What's on inBlackpool


Welcome to Blackpool

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Blackpool - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Blackpool to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Blackpool

22
FEB
Psychic Sally Kisses to Heaven Tour
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Sally is one of the UKs most successful touring acts and has been wowing audiences across the country for the past 9 years.Sallys jaw dropping show has attracted amazed reviews from theatre goers and psychic fans. The messages from beyond come thick…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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24
FEB
Menopause The Musical
Blackpool Grand Theatre

This hysterical show packed full of one‐liners about night sweats hot flushes and memory loss is backed by an instantly recognisable soundtrack of innuendo‐laden versions of 60s 70s and 80s pop classics.An all‐singing all‐dancing comedy set in a department store where four…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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01
MAR
Brendan Cole: All Night Long
Opera House Blackpool

Strictly Come Dancings Brendan Cole takes to the stage to wow audiences with his latest spectacular production All Night Long.Brendan is joined by his sensational cast of guest dancers his captivating leading lady and superbly talented 14‐piece band and singers to whip…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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02
MAR
World At Your Feet
Blackpool Grand Theatre

2017 sees WHITTAKERS celebrate its BLUE SAPPHIRE anniversary. Yes 65 yearsInquire now for dance classes with children from 3 years and adults up to 85. Private group dance classes LAMDA exam.Performance Dates & TimesFriday 2nd March at 7pmSaturday 3rd March at 2pmSaturday…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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06
MAR
Regional Schools' Shakespeare Festival
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Join young people from schools across Blackpool and Wyre as they come together to present a Shakespearean tale.The Royal Shakespeare Companys Associate Schools programme is an opportunity for schools to work with artists and practitioners from the RSC and The Grand.Performance Dates…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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09
MAR
Milton Jones is Out There
Blackpool Grand Theatre

In his brand new show hell be putting his foot down and lifting the lid on the pedal bin of lies of the media. He will also be scaling the heights of fashion at the risk of falling into a terrible cravat.Milton…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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10
MAR
ELO AGAIN 2018 - Return To The Blue Tour
Blackpool Grand Theatre

The whole experience is a professional re‐enactment of an ELO concert with a great sound reproduction light show and visual effects.ELO AGAIN provide the full effect of ELOs orchestrations full of depth and tone and they certainly know how to entertain as…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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11
MAR
Sunday Night At The Grand
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Following the incredible success of Sunday Night at The Grand Another Sunday Night at The Grand and Sunday Night At The Grand AGAIN Paul Swift and Carl Schofield present Sunday Night At The Grand headlined by Coronation Street star and X Factor…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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13
MAR
20th Century Boy The Musical
Blackpool Grand Theatre

This hit musical inspired by the life of rock legend Marc Bolan returns to the stage to mark the 40th anniversary of the iconic stars untimely death. This show exposes some of the myths and takes the audience on a tearful yet…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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18
MAR
Hot Foot Dance Spectacular
Viva Blackpool

Hot Foot Dance Spectacular presented by Julie Segev and the Students of Hot Foot Dance ClubSee The Talented Stars of The Future TodayEnjoy and evening of song and dance from the students of Hot Foot Dance Club as they show case their…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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20
MAR
Son of A Preacher Man
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Three broken hearts one Soho hang‐out and the only man who could ever help themWelcome to the Preacher Man the swinging 1960s Soho joint where the kids danced the night away to the latest crazes and dared to dream of love while…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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20
MAR
Sweeney Entertainments Presents Who's Bad - Jackso
Southport Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS WHOS BADJackson Live in ConcertOne of the most dynamic realistic Michael Jackson Tributes in the UKSweeney Entertainments are thrilled to present the all‐new Jackson Live in Concert Show for 2018 starring Whos Bad ‐ direct from the USA This…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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23
MAR
Noasis - The Definitive Oasis Tribute Band
Viva Blackpool

Noasis is the definitive tribute band to Manchesters five piece super group Oasis.With an obsessive attention to detail the band recreates the real Oasis experience with amazing energy playing all the classic songs as if they were their own. This is more…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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25
MAR
Blackpool Rocks With Laughter
Viva Blackpool

Chase MeT.V legend Duncan Norvelle returns to Blackpool with his unique style of comedy. Chasing him will be 70s recording stars Paper LaceVenue: Viva Blackpool 3 church street Blackpool FY1 1HJPriceAdult: GBP 20Links: Booking: https:go.evvnt.com197882‐0pid269…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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27
MAR
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Blackpool Grand Theatre

In a secret experiment the upright and respectable Dr Henry Jekyll splits his personality into two releasing the fiendish and murderous Edward Hyde.As Hyde brings about mayhem terror and death in foggy London can Jekyll find a way to suppress his monstrous…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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29
MAR
Phil Walker & Steve Royle - It’s Grins Up North
Viva Blackpool

An hilarious night of laughter with two comedy greatsJoin us for a night of side splitting laughter as Comedians Steve Royle and Phil Walker take to the stage.Steve is a comedian radio presenter actor writer who has appeared in Phoenix Nights Max…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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01
APR
Easter Bunny Brunch
Viva Blackpool

