Attractions/Events

  BLACKPOOLEVENTS LIST 2015  
Date Event Location
January 2015    

1

A Christmas Carol on Ice Blackpool Pleasure beach

1

New Years Day with Joe Longthorne Viva

1-17

Sleeping Beauty Grand Theatre

1-17

Haunted House Exhibition GrundyArtGallery

1-18

Circus Tower Pantomine Tower Circus

2

Maleficent 3D Opera House Winter Gardens

8

Insights: Theatre Heritage tour Grand Theatre

9

Coppelia Grand Theatre

10

Nutcracker Grand Theatre

10

BFC v Milwall (3pm KO) Blackpool Football Club

10-11

Champions of Tomorrow Winter Gardens

10-11

Dance Designs Winter Gardens

11

Swan Lake Grand Theatre

15-19

British Homing World Pigeons Winter Gardens

16

Beyond the Barricade Grand Theatre

17

Vampires Rock – the Final Countdown tour Grand Theatre

24

Haven Reunion Viva

27

Classic Ghosts Grand Theatre

30

Blackpool Wine and Cheese Evening Empress Grill Winter Gardens

30-31

Winter Cabaret Specials Starring Leye D Johns Sands

31

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show Sands

31

BFC v Brighton (3pm KO) Blackpool Football Club
February    

2

Ceri Dupree’s 30th Anniversary Tour – Fit for a Queen Grand Theatre

6-7

North West Stages Rally Promenade – Bispham Cliffs

6-7

Winter Cabaret Specials Starring Leye D Johns Sands

6-7

Cinderella Grand Theatre

7

80′s Gold Sands

8

Grimethorpe Colliery Band Grand Theatre

10

BFC v Middlesborough (3pm KO) Blackpool Football club

13

80′s Gold Sands

13-14

Winter Cabaret Specials Starring Leye D Johns Sands

13-14

Picture of Doreen Gray (the) Grand Theatre

13-15

Nicky Miles  

14 – 18

Showzam Central TBC

14

BFC v Nottingham Forest (3pm KO) Blackpool Football Club

14

Valentines Night with Nicola Farnon Sands

14

Carnival Ball BlackpoolTower Ballroom

TBC

Winter Gardens Heritage Tour Floral Hall Winter Gardens

14-18

Street Theatre BlackpoolTown Centre

19

Oh What A Night featuring the Jerseys Sands

20

ABBA Sensation Sands

20-21

Winter Cabaret Specials Starring Leye D Johns Sands

21

Philip Hurst presents the Valentine Dance BlackpoolTower Ballroom

21

Soul and Motown Night with the Kommitments Sands

22

Great North West Half Marathon North Promenade

27

Blackpool Beer and Sausage Evening Empress Grill Winter Gardens

27

Sea View Special with Ritchie Penrose Sands

28

Winter Cabaret Specials Starring Leye D Johns Sands

28

Collabro Opera House Winter Gardens

28

BFC v Wigan Blackpool Football Club

28

Stanley Park 10k road race Stanley park running track
March    
1 North West Brass Band Festival Winter Gardens

