Blackpool date for famous bear

Sooty with right-hand man Richard Cadell
Sooty with right-hand man Richard Cadell
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Izzy, wizzy let’s meet Sooty! The small yellow puppet is planning an extra special visit to Blackpool during October half-term.

He will meet as many youngsters as possible before his appearance at the resort’s circus, magic and new variety festival, Showzam!

Sooty will star in two shows planned at the resort’s Opera House during the festival next February.

But before then, Sooty is heading to Blackpool next Tuesday with right-hand man Richard Cadell, to meet visitors at the VisitBlackpool Tourist Information Centre.

Youngsters are being urged to complete the Sooty colour-in sheets available at and to take them along on the day for a chance to win a family ticket to the show.

Sooty will be at the Tourist Information Centre at Festival House on the Promenade between 10am and noon next Tuesday, October 29.

Anyone buying tickets for the Sooty show that day can also purchase two-for-one tickets for The Hogwallops – a family targeted show at the Grand Theatre during Showzam! The winner of the Sooty family ticket will be selected following Sooty’s visit to the Tourist Information Centre.

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