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Theatres in Blackpool

Welcome to the Blackpool theatre guide, book theatre tickets, find out what's on and all theatre information for VIVA Blackpool, Viva, Blackpool Opera House, Blackpool Grand Theatre, Horseshoe Showbar, Opera House, Empress Ballroom, The Waterloo, Blackpool Winter Gardens, Winter Gardens.


Blackpool Grand Theatre - Blackpool

Blackpool Grand Theatre is probably the oldest and best-known theatre in Blackpool. Since 2006, the theatre is also now known as the National Theatre of Variety. The Grand was designed by the famous Victorian theatre architect Frank Matcham and was opened in 1894 after a construction period of about nine months. Whether you want drama, dance shows, laughs, thrills or family friendly entertainment, The Grand Theatre has the perfect show for you.

Blackpool Opera House - Blackpool

The Opera House is part a large complex of theatres and conference facilities in the town centre of Blackpool, England. The site was opened in 1878 but a large part of the current building is relatively recent, dating back to the 1930s. .

Blackpool Winter Gardens - Blackpool

The Winter Gardens has entertained hordes of crowds in Blackpool in its collection of theatres, ballrooms, exhibition halls and public spaces. It has twelve different venues, including a theatre, ballroom and conference facilities. One of the UK’s biggest theatres, the Winter Gardens Opera House, has seen a cast of thousands tread its boards since it first opened in 1939. With almost a 3,000 seat capacity, the splendour of the venue oozes sophistication and character as it boasts unforgettable performances year after year. Hollywood stars such as Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland and Bob Hope have all graced the Opera House stage, and more recently, the likes of Shirley Bassey, Tom Jones, Bob Dylan, Peter Kay and One Direction have performed to sell-out audiences here.

Fosses Theatre - Blackpool

The Fosses Theatre is located at Blackpool Central just a few minutes from the promenade. Fosses Theatre is open Friday, Saturday & Sunday until November 2018 and will re open for Christmas and New Year celebrations. We have 3 full productions shows, which feature sets and lighting and all our shows are free entry. The theatre serves a selection of home cooked meals and has a fully licensed bar. The theatre operates on a first come first serve basis and doors open at 7pm.

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VIVA Blackpool - Blackpool

The Vegas Venue In The Heart of Blackpool, Viva is a large live entertainment venue with cabaret seating and an eclectic programme of shows and events. The new Viva Vegas Diner also offers a unique and high quality dining and entertainment experience.

Funny Girls - Blackpool

Funny Girls in Blackpool opened in July 1994 and is a unique Cabaret Bar. The venue also has a bar and restaurant which is great for before the show. (Dining in our restaurant should be pre-booked.) The venue is also available to hire for private parties and events. If you're looking for classic entertainment with a twist, there is no show in town that glorifies first class entertainment quite like Funny Girls - it is the epitome of a show stopping extravaganza.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach - Blackpool

Blackpool Pleasure Beach is one of the best amusement parks in the UK and has won a Travellers' Choice award which is the highest honor TripAdvisor can give – meaning Blackpool Pleasure Beach is truly exceptional. Based on reviews and opinions from millions of travellers, it is in the top 1% of attractions. Blackpool Pleasure Beach Arena is home to the world famous Ice Arena which is the oldest purpose built Ice Theater in the world and is the venue for the world famous Hot Ice show.

North Pier - Blackpool

North Pier is the most northerly of the three coastal piers in Blackpool, England. Built in the 1860s, it is also the oldest and longest of the three Piers. The Pier hosts an exciting range of shows for everyone at the historical North Pier Theatre. The Sunset Lounge is an open air Victorian sun lounge with views out to sea and an Organist plays songs from the shows, classic hits and popular music. The Merrie England Bar is at the front of the Pier and shows all major sporting events on the large screens and hosts live music every weekend from Friday – Sunday eve, and every day during the Summer and Illuminations season.

Blackpool Tower Festival Headland - Blackpool

Open Air performance space hosting international music artists. Situated at the iconic Tower Festival Headland on the world-famous promenade is watched over by one of the UK’s most recognised landmarks, Blackpool Tower, and with views out towards the Irish Sea, the location for the Blackpool Festival makes it special indeed

The Waterloo - Blackpool

The Waterloo in Blackpool is close to Bloomfield Road Football Ground and hosts local live bands and Bowling.

Bloomfield Road - Blackpool

Bloomfield road is the home of Blackpool Football Club which was founded in 1887. It is a large stadium and sports arena which also hosts concerts. Bloomfield Road has been almost completely re-developed over the last 15 years


The Royal Oak is a friendly pub venue which hosts local live bands.