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Thursday, 20 June 2019 - 8:00pm

Experience a different classic vinyl LP every month through a high-end audio system provided by our friends at Richer Sounds. Hear them as they're meant to be heard with equipment from some of the world's leading manufacturers! Records from Action Records. This month is the turn of ELO's OUT OF THE BLUE.

Friday, 21 June 2019 - 8:00pm

Another great AMERICANA NIGHT at The Continental, this time featuring WEST ON COLFAX and RED MOON JOE. The longest day, great music, a Friday night... and it's only £3 entry on the door!

Saturday, 22 June 2019 - 1:00pm

For a special edition of our WORLD MUSIC CLUB, accomplished dance performer and cultural educator FENFEN HUANG presents a traditional Chinese dance and storytelling workshop for families.

Monday, 24 June 2019 - 7:30pm

LAST MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH. ScRibble is a friendly group that meets once a month to share creative writing. They're a group of mixed abilities and experiences - some have had pieces published, some have done courses, others just have a go in their spare time.

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 - 7:30pm

Damson Poets is a monthly poetry event featuring an open mic, guests poets, and themed evenings. Every last Wednesday of the Month.

Friday, 28 June 2019 - 7:45pm

HARVEY BRITTAIN is a pop/r&b singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Learning to play the piano at age six he quickly developed a passion for playing music. At age sixteen he notably supported jazz legend Courtney Pine. In 2018 he was awarded the Rob Gretton Scholarship for Music and has since then performed live in the likes of Wembley Arena and London Palladium whilst being invited to perform on two of ITV’s national music shows. Plus support from DAVID MARLEY.

Friday, 5 July 2019 - 8:00pm

Europe's premier tribute to THE WHO!

From the explosive opening power chords of 'I Can't Explain' to the majestic pomp of 'Won't Get Fooled Again', WHO'S NEXT fully embody this classic band in their prime.

Friday, 12 July 2019 - 8:00pm

Lavinia Blackwall is well known for her previous work in TREMBLING BELLS, who released seven albums, all met with critical acclaim. She has also worked as a performer and arranger with Nick Garrie, Kaleidoscope, Mike Heron and Bonnie Prince Billy. Her new solo material is a rich tapestry of lyrical melodies and beautifully arranged song smithery ably accompanied by the talents of Marco Rea ( The Wellgreen, Euros Childs) and Jim McGoldrick (The Wellgreen) and Seb Jonsen (Helicon and The Tomorrow Syndicate).

Saturday, 13 July 2019 - 8:00pm

Valentina Montoya-Martinez is Chile's leading female folk/tango singer in the UK. Join her and her full band for a very special edition of our WORLD MUSIC CLUB.
"Montoya-Martinez is a voice that we should be grateful came north” - The Sunday Times

Thursday, 18 July 2019 - 5:00pm

IT'S BACK! The Real Deal.

Our 19th Beer Festival after a short hiatus. The pilgrimage for beer drinkers. Two beer halls house OVER 200 CASK ALES, CIDERS & PERRIES from across the UK and beyond. Plus an increased size GIN BAR, our brand new BOTTLE SHOP, a KEG BEER BAR, a selection of RUMS & WHISKIES, BBQ treats & veggie delicacies, LIVE MUSIC, DJs & more!

Saturday, 3 August 2019 - 8:00pm

LIMEHOUSE LIZZY continue to keep the spirit of Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band THIN LIZZY alive, well and dominating stages worldwide. The band have also added a tribute into their show to ex-Thin Lizzy guitarist (and world renowned solo artist) Gary Moore.

Friday, 16 August 2019 - 7:30pm

THEATRE/COMEDY: THE COMMUNITY CENTRE is an original, diverse, feel-good, laugh a minute comedy show...So what’s it about? It’s about life in a local community centre, full of hilarious stories about the people who run it and the people who go there. Think of Desmonds' mixed together with One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest combined with a dash of Fawlty Towers. We find out that as the show unfolds, we really can all live together as one extremely, strange but happy family!

Friday, 23 August 2019 - 8:00pm

As close as it gets, NOBODY DOES IT BETTER. The GUNS N' ROSES Experience are a true professional international touring act and bring 80's Guns to life with a full on high-octane show as witnessed by hundreds of thousands back in the day of the classic line up.

Saturday, 24 August 2019 - 8:00pm

Forming in 2017 and taking inspiration from their working-class predecessors; Joy Division, The Stone Roses, The Jam, whilst championing their own Blackburn roots, this ground-breaking quartet are the third signing to Alan McGee’s Creation23 Label.The tour sees the band performing around the country’s former industrial areas, on what threatens to be a career-defining circuit for the band, cementing their place as one of the North’s newest, most-exciting talent.

Sunday, 25 August 2019 - 8:00pm

The music of not one, but two of Britain's greatest rock bands, Status Quo and Queen, are celebrated here at The Continental, as tribute bands Quotation UK and QueenEsque take to the stage to faithfully recreate some of classic rock's greatest hits!

Thursday, 29 August 2019 - 8:00pm

RAMONAS GO MENTAL! - End of a Decade 2019 UK & European tour.
As the name suggests, THE RAMONAS are an all-female tribute to the iconic New York Punk Rock band RAMONES. Originally conceived back in 2004 with multiple different lineups, The Ramonas have evolved into a fully fledged, razor sharp live band in their own right! RAMONAS GO MENTAL will be a relentless and explosive show that will have you pogoing from start to finish!