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‘This will be the biggest concert Fleetwood has ever seen!’, says Alfie Boe

Back in 1980s Fleetwood, a young lad known as Alfie snuck through gaps in the fence to cheer on his local football team.
Music
Mooky Doolittle comes to the Tower Circus

The best of stage and circus combine for panto fun

Tis the season to be jolly and nowhere says Christmas fun and frolics quite like The Blackpool Tower this festive season.
Theatre and Comedy
The Dance Place celebrates opening its new studio

New studio is the place to be for Emmerdale actor Thomas

A dance school has fully reopened and launched a new studio almost three months after it was damaged by a hit-and-run driver.

Arts
Paul Metcalfe as Rod Stewart, in Some Guys Have All The Luck, which is coming to Blackpool Grand Theatre

Paul Metcalfe’s tribute to Rod Stewart at Blackpool’s Grand Theatre

There could hardly be a more fitting title to a show chronicling and celebrating the music of rock icon Rod Stewart than ‘Some Guys Have All The Luck’.
Music
Teletubbies

Tubbies say Eh-oh to friends on stage at Palace Theatre Manchester

TELETUBBIES LIVE, Palace Theatre, Manchester
Theatre and Comedy
Sundays Northern Soul-themed routine

Blackpool Tower inspires best bits of Strictly Come Dancing

It’s back to business as usual at Blackpool Tower as the glitz and glamour of Strictly Come Dancing fades for another year.
Theatre and Comedy
Dan Whiston

Dan’s delight at return to the Dancing On Ice rink

He’s got three winners’ trophies under his blades, so it’s fair to say that Dancing On Ice wouldn’t be the same without Dan Whiston.
Theatre and Comedy
Gin festival at the Tower Ballroom

Chin-chin to the return of celebration of all things gin

After a sell-out first Gin Festival at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom, the event’s return has now been announced.
Whats on

Alfie Boe is coming home to Fleetwood to sing for Cod Army

International singing sensation Alfie Boe is coming home with a one-off concert in Fleetwood.

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Debbie and Giovanni faced the dance off

Blackpool ballroom puts the soul into Strictly as latest celebrity leaves the show

Paralympic gold medalist Jonnie Peacock's race to the Strictly Come Dancing final has come to a halt, under the shimmering lights of Blackpool Tower.
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Jonnie Peacock and Oti Mabuse at the Tower Ballroom

Strictly comes home to let Blackpool entertain you!

If ever there could ever have been any doubt about Blackpool's place at the heart of Strictly Come Dancing - this year's opening number sent a clear message.
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Alexandra Burke and Gorka Marquez. Photos by Dave Nelson

Venue casts its spell on Strictly dancers

The jewel in Blackpool’s glittering crown, the Tower Ballroom, is once more be going live to the nation as Strictly Come Dancing broadcasts from the resort tonight.

Theatre and Comedy
Conductor Helen Harrison

Double delight for night of operatic favourites

Almost 100 performers are joining forces for a special concert.

Music
Tameka Jackson as Diana Ross

Tribute acts celebrate festive season

There’s a celebration of music coming to Viva Vegas to start the festive season.

Music
Gemma Atkinson with  her Strictly 2017 dance partner Aljaz Skorjanec

Gemma’s hoping for a little extra support on ‘home turf’

They’re the golden ticket on the Golden Mile this weekend - tickets to Strictly Come Dancing at Blackpool Tower Ballroom are year after year like gold dust.
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Katya Jones with her celebrity partner Joe McFadden

Strictly dancer Katya: Why I love Blackpool

‘I love Blackpool,” says Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer Katya Jones, as she prepares to partner her celebrity dancer Joe McFadden on the Tower Ballroom dancefloor this weekend.

News
Robin Ross

City streets inspire new work

Radio DJ-turned-artist Robin Ross has launched a new exhibition showcasing the work he created this summer.

News
Jimmy Carr

Funnyman Jimmy Carr revs up for show in county

One of the most prolific joke-tellers of recent times, Jimmy Carr is soon bringing his mammoth UK tour to Blackpool.
Theatre and Comedy
A Night of Dirty Dancing

Be part of the glorious summer of 1963 - just for one night

The passion, romance and joy of one of the classic cult films of the 80s will come to Blackpool in a one-night special next week.

Music
Britain's Got Talent winners Collabro

Talent comes to town

The world’s most successful musical theatre group, Collabro, are heading to the resort on their third headline 29-date tour.

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