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Winter Gardens Blackpool

Winter Gardens 97 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HW, England
+44 1253 629600
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Tired and dated

Bit of a shame as i remember coming here as a child always had top acts and plenty to do the bottom... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tricky T
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Friendly staff good show!

Friendly very helpful staff. Good comfortable seating and if you sit in the front row lots of leg... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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.
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  • Average7%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Winter Gardens 97 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HW, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Bit of a shame as i remember coming here as a child always had top acts and plenty to do the bottom town side looks derelict and the main entrance smells of urine for one of Blackpool main attractions not very well looked after very...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly very helpful staff. Good comfortable seating and if you sit in the front row lots of leg room. Very good access all flat no steps.

Thank AlanUKOne
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746anthony, Public Relations Manager at Winter Gardens Blackpool, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed it! Thanks for the great review.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Virgin to winter gardens and the darts world matchplay. Bucket list tick. Great night. Had seats on balcony which was quieter than the floor but good view. Easy to get around. Bar Angels to get drinks was handy. Beer £4 4pint pitcher £15. Pies chips...More

Thank Steve S
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746anthony, Public Relations Manager at Winter Gardens Blackpool, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you had a great time Steve... Same time next year?

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for an afternoon and evening session for the PDC darts. What a great time it was, amazing atmosphere a great laugh. Beer prices reasonable for Blackpool. What a venue though, the building is amazing, hard to believe it’s in Blackpool. Definitely worth going...More

Thank Matt S
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746anthony, Public Relations Manager at Winter Gardens Blackpool, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed the darts! The building is amazing, Blackpool's full of incredible buildings.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see a show got a very good deal for good seats and the show was fab. Nice places to eat n drink or u can take your own, easy to find when coming from out of town,

Thank Kristie H
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746anthony, Public Relations Manager at Winter Gardens Blackpool, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed the show! Hopefully see you at another soon...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was on holiday in St Annes on the Sea, Lytham St Annes and popped into Blackpool for shopping. Popped into the beautiful Winter Gardens for a light lunch. Chose a tuna melt toastie and flat white. Very filling and tasty. Quiet and relaxing. Would have...More

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746anthony, Public Relations Manager at Winter Gardens Blackpool, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed your time here and thanks for the note about speed!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went to the opera house which is inside the winter gardens surprised by how big it was inside however the refreshments were a bit pricey but then you would expect that anyway

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went in April to see Gary Barlow sat in the circle. Not the best seats but still got to go and that’s not the venues problem. The atmosphere was fantastic and the circle held up well with all the jigging and jumping about that...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went to see Brendan Cole in his shaw absolutely brilliant, spectacular dancing, and a wonderful show altigether

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Attended a competition at winter gardens. Good venue with parking st the rear. Central location and easy to find Local food venues bit expensive inside for food and drinks

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