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Funny Girls Spring Show

Adults Only

The famous Funny Girls group presents their Spring Show. A lively and funny way to start the year! Funny Girls burlesque cabaret show appeared on the Royal Variety Performance twice!

Wednesdays, Thursdays and Weekends 6 March - 30 May 2021
Funny Girls

Couples dancing.

Dance Champions of Tomorrow

Online Event

Due to COVID19, The 2021 festival will be “LIVE ONLINE” via the Blackpool Platform over the weekend

6 - 7 March 2021
Live Online

Romeo's Daugther band performing on stage.
Romeo's Daughter

Romeo’s Daughter celebrated their 30th Anniversary during 2018 and continue to maintain their position as one of Britain’s finest rock bands, consistently performing to sell out audiences.

Friday 13 March 2021
Waterloo Music Bar

3 men and 3 women outside a building.

Almost acoustic club

Liverpool artpunks Pete Bentham & the Dinner Ladies are at the vanguard of the current UK DIY underground scene. Their 'Kitchencore' songs are witty and quirky tales of northern working class life.

20 March 2021
Winter Gardens - Gillow's bar

4 men with climbing equipment, secured on the lift hill of the Big One rollercoaster.

Walk the Big One

Walk the lift hill of one of the world's tallest rollercoasters! Experience an escorted climb to the 235 feet summit of the big one.

Fridays 26 March - 8 October 2021
Pleasure Beach

Micahel Kiwanuka seated.

Michael Kiwanuka

Age 14+

Michael Kiwanuka’s third album, KIWANUKA, is out now through Polydor Records. It is the follow-up to Michael’s number 1 second album, Love & Hate, released back in July 2016.

30 March 2021
Winter Gardens - Empress Ballroom

Poster with written

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.

Thursdays 1 April - 11 November 2021
Viva

Anarchy @ Waterloo

Punk music weekend at the Waterloo.

2 - 4 April 2021
Waterloo Music Bar

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.

3 April to 7 November 2021
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”.

Saturday 3 April 2021
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Big sign 'Viva The Vegas Variety Show with picture of Viva's stars.

Viva's BIG Vegas Night Out!

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 13 February - 13 November 2021
Viva

Joe Longthorne

Joe Longthorne MBE All Star Tribute

Joe's 51 years as one of this country's most loved entertainers, including 31 consecutive years starring in summer season in his adopted hometown of Blackpool, will be celebrated and honoured on this all star gala evening.

Sunday 4 April 2021
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Post with written 'The Music of the Beatles. All You nees is love.

Viva...All you need is love!

‘All You Need Is Love’ is nostalgic trip down memory lane as we get inside the real story of Beatle Mania. A tribute by the talented Viva's cast.

Mondays 5 April - 8 November 2021
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.

Sundays and Tuesdays 6 April 2021 - 9 November 2021
Viva

Big sign 'Viva The Vegas Variety Show with picture of Viva's stars.

Viva...Vegas Cabaret Variety Show!

This is an amazing Vegas style production – with a variety of music from show numbers, to all kinds of hit music from across the decades, all performed with sequins, feathers and class.

Wednesdays 7 April - 10 November 2021
Viva

A shiny glass shoe, a blue castle, portraits of the prince and CInderella.

Cinderella

Cinderella Pantomime to the North Pier this Easter, featuring amazing special effects, a fantastic fairy, beautiful costumes, wicked ugly sisters and a soundtrack of hit songs you can sing along too.

7 - 18 April 2021
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

TV Smith on stage with a guitar.

Almost acoustic club TVSMITH

TV Smith was founder member, singer and songwriter for the Adverts, who formed in late 1976, and became one of the leading bands in the first wave of British punk rock.

9 - 10 April 2021
Winter Gardens - Spanish Hall

Jon Courtney on stage.

Jon Courtney

Comedian and musician Jon Courtenay is the first ever Golden Buzzer act to win Britain’s Got Talent. Long before triumphing in the 2020 final, Jon was a powerhouse live performer with decades of experience touring the world.

