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The Magical World of Blackpool Tower

The Magical World of Blackpool Tower

No trip to Blackpool is complete without exploring the magical world of Blackpool Tower! Come inside and see what awaits you….

There’s a variety of passes available depending on what you want to see and how long you want to stay. All the ticket details are here.

The Blackpool Tower Ballroom

Experience The Blackpool Tower Ballroom in true style. The Blackpool Tower Ballroom is known and celebrated throughout the world for both its stunning architecture and fantastic dance floor, making it the perfect place for Afternoon Tea.

Blackpool Tower Ballroom
Blackpool Tower Ballroom

You can dance the day away to the sounds of the famous Wurlitzer organ amidst this stunning setting, or watch from the side lines as you enjoy a delicious afternoon tea in Blackpool. Whether you want to glide around the dance floor, relax at your table or spectate from up on the balconies, The Blackpool Tower Ballroom is an experience you will never forget.

The Blackpool Tower Circus

NEW SHOW FOR 2018, 250 YEARS OF CIRCUS

Welcome to Mooky and Mr Boo’s Mammoth Circus Celebration at The Blackpool Tower Circus! This year don’t just experience the circus, be part of it as we invite you to celebrate 250 years of Circus.

Mooky and Mr Boo at Blackpool Tower Circus © Jason Lock Photography
Mooky the Clown and Mr Boo. The Blackpool Tower Circus. Picture © Jason Lock Photography

Prepare to marvel at the sensational mix of captivating acrobats, thrill-seeking high wire artistes and mind-blowing balancing acts as they perform death-defying stunts that will excite and delight!

Laugh your socks off with resident clowns Mooky and Mr Boo as they combine hilarious slapstick comedy with a sidesplitting routine of laughter and fun.

Blackpool Tower Circus Show Times

Be entertained and amazed at the amazing Blackpool Tower Circus! Don’t forget to check out the Visit Fylde Coast Events Calendar for Circus show dates and more besides –

  • Blackpool Tower Circus – Shows in September 2018
    Shows everyday except Fridays and Mondays 10, 17 and 24 September.
    Shows at 1, 2.30, 4 and 7pm
    Please check the Tower Circus website for details and to book your tickets
  • Blackpool Tower Circus – Shows in October 2018
    Shows everyday except Mondays 1 and 8th, Fridays 5, 12 and 19th.
    Shows at 1, 2.30, 4 and 7pm
    Please check the Tower Circus website for details and to book your tickets
  • Blackpool Tower Circus – Shows in November 2018
    Shows on Thursday 1 at 2.30pm,
    Saturday 3 at 1pm and 4pm
    and Sunday 4 November at 2.30pm
    Please check the Tower Circus website for details and to book your tickets

Christmas Panto Circus

The Christmas Panto Circus begins on Saturday 24 November.

  • November 24 and 25
    Please check the Tower Circus website for details and to book your tickets
  • December
    Shows on Saturdays and Sundays at 1, 2.30 or 4pm
    Mon 24 and 31 at 12, 2.30 or 3pm
    Tues 4 at 12pm
    Weds at 12 or 2.30pm
    Thursday 13, 20 and 27 at 12, 1 or 4pm
    Friday 28 at 1 or 4pm
    Please check the Tower Circus website for details and to book your tickets
  • January 2019 – shows until 20 Jan (details to follow)

Circus250

Blackpool is one of six “Cities Of Circus” in the UK that have been chosen to help commemorate the very first circus in London 250 years ago. We celebrated the national launch of the national Circus250 celebrations with projections on to the front of The Blackpool Tower building.

Our own programme of circus-themed events and exhibitions will be developed for Blackpool during the coming year. They’ll be led by the world-famous Blackpool Tower Circus which hasn’t missed a season since 1894!

WHAT’S ON AT BLACKPOOL TOWER

More info and booking link here for all of the special events throughout the year at The Blackpool Tower. Plus, link to book tickets here for admission to all of the Blackpool Tower attractions.

Harvest Moon Ball
Saturday 15th September 2018 from 7.30pm – Midnight

Harvest Moon Ball at Blackpool Tower
Harvest Moon Ball at Blackpool Tower

Dress Code: Evening Wear
Come and join us for a glamorous evening of dancing Ballroom, Latin, Tango & Swing at the Tower Ballroom in Blackpool! With Aspirations Dance’s unique blend of modern and traditional music plus the world famous Wurlitzer!
The evening festivities will start from 7:30pm when the doors will open. There will be the chance to dance all of the Ballroom & Latin Dances (excluding sequence) plus Swing (Rock’n’Roll & Lindy Hop), Tango Argentino & Salsa.

