A star-studded season coming to Loughborough Town Hall

From Johnny Rotten to Shrek the Musical.

Loughborough Town Hall is welcoming back audiences with an autumn season packed with live music, dance, comedy, drama, and community events.

It kicks off with Leicestershire’s very own Showaddywaddy performing live on the September 4. Come and join the Dancin’ Party and enjoy hits including Under The Moon of Love and Pretty Little Angel Eyes.


The live music continues with award winning jazz vocalist Clare Teal and Her Sextet on October 2; Alistair McGowan’s The Piano Show; a unique mix of comedy and classical music on October 14; the longest running Musical Theatre Tour, Beyond the Barricade on October 15; as well The Story of Guitar Heroes; an awe inspiring musical transportation through time on October 21.

Comedy lovers

...are spoilt this season with an array of star performers that are sure to raise a laugh including Russel Kane on the September 9-10; the legendary Jasper Carrott on the September 14-15; Andy Parsons’ Healing the Nation tour on the September 22; Rich Hall’s sHoedown Deluxe on October 22; Simon Amstell’s Spirit Hole on October 27; Henning When on October 30; and Omid Djalili’s The Good Time’s Tour on November 9.

Tribute fans

...won’t be left disappointed either with the likes of Mercury, one of the world’s most authentic tribute brands to Freddie Mercury and Queen on September 12; The Luther Vandross Celebration on the September 17; Hello Again, The Story of Neil Diamond on September26; The Elvis Years, The Story of the King on October 29 and You Win Again, Celebrating the Music of the Bee Gees on November 4.

An Evening With...

Always a favourite in the Loughborough Town Hall calendar, Autumn’s An Evening With… program returns with a star-studded selection of legendary performers including best selling author Joanna Trollope, an illustrated examination of our fascination with murder with renowned historian Lucy Worsley onSeptember 29; the legend that is ex Sex Pistol, Johnny Rotten AKA John Lydon November 5; and Thunder’s Danny & Luke November 8.

Theatre fans

will enjoy performances including ESNA’s Betty Blue Eyes October 5-8; this year’s traditional Loughborough Town Hall Pantomime, Aladdin from November 20 to January 2, 2022; Victorian Voices at Christmas featuring two of the era’s best loved tales, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. And local performers CTC present their production of the all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza that is Shrek The Musical January 25-29, 2022.

Other highlights

...include Fair 800, an exhibition celebrating Loughborough Fair’s 800th anniversary from October 14 to November 18; The Greatest Show - an evening of song, dance, dining, magic and performance including songs from musicals including The Greatest Showman October 31; and Strictly Come Dancing stars Ian Waite and Simone’s come to Loughborough for an evening of old-fashioned variety, dance, comedy and song November 1. The dancing continues on November 7 with the Russian National Ballet’s performance of Swan Lake, renowned as the greatest of the romantic ballets.

Add in the Sock Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair on November 21 and the return of the highly popular Literature at Lunchtime lectures by Dr Jane Mackay each month from September 28, this season at Loughborough Town Hall is one not to be missed.