Friday 10 April 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Portrait of Shaun Ryder

Shaun Ryder

Last year’s sell-out “Evening with Shaun Ryder” is back at the Layton Institute. The Happy Mondays and Black Grape legend returns to Layton Institute with music from Marquis Drive.

11 April 2021
Layton Institute FY3 7HG

Paul Smith

Paul Smith: Changed

Age 16+

The famous comedian Paul Smith returns with his third national tour show. He once again mixes sharp, hilarious stories from his life with his trademark off the cuff wit.

17 April 2020
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Band on stage. see their back facing the audience.
The Mersey Beatles

Fans of The Beatles prepare to be wowed by the world’s favourite Liverpool-born tribute to the Fab Four. The band clocked up more than 600 appearances in a 10-year residency at Liverpool’s legendary Cavern Club.

Thursday 22 April 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

View from backstage, a man singing in front of a full theatre.

Luther Vandross Celebration

Luther UK - The only live UK tribute dedicated to the music and memory of Luther Vandross: “Never Too Much”, “ Here and Now “, “Give Me the Reason”…

Friday 23 April 2021
Viva

Jimmy Carr

Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

Age 16+

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Having political correctness at a comedy show is like having health and safety at a rodeo.

29 April 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

The 4 members of the band

Foals

The new tour of Foals|: Yannis Philippakis (vocals/guitar), Jimmy Smith (guitar), Jack Bevan (drums) and Edwin Congreave (keys).

6 -7 May 2021
Winter Gardens - Empress Ballroom

Big sign 'Justin Live' with a picture of Justin on top of it.

Justin Live - The big tour

Age 3+

Come and see CBeebies superstar and children’s favourite Justin Fletcher live on stage in an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza.

15 May 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Abolva playing on stage in front of a standing audience.
Absolva

Above, a uniquely explosive British melodic heavy metal band.

Sunday 16 May 2021
Waterloo Music Bar

Picture of Tim Vine

Tim Vine is Plastic Elvis

Tim Vine returns to Blackpool's Grand with Plastic Elvis, a unique tribute to a legend. Sing along with some of the King’s greatest songs on a breathless night of rock’n’roll.

Sunday 20 May 2021
The Grand Theatre

Picture of some members of Rumours of Fleetwood Mac band

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, the finest tribute to Fleetwood Mac, returns to the stage. A brand new show celebrating the best of Fleetwood Mac, including a special blues set paying tribute to legendary Peter Green era.

Thursday 20 May 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Picture of Trixie Mattel playing guitar. Yellow background.

Trixie Mattel: Grown Up

Age 14+

Queen Trixie Mattel will be heading to the Opera House Blackpool this year as part of the One Woman Show tour. She is not only a major pop culture figure but a stand up comedian and musician with talents that defy classification.

21 May 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

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”.

Fridays 21 May, 18 June, 23 July, 20 August, 18 September, 15 Ocotber 2021
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

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…

23 May 2021
The Grand Theatre

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!

Thursdays and Weekends 1 June 2021 - 19 September 2021
Funny Girls

10 professional dancers posing in coulourful outfits.

Stricly Come Dancing: The professionals

Strictly Come Dancing: The Professionals will return with another amazing line-up of pro dancers full of glitz and glamour: Dianne Buswell, Nadiya Bychkova, Graziano Di Prima, Karen Hauer, Katya Jones, Neil Jones, Gorka Marquez, Luba Mushtuk, Johannes Radebe and Kai Widdrington.

1 June 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Sign showing Boogie Nights

Boogie Nights

Blackpool and Fylde Light Opera Company present Boogie Nights the 70s musical about a Jack-the-lad, whose life of birds, booze and boogie is turned upside down.

2 - 5 June 2021
The Grand Theatre

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!

Thursdays and weekends 3 - 10 June 2021
Funny Girls

Poster with top of tower in rainbow colours and Pride Blackpool written next to it.

Blackpool Pride LGBT+

Pride by the seaside! Blackpool Pride strives to be accessible for all. Whatever your age, race, sexuality or colour, Blackpool Pride is welcomes you! Enjoy weekend: Music, Parade, Parties.

