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 7 to 23 January 2022
Funny Girls

Comedy station room packed with people and a comedian on stage.

Friday Night Laugh

Join resident compere, Ryan Gleeson, for Friday Night Laughs, as he introduces three of the best comedians, from the U.K. comedy circuit.

14 January to 21 January 2022
Comedy Station

A comedian performing on the Comedy Station's stage.

Saturday Live

Join resident compere, Ryan Gleeson, for Saturday Live, as he introduces some of the best comedians, from the U.K. comedy circuit.

Saturdays 15 January to 22 January 2022
Comedy Station

You win again

Celebrating the music of the Bee Gees Immerse yourself in the brothers’ music through the sixties, seventies, and eighties – including hits they wrote for artists such as Celine Dion, Diana Ross, and Dolly Parton.

Thursday 20 January 2022
The Grand Theatre

Picture of an Elvis Presley look alike, with

Viva Elvis!

Stellar star line-up featuring Ciaran Houlihan, Gordon Davis, Tommy Holland, Emilio Santoro, Lee Alexander, Paul Molloy, Aaron Walker with compere Mike Nova, Josh & Siobhan, Bill Blundell and after-show host Johnny Elvis.

Friday 21 January 2022
Viva

Picture of Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe invites you to an evening in which he'll discuss his life and writing career, his chaotic private life and his own personal demons.

Saturday 22 January 2022
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…

Sunday 23 January 2022
The Grand Theatre

Blackpool & Fylde Children's Pantomime

Blackpool Grand Theatre, has been home to the Blackpool and Fylde children’s pantomime - which is more than 100 years old - for the last three productions.

28, 29 January 2022
The Grand Theatre

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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!

Mostly Wednesdays, Thursdays and Weekends 28 January - 22 May 2022
Funny Girls

Future Fanfest

The event is to celebrate our love of the Back to the Future trilogy and will give fans the opportunity to experience: large fan made set builds, props, and replica vehicles, as seen in the films. There will be cosplay, photo opportunities as well as “zoom style” Q&As with some of the cast and crew from the films.

Saturday 29 January 2022
Winter Gardens

Woman with a red rose in a barn.

Bizet Carmen

Senbla presents Bizet Carmen, Opera with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra. An evening of passion and unforgettable arias. ‘The Toreador’s Song’, ‘Habanera’, ‘Flower Song’. Sung in French with English surtitles.

Wednesday 2 February 2022
The Grand Theatre

Sun rising on a red background. Madama butterfly at the forefront.

Puccini's Madama Butterfly

Senbla presents Bizet Carmen, Opera with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra. Korean soprano Elena Dee and the celebrated international soprano Alyona Kistenyova. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Thursday 3 February 2022
The Grand Theatre

Vampires Rock cast in costume pursuing woman screaming while riding a roller coaster car.

Vampires Rock - Ghost Train

A tongue-in-cheek and laugh-out-loud storyline combined with an incredible stage set, lighting and sound. Featuring over 30 of the greatest classic rock anthems of all time, including Queen, AC/DC, Bonnie Tyler, Meat Loaf, Bon Jovi, Guns N’ Roses, and many more. Starring Steve Steinman.

Friday 4 February 2022
The Grand Theatre

Couples dancing in the Empress Ballroom of the Winter Gardens.

Blackpool Dance Festival


Events inclue a fabulous celebration dinner, competitions and shows of dance and other entertainment.

4 to 6 February 2022
Winter Gardens - Empress Ballroom

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.

5 February to 12 November 2022
Viva

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.

Saturday 5 February 2022
The Grand Theatre

Picture of Sonny Fedora overlapping a picture of a crowd dancing.

Sonny Fedora


In 2019 he released Sonny Fedora's 4th studio LP ‘RISE’ as well as a remix of Calvin Harris’ ‘Promises’ which gained an incredible 10 million streams! He is well-established as one of the most in-demand DJ.

Saturday 5 February 2022
Winter Gardens - Olympia

Picture of Will Mellor and Ralf Little in front of a bar.

Two pints podcast - Live!

Will Mellor and Ralf Little, of the cult British sitcom Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, take their smash hit Podcast out on tour around the UK in 2022 when they ask people to join them for Two Pints, LIVE!

Sunday 6 February 2022
The Grand Theatre

Children performing on a stage.

Schools Alive!