Admission Prices (once you have paid you will get a confirmation email and your name will be added to a list at the entrance to the Ballroom):

Tables : Front Row (next to the dance floor) – £100, Second Row – £80 (Seats 4 – Price includes admission. Tables will be reserved under the name they were booked under so if members of your party are arriving separately to you, they will need to give in your name at the door)

Unreserved admission – £17.50 per person (includes a seat at an unreserved table) More info and booking link here

Twinkle Fingers Carol Bradbury
Sunday 16 September from 7pm

Twinkle Fingers Carol Bradbury at Blackpool Tower
Twinkle Fingers Carol Bradbury at Blackpool Tower

Twinkle Fingers Carol Bradbury Yamaha concert in Association with Shaftesbury Dance School and DanceTech Academy will be holding a dance at The Blackpool Tower Ballroom.
Shaftesbury Dance School has been dancing for 50 years, we hope all our friends new and old will want to join us in our celebrations.

Tickets: £20 each. More info and booking link here

Burlesque Noir
6 October, doors open at 7pm, show starts 8pm

Burlesque Noir at Blackpool Tower ballroom
Burlesque Noir at Blackpool Tower ballroom

Founded by burlesque performer Raven Noir, our ethos is to give you a world class show for a working man’s price. Not all the glitz and glamour is in London!

Burlesque Noir is back for our 5th birthday event in the opulent surroundings of the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool.

Join us as Raven Noir once more hosts a night of decadent delights, treats and surprises. Compered by Joe Black, our headliners are the stunning danger duo all the way from Las Vegas – LouLou D’Vil and The Baron, with a stellar supporting cast comprising Lou Safire, Stage Door Johnny, Miss Demi Noir, Scarlet Daggers, Deux Ailes, Trixie Blue, Sheeva, Tiara ‘Barbie’ Kelly, Titsalina Bumsquash, the Velvet Burlesque troupe, and Raven Noir herself.

More info and booking link here

Philip Hurst Presents: The Autumn Dance
Saturday 13th October 2018 from 7pm

PLUS Extra date added – Friday 12 October

Blackpool Tower
Dance at Blackpool Tower

Philip Hurst is back hosting the Autumn Dance dance event in 2018.

Due to a sell out event on Saturday we have put on an extra date due to demand.

Social dance evenings featuring Ballroom, Latin and Popular Sequence. Held in the magnificent Blackpool Tower Ballroom. With an amazing demonstration, plus music and Compere for the evening from Philip Hurst.

PLUS… we’ve maximised the dance floor

Tickets: £19:50. More info and booking link here

Halloween Family Party
Sat 27 or Weds 31 October at 7pm

Halloween Family Party at Blackpool Tower
Halloween Family Party at Blackpool Tower

Join us on Saturday 27th October 2018 or Wednesday 31st October in the stunning Blackpool Tower Ballroom for a Spooktacular Halloween Family Party to remember! Let us entertain you with amazing illusions and a fantastic Halloween UV Light Show to dazzle and delight you.

Entertainment includes Hayley Kay, Bob Wooding Halloween balloon show, Halloween thriller dance routines, a fancy dress competition and a UV party!

Halloween themed treats, decorations and surprises, guaranteed to make this a spooktacular family party. Halloween costume competition – WIN a Merlin Annual Pass for a Family of 4 – worth £476! This is the only party you’re not going to want to miss!

More info and booking link here

Northern Soul Togetherness Weekender #12
Friday 9th – Sunday 11th November

Northern Soul Event at Blackpool Tower

From 8.30pm Friday to midnight Sunday
3 days of Soul heaven in three rooms ! Northern Soul in the Ballroom, Modern Soul in the Circus, and alternative grooves in the soul walkway.

Adult £39.00 in advance or pay on the door. More info and booking link here

November Salsa at Blackpool Tower
24 November from 7.30pm – 3am

November Salsa at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom
November Salsa at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom

SALSA IN THE BLACKPOOL TOWER BALLROOM

4 The Love of Dance returns with an evening of dance lessons and social dancing in the beautiful world famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom.