4 - 6 June 2021
Various locations - Queen Street

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.

4 June 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Adam Jay wearing a nurse's hat

Adam Kay: This is going to hurt

Award-winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this “electrifying” evening of stand-up.

5 June 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Joey Blower Is Back.

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 5 June - 13 November 2021
Viva

Poster of the Dreamboats and Petticoats show.

Dreamboats and Petticoats

1950s heartthrob Marty Wilde takes to the road again in Dreamboats and Petticoats. Joining Marty are pals Eden Kane and Mark Wynter with special guest Roxy Wilde and his long serving band, The Wildcats.

6 June 2021
The Grand Theatre

Lionel on stge seen from backstage. Audience in front of him.

Lionel

A first class Tribute to Lionel Richie from the creators of… ‘Talon – The Best of Eagles’ . Malcolm Pitt delivers a powerhouse and breathtaking performance in this theatre production.

Friday 11 June 2021
Viva

Mrs Brown portrait

Mrs Brown's Boys

The Award-Winning Brendan O’Carroll and Mrs. Brown’s Boys have announced their live return to theatres. Mrs. Brown’s Boys promises to take audiences on an exhilarating and side-splitting adventure.

14 - 16 June 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Portrait of Rob Beckett

Rob Beckett - Wallop!

Rob Beckett is back on tour with a brand-new stand-up show. He started performing stand-up in 2009 and quickly enjoyed success in all of the new comedian competitions winning 4 competitions in his first year.

16 - 17 June 2021
The Grand Theatre

A silver star, 'Sound of 60's' written in gold.

Sound of the 60's

Direct from the USA, ‘Sounds of the 60’s’ stars USA Soul Satisfaction performs ‘The American Four Tops Motown Show’. The show has travelled worldwide bringing all the Motown magic along with powerful vocals, splendid harmonies and the high stepping dance routines.

Saturday 19 June 2021
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Brian Wilson on stage

Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson returns to the UK with Al Jardine & Blondie Chaplin. He will deliver his greatest hits and fan favourites from his career with The Beach Boys and as a solo artist.

22 June 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Ralph Fiennes dressed in winter coat with snow and ice on it.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes

Sir Ranulph Fiennes has been named by The Guinness Book of Records as ‘the world’s greatest living explorer; inspiring generations and risking life and limb in some of the most ambitious private expeditions ever undertaken.

Thursday 24 June 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

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’.

25 June - 30 October 2021
Pleasure Beach - Horseshoe

Poster of CJ, as Michael Jackson, singing

Michael Jackson Legacy

An exceptionally authentic tribute to Michael Jackson, starring CJ, one of the world’s greatest Michael Jackson Tribute Artists with his incredible Live Band and Dancers. The look, the voice, the moves and all the hits!

25 June 2021
Viva

Simon Park

Simon Park is Peter Kay

Simon Mark is quickly establishing himself as the UK's most authentic tribute act to the comedy legend, Peter Kay. Delivering the iconic routines of the much loved funny man, Simon will have you in fits of laughter from 'Garlic Bread' to his 'Misheard Song Lyrics'.

Saturday 26 June 2021
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Anton du Beke and Giovanni Pernice

Him & Me

Strictly Come Dancing professionals ANTON DU BEKE and GIOVANNI PERNICE join forces in 2021 for their first ever tour together.

1 July 2021
Winter Gardens - Empress Ballroom

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 1 July - 2 September 2021
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

An artist dressed as Elvis

Elvis Celebration


Elvis tribute artists, traders and much more! Celebrate Elvis at the Winter Gardens. VIP includes premium seating, lanyard, table service and photo opportunity.

2 - 4 July 2021
Winter Gardens - Empress Ballroom

Limehouse Lizzy on stage.

Limehouse Lizzy

Thin Lizzy tribute act Limehouse Lizzy have been touring for more than 25 years. The band consists of Wayne Ellis, Aid Todd, Greg Alcock and Craig Price and they won Guitarist Magazine’s Live Band of the Year in 2001.

