Big purple sign with

Viva... The Show!!

This is a great Vegas style production – with a variety of music from show numbers, suitable for anyone looking for a good time, great laughs – great for groups, parties and occasions.

Saturdays and Wednesdays 5 February to 12 November 2022
Viva

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Viva...Voulez-vous!

With all the hits you love to sing along to from their chart-topping career, this is ABBA but not as you ‘Knowing me, Knowing you’ know it. A tribute by the talented Viva cast.

9 February to 7 November 2022
Viva

The 4 members of Jersey Beats tribute in red suits.

The Jersey Beats - Oh What a Nite!

A show celebrating the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons! Originally conceived and produced by the Viva Blackpool team, ‘Oh What A Nite!’ is one of Viva's most popular productions appealing to a wide range of audiences and ages.

Tuesdays 15 February to 8 November 2022
Viva

The clowns Mooky and Mr Boo.

Tower Circus

The Blackpool Tower Circus returns with a fantastic array of adventurous acts from all around the word. The circus first opened to the public on 14 May 1894 and has not missed a season since.

2 April to 6 November 2022
The Tower

Ken Webster in a brown long suit.

Ken Webster Comedy Hypnotist

Adults Only

e's ache at Webster’s unique brand of humour. Enjoy up to 3 hours of pure comedy gold. The world’s only interactive hypnotic experience.

16 April to 5 November 2022
Pleasure Beach - Horseshoe

Poster showing celebrities' look-alike: Michael Jackson, Freddie Mercury, Britney Spears, Elvis Presley, etc.

Queens & Kings

The show presents the Qeens and Kings of the Rock and Pop! Kyle Minogue, Elvis Presley, Prince, Michael Jackson, Robbie Wiliams, Freddie Mercury, Ariana Grande, Meat Loaf. Tributes depend on dates.

16 April to 31 December 2021
Central Pier

Joey Blower Show

Adults Only

The legendary outrageous and hilarious Joey Blower comes to VIVA Blackpool with a brand new Adult Comedy Show. Featuring some of his classic material plus all new content and production.

Saturdays 16 April to 12 November
Viva

Picture of the Icon ride at night.

Late Night Riding

Pleasure Beach will be keeping all the rides open until 10 pm. And, ‘FY4 CLUB DJ’ will be putting on sets next to the Spectacular Dancing Water Fountains from 4 pm right up until 10 pm!

28 May to 29 October 2022
Pleasure Beach

Picture showing Joe Longthorne, Dave Lea and Andy Mudd.

If I never sing another song

These shows are in memory of Joe Longthorne and feature beautiful orchestrations and audio visuals of all the songs Joe loved to sing. With Dave Lea (International vocalist and recording artiste) and Andy Mudd (Joe Longthorne’s MD).

30 May, 30 June, 28 July, 25 August, 22 September 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Cast of the summer show on stage in swimming suits.

Funny Girls Summer Show

Adults Only

The famous Funny Girls group presents their Summer Show. Summary and Lively! Funny Girls burlesque cabaret show appeared on the Royal Variety Performance twice!

3 June to 18 September 2022
Funny Girls

Poster with 3 members of the team in their gala costumes.

Funny Girls ICONS Show

Adults Only

The famous Funny Girls group presents their ICONS Show inspired by musical and pop culture. Funny Girls burlesque cabaret show appeared on the Royal Variety Performance twice!

Mondays 6 June to 12 September 2021
Funny Girls

Old black and white picture of Lee Cadman.

An evening with Lee Cadman

Vocalist Lee Cadman hails from Wigan and has been entertaining professionally for over 20 years. Starting out as a Pontin’s Bluecoat, Lee is always in demand and has performed worldwide and is also well known for his amazing impersonations of Robbie Williams and Neil Diamond.

11 June, 17 July, 6 August, 10 September, 8 October 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Poster listing country legends, Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton and more. The bacckground features a sunset in the American west.

Viva Country Legends

Enjoy the biggest hits of Country old and New! It’s the toe tappin’ music of Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Shania Twain, Garth Brooks, Tammy Wynette, Carrie Underwood and Glen Campbell.

Sundays 19 June to 6 November 2022
Viva

Poster Evolution of Magic. Christian and Elizabeth on foreground. A city in the background.

Evolution of Magic - the Unknown

The Evolution of Magic is a fast-paced, thrill riding and thoroughly entertaining show for all the family! Starring Craig Christian Magician and Illusionist. You may recognise Elizabeth who has appeared and performed on ‘Britain’s Got Talent’.

24 June to 29 October 2022
Pleasure Beach - Horseshoe

A yellow and pink poster with

Slime Time

SLIME games, SLIME competitions, Dance til you drop with the resident SLIME sounds DJ, Take home your very own SLIME from the SLIME station, AND GET TOTALLY COVERED IN SLIME IN THE SLIME TANK!

