Family & Kids
AAA Experience at the Grand Theatre

AAA Experience at the Grand Theatre

When it comes to the arts me and Whitney Houston have something in common, we both believe (believed) that children are the future, and thankfully so does the Grand Theatre Blackpool. This historic theatre, working in partnership with Blackpool and The Fylde College, is offering for the first time ever,

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Pinocchio and Hip Hop Collide

Pinocchio and Hip Hop Collide

The story of Pinocchio and Hip Hop music collaborated in a stomping production featuring dubs, killer vibes and a whole host of talented and aspiring children and young people who took to the stage at the Grand Theatre. WingZ Theatre Works and Skool of Street are responsible for the choreography

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10 Things To Do In Blackpool During October Half Term

10 Things To Do In Blackpool During October Half Term

Whilst we are currently enjoying an Indian summer on the Fylde Riviera, there are no guarantees it will hold out until half term. So if the weather actually does what it often does in the north west of England in autumn what options do you have? Here are ten suggestions,

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Switch-On 2017 Wristbands Available Now

Switch-On 2017 Wristbands Available Now

Blackpool llluminations season 2016 is well on its way to a bumper year after Dame Barbara Windsor and a whole host of stars switched on the miles of twinkling lights earlier this month. VisitBlackpool captured all your memories and experiences of the special night and highlights of the evening are available to view here. Due to

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Let Your Conscience Guide You to HipHop Theatre

Let Your Conscience Guide You to HipHop Theatre

‘POPNOCCHIO’, is a hip-hop version of classic fairytale Pinocchio which has been produced by Skool of Street and WingZ Theatre works; a collective of urban arts practitioners based in Blackpool. It previews at Blackpool Sixth Form Theatre on Saturday 24 September, then plays for just one night at Blackpool’s Grand

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Everyone an Artist, Everyone a Scientist

Everyone an Artist, Everyone a Scientist

On the 1st and 2nd of October Fun Palaces will be popping up all over the UK. These free and fun events are all about making and creating together. We are incredibly excited because this year Blackpool Libraries are having their first ever Fun Palace. Fun Palaces is a national campaign to put

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Brightest Night of the Year Arrives Tomorrow

Brightest Night of the Year Arrives Tomorrow

It’s almost that time of year again. The time when the twinkling lights of Blackpool shine out across the town for a spectacular 65 nights. That’s right, tomorrow sees the start of ‘The Lights’ and what better way to commence the Illuminations season than with the fantastic Big Switch On party?

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Empress Ballroom Welcomes Slimefest

Empress Ballroom Welcomes Slimefest

Slimefest – does that work for you as a title for a cultural event? If it doesn’t then there’s a strong possibility that you are a bit too long in the tooth to attend. But for those who are fans of Nickelodeon TV or Nickelodeon Land at the Pleasure Beach,

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Your wish is the Grand’s command

Your wish is the Grand’s command

Those of you with young children are probably being asked how many sleeps is it until Christmas. For those of you who have no clue, the answer is 129 give or take a couple depending when you are reading this. It is probably only a matter of time before you

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Park Life at Crossland Road

Park Life at Crossland Road

If you live in Blackpool and refer to ‘the park’ many will assume you mean Stanley Park as though there was only one in the town. Hopefully readers of this site will be aware we are blessed with a number of smaller parks that punch above their weight. Thanks to

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