1

Stanley Park 10k road race Stanley park running track

3-7

Mad World My Masters Grand Theatre

6

Royal Blood Empress Ballroom Winter Gardens

6

Brendan Cole – A Night to Remember Opera House Winter Gardens

6

Robbie Tribute Sands

6-7

Winter Cabaret Specials Starring Leye D Johns Viva

7

BFC v Sheffield Weds (3pm KO) Blackpool Football Club

7

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show Sands

8-9

Dinosaur Zoo (erth’s) Grand Theatre

10-14

Jesus Christ Superstar Opera House Winter Gardens

12-13

DV8 John Grand Theatre

12-17

Hair Fair  

13-14

Winter Cabaret Specials Starring Leye D Johns Viva

13

Sea View Special with Ritchie Penrose Sands

14

Illegal Eagles Grand Theatre

14

80′s Gold Sands

15

Mothers Day Sunday 15 March Sands

17

BFC v Charlton (7.45pm KO) Blackpool Football Club

17

St Patricks Day – Local Band Night Sands

Marie Curie collection 10:00 – 17:00 Promenade

18

Count Arthur Strong: Somebody Up There Licks Me Grand Theatre

18-22

Aerobics convention Winter Gardens

20

Sea View Special with Ritchie Penrose Sands

20-21

Winter Cabaret Specials Starring Leye D Johns Viva

21

Night Of Dirty Dancing Grand Theatre

21

BFC v Leeds (3pm KO) Blackpool Football Club

21

Re Take That Tribute Sands

22

Goal-den girls 10k  

22

Solid Silver 60′s Grand Theatre

27

ABBA Sensation Sands

27-28

Winter Cabaret Specials Starring Leye D Johns Viva

28

80′s Gold Sands

28

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up Viva

30

Woman In Black (The) Grand Theatre
April    

2

Oh What A Night featuring the Jerseys Viva

3-5

Legends Easter Weekend with Lionel Richie, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, and Freddie Mercury Sands

4

Spring Show starring Leye D Johns Viva

4

Big Family Easter Eggstravaganza BlackpoolTower Ballroom

4

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up Viva

4-5

Northern Soul Weekend Winter Gardens

5

Blackpool 20 Mile North Promenade

5

La Traviata (Verdi) Grand Theatre

6

BFC v Reading (3pm KO) Blackpool Football Club

6-12

Junior Dance Festival Winter Gardens

7

The World Famous Elvis Show – Starring Chris Connor and the Steels Viva

9

Oh What A Night featuring the Jerseys Viva

10

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show Sands

10

Mayors Ball Winter Gardens

10-11

Spring Show starring Leye D Johns Viva

11

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up Viva

11

80′s Gold Sands

11

Philip Hurst presents the Spring Dance BlackpoolTower Ballroom

12

Hollies in Concert (The) Grand Theatre

14-18

History Boys (The) Grand Theatre

17

The Karpenters Sands

17-18

Spring Show starring Leye D Johns Viva

18

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up Viva

18

BFC v Fulham (3pm KO) Blackpool Football club

18

Keep it Cash Sands

18-19

IDTA Winter Gardens

21

Michael Ball Opera House Winter Gardens

WDC AL European Championships  

Mookey Circus  

23-29

USDAW Winter Gardens

24

Sea View Special with Nicola Farnon Viva

24-25

Spring Show starring Leye D Johns Viva

25

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show Viva

25

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up Viva

26

Blackpool Marathon & Half Marathon 10k Starr Gate – Gynn Sq

27 -2 (May)

Return to the Forbidden Planet Grand Theatre
May    

1

ABBA Sensation Sands

1

Roy Chubby Brown – Don’t Get Fit Get Fat Viva

1-3

Northern soul and Motown Weekender BlackpoolTower Ballroom

2

BFC v Huddersfield (12.15pm KO) Blackpool Football Club)