1 July to 21 August 2022
Pleasure Beach - FY4

Femaie Ice Skater in beautiful dress with red feather

Hot Ice

A star-studded cast of international ice skating champions from around the world in an amazing show. The show is choreographed by Oula Jaaskelainen an Olympic athlete, who creates excitement by encouraging the performers to skate at high speeds with intricate footwork and spine-tingling jumps.

7 July to 10 September 2022
Pleasure Beach - Arena

A poster with a background using the rainbow colours, the cast of the show at the centre in their colourful dresses.

Boogie Nights - 70s Musical

It’s the feel good seventies musical that cannot be missed! Starring the Shane Nolan, son of Shane Ritchie – the musical’s original leading man!

Thursdays 7 July to 10 November 2022
Viva

A picture of JJ Gibson, Kofi Taylor and Shar Le Reign.

Soul & Motown Extravaganza

Featuring all the way from the USA, the exciting JJ Gibson, the latin talents of Kofi Taylor and the vivacious Miss Shar Le Reign as Dian Ross!

Fridays & Saturdays 8 July to 29 October 2022
Viva

Picture of the 3 members of the Crazy Comedy Company.

The Crazy Comedy Company

The hit family show storming the Butlins Holiday Resorts this year, comes to Viva! Eat, drink and giggle at the family show with plenty of beans!

various days July, August and October 2022
Viva

Head of clown, colourful balloons, a ring master and a drawing of an elephant.

Circus Party

Age 3+

The Circus Party Laughter Show is a fun, interactive, and completely crazy children's stage show. Hosts Silly Billy and Grandma Betty Barnum invite you to Roll-Up and step into the colourful world of the circus.

Mondays 11 July to 29 August 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

A picture of Micharl Jordan on stage iwth his showgirls.

High Jinx Variety Show

Created by award-winning illusionist and magician Michael Jordan, High Jinx brings 90 minutes of sensational tricks, illusions, juggling, escapology and much more to The Blackpool Tower Circus.

Selected dates 15 July to 21 October 2022
The Tower

Portrait of Alex Belfield with a picture of Blackpool's promenade in the background.

Alex Belfield

After 25 years in broadcasting & touring LIVE, Alex Belfield found himself in Lockdown. It was then that he launched 'The Voice Of Reason' on YouTube from his mother's back bedroom.

Saturdays 18 June, 16 July, 6 Augut, 10 September, 8 October, 5 November 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Green emerald towers at the back. 'Wizard of Oz' written at the front.

Wizard of Oz

Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion on a magical adventure to find the Emerald City. This fun-packed pantomime twist on the original story is guaranteed to have you cheering Glinda the Good Fairy, booing the evil Wicked Witch of the West.

Wednesdays 20 July to 31 August 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Queen Will Rock You

Queen Will Rock You are well established tribute to the legend that is Freddie Mercury and Queen. Including performances of the most popular Queen hits, such as Bohemian Rhapsody, Radio Ga Ga, We Are The Champions, We Will Rock You and many more.

Thursdays 21 July to 8 September 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Picture of a sunset with the top of the Blackpool Tower in the foreground.

Tower Sunset Sessions

On selected dates this summer 2022, The Blackpool Tower Eye will be opening late for you to get the best sunset selfie in the UK. Bar 380, situated at the top of the Tower will be serving a range of cool drinks and cocktails.

Selected dates between 22 July - 2 September 2022
The Tower

Roy Chubby laughing.

Roy 'Chubby' Brown

Adults Only

After 50 years in show business Roy Chubby Brown has proven himself time and time again! 2,000 plus live shows worldwide and countless original songs and millions of fans are testimony to the face that he is “Britain’s King of Comedy”.

23 July, 24 September, 29 October 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Poster with 2 women in fairy tale dresses and singing.

Pop Princesses

This is the children’s pop concert with a big difference. A musical spectacular starring four fabulous Fairy tale Princesses who just love to sing! It’s the perfect mix.

Sundays 31 July, 28 August 2022
The Grand Theatre

People, some punks, attending a show.

Rebellion Festival

The 25th anniversary of the Rebellion punk festival in Blackpool. More than 44 bands booked!

4 - 7 August 2022
Winter Gardens

Poster with

Showaddywaddy

The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World’ is a bold statement but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title for the last 4 decades!

10 to 24 August 2022
The Grand Theatre

Picture of 3 country singers on stage.

A country night in Nashville

Direct from The Royal Albert Hall, A Country Night In Nashville recreates the scene of a buzzing honky tonk in downtown Nashville. This show perfectly captures the energy and atmosphere of an evening in the home of country music

10 to 24 August 2022
The Grand Theatre

The clowns Mooky and Mr Boo.

