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Winter Gardens & Opera House Theatre Blackpool

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Address: Winter Gardens 97 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HW, England
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+44 1253 625252
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09:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 00:00

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Was at the Opera House Friday 10th February to watch Bianca Del Rio from Rupaul's Drag Race. Such a beautiful venue. Feel like I was transformed into the 1900's. Really loved the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
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Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Was at the Opera House Friday 10th February to watch Bianca Del Rio from Rupaul's Drag Race. Such a beautiful venue. Feel like I was transformed into the 1900's. Really loved the decor. Could see Bianca from my seats. Hadn't been in before and was amazed it was even there.

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

In answer to the previous review regrading the expensive prices, this is not really down to the Winter-gardens itself, which is essentially an event venue. The event they refer to is the annual magic convention which I agree for a day ticket is very expensive. However if the tickets are booked well in advance it's great value indeed with the... More 

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Yorkshire
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Far too expensive at £50 per person. £25 for children. I just couldn't justify the cost of it. We only wanted to visit the magic convention.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

wonderful art deco architecture and a lovely café within with a grand piano. A vey different vibe from the rest of the town and one worth making the effort to find and enjoy. Plenty if local history there too, including some very romantic meeting paces of old.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Heritage Tour of the Winter Gardens was an excellent way to spend a fascinating couple of hours on a bitingly cold February afternoon. It was part of Showzam, which provided free entertainment for people of all ages, but the tour was the highlight of the day for us. The different styles of architecture and sheer scale of the place... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow The show was fantastic and it was managed excellent by the venue team. My only complaint would be that the seats are so close together that in order to get to the bathroom mid show it meant disturbing everyone else on the row so felt awkward when returning. It is what it is, not a lot that can be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

you think blackpool...you think trash you think blackpool...you think scum you think blackpool...you think cheap think again this is a beautiful opulent place to watch a show or have some pop popcorn and a toddy and lemondae fabulous

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was at the Empress Ballroom for the WWE UKCT on both nights. The balcony seats had been mislabelled and I was squashed into a heavily restricted view corner even though my ticket was sold as unrestricted.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter attended a street dance comp here. It's an amazing place inside food outlets and toilets very clean. Staff friendly

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we visited we found out that we had missed a recent open day event , which everyone was raving about - Although a shame , we still enjoyed exploring the areas that were open to the public. The fabulous building has been renovated so all the art deco features can be appreciated. There are places to get food and... More 

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