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Mods Musical Set to Invade Blackpool

Mods Musical Set to Invade Blackpool

If you have a penchant for Italian fashion and a love for all that is Mod,  All or Nothing, is this coming seasons hot pick. This May, check out the show that promises a trip down memory lane for all those with ‘face’, featuring tributes to The Small Faces, who came to prominence

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On The Photography Road with Jill Reidy.

On The Photography Road with Jill Reidy.

My inspirational friend and sometime collaborator has been hitting the road through the beginnings of 2017 to capture seaside towns out of season. I too love a road trip and as a huge advocate of travel and remembering a statement I was read: not to spend all your money on

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Love/Hate: Brad James Screens His Latest Film

Love/Hate: Brad James Screens His Latest Film

A Fylde coast film producer and director is set to host a screening of his latest film at the wonderful Regent Cinema.  LOVE/HATE is a Modern Romance, trading the fairytales of female protagonists falling in love with their Prince Charming, for a true portrayal of a modern day relationship with

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LightPool 2016 in Pictures

LightPool 2016 in Pictures

With so much to see over The LightPool Festival, you would have been hard pushed to be bored. Blackpool was a mass of light, colour and excitement with over thirty Art Installations and several live performances from spaceships landing in St Johns Square to elaborate brass bands playing dance music

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Love Theatre Day Discounts At The Grand

Love Theatre Day Discounts At The Grand

With Halloween and Bonfire Night behind us the next major focus for many is, increasingly these days, Black Friday. But what if you don’t want to get in a rugby scrum for a plasma television, or buy lots of consumer goods that neither you nor your nearest and dearest really

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  • Ramp City Loses Artist Designed Ramps
  • Ramp City Loses Artist Designed Ramps

Ramp City Loses Artist Designed Ramps

The Full Pipe in Ramp City in Blackpool, Lancashire UK is currently being dismantled along with it’s very cool kidney pool. The end of an era. The full pipe when initially installed was the only full wooden full pipe of its kind in the UK. It arrived with much excitement

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FORM Offers Theatre Training Experience

FORM Offers Theatre Training Experience

Move quickly to grab one of seven places on this exciting opportunity for theatre aspirants living within roughly eight miles of Blackpool centre. FORM, LeftCoast, Grand Theatre Blackpool and Arts Council England have combined to present, FRAMEWORK, a new theatre development programme. FORM, for those of you who don’t know,

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Interview with Artist Jenny Steele (and her obsession with seaside architecture)

Interview with Artist Jenny Steele (and her obsession with seaside architecture)

I met Jenny on an atypically warm Blackpool day to discuss her interest in some of Blackpool’s modernist interiors and architecture and how it informs her creative process. Scottish-born, Manchester-based artist Jenny Steele develops work that references 20th century architecture and interiors, whilst also exploring post-colonial, post-industrial and modernist sites. Since early

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Pounds for Pook Appeal

Pounds for Pook Appeal

It’s one of those clichéd questions we all ask each other, ‘If your house caught fire, what would be the first thing you would save?’ For most musicians the answer is easy, ‘My guitar’, ‘My Laptop’, ‘My Drums’, ‘My PA’, ‘My Decks’. On the night of Sunday 10 April, musician

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Review: The Producers

Review: The Producers

Over sixty years after they first formed in 1953, Blackpool Operatic Players should know a thing or two about putting on a play and their latest production, which played at The Grand Theatre, The Producers, shows that they most definitely do. The Producers is an hilarious tale of a plan

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