Northern Soul Weekender returns to Blackpool

Northern Soul Weekender at Blackpool Tower Ballroom. Organiser and DJ Richard Searling.

Northern Soul Weekender at Blackpool Tower Ballroom. Organiser and DJ Richard Searling.

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Hundreds of music fans are descending on Blackpool from today for the annual November Northern Soul Weekender

The ultimate in Northern Soul, Motown, modern dance grooves and more will be featured inside Blackpool Tower Ballroom and Circus.

The first session is tonight from 6pm to 3am followed by Saturday 2pm - 5am (including the annual World Northern Soul Dance Championship and personal appearance of Northern Soul star Judy Street) and Sunday 2pm to midnight.

The Ballroom will feature Northern Soul and Motown Classics with the Circus playing host to Modern Soul and Clubby Grooves from the 70’s to the present. On The Walkway there will be rare soul, r ‘n’ b and reggae.

DJs for the weekend include Richard Searling, Kev Roberts, Ginger Taylor, Colin Curtis, Dave Evison, Chris King, Steve Whittle, Soul Sam, Yocki, Snowy, Keith Fletcher, Sean Chapman, Nige Brown, Pete Roberts, John Poole, Pat Reddy, Pete Haigh, Rod Allsworth, Jimmy Scriv, Danny Clegg and Chris O Donnell.

The Weekend competition ticket winner Sharon Baldwin will also be there.|

It’s over 18s only. Remaining weekend tickets are £39 each and there are locals only £10 tickets available for Sunday.

Call 0871 222 9929 for details.