The Fylde Coast is the place to be for entertainment and variety with a wide range of public events, much of which is provided by the hundreds of community and amateur groups that are in the area.
Start: 23rd March 2017 11:00
End: 23rd March 2017 13:00
Venue: The Grand, 33 Church Street, Blackpool, FY1 1HT
Theatre Heritage Tour
23 March at 11am
There is no theatre quite like The Grand. The published descriptions in 1894 said so, and contemporary theatregoers agree. Renowned as architect Frank Matcham’s masterpiece it has a long and lively history.
Join us for one of our Heritage Theatre Tours on Monday 10 February. Stand on the raked stage and observe the cantilevered tiers of circles, boxes and pit - and the complete visibility of every seat in this atmospheric house.
- See the secrets of the great stage
- Take in Blackpool’s hidden gem
- Learn about flamboyant architect Frank Matcham
- Explore the warren of staircases that lead to the stars dressing rooms and beyond
The Grand Theatre was opened on July 23, 1894, by Thomas Sergenson, Blackpool’s first successful theatrical manager.
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