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The North Pole arrives in Blackpool for a special festive themed tram tour

Heritage Tram Tours has introduced a Christmas-themed tram tour, The Magical Express, with all tours departing from the specially renamed North Pole tram stop.   The tram tour will use a 1930’s style double-decker tram which has been decorated inside and out in a festive theme to create a magical experience this Christmas.   The tour offers a unique opportunity to experience the Blackpool Illuminations and runs from North Pier to Blackpool Pleasure Beach and back again, lasting around 25 minutes.   Running every Thursday – Sunday and daily from 17th December – 3rd January, residents and visitors can board the tour at the…


Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s Magical Christmas Grotto 2021

  Blackpool Pleasure Beach is once again sprinkling some magic fairy dust and opening the doors to its popular Christmas Grotto event this November.  A true winter wonderland, the Grotto is a magical experience where little ones can not only meet Santa, but also marvel at a winter wonderland including games, food and warming drinks, then take a magical ride on Alice in Wonderland.  Visitors will be greeted by festive elves and guided through Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s very own North Pole, before meeting the star of the show – Father Christmas. A truly interactive experience, the elves will ensure all children receive a special…


John Thomson Joins The Cast Of Hairspray For A Christmas Season At Blackpool Winter Gardens

  ● JOHN THOMSON WILL BE PLAYING WILBUR TURNBLAD STARRING ALONGSIDE BRENDA EDWARDS AS MOTORMOUTH MAYBELLE IN THE SMASH HIT HAIRSPRAY UK TOUR FOR 3 WEEKS FROM 13 DECEMBER TO 2 JANUARY   ● THE ORIGINAL TOURING PRODUCTION OF HAIRSPRAY AS CREATED BY PAUL KERRYSON AND DREW McONIE IS NOW ON ITS THIRD HIT UK TOUR   It is announced today that television and comedy star John Thomson (Cold Feet, The Fast Show) will join the smash hit UK tour of Hairspray as Wilbur Turnblad this Christmas for three weeks at Blackpool Winter Gardens (13 December – 2 January).  …