Bongo's Bingo

It is Bingo but not as you know. Whilst staying true to the original rules, Bongo's immerses you in a wild night of rave intervals, awkward dance offs, big money and ridiculous prizes.

12, 19 August, 9, 23 September, 21, 28 October, 4, 25 November 2022
The Tower

Drawing of Mercury siniging on stage in a stadium at sunset.

A spectacular Night of Queen

This high-energy concert features fantastic lighting, staging and sound that really captures the pomp and brilliance of Freddie Mercury and this iconic British band.

Saturdays 13, 20, 27 August 2022
The Grand Theatre

Red Arrows flying above the Blackpool Tower.

Blackpool Air Show

Free

A two days event where incredible aerobatics and fly-bys over Blackpool will be performed. Previous years there were RAF Chinook Display Team, AeroSuperBatics Wingwalkers,Blades Aerobatic Team, Typhoon, Red Arrows…

13 - 14 August 2022
Blackpool Promenade

Map
A picture of Ian Jones on stage as Lee Evans.

Ian Jones - Lee Evans tribute

Paying homage to the comedy legend, Lee Evans - Ian Jones will leave you laughing down the aisles with his comedic timing, and comedy routines.

Saturday 13 August 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

A picture of the promenade and the Tower and. on the right handside, lines of lights presenting something passing fast.

Run the Lights

Free

The brightest night run ever. Experience the world famous Blackpool Illuminations on a traffic free promenade. Take in the Golden Mile and all the sights and sounds the amazing light show has to offer. 10K or 5K run.

Saturday 13 August 2022
Blackpool Promenade

Many people dancing at the Tower Ballroom.

Phil Hurst - Dance

3 days of your favourite soul sounds from the legendary venues: The Twisted Wheel, Blackpool Mecca and Wigan Casino. In the world famous Tower Ballroom.

Saturdays 13 August, 8 October, 27 December 2022
The Tower

Four men dressed as the Jersy Boys on stage.

Jersey Boys (musical)

The Internationally acclaimed stage sensation, JERSEY BOYS is coming to Blackpool for the very first time! This smash-hit musical has won 65 major awards and has been seen by over 27 million people worldwide.

16 to 27 August 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

A picture of Rose Marie against a green backdrop.

Irish Singing Sensation Rose-Marie

Rose-Marie will be accompanied by Musical Director Mr Andy Mudd in an evening of music and conversation with a 'Q & A' session included.

17 August, 14 September, 12 October 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

A orange poster with 'Hits out of Hell the MeatLoaf sonbook' written in white.

Hits out of Hell - Meatloaf Songbook

he World’s premier show in tribute to Meatloaf, featuring the Ultimate ‘Dead Ringer’ to Meatloaf Craig Halford as seen on ITV’s ‘Stars in their eyes’ and Channel 4’s ‘The Last Leg’.

Friday 19 August 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Picture of Billy Pearce on stage with a purple backdrop and his name written with neon lights.

Billy Pearce - Funny Guy!

Blackpool’s record breaking comedy performer returns to the seaside for a one night special! It’s time to enjoy life with laughter once again.

Friday 19 August 2022
Viva

Poster with 'Chris Lafferty - Master of the Musicals' written in neon lights.

Master of the Musicals

or almost twenty years, Chris Lafferty has been wowing audiences globally in both the musical theatre and classical world with his powerhouse vocals and charismatic stage presence. Often dubbed as the UK’s answer to Josh Groban, he has an international fan base and has appeared in some of the world’s most prestigious venues.

Saturday 20 August 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Classical Musician playing in the middle of candles.

Candlelight: Hans Zimmer's best works

Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience. Discover the music of Hans Zimmer at the magical Blackpool Tower Ballroom under the gentle glow of candlelight.

Saturdays 20 August 2022
The Tower

Poster with picture of 'Magic Malky', Rachel Mercer, Paul Molloy, Robert Neil, 4 Play Quo.

On with the Show!

'On With The Show ! ' Hosted by Presenter and DJ Adam Smith. Charity Gala Performance for local based charities. Plus special guests and full supporting company to be announced soon.

Sunday 21 August 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

People wearing wet suits and getting into the sea next to tne North Pier.

Pier to Pier Swim

1.6 mile ppen water swim between the three piers. It starts at the North Pier and finishes at the South Pier. Contact the Sandcastle Waterpark for information.

Sunday 21 August 2022
North Pier

Sooty, Soo and Sweep.

The Sooty Show

Age 3

Izzy Wizzy Lets get busy - Its The Sooty Show! Direct from Citv, Sooty heads home to Blackpool in a fabulous fun show to delight the whole family.

