In partnership with Creative Lancashire, They Eat Culture presents another great Screen Opps event. This session sees a panel discussion with four North-West based screen professionals who have worked across international music video, broadcast, writing & screen-art. Kicking off the event, a ‘Show & Tell’ session hosts 3-5 short pieces of recently produced or work in progress, to get feedback from a critically and creatively engaged group of professionals and a test audience.
An evening of Comedy for Social Workers by Social Workers.With Irish Comedian & Social Worker Jim McGraw & Aussie-born Comedian & Social Worker Debstar! In support of the Social Worker's Benevolent Trust
Barnsley's Favourite Band and Live Act*, The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican bring their 3 hour acoustic comedy folk show to Lancashire for a festive neet of frolics!
Expect singalongs, drinking, merriment and Christmas Knitwear!
The Continental Book Club meets on the 2nd Monday of every month in the Snug. All are welcomed and entry is free.
Ben Welburn and co. are back with their brilliant full-band celebration of the music of Johnny Cash, plus support TBC. Payin' respect to the Man in Black.
In what has become a Continental tradition, St Stephen’s Choir join us once again for an evening of Carol Singing. If there’s a better way to get fully into the Christmas spirit, then we don’t know what it is!
With set highlights including music from Star Wars, Back to the Future, Ghostbusters, Guardians of the Galaxy and many more, Blues Harvest is the perfect band to celebrate the sci-fi, comics and fantasy genres. At this special Christmas show the band will be joined by POP-UP PUPPET CINEMA with their lively and hilarious performances of Punch & Judy style puppetry based on popular movies!
Concrète Tapes & Them There Records join forces for a Christmas Blow-Out. A festive mix of electronica, abstract techno, ambient house and weird beats, with DJ support from Carl Brown (Them There).
It's New Year's Eve! Either come along and enjoy our New Year's Eve Set Menu or party the night away to Funk & Soul DJs Stan & Friends at our NYE Party... or, even better, do both!
Launched into public consciousness by the legendary Radio One DJ John Peel in the early 1980s, performance poet, musician, journalist and political activist Attila the Stockbroker has spent 35 years touring the world. This show, is social history and personal story combined: a cultural activist's eyewitness journey through the great political battles and movements of recent times. Laugh, cry, and get very, very angry.
The Three Johns specialize in abrasive, politically charged, danceable rock - a silly-serious bunch of political and cultural provocateurs! Yes, it's another incredible Tuff Life Boogie bill!
THE SMITHS UTD is a Lincoln-based The Smiths tribute act. The classic four-piece Smiths lineup is paid homage to by four Smiths-mad lads from the flatlands! All the classic hits and more.
In 2017, 40 years after the historic 'White Riot' tour, London Calling, the UK’s premier THE CLASH tribute act will be paying homage to this epic event by playing shows throughout the UK, including here at The Continental . Playing a retrospective of that legendary first album they will then go on to perform the best of the rest including all the hit singles and more.