Blackpool is famous for its entertainment especially when it comes to staging shows. Over the decades many stars have graced the stages of Blackpool either in theatres along the piers, at the Pleasure Beach Arena, while let’s not forget the many stars who have appeared at the famous Winter Gardens! Here we take a look at what visitors can expect to see in terms of shows, stars and productions in 2014.
This fabulously uplifting musical can be seen in Blackpool’s Winter Garden’s Theatre from June through to 14th September 2014. Those of us who love the music of ABBA will not want to miss this superb musical extravaganza as the story is written around many of the groups most famous and popular songs. Tickets to see Mamma Mia can be bought in person from The Opera House at The Winter Gardens Theatre, Blackpool Tourist Information Centre or online or by telephone from Ticket Master.
Running from July to September Hot Ice is one of the best shows in town and should not be missed when staying in Blackpool. The show is staged at the Pleasure Beach Arena and features over twenty eight international ice skaters whose dancing on ice is simply amazing. Hot Ice features afternoon matinee shows and evening performances with prices starting at £13.00 per ticket. Visitors may call in person to book their tickets or call 0871 222 9090 to book their seats.
Blackpool Tower Circus
The Blackpool Tower Circus has been a popular show in Blackpool for decades with adults and children alike leaving with happy memories of clowns, acrobats and the like putting on amazing performances. In 2014 “Mooky Goes to Hollywood” (A Circus Clown) runs from April to November at the Tower Circus along with all the usual amazing acts that culminate in the famous water finale that I remember so well from my own childhood visiting here! Tickets are available from the website and include the seven in one ticket that includes entry to all the tower attractions.
Dawn French at the Grand Theatre
Dawn French brings her 30 Million Minutes show to Blackpool’s Grand Theatre on Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th September 2014. This extremely funny one woman show shows Dawn at her very best, while fans of the lady will not want to miss out on this show when it comes to Blackpool in the autumn. Why not book online today to avoid disappointment?
Juke Box and Bobby Sox at the North Pier
Every Friday throughout the summer holidays this fabulous show can be seen at The North Pier. Featuring great fifties and sixties rock n roll music Juke Box and Bobby Sox is an exhilarating show that will have you dancing and bopping in the aisles. This fabulous show with an amazing cast of thirteen singers pays tribute to the era when music for teenagers began and features some classic numbers we all know and love. The show is a colourful extravaganza not to be missed! Please visit the North Pier website for booking details.
Viva Summer Spectacular
Viva Blackpool has yet another spectacular summer season show for visitors to Blackpool to enjoy with fabulous singers and gorgeous showgirls here to entertain for three fun filled hours. The show runs from July right through to November therefore if visitors are taking a weekend trip to see the illuminations they can also book to see this amazing show. Visitors can book to see the show plus dinner too making it a complete package, while tickets are available from the Viva Blackpool website.
The King and Queen of Rock n Roll Central Pier
It’s a long way to Las Vegas so why not take a trip to the Central Pier in Blackpool where Vegas has come to town in the form of the King and Queen of Rock n Roll show. This year two fabulous tribute acts will take to the stage to bring to life Elvis and the late great Freddie Mercury. Tickets are available from July through to 14th August.
Let it Be
This fantastic West End hit featuring many of the Beatles best songs and greatest hits comes to The Opera House in Blackpool from 30th September to 12th October 2014. The show tells the story of the group from their origins in the famous Liverpool Cavern Club through to when Beatle Mania hit the length and breadth of the nation nee the world! With over forty hits to send them back to the sixties music lovers will adore this fabulous tribute show. Songs include I Want to Hold Your Hand, She Loves You and of course Let it Be! Tickets start from £15.00 and are available from Ticket Master.
Burlesque Noir Pavilion Theatre
The art of burlesque is coming to the Pavilion Theatre Winter Gardens Blackpool on Saturday 11th October 2014 for one night only therefore if you want to see Immodesty Blaize in action you need to book your tickets now! Featuring the world’s most famous burlesque dancer this show also features a whole host of fabulous burlesque dancers to delight, dance and entertain. Those intending to see the show must dress to impress, while a prize will be awarded to the best dressed guest on the evening of the show.