Easter Bunny Brunch with Magic the Unicorn and FriendsCome and meet the Easter Bunny and his Magical Friends for brunch this Easter.Weve had an anonymous tip off that the Easter Bunny Magic the Unicorn and their enchanted friends will be here at…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 297297
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02
APR
The World Famous Elvis Show: Chris Connor
Viva Blackpool

An incredible homage to Elvis Chris Connor is simply an amazing artiste who recreates the atmosphere sound and production values of the Worlds greatest ever recording artist.If you love The King then this is a show not to be missed Performed with…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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06
APR
Cannon & Ball
Viva Blackpool

Viva Blackpool presents legends of comedy Cannon & BallMemories will come flooding back as one of the best known double acts in the business take to the Viva stage and perform a masterclass in comedy writing timing and talent.Take your reserved seats…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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16
APR
Purple Rain The Musical
Opera House Blackpool

Purple Rain is a spectacular new theatrical event celebrating the music of one of the worlds greatest pop artists Prince. Directed by Gary Lloyd director of hit production Thriller Live Purple Rain will feature stunning choreography and will be an exhilarating journey…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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04
MAY
BLACKPOOL TOWER Soul WEEKENDER
Blackpool Tower

The Super Saver May Bank Holiday Weekender for only £30.PLEASE NOTE; This is a ticketless event via Goldsoul. Upon purchasing print off your receipt or make a note of the order number then collect your wristbands on the doorpromenade entrance upon arrival.You…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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04
MAY
The Upbeat Beatles
Viva Blackpool

Relive the sounds of the 60s with the worlds premier Beatles tribute band. The Upbeat Beatles re‐create the sound of the Fab Four faithfully and as closely as its possible to get. Raw powerhouse vocals…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
MAY
Born To Win
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

After the huge success of Dance is Life in 2017 Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster showcasing a story of love and passion with even more heat even more energy and even more drama than…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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11
MAY
An Evening With Kevin Keegan OBE
Viva Blackpool

Join Kevin Keegan OBE for a Sportmans DinnerAn evening of entertainment with Kevin Keegan former English Footballer & Manager. As a forward he played for several clubs including Liverpool and Hamburg SV. He went onto manage Newcastle United Fulham and Manchester City.Also…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 297297
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25
MAY
How Sweet It Is - The Greatest Hits Of Motown
Viva Blackpool

5 Male Vocalists are backed with a Live BandJoin us as they deliver hit after hit from the Motown era and more ‐ An upbeat feel good night like no other from the UKs Number 1 Motown Experience.Venue: Viva Blackpool 3 church…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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28
MAY
Lee Nelson - Serious Joker
Viva Blackpool

Due to huge demand and over‐priced lawyers Lee is extending his smash‐hit tour for a second time adding a final 30 dates to his huge 150‐show run.Youve seen him sneaking into places he shouldnt be now come and see him where he…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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28
MAY
Lee Nelson - Tour extended to cover legal fees for
Viva Blackpool

Due to huge demand and over‐priced lawyers Lee is extending his smash‐hit tour for a second time adding a final 30 dates to his huge 150‐show run.Youve seen him sneaking into places he shouldnt be now come and see him where he…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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29
MAY
Fat Friends
Opera House Blackpool

The hit TV show Fat Friends from award‐winning national treasure Kay Mellor Band of Gold The Syndicate and In The Club is bursting onto the stage in a brand new musical with original music by Nick Lloyd Webber.Join the infamous group of…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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10
JUN
Sam Bailey - Live In Concert
Viva Blackpool

Sam Bailey one of the most talented performers in the music business joins us right here at Viva Blackpool for a night in concert performing LIVEVenue: Viva Blackpool 3 church street blackpool FY1 1HJPriceAdult: GBP 25.5Links: Booking: https:go.evvnt.com197904‐0pid269…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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15
JUN
The Lionel Richie Songbook - Dancing On The Ceilin
Viva Blackpool

From the creators of Talon ‐ The Best of EaglesFollowing his recent T.V. appearances on the BBCs Graham Norton Show and ITVs Sunday Night At The Palladium with the man himself Malcolm Pitt delivers a powerhouse and breathtaking performance as the iconic…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Tourist Attractions


Blackpool Zoo

Just two miles from the famous sea‐front, the AWARD WINNING Blackpool Zoo provides a home to over 1500 animals from all over the world. The Zoo provides new standards of animal care and aims to provide a stimulating, informative and enjoyable experience that demonstrates its role in the…

Blackpool Model Village & Garden

Blackpools award winning attraction the Blackpool Model Village & Gardens has been serving the Lancashire community since the late 1960s. We specialize in bringing smiles and laughter to our visitors and our staff can always be relied upon to be friendly and helpful.As seen on TV, our village…

Blackpool Borough Indoor Bowls Co Ltd

Bowling at Blackpool Borough Indoor Bowls Co Ltd in Blackpool, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01253 749500 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Blackpool Newton Hall Indoor Bowling Club

Bowling at Blackpool Newton Hall Indoor Bowling Club in Blackpool, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01253 301447 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Blackpool North Shore Golf Club Ltd

Blackpool North Shore Golf Club Ltd ‐ golf course in Blackpool, Lancashire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01253 500578 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Blackpool North Shore Golf Club Ltd golf courseclub.…

Blackpool Park

Blackpool Park ‐ golf course in Blackpool, Lancashire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01253 393960 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Blackpool Park golf courseclub.…

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