Monday 22 August, Saturday 22 October 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

A picture of Chris Lafferty singing.

Chris Lafferty - Master of the Musicals

For almost twenty years, Chris Lafferty has been wowing audiences globally in both the musical theatre and classical world with his powerhouse vocals and charismatic stage presence.

Saturday 20 August 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

A painting showing people dancing on the tower ballroom.

The August Northern Soul Weekender

3 days of your favourite soul sounds from the legendary venues: The Twisted Wheel, Blackpool Mecca and Wigan Casino. In the world famous Tower Ballroom.

26 to 28 August 2022
The Tower

A poster showing in the background a rock band playing, on the foreground

Rock for Heroes

Rock For Heroes transports you back to the memories of hearing iconic bands for the first time, celebrating the legendary members of The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame!

Friday 26 August 2022
The Grand Theatre

Poster with pictures of Boy George, Lady Gaga and Amy Winehouse lookalikes.

Totally Tributes

Sing along to iconic songs from Lady Gaga, Boy George, Amy Winehouse and Cher. Extremely talented singers will be travelling from all over the UK and even from ITV’s Hit Show 'Starstruck' to entertain guests on the Pier.

Friday 26 August 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Six women (Henry VIII wives) singing on stage.

Six The Musical


From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII take to the mic to tell their tales, remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an 80-minute celebration of 21st century girl power.

30 August to 3 September 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Hundreds of people riding bikes on Blackpool promenade. The illuminations are switched on.

Ride the Lights

Ride at any point along the promenade from Starr Gate at South Shore to Red Bank Road in Bispham. You can ride as much or as little of the route as you are able and enjoy the Blackpool Illuminations at your own pace.

Tuesday 30 August 2022
Promenade

A picture of the tower and of an illuminated tramway.

Run the Lights

Join Blackpool's biggest fun run for free! Experience running under the famous Blackpool Illuminations along a traffic-free 7.5km route. It's the perfect opportunity to have a sneak peek before the official switch-on!

Wednesday 31 August 2022
Promenade

A man in tuxedo holding an orchestra director stick and wearing a mask representing a skull, tens of candlelights behind him.

Rock Orchestra by Candlelight

The Rock Orchestra By Candlelight returns to the UK with a massive, brand new 90-minute setlist featuring the biggest Rock and Metal of all time, performed in stunning, candlelit surroundings.

Wednesday 31 August 2022
The Grand Theatre

Poster showing a drawing a of an union flag shaped as a guitar.

British Country Festival


The celebration is held over three days. With four stages in the iconic, world famous candlelit Empress Ballroom, the art deco Arena and the Horseshoe Pavilion Theatre. All within the Winter Gardens entertainment complex in Blackpool.

2 to 4 September 2022
Winter Gardens

Calling Planet Earth

A New Romantic Symphony that goes on a journey through one of the greatest musical Era’s of All Time – The Electrifying 80’s.

Friday 2 September 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Illuminated stage with a band on it. In front of the stage there are hundreds of people standing and watching.

Illuminations Switch On!

Every year, since 1934, a big show is organised on the promenade to celebrate the switch on of the Illuminations. Strictly Come Dancing star Shirley Ballas will pull the switch in the Tower Ballroom.

Friday 2 September 2022
Promenade

Six women (Henry VIII wives) singing on stage.

Jurassic Earth


Jurassic Earth features roaming, state-of-the-art animatronic life-like Dinosaurs in an interactive and exciting story-telling show, creating a unique, immersive experience for all audiences!

Sunday 4 September 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy, Makka Pakka and friends on stage

In the Night Garden Live

Age 3+

Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy, Makka Pakka and friends are back in their fun-filled live show Igglepiggle’s Busy Day! Join Igglepiggle as he looks for his friends in the Night Garden.

3 - 8 September 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

A picture of four singers.

Memories of the Four Tops

The Ultimate Soul & Motown group who present a stunning floorshow of extensive repertoire of hits from the legendary Four Tops! RnB, Stax, Motown and soul, which will also include classic hits from the Temptations, Stevie Wonder, The Drifters and more...

Friday 9 September 2022
Viva

A picture of Alex Belfield and Katie Hopkins.

Two Gobshites Live

Katie Hopkins is best known as the Apprentice who fired Lord Sugar. Outspoken about everything, the Daily Mail titled her the Biggest Bitch in Britain. Alex & Katie is the perfect night out if you want to laugh at the insanity of our lefty world.

Saturday 10 September 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Picture of Hayley Ria Christian in a white dress.

Midnight train to Georgia

Capturing the essence of the Multi Award Winning Ms Gladys Knight, Hayley Ria Christian emulates the true magic that the Empress of Soul delivers on stage.