Saturday 3 July 2021
Layton Institute FY3 7HG

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 - 4 July 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Shawn Klush, Dean Z & Cody Slaughter dressed as the King, singing in front od the american flag.

Elvis Tribute Artist World Tour


Direct from the USA, the biggest and best Elvis show in the world is back! Starring three ‘Ultimate Elvis Tribute’ World Champions: Shawn Klush, Dean Z & Cody Slaughter.

Monday 5 July 2021
Winter Gardens - Empress Ballroom

Profile picture of George Michael look alike.

The George Michael Legacy

'Wham! The George Michael Lagacy' is an unforgetable tribute to George and his 100 million record selling history. The show features hits from the 'Wham' days, and of course George's solo career.

Wednesdays 7 July - 1 September 2021
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Omid Djalili smoking a microphone

Omid Djalili: Good times tour

Age 16+

Multi award-winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili is now where he belongs, on a stage and bringing back the Good Times. Intelligent, always provocative, entertaining, Omid’s legendary stand-up performances is a captivating comedy masterclass.

8 July 2021
The Grand Theatre

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.

08 July to 11 September 2021
Pleasure Beach - Arena

Poster of anything for love. A motorbike with flames.

Anything for love

Steve Steinman's Anything for Love is a show presenting Meat Loaf story. The show returns to Blackpool after 2,000 performances and over a million tickets sold worldwide!

9 July 2021
The Grand Theatre

Drawing of Johnny Cash with a guitar.

Johnny Cash Roadshow

Only show to be endorsed by the Cash Family! The Johnny Cash Roadshow is back on top form with a brand new show. With all the hits such as Man in Black, Walk the Line, Ring of Fire, Boy Named Sue…

11 July 2021
The Grand Theatre

A couple dancing, a picture of Kevin Clifron on the right hand side.

Burn the Floor

KEVIN CLIFTON and the sensational worldwide Ballroom dance company BURN THE FLOOR return with a bang in 2021! This fiery, energetic and revolutionary Ballroom production will, once again, set stages alight.

Tuesday 13 July 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Frank Skinner in black and white.

Frank Skinner

Comedy legend Frank Skinner is bringing his latest critically acclaimed stand-up show Showbiz to The Grand Theatre for one night only.

16 July 2021
The Grand Theatre

Jane McDonald on stage in a white dress

Jane McDonald Live in Concert

One of the nation’s best-loved entertainers, is back with her phenomenal new live show. he BAFTA award-winning star of Cruising with Jane McDonald and Jane & Friends always delivers a stunning performance.

16 - 17 July 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Lancashire Hotspots band.

The Lancashire Hotpots

There’s only one thing more satisfying than a visit to the chippy and that’s an evening with The Lancashire Hotpots. Bernard and the boys will be playing all your favourites: I Fear Ikea, Shopmobility Scooter and of course…Chippy Tea!

17 July 2021
The Grand Theatre

Sleeping beauty and the Frock Fairies in pantomime costumes

Sleeping (with) Beauty - Pantomime

Adults Only

Fabulously filthy, camp Pantomime Adventure to see if true love will still prevail and Prince Carl will get the girl. Think Dream Girls meets Destiny’s Child as Baga Chipz, Divina De Campo and Blu Hydrangea as The Frock Fairies.

18 July 2021
The Grand Theatre

Cast on stage singing.

The Rocky Horror Show

Ready to thrill you with fun and naughty moments, Richard O’Brien’s legendary rock ‘n’ roll musical, The Rocky Horror Show returns to the UK in 2021 as part of a sell-out worldwide tour, having been seen by over 30 million theatregoers.

19 - 24 July 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

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 26 July - 30 August 2021
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Picture of the Empress Ballroom, big logo World Championships

World Dance Masters

World Dance Masters returns to the Winter Gardens Blackpool. Held over 3 full days in one of the most beautiful and respected dance venues in the world.

30 July - 1 August 2021
Winter Gardens

'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.

Sundays 1 August - 26 September 2021
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

Poster of Dirty Dancing. A Man and Woman black silhouettes dancing, pink background.

