May Blackpool Dance Festival
The May Blackpool Dance Festival began in 1920 in The Empress Ballroom at The Winter Gardens in Blackpool.
The May Blackpool Dance Festival attracts competitors, both amateur and professional, from all over the world.
Covering a period of nine days this is the largest dance festival of all the five festivals in Blackpool.
The festival covers Ballroom and Latin American dancing, the British Open Championships for both Amateur and Professional couples.
The Strathdon guest house is ideally situated less than a mile away, three tram stops, from the Winter Gardens.
If you are competing or spectating check our availability for this fantastic annual event.
Armed Forces Week
Armed Forces Week is an annual event celebrating Britain’s Armed Forces past, present and future.
Armed Forces Week is Blackpool’s opportunity to say thank you to our heroes.
From 20 – 26th June the whole town comes together to welcome serving military personnel, veterans and cadets.
There are a whole host of events around the town.
For more information visit http://www.visitblackpool.com/whats-on/armed-forces-week
Blackpool Air Show 2016
It has just been announced that the amazing Red Arrows will return to Blackpool Air Show 2016
Blackpool Air Show is back for 2016.
This amazing aerial display takes place over two days in front of the Famous Blackpool Tower.
The Red Arrows will perform their amazing display on Sunday 7th August 2016.
The rest of the line up for the Air Show are yet to be announced.
Visit Blackpool and Nickelodeon have gone into partnership to present the UK’s first ever Nickelodeon Slimefest 2016.
Slimefest 2016 will form part of the world famous Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On weekend.
Slimefest 2016 will offer a combination of free and paid for events.
The Slimefest live shows will take place in the Empress Ballroom at The Winter Gardens, Blackpool.
An outdoor festival will take place on The Tower Festival Headland over the weekend.
Expected to entertain thousands, Slimefest 2016 will feature two live shows, activities, characters, music and plenty of Slime.