Sunday 11 September 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Picture of a dozen of drag queens.

RuPaul's Drag Race

Drag Royalty will sashay* across the UK next autumn for The Series Three Tour of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK. Expect a night of endless extravaganza as all 12 queens from Series Three of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK werk their way across the country.

Wednesday 14 September 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Picture of a boat near a lighthouse, eyes of a young man in the sky staring at you.

When Darkness Falls

When Darkness Falls is a brand-new spine-chilling ghost play that delivers a twisted, terrifying, and thrilling tale that will “leave you cowering in your seat.” Inspired by true events, this powerful new production draws us into dark pasts, reveals disturbing truths and explores the power of stories.

15 to 17 September 2022
The Grand Theatre

Lost in Music band

Lost in Music

Get ready to recreate the Magical 70’s and go on a journey straight to the heart of Disco! Relive some of the greatest songs of all time from Artists such as Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sister Sledge…

Friday 16 September
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Fireworks from the North Pier with people watching from the promenade.

World Fireworks Championship Blackpool

Free

Every time a different country will compete by creating a fantastic fireworks display, for usually around 20 minutes. The event starts at 19:30 and the fireworks from around 20:30.

Saturdays 17 September and 1, 15, Friday 28 October 2022
Beach opposite Tower

Map
A picture of Jaymi Hensley.

Tonight at Musicals

A large cast, including Alice Barlow (The Voice UK), Amelle Berrabah (Sugababes) and Jaymi Hensley (Union J), and many more will perform songs from popular musicals during the concert to raise funds for RNLI Blackpool.

Saturday 17 September 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

A picture of Paul Thorpe as Elvis and John Hylton as Diamond.

Elvis and Diamond

Imagine this...Elvis, the King of Rock & Roll and Neil Diamond, the Singer Songwriter of his generation...on the same stage!! A wonderful tribute.

Sunday 18 September 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

A green poster with several musical instruments and

One Night in Dublin

The multi-award-winning Irish band The Wild Murphys features the very best traditional Irish musicians playing a thrilling mix of traditional and contemporary tunes guaranteed to have the audience’s hands clapping and toes tapping all night long.

Sunday 18 September 2022
The Grand Theatre

4 Funny girls on stage dancing

Funny Girls Halloween Show

Adults Only

The famous Funny Girls group presents their frightening Halloween Show. Not so scary. Funny Girls burlesque cabaret show appeared on the Royal Variety Performance twice!

Wednesdays to Sundays 21 September to 6 November 2022
Funny Girls

Picture of a  woman looking like Marylin Monroe in a cabaret dress.

An Evening of Burlesque

Roll up, roll up. . . a scintillating night out of sparkling entertainment – the UK’s longest running burlesque show – is back touring the nation. And, it’s bigger than ever.

Thursday 22 September 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Nya King in a grey dance and singing,

The Whitney Houston Experience

Nya King is officially the UK’s No.1 tribute to Whitney, as authentic and realistic as you’ll ever hear – with all the hits from her idol. This is a show filled with emotion from an incredibly talented vocalist.

Friday 23 September 2022
Viva

A picture of six handsome men bare chest.

Forbidden Nights

Get ready for your ultimate ‘Forbidden’ night out with two hours of breath-taking action, seductive choreography and our comedian compere for your entertainment.

Sunday 18 September 2022
The Grand Theatre

A picture of Emma Kenny.

Emma Kenny

Emma Kenny will take you on a journey looking at what ingredients of possibility lead to body counts by killers like Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy… What creates a serial killer, and could anything have prevented their potential being activated, or were they simply born to kill?

Monday 26 September 2022
The Grand Theatre

Picture of Tunde Baiyewu, Gwen Dickey, Deniece Williams, Alexander O'Neal

Giants of Soul


Giants of Soul will feature some of the most successful and iconic, original soul performers from the late 70’s through to the modern day.

Tuesday 27 September 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Pincture with a pink background and a man wearing an MP suit but with a dog mask silencing another man with his right hand.

The MP, Aunty Mandy & Me

The MP, Aunty Mandy & Me explores consent, coercion and grooming within the gay male community with biting humour and contemporary social commentary.

28 and 29 September 2022
The Grand Theatre - The Studio

Picture of Morrissey.

In Concert With Morrissey

British singer-songwriter Morrissey has announced a major UK and Ireland tour starting this September.
Morrissey has enjoyed 16 albums in the UK Top Ten, plus 9 Top Ten albums with his former group The Smiths, of which Morrissey was a founder member.

Wednesday 28 September 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Jason Manford
Jason Manford: Like Me

He’s back! It’s been a busy few years for Jason Manford since his last smash-hit stand up show. ‘Like Me’ is Jason’s latest comic offering set to hit road, and is sure to be ‘expert observational comedy’ (The Guardian) mixed with ‘comic gold’ (Mail on Sunday).

