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Dan’s delight at return to the Dancing On Ice rink

He’s got three winners’ trophies under his blades, so it’s fair to say that Dancing On Ice wouldn’t be the same without Dan Whiston.
Theatre
Gin festival at the Tower Ballroom

Chin-chin to the return of celebration of all things gin

After a sell-out first Gin Festival at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom, the event’s return has now been announced.
News
Debbie and Giovanni faced the dance off

Blackpool ballroom puts the soul into Strictly as latest celebrity leaves the show

Paralympic gold medalist Jonnie Peacock's race to the Strictly Come Dancing final has come to a halt, under the shimmering lights of Blackpool Tower.
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Jonnie Peacock and Oti Mabuse at the Tower Ballroom

Strictly comes home to let Blackpool entertain you!

If ever there could ever have been any doubt about Blackpool's place at the heart of Strictly Come Dancing - this year's opening number sent a clear message.
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Conductor Helen Harrison

Double delight for night of operatic favourites

Almost 100 performers are joining forces for a special concert.

Music
Tameka Jackson as Diana Ross

Tribute acts celebrate festive season

There’s a celebration of music coming to Viva Vegas to start the festive season.

Music
Jimmy Carr

Funnyman Jimmy Carr revs up for show in county

One of the most prolific joke-tellers of recent times, Jimmy Carr is soon bringing his mammoth UK tour to Blackpool.
Theatre
A Night of Dirty Dancing

Be part of the glorious summer of 1963 - just for one night

The passion, romance and joy of one of the classic cult films of the 80s will come to Blackpool in a one-night special next week.

Music
Britain's Got Talent winners Collabro

Talent comes to town

The world’s most successful musical theatre group, Collabro, are heading to the resort on their third headline 29-date tour.

Music
The Saturdays singer Mollie King and AJ Pritchard

Strictly stars making a song and dance of Tower trip

The musical numbers for Saturday's Blackpool bonanza of Strictly Come Dancing have been confirmed.

TV
Michael Ball and Alfie Boe on their recent visit to Blackpool

Top tenors get Together Again for Strictly at Tower

It’ll be back to Blackpool once more for local lad Alfie Boe, as he and Michael Ball head to the Tower Ballroom to feature in the weekend’s Strictly Come Dancing filming.

TV
The Grand Theatre

Love is Grand at historic theatre

Blackpool's Grand Theatre is calling on locals to fall in love with a special 24-hour offer.

Theatre
The cast of Thriller Live!

REVIEW: Thriller Live!, Grand Theatre, Blackpool

In a town where tribute acts play on a nightly basis, it’s no surprise Thriller Live! makes regular visits to the Grand Theatre.

Theatre
Dan sweeps Bucks Fizz singer Cheryl off her feet in DOI reveal

Dan sweeps Bucks Fizz singer Cheryl off her feet in DOI reveal

Blackpool’s Dancing On Ice skating star Dan Whiston has swept his new celebrity partner off her feet.
TV
Strictly at the Tower Ballroom

Stars set to shine in Blackpool's glittering Tower Ballroom

As the dancing celebrities and their professional partners prepare for their trip to Blackpool - we check out their reactions to winning through to this week's contest.
TV
Ruth Langsford and Anton Du Beke in Saturday's Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly stars getting ready to rock in Blackpool

The stars of Strictly Come Dancing will this morning be shining their shoes and practising their best moves ahead of the show’s annual exodus to the home of ballroom dancing.

TV
The Moods

Urban crew are in the mood for dancing

A newly-expanded collective of producers, poets and musicians are promising a night ‘to make you dance, and then make you think’.

Music
Thriller Live!

King pops back to Blackpool

Fans of superstar pop legend Michael Jackson will be beating a path to the Grand Theatre next week for the return of tribute show Thriller Live!.

News
Sarah Jane Stone and Mike Hall in the recording studio

Players tell glorious story of a New York socialite

Rehearsals are well underway for the next production being staged by the Anonymous Players.

Theatre
John Mayall

Boss man of British blues set to mix it up in show celebrating 65th album

Hailed as the godfather of British blues, John Mayall comes to Blackpool this weekend.

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