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The Grand Theatre Blackpool

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Address: 33 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HT, England
Phone Number: +44 1253 290190
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The Grand Theatre was designed by Frank Matcham in 1894. This amazing space...

The Grand Theatre was designed by Frank Matcham in 1894. This amazing space is a wonder of restoration and revival, presenting a full range of every performing artform, as Blackpool's community theatre, Lancashire's preferred opera house and Britain's National Theatre of Variety.

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Fabulous Heritage Tour of the Grand Theatre

I went on the Heritage Tour yesterday with three friends and what an amazing experience it was. The tour lasted 90 minutes and we were taken all over the theatre by some very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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chatham
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Sat in back row of stalls, seat 34/36, seats threadbare and armrest fell off, embarrassment Blackpool, embarrassment!!! Should be in better condition judging by numbers that attended. Saw overtones, very enjoyable

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went on the Heritage Tour yesterday with three friends and what an amazing experience it was. The tour lasted 90 minutes and we were taken all over the theatre by some very enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides who made the experience a joy. We sat in the Stalls, the Dress Circle and the Gods which anyone can do on a... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Can really recommend the tour. The guides were excellent and so dedicated. You could really feel their love for this beautiful historic building. I learnt so much about this fascinating place. We are so lucky to have it and the staff and Friends of the Grand are to be congratulated for keeping it in such pristine condition.

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What an absolutely brilliant night in blackpool. The whole show was fantastic from start to finish. Very proffesional artist and band amazing. We enjoyed so much we have booked again to see them in preston may 2017. Please come back to blackpool at the grand.

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Thank trents
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely love The Grand been here quite a few times as I'm a Blackpool resident but every time I go I am in awe of the stunning theatre!! Last play we went to see was "Travels with my Aunt" which was fantastic!!

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went at the last minute to the Grand Theatres after reading about it in the Gazette, to see a show call starring a group called Eastcoast Boys in a show known as "Big Girls Don't Cry". This was of a very similar format to the Jersey Boys We greatly enjoyed the whole format of the shows, as I am... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was fortunate enough to secure a ticket on a recent backstage tour of the Grand Theatre. The tours are run by volunteers and friends of the Blackpool Grand can be booked through their website and lasts around 90 minutes. The tour takes you behind the scenes of the theatre, including the dressing rooms , the stage rigging and all... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Grand theatre built by Matcham is simply one of the finest in the country and was saved from demolition by a group of wonderful people who were determined to save it and what a good job they did. The auditorium is spectacular with a stunning ornate gold ceiling.The theatre has been refurbished and has very comfortable seats.Sunday night in... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good website, beautiful venue, staff were awesome. Friendly, helpful and clearly have pride in their workplace and a passion to keep this theatre at the top of its game. Loved it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say went to see walk like a man with my fiancee the show was brilliant and what a great place it is. the decor in side is amazing the staff are friendly and helpful great place to go didn't expect it to be so beautiful inside great viewing of the stage from all stall seats the floor... More 

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