We had special access to go under the stage at the Opera House - a scene you would not normally see

21 pictures reveal the secrets of Blackpool Winter Gardens, its web of incredible rooms and areas you never see

Blackpool Winter Gardens is one of the resort’s best-loved treasures.

By Claire Lark
Thursday, 16th June 2022, 3:45 pm

We joined tour guide Stephen Mercer for a behind-the-scenes look at the beautiful venue to capture it at finest. It was also an opportunity to see intricate work going on inside the Renaissance Room, during its extensive restoration, to experience what it's like under the stage and to reveal parts which theatre-goes can’t access. There’s even a bathroom fit for royalty. Gazette photographer Dan Martino was there to capture these unique scenes.

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