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Leyland Golf Club Centenary Comedy and Music Festival

Leyland Golf Club Centenary Comedy and Music Festival

Leyland Golf Club Centenary Comedy and Music Festival

Time Fri May 24 2024 at 07:30 pm to Sun May 26 2024 at 11:30 pm

Leyland Golf Club Limited, Wigan Road, Leyland, United Kingdom

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Leyland Golf Club Centenary Comedy and Music Festival, 24 May | Event in Leyland | About the event Leyland Golf Club Centenary Comedy and Music Festival
4 Comedians and 11 bands take to the stage over the Spring bank holiday weekend in 2024 to make you laugh, dance and entertain you.

About this Event

Join Leyland Gold Club in celebrating its Centenary over the Spring bank holiday in 2024. A weekend full of comedy and music acts await you.

We would love to welcome members, past and present, friends and non-members of the Golf Club. The weekend promises to be one that will live long in the memory.

Check out the acts below and get in the mood for the festival by watching videos of those who are performing.

Weekend schedule

Friday 24th May 2024 - Comedy Night from 19:30 to 23:30. Doors open 18:30.

Saturday 25th May 2024 - Music Festival from 14:30 to 00:00. Doors open 13:30.

Sunday 26th May 2024 - Music Festival from 14:30 to 00:00. Doors open 13:30.

Friday 24th May 2024 - Comedy Night

A night of comedy with 4 fantastic comedians.


Steve is an actor, writer, comedian, juggler, a "Gillard award" winning presenter on BBC Radio Lancashire and finished 3rd on ITV's Britain's Got Talent 2020. Steve is a local comedian based in Chorley.

In 2015 he performed 16 nights at The Manchester Arena as part of the "Phoenix Nights Live" show, helping raise well over £ 5 million in the process. He also appeared at the London Palladium twice within a month later that year when he performed as part of the TV show "Sunday Night At The Palladium" and as warm-up for "One Night With Neil Diamond".

He spent many years as "Special Guest" on Dave Spikey's Tours and has supported several other top comedic names including Peter Kay, Mick Miller, Roy Walker and The Lancashire Hotpots! He was also the first comic, ever, to act as "Warm-up" for The Royal Variety Show featuring Take That, Rod Stewart, Barry Manilow and Meatloaf.

He is a regular Television "warm-up" for programs such as "The Rob Brydon Show", "A Question Of Sport", "Mastermind" and even survived over 150 episodes of "The Price is Right" with Joe Pasquale a few years ago.

Steve's first love, however, is Stand-Up and it is a job that has taken him all over the world: Cruises in the Med, Norwegian Fjords and the Caribbean, hotels and comedy clubs in Hong Kong, Dubai, Crete, Cyprus, Turkey and Japan.He is a regular headline act at The Comedy Store and other "alternative" venues and has several television appearances to his credit. "Phoenix Nights", "Max And Paddy's Road To Nowhere", "Peter Kay's Britain's Got The Pop Factor...", "Stand-up Britain", "Give Your Mate A Break", "The Afternoon Show", "Talk Of The North", a "Real Radio" advert, straight acting roles in "The Things You Do For Love" and "Magnolia", and despite being one of the North West's healthiest males, a medical insurance commercial for "Medicash". He was also featured on the Granada Programme "Behind The Scenes" and "That's Entertainment" (with Cannon and Ball) and was voted "Entertainer of the Year" at the inaugural Red Rose Awards.


Preston’s very own funny man. Tony Vino (**** The Scotsman) has been touring the comedy scene since early 2005. Originally from Leyland with family still living in the area. Well aware of social and political issues he mixes friendly well thought out observational humour with audience interaction and quick-witted responses. A finalist in 2006 Funny Bones competition, Tony has enjoyed recognition as a comedian and comedy compere of renown. His life and interests are wide ranging and so is the subject matter he weaves together on stage.

“A Great Show the assured Tony Vino copes with a mixed audience really well” Kate Copstic, The Scotsman

“Uplifting style, great delivery and consistently funny throughout” BBC Manchester

“Tony is very funny, a class act and always comes up with the goods” Darren Goddard, Greenbelt Festival Events

“Tony Vino makes me laugh on and off stage. He’s always funny and has some of the same letters as my name”. Tim Vine

“Like my boots, Tony knows how to give a joke welly!” Jimmy Cricket


Archie Kelly is best known for playing ‘Kenny Senior’ in Channel 4′s ‘Phoenix Nights’. Further TV credits include Peter Kay’s ‘Car Share’, ‘Max and Paddy’s Road To Nowhere’, ‘Coronation Street’, ‘Shameless’, ‘Emmerdale’ and ‘The Street’. He was also involved with the enormously successful ‘Jumping On The Bandwagon’ theatre stand-up tour with Paddy McGuinness.

His comedy is effortlessly funny and he is the epitome of a master performer with a unique combination of jokes, tightly paces anecdotes, and musical parodies. As a result, he’s much in demand all over the UK and beyond.

Tawdry cookery analogies aside Mr Kelly is a dynamite comedic entity who will ensure belly laughs a-plenty and is a headline performer throughout Britain and beyond.

“Inspired storytelling and wickedly witty asides mixed with fantastic vocal mimicry” BBC

“Funniest thing I’ve seen in ages” Peter Kay

Bill Woolland

One of the few comedians who can successfully bridge the worlds of both Alternative and Mainstream comedy.

Observational with a chatty style that allows a spontaneous and natural delivery. This is complimented by excellent original material, fabulous tales, many many gags and hilarious audience participation. Quick witted, up to date and topical his humour appeals to all audiences of any age with the ability to read a room and adapt his act to each occasion he is quite simply very versatile and very funny.