2

Spring Show starring Leye D Johns Viva

2

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up Viva

2

80′s Gold Sands

3

Cheerleaders Convention Winter Gardens

3

Association American Dancing Winter Gardens

VMCC Comedy Carpet

Blackpool transport event St Chads

Beaverbrooks 10K Fun Run Promenade

6

benidorn or bust promenade

8

Sea View with Richie Penrose Sands

9

Oh What A Night featuring the Jerseys Viva

9

Bee Gees tribute Sands

9

Brass Band Winter Gardens

9

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up Viva

10

Blackpool Beach 10k Run Start from beach opposite solaris to St Anne’s Pier

11

English touring Opera La Boheme Grand Theatre

12

English touring Opera Siege of Calais Grand Theatre

14

Carpenters Storey (The) Grand Theatre

15

Sea View with Nicola Farnon Sands

15

Spring Show starring Leye D Johns Viva

16

The Sands House Night Sands

16

Spring Show starring Leye D Johns Viva

16

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up Viva

16

Ballet Boyz – The Talent Grand Theatre

19-23

Hairspray the Musical Grand Theatre

21

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show Sands

21-29

May Dance Festival Winter Gardens

22

UB40 Opera House Winter Gardens

22

80′s Gold Sands

22

Roy Chubby Brown – Don’t Get Fit Get Fat Viva

23

Spring Show starring Leye D Johns Viva

23

Ray Quinn Sands

23

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up Viva

23

Killer Queen Opera House Winter Gardens

24

Queen Tribute starring Steve Littlewood Sands

24

Hold Back the Night Opera House Winter Gardens

28

The Sands House Night Sands

28

Oh What A Night featuring the Jerseys Viva

29

Elvis Tribute (Suspiciously Elvis) Sands

29

Spring Show starring Leye D Johns Viva

29

John Barrowman Opera House Winter Gardens

30

Spring Show starring Leye D Johns Viva

30

Bryan Ferry Opera House Winter Gardens

30

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show Sands

30

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up Viva

30

Blackpool Promenade 10 Miler North Promenade

30-31

UKA Winter Gardens
June    

2-6

Boy in the Stripped Pyjamas Grand Theatre

5

80′s Gold Sands

5-6

Spring Show starring Leye D Johns Viva

6

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up Viva

6

The Cheatles (Beatles tribute) Sand

7

Milton Jones and the Temple of Daft Grand Theatre

7

IDTA Winter Gardens

9-10

Shale Gas Convention Winter Gardens

9-11

Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games Opera House Winter Gardens

11-14

Legends Sands

12-13

Spring Show starring Leye D Johns Viva

13

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up Viva

14

Joe McElderry Grand Theatre

Pride Winter Gardens

51st Manchester to Blackpool Car Run ItalianGardens, StanleyPark

Pensioner’s Parade/Walk Promenade

Civic Day St Johns Square

Totally Transport South Prom/Solaris

17-21

Legends Sands

16-18

National Pensioners Convention Winter Gardens

19-20

Spring Show starring Leye D Johns Viva

20

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up Viva

21

Fathers Day with Richie Penrose Sands

21

AAD Winter Gardens

22-28

Blackpool Armed Forced and Veterans Week Various Locations

22

AFW Flag Raising Ceremony Town Hall

22

AFW Music For Heroes TBC

24-28

Legends Sands

25

AFW Careers Day Town Hall?

26

AFW Fylde Memorial Arboretum Millenium Grove

26-27

Summer Spectacular starring Leye D Johns Viva

27

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up Viva

27

National Armed Forces Day StanleyPark

nafd Royal Marine Charity Yomp  

27

WW1 Tribute in Town Centre Town Centre

27-28

Freestyle Dance competition Winter Gardens

28

AFW Service & Parade Cenotaph & Promenade

28

Armed Forces Taxi Pull Promenade
July    

1

Summer Spectacular starring Leye D Johns Viva

3-4

Summer Spectacular starring Leye D Johns Viva

4

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up Viva

1-5

Legends Sands

2-5 September

Hot Ice IceRinkPleasureBeach

3-5

Europes Tribute to Elvis Opera House Winter Gardens

5

Family 5k run StanleyPark running track

7

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show Sands

8

Summer Spectacular starring Leye D Johns Viva

8-12

Legends Sands

Race for Life Promenade

Manchester to Blackpool Cycle South Promenade

8-9

Bpool and fylde college awards Winter Gardens

10-11

Summer Spectacular starring Leye D Johns Viva

11

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up Viva

12

Summer 10K Run Lower and Upper Walks between Gynn and Little Bispham

14

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show Sands

15

Summer Spectacular starring Leye D Johns Viva

15-19

Legends Sands

17-18

Summer Spectacular starring Leye D Johns Viva

18

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up Viva

18-26

PDC World Matchplay Darts Empress Ballroom

21

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show Sands

22

Summer Spectacular starring Leye D Johns Viva

22-26

Legends Sands

24-25

Summer Spectacular starring Leye D Johns Viva

25

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up Viva

27

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show Sands

28-2 August

Legends Sands

29

Summer Spectacular starring Leye D Johns Viva
August    
1 Summer Spectacular starring Leye D Johns  
1 Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up  
4 GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show Sands
5 Summer Spectacular starring Leye D Johns  
5-9 Legends Sands
6 Oh What A Night featuring the Jerseys  