Dirty Dancing

Age 12+

The Classic Story on stage is back, exploding with heart pounding music and sensationally sexy dancing. Featuring the hit songs, including Hungry Eyes, Hey! Baby, Do You Love Me?, and (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life.

03 - 28 August 2020
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!

05 - 08 August 2021
Winter Gardens

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…

7 -8 August 2021
Blackpool Promenade

2 people singing and 4 dancers in the background, all on stage.

Rock of Ages musical

ROCK OF AGES is an LA love story lavished with over 25 CLASSIC ROCK ANTHEMS. Lose yourself in a city and a time where the DREAMS are as BIG as the HAIR, and yes, they can come true!

9 - 14 August 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Junior dancers at the Empress Ballroom.

Blackpool Junior Dance Festival

The Blackpool Junior Dance Festival has been running since 1947 with young dancers from all over the World visiting Blackpool to compete. In 2018, there were over 33 countries represented at the Festival with over 400 couples, and 102 Latin/Ballroom Formation Teams entered in the various events.

12 August to 16 August 2021
Winter Gardens - Empress Ballroom

Couples dancing in the Empress Ballroom

(May) Dance Open Championships

The Festival began in 1920 in the Empress Ballroom at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool. 56 countries are represented.

24 August - 3 September 2021
Winter Gardens - Empress Ballroom

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. The details for 2021 have not been made public yet.

Friday 3 September 2021
Promenade

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…”

3 September 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Country group on stage and singing,

The British Country Music Festival

Organised by The British Country Music Festival (TBCMF). The three headliners will be Ireland based Nathan Carter, who takes the top spot on Friday’s opening night, Wildwood Kin headline on Saturday and Lisa McHugh will be leading the Sunday programme.

3 - 5 September 2021
Winter Gardens

An ABBA look alike band. Rainbow background.

Thank ABBA

Grab your platforms and flares for a journey back in time to when ABBA dominated the charts and ruled the airwaves! Thank ABBA For The Music is a two-hour theatre spectacular tribute.

Sundays 4 - 11 September 2021
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

four members of the cast with a strong light behind them.

Beyond the Barricade

Celebrating 21 years, the UK’s longest running Musical Theatre Concert Tour, Beyond The Barricade, features past principal performers from Les Miserables.

5 September 2021
The Grand Theatre

Billy Ocean in a beige suit.

Billy Ocean

Following his sold-out tour earlier Soul icon Billy Ocean has announced a UK headline tour for Autumn. Billy will be performing the best of his greatest hits and songs from his new studio album ‘One World’.

11 September 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Venitian golden mask

Masquerade Ball

The inaugural Masquerade Ball is in aid of the Len Johnrose Trust and the MND Association. With your support we can raise funds and awareness of MND, which will enable us to support more families and ultimately find a cure for this ruthless disease.

Saturday 11 September 2021
Winter Gardens - Empress Ballroom

The band on stage.

The Rolling Stones Story

You can relive all the classic hits in The Rolling Stones Story, a high energy concert celebrating the music of the World’s Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band. An unforgettable tribute to the legendary Rolling Stones.

12 September 2021
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!

September 2021 - November 2021
Funny Girls

The band, in grey suits, looking at the sky.

The Specials

Following the release of their eighth studio album Encore last year to critical acclaim, the band hits the road again.

14 September 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Jon Richardson wearing a black t-shirt.

Jon Richardson: The Knitwit

Age 14+

Jon Richardson is Best known as a team captain on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Cats Countdown (Channel 4), host of Dave’s Ultimate Worrier, and upcoming sitcom Meet the Richardsons.

16 September 2021
The Grand Theatre

Alan Carr wearing a white suit. Alan Carr again but earing a tropical shirt.

Alan Carr, Not again Alan!

Age 14+

Between his star-studded wedding day and becoming an accidental anarchist, from fearing for his life at border control to becoming a reluctant farmer, three words spring to mind…Not Again, Alan!

17 - 18 September 2021
The Grand Theatre

Cast on stage dancing and singing

Hairspray The Musical

It’s Baltimore, 1962 where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams and dance her way onto national TV.

20 - 25 September 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Michael Bolton with a drak grey shirt.

