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Shows & Events at The Blackpool Tower

Spectacular events in a magnificent setting

With more and more events coming up at The Blackpool Tower, keep an eye on this page to stay up to date with what's coming up. Have a look at the events that are already planned!

The Blackpool Tower loves Northern Soul, find out about all our Northern Soul events.

Would you like to host an event at The Blackpool Tower – drop our events team an email here.

 

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The Big Swing

24th September 2014. 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Featuring hit songs such as ‘Fly Me To The Moon’, ‘In The Mood’, ‘I’ve Got You Under My Skin’ and ‘Come Fly With Me’

Date:
Wednesday 17th September
Wednesday 24th September
Wednesday 1st October
Saturday 4th October
Wednesday 15th October
Wednesday 22nd October

Times:
Doors from 7.15pm | 8pm – 11pm

Prices:
£18 per person
Children under 12 years go free when accompanied by an adult, aged 18 years or over, that has paid the full ticket price.

Merlin Annual Pass holders save 20% on entry to this event.

Venue:
The Blackpool Tower Ballroom

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Future Events

September 2014

The Big Swing

24th September 2014. 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Big Band is back!

Andy Prior and his sixteen piece big band present The Big Swing – the show you can dance to.

The World's Biggest Coffee Morning

26th September 2014. 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Join the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in support of Macmillan Cancer Support on Friday 26th September 2014 and be entertained by one of our resident organists playing the Wurlitzer Organ and live music from a local school choir.

Champagne Fireworks Experience

26th September 2014. 6:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Experience a fireworks extravaganza 380ft in the sky

The Blackpool Tower Heritage Tours

27th September 2014. 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Embark on an historical journey through the iconic Blackpool Tower!

Celebrate the history and heritage of this famous Victorian building. Let our fully trained and knowledgeable accredited guides take you on an incredible journey through this amazing landmark.

Vintage Dance

27th September 2014. 7:30 pm - Midnight

Come and join us for our Vintage day at the world famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom. Arguably the best dance floor in the world, it will be open for dancing throughout the day from 10am until midnight. The perfect event for anyone interested in Ballroom, Latin, Tango and Swing.

October 2014

The Big Swing

1st October 2014. 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Big Band is back!

Andy Prior and his sixteen piece big band present The Big Swing – the show you can dance to.

The Big Swing

4th October 2014. 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Big Band is back!

Andy Prior and his sixteen piece big band present The Big Swing – the show you can dance to.

The Blackpool Tower Heritage Tours

11th October 2014. 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Embark on an historical journey through the iconic Blackpool Tower!

Celebrate the history and heritage of this famous Victorian building. Let our fully trained and knowledgeable accredited guides take you on an incredible journey through this amazing landmark.

Tango Ball - SOLD OUT

11th - 12th October 2014

On Saturday 11th October 2014 join us for the first ever Argentine Tango Ball at the world famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom, prepare to be lost in a world of elegant charm and refined beauty.

The Big Swing

15th October 2014. 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Big Band is back!

Andy Prior and his sixteen piece big band present The Big Swing – the show you can dance to.

Phil Hurst presents: The Autumn Dance

18th October 2014. 7:30 pm - Midnight

Philip Hurst is back again!

A 50\50 social dance evening featuring Ballroom, Latin and Popular Sequence

Held in the magnificent Blackpool Tower Ballroom with beautifully decorated candle lit tables

The Big Swing

22nd October 2014. 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Big Band is back!

Andy Prior and his sixteen piece big band present The Big Swing – the show you can dance to.

The Blackpool Tower Heritage Tours

25th October 2014. 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Embark on an historical journey through the iconic Blackpool Tower!

Celebrate the history and heritage of this famous Victorian building. Let our fully trained and knowledgeable accredited guides take you on an incredible journey through this amazing landmark.

Halloween Family Party

31st October 2014. 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us on Thursday 31st October in the stunning Blackpool Tower Ballroom for a Halloween Family Party to remember!

Full event details to be confirmed.

November 2014

The Blackpool Tower Heritage Tours

1st November 2014. 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Embark on an historical journey through the iconic Blackpool Tower!

Celebrate the history and heritage of this famous Victorian building. Let our fully trained and knowledgeable accredited guides take you on an incredible journey through this amazing landmark.

The Togetherness Northern and Modern Soul Weekender

7th - 9th November 2014

The 8th event is held in 3 rooms and attracts huge crowds every year to hear the best in Northern Soul, rare 60s and 70s soul and Modern Soul Classics.
This year we have extended the running times (43 hours!).

Strictly Dancing and Afternoon Tea

17th November 2014. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Step in the footsteps of your favourite stars from this year’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Join our professional dance instructor as you glide along the world famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom dance floor where this year’s celebrities and Strictly Dance professionals have strutted before you. Set amongst the magnificent Victorian architecture, take your table next to the famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom dance floor for a sumptuous Traditional Afternoon Tea.

Strictly Dancing and Afternoon Tea

18th November 2014. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Step in the footsteps of your favourite stars from this year’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Join our professional dance instructor as you glide along the world famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom dance floor where this year’s celebrities and Strictly Dance professionals have strutted before you. Set amongst the magnificent Victorian architecture, take your table next to the famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom dance floor for a sumptuous Traditional Afternoon Tea.

Strictly Dancing and Afternoon Tea

19th November 2014. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Step in the footsteps of your favourite stars from this year’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Join our professional dance instructor as you glide along the world famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom dance floor where this year’s celebrities and Strictly Dance professionals have strutted before you. Set amongst the magnificent Victorian architecture, take your table next to the famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom dance floor for a sumptuous Traditional Afternoon Tea.

Robert Plant And The Sensational Space Shifters

26th November 2014. 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Robert Plant And The Sensational Space Shifters will tour the UK for 13 dates this November, including a date in the world famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom - Book your tickets here.

Robert Plant And The Sensational Space Shifters will tour the UK for 13 dates this November

December 2014

The Christmas Soul and Motown Party

13th - 14th December 2014

Our third Christmas Soul party and this will be another cracking night of Northern Soul, 60s soul, Motown, and Disco.

Plus, live on stage, the sensational soul sounds of THE SOUL TRAIN ably supported by DJs Simon Morykin, Kev Roberts, Richard Searling, Ozz , Keith Fletcher, Rod Allsworth and Jimmy Scriv.

Philip Hurst presents: Twixmas Dance

27th December 2014. 5:30 pm - Midnight

Phil Hurst is back again.

Get into the twixmas spirit with a 50/50 dance evening featuring Ballroom, Latin and Popular Sequence in the world’s most famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom.

The Blackpool Tower Ballroom presents New Year’s Eve Gala Dance 2014

31st December 2014 - 1st January 2015

Welcome 2015 with an evening of dancing within the spectacular Blackpool Tower Ballroom.  Live entertainment courtesy of Ashley Frohlick & The Empress Orchestra plus organ music from our resident organists Chris Hopkins and Phil Kellsall.

May 2015

Northern Soul & Motown Weekender 2015

1st - 3rd May 2015

For 3 big days of great Northern Soul and Motown music in the world famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom with over 20 top DJ's!

With top DJ's:
Ginger | Kev Roberts | Ozz | Rod Allsworth | Jimmy Scriv | Richard Searling | John Poole | Mark Freeman | Casper | Jordan Wilson | Danny Clegg | Stacie Stewart | Sam Evans | The Blackpool Soul Club | Sean Chapman | Nige Brown

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