6-9

Rebellion Festival Winter Gardens
7-8 Summer Spectacular starring Leye D Johns  
8 Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up  

9

Charity Beach Party Beach Near Central Pier

9-10

Blackpool Airshow Tower Festival Headland

11

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show  

12

Summer Spectacular starring Leye D Johns  

12-16

Legends  

13

Oh What A Night featuring the Jerseys  

14-15

Summer Spectacular starring Leye D Johns  

15

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up  

15

Philip Hurst presents The Summer Dance BlackpoolTower Ballroom

15-16

Masters in Line Winter Gardens

18

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show sands

19

Summer Spectacular starring Leye D Johns  

19-23

Legends Sands

20

Oh What A Night featuring the Jerseys  

Fire Engine Pull Promenade

21-22

Summer Spectacular starring Leye D Johns  

22

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up  

22-23

Northern Soul Winter Gardens

25

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show Sands

26

Summer Spectacular starring Leye D Johns  

26-30

Legends Sands

28

Roy Chubby Brown – Don’t Get Fit Get Fat  

28-29

Summer Spectacular starring Leye D Johns  

29

Comedy Station Comedy – Fosters Saturday Night Stand Up  

31

Ride The Lights Promenade

Hilton 10K Run North promenade
September    
1 GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show Sands
2-6 Legends  

4-6

Switch On weekend Headland

 

Hilton Half Marathon North promenade

5/12/19/26

Firework Championships Central Promenade

7

Ford Day Middle Walk, Promenade

8

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show Sands

9-13

Legends Sands

12

Firework Championships Central Promenade

TVR Car Club Metropole Area/North Prom

13-14

Bus Driver of the year award Middle Walk Promenade

14

Battle Of Britain Memorial Day Cenotaph/Promenade

15

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show Sands

16-20

Legends Sands

19

Firework Championships Central Promenade

George Formby Convention Barcelo Imperial Hotel

22

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show Sands

23-27

Legends Sands

24

EVAS Winter Gardens

26

Firework Championships Central Promenade

26-27

Talent Fest UK Winter Gardens

27

Ford Capri Club Middle Walk, Promenade

27-28

BHF Night Ride Promenade

28

Manchester Ford Capri Club Promenade

29

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show Sands

30- 4 oct

Legends Sands
October    

Blackpool to Fleetwood 10 Miler Promenade

3

Bond Ball Winter Gardens

6

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show Sands

7-11

Legends Sands

9-11

Dance fest Empress Ballroom

10

Guide Dog Walk Promenade

13

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show Sands

14-18

Legends Sands

16-21

Dance Fest Winter Gardens

17

Philip Hurst presents the Autum Dance BlackpoolTower Ballroom

17-18

Darts Empress Ballroom

18

Sposored walk Between North & Central Pier

20

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show  

21-26

Legends Sands

24-25

Sequence Dance Festival Empress Ballroom

27

GlamMantic – 70′s & 80′s Decades Show Sands

28-31

Legends Sands

28-31

Legally Blonde the Musical Grand Theatre

30-31

Halloween Winter Gardens

31 – 1 Nov

ISTD Winter Gardens
November    

2

Teachers Conference Winter Gardens

8

Remembrance Sunday Service & Parade Cenotaph & Promenade

11-15

Festive Food and Flower Show Winter Gardens

19-21

Dance Fest Winter Gardens

22

AAD Winter Gardens

28-29

Cheerleaders Winter Gardens
December    
     
     
     
     
     
31 NYE Party Winter Gardens