Every school performance is prepared by creative, inspired school teachers, supportive parents and theatre based support but it is our enthusiastic children who then provide us with great a great week of entertainment.

7 to 10 February 2022
The Grand Theatre

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.

9 February to 7 November 2022
Viva

Steve Mitchell dressed and looking like George Michael singing.

George Michael Live (tribute)

Presenting Steve Mitchell’s brand new theatre show- ‘George Michael Live’. The show is based on George’s 25 Live tour and audiences are treated to musical arrangements and exciting versions of songs such as Fastlove, Faith, Careless Whisper

Thursday 10 February 2022
Viva

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.

Thursday 10 February 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

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.

Sunday 13 February 2022
The Grand Theatre

Poster showing

Spirit of the Dance


Spirit of the Dance is one of the biggest dance shows in the world. It has smashed box office records in over 20 countries, has won more awards than any other dance production.

Monday 14 February 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

4 Drag queens, 2 in pink dresses, one in a white dress and the fourth on ein a purple dress.

Ru Paul's Drag Race UK


Join the queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK for an evening of endless eleganza extravaganza. Tayce, Bimini Bon Boulash, Ellie Diamond and Laurence Chaney, along with stars from Drag Race UK.

Tuesday 15 February 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Poster showing many characters of the Milkshake children show.

Milkshake! Live

Age 2+

Milkshake Monkey is back and can’t wait to put on a spectacular NEW Show for you all, joined by some of his favourite Milkshake friends.

Sunday 16 February 2022
The Grand Theatre

Blackpool Magic Convention

The largest Magic Convention is the World! With more than 4,000 magicians, more than one hundred dealers, many lectures and Gala Shows.

17 to 20 February 2022
Winter Gardens

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.

19 February to 6 November 2022
The Tower

Picture of Ed Byrne

Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest...

Ed Byrne presents his brand-new masterclass in observational comedy. Join Ed as he takes a long hard look at himself and tries to decide if he has ANY traits that are worth passing on to his children.

Friday 18 February 2022
The Grand Theatre

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 18 February 2022
Viva

'Islands In The Stream' written in pink neon lights over a map of texas, a cowboy hat and boot.

Islands in the stream

Enjoy the songs of the Queen and King of country music – Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers!

Saturday 19 February 2022
The Grand Theatre

Cast of the Musical dancing.

Bring It On The Musical

Inspired by the film of the same name, Bring It On The Musical takes you on a high-flying, energy fuelled journey which tackles friendship, jealousy, betrayal, and forgiveness – wrapped up in explosive choreography and tricks.

22 - 26 February 2022
The Grand Theatre

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

The Carpenters Experience band on concert on stage.

The Carpenters Experience

The Carpenters Experience take to the stage at Viva Blackpool to pay tribute to Karen and Richard Carpenter.

Saturday 26 February 2022
Viva

An actor on stage with 2 dinosaurs.

Jurassic Earth

All ages

A family-friendly experience features life-like Dinosaurs. Jurassic Earth is a must-see 75 minute show for Dinosaur fanatics, combining animatronics, performances, photo opportunities and one-of-a-kind meet and greet encounters.

Saturday 26 February 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Portrait of Katerine Ryan.

Katherine Ryan

Creator and Star of Netflix smash hit The Duchess, comedian and TV’s Katherine Ryan makes a hugely welcome return to the stage with her brand-new live show, Missus.

Sunday 27 February 2022
The Grand Theatre

Drawing of a cruise ship and 4 women dancing on the brow deck.

Menopause the Musical 2

All aboard! We’ll have you laughing, singing and maybe even dancing on-stage, as you join us for Menopause The Musical 2 – Cruising Through Menopause. Starring Crissy Rock (Benidorm), Rebecca Wheatley (Casualty), Nicki French (Eurovision), and Susie Fenwick (West End Star).

Tuesday 1 March 2022
The Grand Theatre

Drawing showing

Whittaker's World at Your Feet

The World At Your Feet is a production that celebrates the best of song and dance, including: Riverdance, Tao, Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary and Musical Theatre performed by the elite students.

3 to 6 March 2022
The Grand Theatre

Picture of Patrick Duffy, Linda Purl and Gray O'Brien.

Catch Me If You Can

US stars, Dallas legend Patrick Duffy (The Man from Atlantis; Step By Step) and Linda Purl (Happy Days; Homeland) fly in from Hollywood for this special production Catch Me If You Can in which they will star alongside Gray O’ Brien (Peak Practice; Coronation Street).