Thursday 29 September 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Picture of

First Encounters - Twelfth Night

A hilarious story of heartbreak, hoaxes and hidden identities. They bring Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night to life on stage in just 90 minutes. Our First Encounters productions are created to give 7-13 year olds a fantastic first experience of Shakespeare whilst also being brilliant introductions for anyone new to his work.

29 September to 1 October 2022
The Grand Theatre

Poste of the show with the title written in big letter, the band posing below.

And Finally...Phil Collins

And Finally…Phil Collins are credited as being the UK’s Top Phil Collins Tribute, fronted by singer Chris O'Connell who brings to the stage the charisma and characteristics of the man who fronted Genesis and has sold 150 million albums in his solo career.

Friday 30 September 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

A pciture of Tameka Jackson as Diana Ross and the Supremes.

The Diana Ross Story

A chronological history of hits from a career culminating in over 100 million record sales fronted by 2 international Diana Ross performers Cheri Jade (The Supremes) and Tameka Jackson (Solo Career).

Friday 30 September 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Aerial picture of Blackpool at night with the illuminated tower and names of rock bands.

Rock the Tower

Revival Music Festival presents Rock the Tower. Local lads, the Parka Monkeys', "Live Indie Disco" will see them play a set packed with the best Britpop and indie classics from bands like Oasis, Arctic Monkeys, The Stone Roses, The Libertines, The Strokes and more.

Saturdays 1 October 2022
The Tower

Whitney look a like on stage with a white dress, blue background.

Whitney - Queen of the Night

Direct from The West End, experience the ultimate Whitney Houston tribute show. This phenomenal production delivers an outstanding concert that has been described as “a powerhouse performance that delivers on every level…”

Saturday 1 October 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Picture of a stage with 'Oktoberfest' written on the backdrop.

Oktoberfest

The most important date on Germany’s cultural calendar. Taking place inside what is set to be one of Europe’s Largest indoor events for a Bavarian style festival including a showcase some of the best and authentic oompah bands from around the world across both sessions.

Saturday 1 October 2022
Winter Gardens

A picture of two soldiers.

Soldiers of Swing

The Soldiers Of Swing are made up of Vince Fountain and Lee Day who met each other in the Army. They have been singing together for the past 4 years.

Saturday 1 October 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

A huge werewolf next to a Pleasure Beach rollercoaster.

Halloween at Pleasure Beach

Prepare to be scared by the 8.5-foot tall Werewolf roaming the park! Watch the HUB dancers and enjoy some spooky tunes with DJ ‘Hazard’. All of this and a fangtastic selection of food and drinks.

October 2022
Pleasure Beach

Pete McCall as Rod Stewart on stage.

The Rod Stewart Songbook

Don’t miss The Rod Stewart Songbook’s two hour spectacular theatre production. The show features Pete McCall, who is Europe’s foremost tribute to Rod Stewart.

Saturday 1 October 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Singers performing on stage. On the stage back drop

The Story Of Soul

Join the Love Train, as we give you the Best of Our Love and show you there Ain’t Nobody who does it better. Featuring songs by Aretha Franklin, Earth Wind and Fire, James Brown, Wilson Pickett, Barry White and many more.

Sunday 2 October 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

A picture of Jarred Christmas, Ninia Benjamin, Paul Tonkinson and Mike Gunn.

Jongleurs Legends

Four comedy legends. Buckle up for a comedy rollercoaster ride that will leave you breathless from laughter! With Paul Tonkinson, Ninia Benjamin, Mike Gunn and Jarred Christmas.

Sunday 2 October 2022
The Grand Theatre

A picture of a women with a pram on the bank of the river Mersey.

Twopence to Cross the Mersey

Adapted from Helen Forrester’s million-selling autobiography, Twopence To Cross The Mersey is a stunning period drama set in the early 1930’s in the midst of the Great Depression.

4 to 6 October 2022
The Grand Theatre

A picture of a Wurliizer keyboard.

Wurlitzer Organ Concert

An afternoon of musical entertainment from the magnificent Wurlitzer at the Opera House.

5 October & 8 December 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

A singer on stage, singing in front of a wide audience.

Fastlove

A George Michael Tribute. Few shows have reached the dizzy heights of Fastlove, now touring in 18 countries.

Thursday 6 October 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Nigel Blackwell singing.

Half Man Half Biscuit

If Half Man Half Biscuit did not exist, it would be imperative to invent them. Since their formation nearly 30 years ago, their presence has been a necessity. Throughout changing times they have spanned the decades.

Friday 7 October 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

A white face with green eyes, aggressive scream with blood around the mouth.

