20 memories of bingo in Blackpool which show the lost halls, big wins and the people who loved it back in the 90s and 00s

Bingo and the seaside go hand in hand.

Eyes down in Blackpool’s bingo halls has long been a traditional part of entertainment, not least in the resort’s heyday. As well as the main places to play – Empire, Apollo and Mecca, which is still thriving, smaller bingo venues on the Golden Mile have enticed the holidaymakers through their doors. You can almost hear them calling the numbers on the Golden Mile…

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