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Winter Gardens Blackpool

97 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HW, England
+44 1253 629600
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Lovely Building worth a walk round

The ongoing works at the winter gardens are paying off. More and more of the building is looking... read more

Reviewed yesterday
manhattanblackpool
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Hairspray Musical

The hairspray musical is fantastic thoroughly enjoyed the show.The singing and dancing were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
CarmelGirl333
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Chorley, United Kingdom
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The Winter Gardens Blackpool has entertained and welcomed crowds of revellers in its collection of theatres, ballrooms, exhibition halls and public spaces, since opening in 1878. Amongst its many venues is one of the UK’s largest theatres, The Opera House, which has a capacity near 3000. The Opera House continues to attract the biggest touring shows and events from across the globe. The adjoining internationally revered Empress Ballroom is home of the Blackpool Dance Festival, PDC World Matchplay darts, iconic gigs and many more illustrious events. The Winter Gardens Blackpool is committed to delivering an eclectic and popular range of events, shows and conferences from around the world.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 00:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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97 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HW, England
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Reviewed yesterday

The ongoing works at the winter gardens are paying off. More and more of the building is looking stunning. The shows line up get stronger each month. We have just been to see Hairspary. Fantastic show and great to a full house . The cast...More

Thank manhattanblackpool
Reviewed 2 days ago

The hairspray musical is fantastic thoroughly enjoyed the show.The singing and dancing were wonderful.

Thank CarmelGirl333
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a beautiful building. I was there everyday to watch and see the guitar duo and have a dance they were brilliant all for free

Thank 297Thomas_R_12
Anthony W, Public Relations Manager at Winter Gardens Blackpool, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review, it's really appreciated! Pineapple Jack are legends!

A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visit every year although this is my first review new to this reviewing business but the staff are always so polite and what a beautiful building

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Anthony W, Public Relations Manager at Winter Gardens Blackpool, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review, it's really appreciated!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Yet another Blackpool historic building that has survived the modernisation of virtually every uk town! just walking through the arcade for photos or the very popular bar were anyone can stand up and sing an impromptu song, well worth a visit, and that's before mentioning...More

Thank brian t
Anthony W, Public Relations Manager at Winter Gardens Blackpool, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Brian Thank you for taking the time to review, it's really appreciated!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely well maintained building that is a credit to Blackpool. We called for a drink mid-morning & to listen to the piano player in the tea room. Spotlessly clean & you can spend a good hour looking at the decor. However sad to say the...More

1  Thank armstrongauthor
Anthony W, Public Relations Manager at Winter Gardens Blackpool, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review, it's really appreciated!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go here all the time!! I go with my mum,my little girl or my partner it's for all ages and just a generally nice place to go! The show bar is a favourite of ours with pineapple jack playing music wish I had this...More

1  Thank saraho861
746anthony, Public Relations Manager at Winter Gardens Blackpool, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey saraho861, Thanks for the review, we appreciate you taking the time to comment.

A TripAdvisor Member
Seaham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited after The Tower visit. Nice stroll about, spent time looking at everything. Thanks for a nice time.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here to watch dirty dancing, lovely atmosphere and staff were very helpful, only complaint drinks were very expensive and nearly missed beginning of show waiting to be served. Apart from that great night and experience. Will becoming back for more shows!

1  Thank Jade V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Winter Gardens & Opera House Theatre Blackpool is a great place to see a show, this was the second time this year we have visited the Winter Garden Theater. Seats reasonably priced, good view and great shows.

1  Thank Beauster
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Kyliewebster83
10 September 2017|
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Response from Stevie-Boy-Blue | Reviewed this property |
There are several events usually taking place at The Winter Gardens, some shows are ticket entry as is the Illuminasia. In the Gillows Bar at Lunch time you can be entertained by the resident duo Pineapple Jack for free... More
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ALF N
3 August 2017|
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Response from Dawken26 | Reviewed this property |
I was sitting in row A of the Balcony and there was plenty leg room
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Gema2204
23 July 2017|
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Response from xxxxkerryxxxx |
we went on sunday and u can smoke out the back. take plenty of money tho for the drinks as a jugs £15
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