Michael Bolton


Multiple Award-Winning Singer, Songwriter and Social Activist Michael Bolton will return to the UK in 2021 for the Love Songs Greatest Hits tour.

27 September 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Curtis brothers in blue suits running.

AJ & Curtis Big Night Out

Strictly Come Dancing star AJ Pritchard and his brother, Love Island and Greatest Dancer favourite Curtis Pritchard are bringing you a brand new, action packed variety show in 2021.

Wednesday 29 September 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Portrait of Jonathan Pie against a black background.

Jonathan Pie: Fake News (Corona Remix)

Jonathan Pie’s critically acclaimed sell-out show FAKE NEWS finally returns, updated and remixed for a post-Corona world. After months stuck in LOCKDOWN, Jonathan returns to the road to discuss how corona has changed the world… and his career prospects.

Thursday 30 September 2021
The Grand Theatre

Stan Collymore on football picth wearing Liverpool colours.

Stan Collymore..and Lester Crabtree

Stan the former Aston Villa, Nottingham Forest, Liverpool and England l footballer has lots of funny and controversial stories from on and off the pitch. Lester Crabtree is an hilarious comedian.

Friday 1 October 2021
Winter Gardens - Spanish Hall

Steve Royle juggling.

The (Steve) Royle Variety Show 2021

Britain’s Got Talent 2020 top three finalists, comedian, juggler and variety star Steve Royle takes his Royle Variety Performance on the road for a fun-filled evening for all the family.

Satruday 2 October 2021
The Grand Theatre

Vincent Simone dancing tango.

Vincent Simone - Tango Passions

Argentine Tango King and Strictly Come Dancing legend, Vincent Simone, returns to the stage in the Autumn of 2021 with his brand new show… ‘Tango Passions’, accompanied by world-class Argentine Tango specialists.

Sunday 3 October 2021
The Grand Theatre

Paul Zerdin and 2 puppets.

Paul Zerdin Hands Free

Sam, Albert, Baby, Roger the bodyguard and an urban fox have all survived 2020 locked down with Paul….well nearly. They can’t wait to see you, so get ready to be involved.

Tuesday 5 October 2021
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 8 October 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Danil O'Donnell in a garden

Daniel O'Donnell

The affable and unassuming international singing star Daniel O’Donnell, one of Ireland’s best known performers from Australia to Alaska, has continued to push out the boundaries of his career.

Tuesday 12 October 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Elesha Paul Moses dressed as Tina Turner.

What's Love Got To Do with It

What’s Love Got To Do With It is the ultimate tribute concert to Tina Turner. Her greatest hits are performed by the amazing vocal talent of Elesha Paul Moses supported by full ten piece live band.

Thursday 14 October 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Grayson Perry in a woman winter dress with colourful flower patterns.

Grayson Perry Normal People

Despite being an award-winning artist, Bafta-winning TV presenter, Reith Lecturer and bestselling author, Grayson Perry is a normal person – and just like other normal people, he’s marginally aware that we’re all going to die.

Friday 15 October 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Chris Connor dressed and singing as Elvis Presley.

World Famous Elvis Show - Chris Connor

Voted by the first ever world wide Elvis Presley fan poll as - The greatest Elvis Tribute in the World ! - awarded in Memphis.If you were not lucky enough to see Elvis live, you will walk away from this concert feeling that you have!

Saturday 16 October 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Couples dancing in the Empress Ballroom

Balckpool Sequence Dance Festival

Classical, Modern & Latin Sequence Dancing. The Blackpool Sequence Dance Festival will now see its 71st anniversary in 2021. The festival accommodates both Children and Adult competitions. The British Sequence Championships are held on all three evenings.

16 - 19 October 2021
Winter Gardens - Empress Ballroom

Cliff Richard playing guitar.
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Cliff Richard: The great 80 Tour

Sir Cliff Richard is indisputably one of Britain’s all-time greatest hit-makers with over 60 years in the British music industry. Cliff has staggeringly sold over 250 million albums worldwide achieved 14 number one singles, and 7 number one albums.

