Venue Guide: The Booking Hall

It's the perfect live music venue for artists to end their UK tours on a high, with a performance in a unique, intimate coastal concert hall, before hopping on the ferry to the mainland.

The Booking Hall is Kent’s newest independent live music entertainment venue, situated in a former train station that served direct access to the port of Dover. The Booking Hall has a top-notch sound and lighting system that rivals most other music venues and has been designed with touring artists and the local community in mind. Essentially pumping out high-quality live music into the night.

Read the rest of our venue guide for all you need to know about the best music venue with the best events in this beautiful corner of the UK.

Its a big old building, soon to be brought back to life as a fantasic live music venue! Dover, Kent

Posted by The Booking Hall, Dover on Wednesday, March 29, 2017


The Booking Hall Old Harbor Station Elizabeth St, Dover CT17 9FE

General enquiries:


How many people does it hold?

Who has played there?
There has been some excellent music so far in The Booking Hall’s short life. There have been some epic nights with; Don Broco, Deap Vally, The Sugarhill Gang, Dead! among others. 

Have there been any “I was there” moments?
The Don Broco gig was insane check out this short clip of the madness:


How do I get there?
Dover Priory Train station is about a 20-minute walk away but you can also get the train from Priory Street to Hammonds Garage and it’s a leisurely one minute jaunt to The Booking Hall.

You can also drive – there’s some street parking available to punters. Don’t drink and drive kids.

Where should I eat?
The Burger Brothers should sort you out nicely. It’s a fifteen-minute walk from the venue, they have an amazing Tap Room and they even do a banging vegan burger. Sold.


Double 72 day aged burgers are better than single ones. #doverkent #dealkent #canterburykent #kingscross

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Where can I stay?
Hit up, or Airbnb for this. There’s a big selection as heaps of people travel through Dover every day.

Ticketweb Tip:
It’s a great place to meet some French gig-goers as it’s the next stop on the boat! 

Where can you carry on the party?

The Funky Monkey for the win! Or get the boat to France….

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