Journey To Hell

Age 13+

Journey To Hell is a scare zone live actor and action based experience which will include one rollercoaster. It is a terrifying experience led event through themed areas of Pleasure Beach.

7 to 30 October 2022
Pleasure Beach

Tiger holding a tea pot

The tiger who came to tea

Age 3+

Direct from the West End, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show, The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns on tour, celebrating over 12 years on stage!

7 to 9 October 2022
The Grand Theatre

Black and red poster with

Northern Live

Proudly keeping the faith to the original sounds of the underground movement that started on the dance floors in the North and eventually swept the nation. Consisting of an 11-piece and four lead vocalists will perform over 30 original hits.

Friday 7 October 2022
Viva

A picture of Milly Johnson and her book.

Word Festival

A literature and spoken word festival. Authors: Michael Morpugo, Scott Mitchell, Milly Johnson, Saul David.

7 & 8 October 2022
Winter Gardens - Pavilion & Horseshoe

A picture of the empress ballroom with

Balckpool Freestyle Dance Festival

The British Freestyle Championships covers Solos, Premier Championships, Teams, Slowdance and Couples/Pairs.

8 & 9 October 2022
Winter Gardens - Empress Ballroom

The Boyzlife duo walking in a street.

Boyzlife

Boyzlife announce the ‘Old School’ headline tour across the UK, which will see the band perform new songs from their upcoming original material studio album, ‘Old School’.

Sunday 9 October 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

A picture of Wayne Sleep.

An Audience with Wayne Sleep

A fascinating and glamour-filled show, Wayne recounts his humble beginnings from his first visit to The Royal Ballet School’s White Lodge to his friendship with Rudolph Nureyev, Bonnie Langford and Princess Diana, a great afternoon with great company!

Monday 10 October 2022
The Grand Theatre

A poster of

Blood Brothers

Willy Russell’s legendary musical tells the captivating and moving tale of twins separated at birth, who grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with tragic consequences Few musicals have been received with such acclaim as the multi-award-winning Blood Brothers.

11 to 15 October 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

A pciture of Joe Rooney.

A celebration of father Ted

Join us in celebrating one of the greatest sitcoms ever made, as we welcome seasoned stand-up comic Joe Rooney for a night of all things Father Ted.

Wednesday 12 October 2022
The Grand Theatre

A pictur eof Milton Jones holding a wire outside a skyscraper.

Milton Jones: Milton Impossible

One man. One Mission. Is it possible? No, not really. Milton reveals the truth about being an international spy, before being given a disappointing new identity which forced him to appear on Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo.

Thursday 13 October 2022
The Grand Theatre

A black poster with a picture of the beast and

Beauty and the Beast ballet

Join Ballet Theatre UK with one of the most enchanting love stories of all time, “Beauty and the Beast”.

Friday 14 October 2022
The Grand Theatre

A woman alone on a stage.

Joshua (and Me)

Joshua (and Me) is a one-woman show about being a sibling to someone who is autistic; giving a voice to young people with responsibilities of care.

14 & 15 Ocotber 2022
The Grand Theatre

A picture of Joe Pasquale.

Joe Pasquale - Live

It’s time to lose that weight we’ve all put on over the past two years and get back to what we have missed most in our lives… laughing, and the best antidote for that is Joe Pasquale!

Friday 14 October 2022
Viva

'The Jerseys Live' written as a light sign.

The Jerseys Live!

Join The Jerseys as we celebrate the timeless music of the 100 million album selling Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Incredible falsettos, beautiful acapellas - the authenticity of the sublime harmonies of the 60s and 70s.

Friday 14 October 2021
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

A Picture of Harry Hill.

Harry Hill: Pedigree Fun!

Harry is back with brand-new amazing jokes in an all-singing, all-dancing one-man spectacular. Audiences will meet Harry’s new baby elephant, Sarah, and Ian, The Information Worm.

Saturday 15 October 2022
The Grand Theatre

Picture of Alexandra Darby singing in a white shirt and black trousers.

Celine - with Live Band

Fronted by international Celine Dion tribute artist Alexandra Darby. Songs include “Think Twice”, “Beauty and The Beast “, “Its All Coming Back To Me Now”, “Because You Loved Me” , “Immortality” “I Drove All Night”, “The Power Of Love”…

Saturday 15 October 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Couples dancing in the Empress Ballroom

Balckpool Sequence Dance Festival

Classical, Modern & Latin Sequence Dancing. The Blackpool Sequence Dance Festival will now see its 72nd anniversary in 2022. The festival accommodates both Children and Adult competitions. The British Sequence Championships are held on all three evenings.

15 to 18 October 2022
Winter Gardens - Empress Ballroom

Vincent Simone dancing tango with Paula Duarte.

