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Winter Gardens Blackpool

Winter Gardens 97 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HW, England
+44 1253 629600
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Great place for shows

Been here a few times to see musicals, just returned from watching BGT and was brilliant. The staff... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
The_Darfield_Hotel
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Blackpool
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Blackpool auditions

Good theatre, we ended up with good sets but not happy as we were 2nd in line but needed with with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chloe T
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Nottinghamshire, 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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“opera house” (240 reviews)
“mama mia” (88 reviews)
“dirty dancing” (58 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Winter Gardens 97 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HW, England
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+44 1253 629600

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Been here a few times to see musicals, just returned from watching BGT and was brilliant. The staff controlled the people very well (3000) and the sound is very good. Only down fall is sometimes they don't open the bar. There is a restaurant there...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good theatre, we ended up with good sets but not happy as we were 2nd in line but needed with with tickets 7 seats back -that’s not fair. The show was very good and would recommend for people to try and get tickets. The theatre...More

Thank Chloe T
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to see Britain's got Talent Auditions, the night was awesome, this building is so beautiful, seating was comfy, staff very helpful kiosk prices are what you would expect in a theatre as that's where they make their money, but overall, I was very...More

Thank imccaffery
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great experience, but be prepared to queue! We were told to arrive at 2.00pm to collect tickets and for the show to start at 6.00pm but both were delayed by 2 hours. There are so many things to pass the time such as the arcades...More

Thank hannah t
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutly fabulous very well organised..wud recomend to anyone visiting.my husband and i stayed overnight in blackpool specially for this event.

Thank Gaye H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently went to watch the pantomime/ show. It was a good show that was well priced making it good value for money.

Thank H_B10_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see Peter Pan with around 60 people. Staff were brilliant getting us seated and were attentive throughout. Show was amazing. Highly recommend the Winter Gardens for the variety of things available

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was there for a special Meeting, the Meeting went very well, then we have a meal set out by the staff. The meal and the way we were looked after was excellent. would recommend Winter Gardens to anyone who is going not just for pleasure...More

Thank Doug H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently came here for the first time to see Flash dance the musical which was excellent. Beautiful theatre, with very comfortable seating. Plenty of places to get a coffee, with a piano in one of the areas. Easy to get to with plenty of...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely beautiful building in Art Deco style. The theatre part is stunning and it honestly doesn’t matter where you sit you can see the stage easily. We sat in the stalls in row Y and could see the stage beautifully. So much nicer than other...More

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Dee L
15 December 2017|
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Response from NORMA F | Reviewed this property |
Yes the box office is at the front of building on church street now the sure of the opening times hope this helps
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Rosie T
28 November 2017|
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daytime, no. evening, yes! i don't believe there is a mandated "dress code"per se. you'll be much more at ease attired in a cocktail dress, at the very least (especially if seated on the ground floor). have a great time... More
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Angela R
24 November 2017|
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Response from NORMA F | Reviewed this property |
Hi try & get seats in the middle on the ground floor anywhere from the 5th row going back to the 10th row hope this helps
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