7 to 12 March 2022
The Grand Theatre

Dic, Angel and their 2 kids seated on a step of a staircase.

Dick & Angel Dare To Do It

Dick & Angel Strawbridge, the stars of Channel 4 hit ‘Escape to the Chateau’ are on the road again on their ‘Dare to do it’ Tour. The duo explains who they are, where they have come from, how they met and why they dared to do it!

Tuesday 8 March 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Tim Peake in an astronaut outfit. PIcture of earth behind him.

Tim Peake - My journey to space

Tim will be your personal guide through life in space. He is a European Space Agency astronaut. In 2015, he became the first British astronaut to visit the International Space Station to conduct a spacewalk whilst orbiting Earth.

Thursday 10 March 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Black poster with

Dance Fever

From tiny tots to talented teenagers and not forgetting the adults…. prepare to sit back and feel proud of the next generation! Dance Fever 2022 promises to uplift and entertain you. Just sit back and enjoy the show!

11 to 12 March 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Poster presenting part of the programme.

Fylde Coast Ballroom & Latin Festival

Ballroom & Latin American Competition Weekend in the fabulous Spanish Hall, Winter Gardens.

12 to 13 March 2022
Winter Gardens - Spanish Hall

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.

Sunday 13 march 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Children in black T-shirts performing on stage.

Much Ado About Nothing

Welcome RSC Associate Schools back to the Grand Theatre with a production of one of Shakespeare’s best loved romantic comedies – Much Ado About Nothing.

15 to 17 March 2022
The Grand Theatre

Portrait of Jim Davidon, in front of a grey background with his name and the title of the show 'Unlocked'.

Jim Davidson Unlocked

Following months of Lockdown, and with the comedy pressure valve set to explode, Jim Davidson OBE, one of Britain’s greatest ever comedians is unlocked and asks you to breakout too, and join him on another hilarious white-knuckle get-away!

18 March 2022
Viva

Poster with

Sing-a-long-a The Greatest Showman

Cheer on Hugh Jackman, lust after Zac Efron as you experience The Greatest Showman in the greatest way possible – with lyrics on the screen so you can join in as loud as you want.

Saturday 19 March 2022
The Grand Theatre

A crest with

The Illegal Eagles

Celebrating over 50 years since the formation of the legendary West Coast Country Rock band The Eagles in 1971. This tribute features the very best from the Eagles’ catalogue of classics including ’Hotel California’, ‘Desperado’, ‘Take It Easy’, ‘New Kid In Town’, ‘Life In The Fast Lane’ and many more…

Sunday 20 March 2022
The Grand Theatre

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!

21 - 26 March 2021
Winter Gardens - Opera House

John Lyons as Father Brown

Father Brown: The murder in the mirror

Mild-mannered priest Father Brown ( John Lyons) always seems to be in the right place at the right time … if you count always being around when a murder is committed as being in the right place!

22 - 26 March 2022
The Grand Theatre

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.

Some Fridays from 25 March to 10 June 2022
Pleasure Beach

Portrait of Wayne Sleep.

An Evening With Wayne Sleep

For the first time Wayne Sleep invites you to join him as he looks back over a glittering career spanning five decades, with a little bit of dance and the unique opportunity of a Q&A in the second half of the show.

Sunday 27 March 2022
The Grand Theatre

5 men dressed as 5 Osmond brothers.

The Osmonds - A New Musical

Now, for the first time, you can see this sensational new musical and relive one of the world’s biggest ever boybands. The Osmonds: A new musical tells the official story from Jay Osmond about the five brothers from Utah.

29 March - 2 April 2022
Winter Gardens - Opera House

Two dancers performing.

James Wilton Dance - The four seasons

Using Max Richter’s recomposed version of Vivaldi’s seminal work The Four Seasons, James Wilton Dance has created a work of immense physicality, driving energy and sweeping beauty.

15 to 17 March 2022
The Grand Theatre

Poster of the Grangsta Granny show, showing a young boy and his grandma wearing masks and carrying bags with jewels.

Gangsta Granny

David Walliams Gangsta Granny Live on Stage. It’s Friday night and Ben knows that means only one thing – staying with Granny!

31 March to 3 April 2022
The Grand Theatre

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