Blackpool Tower Ballroom


Capacity 3000
The Blackpool Tower Ballroom is a true architectural marvel and an iconic venue that has captivated audiences for over a century. Built in 1899 and designed by the renowned architect Frank Matcham, this ballroom boasts a stunning sprung dance floor spanning 120 feet by 102 feet, meticulously crafted from 30,602 individual blocks of mahogany, oak, and walnut. The ceilings are adorned with intricate decorations, and the room is illuminated by sparkling crystal chandeliers that can be lowered to the floor for cleaning, a process that takes over a week. One of the most striking features of the ballroom is the inscription above the stage, "Bid me discourse, I will enchant thine ear," a quote from Shakespeare's "Venus and Adonis". This poetic phrase sets the tone for the enchanting atmosphere that pervades the venue. The names of 16 renowned composers are also etched around the ballroom, paying homage to the rich musical heritage that has graced its halls Iconic Venue for Dance and Music The Blackpool Tower Ballroom has long been a mecca for dance enthusiasts and music lovers alike. It is renowned for its unique, sprung dance floor and spectacular architecture, attracting visitors from across the globe. The ballroom's illustrious history includes hosting the BBC's "Strictly Come Dancing" live specials each year, where professional dancers and celebrities alike aspire to grace its iconic stage. With a capacity of 3,000 standing and 2,000 seated, the ballroom offers ample space for grand events and performances. Its grandeur and charm have made it a sought-after venue for various occasions, from elegant afternoon teas to captivating dance showcases.
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Blackpool Tower

The Promenade



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