blackpool dance festival updates

Author Victoria McGregor

23 Mar 2020


At these unprecedented times The Wintergardens Blackpool, as with many other entertainment companies and venues have announced their current closure. The Blackpool Dance Festival has currently been postponed from the 16th May to the 25th August. Chrisanne Clover can confirm that we will be exhibiting at the Imperial Hotel for the Blackpool Dance Festival in August ...


Blackpool Dance Festival - 16 May - 29 May 2020

Status. Postponed, rearranged to 25 August - 06 September 2020  


'Blackpool Entertainment Company Limited (BECL) has announced the temporary closure of The Winter Gardens, with immediate effect, following the government’s press conference on Monday 16 March.

Michael Williams, Managing Director of BECL said: “We regret to announce that as today, Tuesday 17 March 2020 that the Winter Gardens will close from 16.00hrs in light of the most recent official government advice.

We will remain closed until further notice and will re-open as soon as possible, following government recommendations. The safety of our audience and workforce is paramount to us as we look to work our way through these very challenging times. We will remain in contact over the coming weeks to keep everyone up to date as the situation develops. From Wednesday 18 March our Box Office will be open from 11.00am to 3.00pm on Monday to Friday only for outward telephone calls and no public access will be granted.   We would respectfully request that patrons refrain from calling us at this time as our team are exceedingly busy at present so please bear with us as we work through the rescheduling of shows and events at this challenging time. Customers of shows and events that are affected will be contacted as soon as possible.

The event organisers will be in contact with all entrants, patrons and exhibitors over the coming weeks to arrange any refunds and discuss the rearranged dates following consultation and advice from the British Dance Council (BDC).'

Keep up to date with all the latest advice from NHS England here -


Keep safe and well and we look forward to seeing you all in August!

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