Vincent Simone - Tango Passions

Argentine Tango King and Strictly Come Dancing legend, Vincent Simone, returns to the stage with his brand new show. Also starring Argentine Tango specialist Paula Duarte as his leading lady.

Sunday 16 October 2022
The Grand Theatre

A picture of neon sign with 'Carnival of Screams' written in red.

Carnival of Screams

When the carnival comes to town, nothing is as it seems and there are all sorts of spooky goings-on. A family friendly Halloween panto style adventure awaits when Mr Mullens Carnival opens on Blackpool's North Pier.

Saturdays 16, 23 and 30 October 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

The poster shows in the foreground Richard Cadell with chains around his arms, two lady assistants with chainsaws, and a black motorbike jumping through flames at the back.

X-treme Magic

Willy Russell’s legendary musical tells the captivating and moving tale of twins separated at birth, who grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with tragic consequences Few musicals have been received with such acclaim as the multi-award-winning Blood Brothers.

Monday 17 October 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

A picture of Carole King laughing.

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

A brand new production of the Award Winning West End and Broadway show, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical. Beautiful tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom.

18 to 22 October 2022
The Grand Theatre

The poster shows in the foreground Richard Cadell with chains around his arms, two lady assistants with chainsaws, and a black motorbike jumping through flames at the back.

Will Young

Will Young has spent the last two decades at the forefront of pop after bursting onto the scene in 2002 as the original winner of Pop Idol. His career has culminated in four #1 and two #2 chart topping albums, two BRIT Awards, four UK number one singles.

Wednesday 19 October 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

A picture of a singer on stage and two guitarists behind him.

Whole Lotta Shakin'

Widely regarded as the definitive tribute to the UK’s biggest selling singles artiste of the 1980s – Whole Lotta Shakin’ is a nostalgic celebration, jam-packed with feel-good rock’n’roll!

Friday 21 October 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

A picture of Lareena singing.

Adele (Tribute)

Lareena brings you a tribute to this star like no other. Multi-award winning, Adele has took the world by storm with global hits from ‘Easy On Me’, ‘Hello’, ‘Someone Like You’, ‘Set Fire To The Rain’ and so many more.

Friday 21 October 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

A picture of Chris Connor as Elvis Presley.

World Famous Elvis Show

Starring Chris Connor. Voted by the first ever world wide Elvis Presley fan poll as - The greatest Elvis Tribute in the World ! - awarded in Memphis.

Saturday 22 October 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Paul Zerdin and one of his puppets.

Paul Zerdin

Paul Zerdin's latest hilarious fun-filled ventriloquist show for all the family! He’s won America’s Got Talent, had his own headline residency in Las Vegas and toured the United States twice.

24 to 29 October 2022
Pleasure Beach - Horseshoe

A picture of three women in beautiful dresses on stage.

Dreamgirls The Musical

Let your soul sing with the dazzling multi-award winning Dreamgirls. Direct from the West End, this spectacular musical production features the classic songs And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going, Listen, I Am Changing and One Night Only.

25 October to 5 November 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

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Big Night Out

After far too many nights in, it’s time for a 'BIG NIGHT OUT' in this fast paced variety show headlined by Legendary Comedian Mick Miller.
With a superb supporting cast including Britain’s Got Talent Ventriloquist Steve Hewlett, Hilarious Impressionist Ben Nickless, International Illusionists 'Matricks Illusion' and two amazing west end vocalists.

Tuesday 25 October 2022
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

A picture of red heatre curtains and 'Blackpool Gang Show' written in neon lights.

Blackpool Scout Gang Show

Come along and watch the Scouts and Guides from Blackpool as they return to the iconic Grand Theatre for their 60th Anniversary Blackpool Scout Gang Show, a Show of song, dance and comedy.

26 to 29 October 2022
The Grand Theatre

Cast with make-up and costumes.

Circus of Horrors

Age 16+

The new Circus of Horrors show will be a celebration of its astounding 25 years. It includes an amalgamation of amazing, bizarre & daredevil circus acts, driven by a rock n' roll soundscape.

27 to 31 October 2022
Pleasure Beach

A white face with green eyes, aggressive scream with blood around the mouth.

Circus of Horrors - Family matinées

The new Circus of Horrors show will be a celebration of its astounding 25 years. It is a family friendly version of the show and includes an amalgamation of amazing, bizarre & daredevil circus acts, driven by a rock n' roll soundscape.

28 to 31 October 2022
Pleasure Beach

Profile of Elkie Brooks singing.

Elkie Brooks

Now in the 6th decade of her career, Elkie Brooks is still proving to be one of the most powerful and versatile vocal talents of our generation.

Sunday 30 October 2022
The Grand Theatre

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