Nights Out in London that has played to sell-out audiences across the UK and Australia.

Sat 24 Sep

£13–£29.50 / 01303 228600

Sounds of the 60s Live with Tony Blackburn

Following this year's success, BBC Radio 2's popular Sounds of the 60s series will take to the road with a live show hosted by Tony Blackburn, the station's iconic DJ. Head to a venue near you to see the show which will feature songs, stories and memories from the golden decade of pop music.

Wed 26 Apr 2023

£35–£42 / 01303 228600

Sat 10 Sep

£26–£29 / 01303 228600

Tim Peake: My Journey to Space

ESA astronaut Tim Peake talks about his fascinating career.

Fri 2 Sep

£39.40 / 01303 228600

Whitney: Queen of the Night

A stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time. This award winning production features a sensational line-up of musicians and artistes, and together with a powerhouse and breath-taking performance in the spirit of Whitney, deliver a show that exceeds expectation on every level. …

Sun 29 Jan 2023

£29.65–£31.65 / 01303 228600