More info and booking link here

Ballroom Christmas Parties
Fridays 7 and 14 December 2018

Ballroom Christmas Parties at Blackpool Tower
Ballroom Christmas Parties at Blackpool Tower

These shared party nights are the perfect way to enjoy a Christmas party in the stunning Blackpool Tower Ballroom for a smaller company or group.

Simply book the number of tables you will need with our dedicated events team, they can accommodate all needs. Your night will include a 3 course Christmas meal, live entertainment from Touch The Pearl and a DJ until late, all in the stunning setting in which Strictly Come Dancing is filmed!

£40 per person

*Early booking discount* £35 per person if you book and pay your deposit before 31st July 2018

More info and booking link here

Northern Soul & Motown Christmas Party
Saturday 8th December 2018 from 8.30pm to 2am

Northern Soul event at Blackpool Tower
Northern Soul event at Blackpool Tower

Our annual Christmas party with all the greatest Motown and Northern Soul memories plus The Soultrain “live” on stage with a superb show of your favourite soul classics!
Tickets: £10 in advance or £13 on the door. More info and booking link here

Phil Hurst Twixmas Dance
27 December 2018 from 5.30pm (dance workshop) to midnight

Twixmas Dance at Blackpool Tower Ballroom

Philip Hurst is back again with a fabulous festive dance. A 50/50 social dance evening featuring Ballroom, Latin and Popular Sequence, with fabulous music, including a sprinkling of festive tunes.
Held in the magnificent Blackpool Tower Ballroom with beautifully decorated candle lit tables. With an amazing demonstration and music throughout the evening. Hosted by Philip Hurst, who has presented more than 20 sold out dances at the Tower.

Dance workshop included in the price at 17:30
Dancing 7.30pm – Midnight
An amazing dance demonstration included during the evening

Tickets: £19.50. More info and booking link here

New Years Eve Gala Dance
Monday 31 December

New Years Eve Gala Dance at Blackpool Tower Ballroom
New Years Eve Gala Dance at Blackpool Tower Ballroom

Prepare to be lost in a world of elegant charm and refined beauty as you dance the night way in the world famous home of dance -The magnificent Blackpool Tower Ballroom.

With a Fantastic evening of entertainment courtesy of Ashley Frollick and The Empress Orchestra, Live singers and our exceptional resident organists Chris Hopkins and Phil Kelsall marking the end of his 41st Year at The Blackpool Tower Ballroom, this will truly be a night to remember as we celebrate the start of 2019.

VIP Front Row and Premium Tickets include includes a small bottle of prosecco per person. More info and booking link here

WOS Wrestling
Saturday 26 January 2019 – doors open 6.30pm

WOS Wrestling at Blackpool Tower
WOS Wrestling at Blackpool Tower

SJM Concerts Presents

WOS Wrestling in The Blackpool Tower Ballroom

More info and booking link here

Philip Hurst Presents: The Valentine’s Dance 2019
Saturday 16 February 2019

Philip Hurst Presents: The Valentine's Dance 2019
Philip Hurst Presents: The Valentine’s Dance 2019

Philip Hurst is back hosting the Valentine’s Dance dance event in 2019.

Social dance evenings featuring Ballroom, Latin and Popular Sequence. Held in the magnificent Blackpool Tower Ballroom. With an amazing demonstration, plus music and Compere for the evening from Philip Hurst.

PLUS… we’ve maximised the dance floor!

More info and booking link here

Dino Golf

Travel back in time and roar like a Dinosaur at The Blackpool Tower’s NEW for 2018 Dino Mini Golf attraction.

Play Dino Golf at Blackpool Tower
Play Dino Golf at Blackpool Tower

Join us for 9 holes of prehistoric fun for a truly Dino-Mite day out! Get in touch with our team to book in your ROAR-SOME adventure! Great for team building or for some just great old fashioned fun!

Book your tickets here for admission to all of the Blackpool Tower attractions.

The Blackpool Tower Dungeon

Step back into the darkest of times and experience live actors, thrilling rides and exciting special effects for a thrilling and fun adventure that will leave your family screaming for more!