Due to this wide appeal Bill has been successfully performing at comedy clubs throughout the UK, on cruises worldwide, at weddings, cabaret nights, corporate events and at sportsman’s dinners.

“Laughs and lots of fun, his original and friendly humour has made Bill one of the most sought-after comedian’s around” Buxton Opera House

“Amiable raconteur, a seamlessly funny and warm friend.” Southport Comedy Festival

“Bill Woolland is a naturally funny man. His friendly and easy-going stage presence, coupled with a quick wit, make him a particularly good comedy compere.” Agraman (Les Dawson Comedy Award Winner)

Saturday 25th May 2024 - Music FestivalHEADLINE ACTThe Sensational Supersonic Queen
On stage: 20:30

Go back in time to experience the magic and excitement of a live Queen concert with the incredible Supersonic Queen. This 5 Piece Live Queen Tribute Band has honed their show over 10 years to become one of the most authentic sounding and looking Queen Tributes in the UK. Featuring some supremely talented performers, between them they have toured Dubai, Hungary, France & Germany and supported name acts including The Human League, Whitesnake, Suzi Quatro, David Essex & even the Brian May Band! Their energy, enthusiasm and on stage chemistry is mesmerising as they belt out hit after hit – It IS a “Kind of Magic”!

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SUPPORT ACTSOn stage: 14:30 - April Moon

APRIL MOON started making music in their Canadian hometown on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River, but moved to the UK for a bit of adventure and fell in love with the Northwest. They perform an energetic, upbeat collection of songs featuring loads of vocal harmonies, a solid rhythmic acoustic guitar, a twangy but dirty Telecaster, and a kick drum pedal to keep the groove boot-stompin' along. Expect a mixture of classics from the 60s, 70s & 80s alongside their own alt-country/70s rock tunes from their recently released album.
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On stage: 16:00 - Chris Healey

Chris hails from Chorley and is a Professional Vocalist, Acoustic Guitarist and Songwriter. He plays various hits throughout the decades. Covers acts like The Foo Fighters, The Beatles, Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry, Soft Cell and many more.

On stage: 17:30 - Phil Ireland

Vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, performer & award-winning bass guitarist; Phil is also a well known vocalist & guitarist in the North West area, performing solo or with his band all over the local area & beyond.

He's played everywhere from major to small festivals, arenas, venues, ale houses, to weddings, birthday parties & corporate events. He continues to grow his roster of gigs & never fails to get the crowd singing with a big repertoire of melodic pop/indie/soul originals & cover songs.
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On stage: 19:00 - Seamus McLoughlin

Seamus is a singer/songwriter from Leyland with a unique voice, poignant lyrics and great melodic hooks Seamus delivers songs that are hard to ignore.

On stage: 22:30 - DJ Jackie Moon

The Jackie Moon experience is a show not to be missed. Jackie plays Funk/Pop music to get you out of your seat and dancing. Well known in the local area for playing at venues across the region. A great way to finish the day.

Sunday 26th May 2024 - Music FestivalHEADLINE ACTThe Magnificent Midnight Cats
On stage: 20:30

What they don’t know about filling dance floors, isn’t worth knowing. Hailed as the finest function band Manchester has to offer, The Midnight Cats are a tight, professional outfit, primed to make the centenary event a downright dance-athon with a stand-out blend of pop, disco and funk.

They’re a pop band. They’re a funk band. They’re a disco band.
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SUPPORT ACTSOn stage: 14:30 - The Upvibes

The UpVibes are a unique guitar and percussion duo, electrifying audiences all over the UK with their upbeat covers of singalong favourites from a range of genres & eras.

Richard Berry Jr (Drums & Vocals)

Adrian Higham (Guitar & Vocals)

They will bring the party to the Centenary Music Festival.
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On stage: 16:00 - Connor Banks

Connor is a modern acoustic guitar/keyboard and vocalist artist who has a distinctive voice. He performs using a loop pedal for some of his songs AKA Ed Sheeran style.A former winner of Preston got talent, Connor is looking forward to performing at Centenary Festival. We are sure that you will all agree when you see him perform, that he has a very bright future ahead of him.
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On stage: 17:30 - TinMotel

TinMotel are a North West based 6 piece band doing our own unique versions of songs from Pink Floyd, Fleetwood Mac, Guns N Roses and many more.
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On stage: 19:00 - Just Giorge

Local artist Just Giorge brings an up beat performance full of energy and excitement singing an eclectic mix of covers ranging from 1950's- Present Day. You will hear songs from the likes of Eurasure, Eurythmics, Yazz, Kate Nash, Lilly Allen, Stereophonics.
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On stage: 22:00 - DJ Just Giorge

Just Giorge's live vocal & DJ set is enough to get you out of your seat dancing and bring the curtain down on the Centenary festival in style. Playing genres such as house, tech house, bounce & trance and of course some of the classics.
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Tickets for Leyland Golf Club Centenary Comedy and Music Festival can be booked here.

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Ticket Information Ticket Price
Comedy Night - Friday 19:30 to 23:00 GBP 15
Music Festival - Saturday 14:30 to Midnight GBP 20
Music Festival - Sunday 14:30 to Midnight GBP 20
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Leyland Golf Club
About The Host: Leyland Golf Club is an 18 hole parkland golf course. It is close to Preston and within easy access of the M6 J28, M61 J8 and M65 J1 motorways. We regularly hold comedy and music events within the club function room and occasionly in a large marquee on the grounds.
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Date & Time

Fri May 24 2024 at 07:30 pm to Sun May 26 2024 at 11:30 pm


Leyland Golf Club Limited, Wigan Road, Leyland, United Kingdom