Sunday 17 October 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

'Strong Enough' written in pink.

Strong Enough

Get ready for an unforgettable tribute, celebrating the global superstar and great female icon that is Cher. Featuring all of the classic hits including Turn Back Time, I Found Someone, Believe, Strong Enough and many more.

Sunday 17 October 2021
The Joe Longthorne MBE Theatre North Pier

5 members of the Level 42 band in black suits.

Level 42

2019 proved to be a very busy year for Level 42 with the guys playing 20 festivals from Quebec to Russia, Denmark, Holland, Germany, Switzerland, Ireland, and the UK, so the band could be forgiven for wanting to take things a little easier after 39 years in the saddle.

Tuesday 2 November 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Navi dressed as Micharl Jackson abd singing.

King of Pop

King Of Pop is led by the world’s number one Michael Jackson tribute artist ‘Navi’ which alone sets this show above the rest. Navi is the only tribute artist ever to be chosen by Michael Jackson himself.

Wednesday 3 November 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

John Bishop in a black suit.

John Bishop

Comedy superstar John Bishop is coming to the Opera House Blackpool with his highly anticipated brand-new stand up show – Right Here, Right Now. (November 2021 date is a warm-up performance. February 2022 is part of the official tour.)

Thursday 4 November 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Title of the show

FriendsFest Live

For fans of the Friends show. Many experiences including ringing Phoebe’s bell outside the mall and re-enacting the iconic Thanksgiving floating heads scene. Fans can also channel their inner Monica and Ross as they grab a picture at the New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Disco.

5 - 9 November 2021
Winter Gardens

Collabro on stage, singing. Seen from back stage.

Collabro

The World’s most successful musical theatre vocal group, Collabro, have announced their Greatest Hits tour. Performing some their most memorable tracks including ‘Stars’, ‘Bring Him Home’, ‘Defying Gravity’…

Saturday 6 November 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Picture of the band posing in dark shirts against a grey background.

Deacon Blue

Long praised for their live performances CITIES OF LOVE will see the band visit more cities in the UK, including Blackpool in November.

Wednesday 10 November 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

4 menbers of the band posing, wearing black suits and ties.

Sixties Gold

The Tremeloes, Have sold in excess of 100 Million records worldwide, featuring the legendary Len “Chip” Hawkes and Micky Clarke with their huge No 1 Hits “Silence Is Golden”, “Suddenly You Love Me”, “Even The Band Times Are Good”, “(Call Me) Number One” And many more!!

Saturday 13 November 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

The Manfreds on the left and George Fame on the righ.

Maximum R'n'B the Manfreds

Join the legendary Manfreds and Georgie Fame for an evening of Rhythm and Blues nostalgia, and some of the greatest hits ever written in Maximum R’n’B.

Sunday 14 November 2021
The Grand Theatre

Jason Donovan shouting. Blue background.

Jason Donovan

Jason will be hitting the road in autumn 2021 for his first musical tour in four years. The 52 date tour, titled 'Even More Good Reasons' will see Jason and his band play in cities all over the UK & Ireland.

Wednesday 17 November 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

7 Couples dancing in the Empress Ballroom

British National Dance Championships

2021 will see the 47th anniversary of the British National Dance Championship. This competition displays the best British Ballroom and Latin dancing.

18 - 20 November 2021
Winter Gardens - Empress Ballroom

Pciture of Elvis and 3 singers making tribute to him.

Return to Memphis - Elvis Weekender

Viva Blackpool will be hosting the iconic Return to Memphis – The Search for the King 2021 over 19th, 20th and 21st November 2021. Hosted by the one and only Joey Blower, get set for a weekend celebrating ‘The King’ with competitors from all over the country.

19 - 21 November 2021
Viva

Picture of profile of Ant Middleton wearing a winter coat.

Ant Middleton - Mind over muscle

Ant Middleton, best known as the Chief Instructor for Channel 4’s hit shows, SAS : Who Dares Wins, Mutiny and Escape has announced a brand new fully immersive show for, The Mind Over Muscle Tour.

Friday 19 November 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Belinda Davis in a glittery white dress.