Dare you enter Blackpool Dungeon at Blackpool Tower? Photo © Jason Lock Photography
Dare you enter Blackpool Dungeon at Blackpool Tower? Photo © Jason Lock Photography

Scary true stories, ‘orrible actors and a thrilling ride! Join us in the depths of The Blackpool Tower Dungeon for 1,000 years of Lancashire’s history.

A uniquely thrilling attraction that will whisk you way back to the town’s most perilous past. See, hear, feel and (ahem) smell the chillingly amusing characters of the ‘bad old days’ as they come to life before you.

Will you lose yourself in fear or in mirth? Whichever way, it’s not looking good for your underwear. With 10 live shows, 360-degree sets and 1 thrilling ride, it’s the number one thing to do before you die.

Book your tickets here for admission to all of the Blackpool Tower attractions.

Jungle Jims

Experience the UK’s ultimate indoor play area for kids, complete with soft play for younger adventurers, set within an amazing themed ‘Lost City’.

Charley Jones playing at Jungle Jims in Blackpool Tower. Photo: Gareth Jones
Charley Jones playing at Jungle Jims in Blackpool Tower. Photo: Gareth Jones

Inside, awaiting all your brave explorers is a fun-tastic range of swinging, sliding and climbing contraptions: Huge four lane Glide Slide, The Black Slide Ballpools and the slides on our lower level offer softer play for your tiny adventurers.

Book your tickets here for admission to all of the Blackpool Tower attractions.

The Blackpool Tower Eye

Take a trip 380 ft into the sky to the top of The Blackpool Tower Eye and experience the thrilling SkyWalk. Take in the best views across the North West of England from the top of the iconic Tower.

The Blackpool Tower Eye Skywalk
The Blackpool Tower Eye Skywalk

Begin your journey to the top of the world famous Blackpool Tower with a visit to the incredible 4D cinema, and then let the special sensory effects and incredible filming bring the history of The Tower to life in front of your eyes.

Experience the thrilling SkyWalk, walk out if you dare onto the five centimetre thick glass floor to ceiling viewing platform where you can look out into the Irish Sea and see the famous Blackpool Promenade beneath you.

The stylish sky high Bar 380 offers a tranquil setting to enjoy a relaxing drink whilst taking in the best views in house.

See the North West of England spread out before you with views up to the Lake District and on a clear day down to Liverpool and across to the Isle of Man from the top of The Tower.

Book your tickets here for admission to all of the Blackpool Tower attractions.

Did you see – The Blackpool Tower Circus Parade!

Blackpool Tower Circus Parade July 2018, photo Kate Yates
Blackpool Tower Circus Parade July 2018, photo Kate Yates

On Thursday 12 July 2018, a procession of quirky characters and amazing performers from all over the world paraded along Blackpool Promenade. They were celebrating the rich history of Circus in Blackpool as part of the Circus250 celebrations.

Led by Mooky and Mr Boo, the parade included circus acts, performers, local schools and more. They made their way to the Comedy Carpet for a special Circus Performance.

Have a look at the full gallery of photos, taken by VFC Contributor Kate Yates

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The Blackpool Tower

The Blackpool Tower is the home of five great attractions where you can go from the depths of The Blackpool Tower Dungeon right up to the heights of The Blackpool Tower Eye. The Blackpool Tower first opened to the public on the 14th May 1894 and has provided over 120 years of family fun since. The Blackpool Tower plays host to the following attractions: • The Blackpool Tower Dungeon – travel through 1,000 years of Lancashire’s horrible history! • The Blackpool Tower Circus – join Mooky and Mr Boo as they clown around! • The Blackpool Tower Ballroom – become lost in a world of elegant charm and beauty! • Jungle Jim’s – let the children burn off that excess energy in the UK’s ultimate indoor adventure playground! • The Blackpool Tower Eye – discover stunning panoramic views, complete with a 4D cinema experience!
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From 31st August until November, The Blackpool Tower will be transformed into a sea of light, colour and sound, as part of the Blackpool Illuminations. 🤩

Enjoy a drink at the top of The Blackpool Tower and get great 360-degree views of the magic!

https://www.theblackpooltower.com/bar-three-eighty/
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🎪 Roll up, roll up, it's circus time. 🎪

We've made our show even bigger and better than before to celebrate 250 years of Circus. And that's no small feet! 🤡👟

https://www.theblackpooltower.com/attractions/the-blackpool-tower-circus/

 

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