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Important News from The Bond Hotel, Blackpool

This week The Bond Hotel were informed that another accessible holiday provider Safehands Holidays who ran The New Mayfair, Blackpool and The Esplanade Hotel, Llandudno had suddenly ceased trading leaving an uncertain future on existing bookings they had in place. In a country where there is a limited choice of accessible holiday accommodation it is... READ MORE

Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On

The free wristband ballot for the Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On event in 2019 is open! The free show will take place on Friday 30 August on the Tower Festival Headland, one of the most iconic outdoor music venues in the UK. Details of the acts and the all-important Switch-On personality will be released in the coming weeks.

Tower Ballroom Ready For 125 Celebrations

The Blackpool Tower Ballroom is open for business in 2019 following its annual clean up. The Blackpool Tower maintenance team have been working around the clock to prepare the world-famous ballroom for 2019, including its huge anniversary in May.

New world-class attractions

The £300 million Blackpool Central development will bring world-class visitor attractions to a landmark site on the famous Golden Mile. Ride, gaming and sci-fi fans are in for an absolute feast of a treat! This new multimedia complex will make dreams become a reality, with a mix of multimedia, motion and story-telling like you’ve never experienced!

Oliver! at the Grand Theatre, Blackpool

WHAT A DICKENS OF A NIGHT! – See Oliver! at The Grand Theatre, Blackpool
This month sees OLIVER! at The Grand Theatre from 12th to 15th September with its timeless songs Food Glorious Food, Consider Yourself and the iconic You’ve Got To Pick A Pocket Or Two bringing Charles Dickens’ famous novel Oliver Twist to magical musical life. Consistently voted everyone’s favourite musical and justifiably considered an ‘All-Time Classic’, this show is one you definitely can’t miss!

Madagascar The Musical at The Winter Gardens

MATT TERRY GIVES MADAGASCAR THE X FACTOR – See Madagascar The Musical at The Winter Gardens ARE YOU READY TO ROAR??? Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto your stage in the musical adventure of a… READ MORE

Blackpool Illuminations and Fireworks Championships – France

BACK WITH A BANG! – The World Fireworks Championships return to Blackpool!
This month sees the return of The World Fireworks Championships which take place in Blackpool between the 7th and 28th September, and much like last year when South Africa won, some of the world’s best pyrotechnic artists will be in town to light up the night sky in superb and spectacular fashion.

LightPool at Blackpool Tower

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!!! LightPool extravaganza returns for fourth year!
The world-famous Blackpool Illuminations need no introduction and in 2018, the ‘the greatest free light show on Earth’ will be shining from 31st August until 4th November. As well as the miles of traditional festoons and tableaux along the Promenade, you can watch extraordinary 3D projection shows on the front of the Blackpool Tower building every evening!

Blackpool Tower Circus

ROLL UP, ROLL UP! See the thrills of Circus 250 at Blackpool Tower!
This summer sees Mooky and Mr. Boo’s Mammoth Circus Celebration at The Blackpool Tower Circus! This year you don’t just experience the circus, you are invited be part of it to celebrate 250 years of Circus.

High Jinx Magic, Illusion & Circus Show

NOW YOU SEE IT… Marvel at the Magical Mystery of High Jinx! Returning to Viva Blackpool for 2018, Michael Jordan’s High Jinx Magic, Illusion and Circus Show is not be missed! Starring the award-winning Magician Michael Jordan, High Jinx is a professional variety show with a wide range of exciting visual live entertainment including, Magic,… READ MORE