Greatrest Love of All

Whitney Houston’s musical legacy is brought to life in this critically acclaimed tribute show, The Greatest Love of All, described as “mind-blowingly spot on”.

Sunday 21 November 2021
The Grand Theatre

Black poster with Aladdin written in gold

Aladdin The Pantomime

Aladdin is one of the most magical pantomimes ever written. It is the story of a streetwise boy who finds a lamp at the market with hidden powers.
Follow Aladdin’s adventures as he gets entangled in the struggle of good and evil and defies the law to rescue the Princess.

24 November - 24 December 2021
Pleasure Beach - The Globe

Poster of the band, all members against a black background.

UB40

UB40, formed in 1978, has had more than 50 singles in the UK Singles Chart. The band released their latest album, 'For The Many', in 2019. Enjoy the concert by the famous band at the Empress Ballroom.

Tuesday 30 November 2021
Winter Gardens - Empress Ballroom

2 women in fabulous costumes

Gatsby Xmas Party show

An evening of glitz and glamour at an ever popular Christmas Party Nights. Enjoy pre-drinks in The Horseshoe before the compère escorts you to the Paradise Room for the excitement of the Christmas Party night.
Includes 3 course meal.

3 December - 18 December 2021
Pleasure Beach - Paradise Room

Snow Whitw written in red, The 7 dwarfs written in green, small pictures of members of cast in costumes.

Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs

Grand Panto favourite Steve Royle (Britan’s Got Talent, Comic, Presenter) returns as Muddles, to make his annual appearance. Full star cast to be announced…

3 December 2021 - 2 January 2022
The Grand Theatre

Cinderella singing.

Cinderella

They teamed up with the producers of smash-hit musicals Hairspray and Priscilla Queen of the Desert to bring Blackpool’s biggest ever pantomime to the Opera House next Christmas featuring amazing special effects, a fabulous fairy, stunning costumes, wicked ugly sisters and a soundtrack of hit songs .

12 December 2021- 2 January 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Music symbols, trumpet, Horn...on white background, purple snow flakes.

Grand Christmas Concert

Poulton-le-Fylde Band returns to Blackpool’s Grand Theatre with the heart-warming Grand Christmas Concert – a fabulous festive treat for all the family.

Monday 13 December 2021
The Grand Theatre

Picture of Spanish Hall. Full dates and description of the event writthen on top of it in multiple colours.

New Year's Eve Northern Soul & Motown Party

2 rooms of soul! In the Spanish Hall: Classic Northern Soul & Motown. Gillow's Room: Disco & Modern Soul Anthems.

31 December 2021
Winter Gardens - Spanish Hall & Gillow's Room

Couples dancing.

Dance Champions of Tomorrow

In 2022, The competition is back at the Winter Gardens.

6 -9 January 2022
Winter Gardens - Empress Ballroom

Electric Dreams band performing in 80's outfits.

80s Live

It’s time for the ultimate throwback decade – 80s Live! ‘Electric Dreams’ perform over two dozen chart-topping anthems from artists including Duran Duran, Culture Club, Kim Wilde, Rick Astley, Tears for Fears, Wham and more!

Saturday 15 January 2022
The Grand Theatre

A room with hundreds of pigeons in individual cages.
BHW Show 2022

The British Homing World show celebrates the pigeon racing community as part of the largest event of its kind in Europe. The gathering of Pigeon fanciers in the United Kingdom attracts more than 15,000 visitors each year.

15 - 16 January 2022
Winter Gardens

Band on stage wit Queens crest on red background.
Queen Extravaganza

Queen Extravaganza, the official Queen tribute band produced by Roger Taylor and Brian May. Queen Extravaganza are renowned for touring all over the USA, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Brazil and Europe.

Wednesday 19 January 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

All Friends crew on stage

Friends! - The Musical Parody

Age 16+

Friends! The Musical Parody is an hilarious good-hearted romp through our favourite moments from the hit TV show. Ross, Chandler, Monica, Phoebe, Joey and Rachel are singing and dancing their way back into our hearts.

Thursday 24 February 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

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