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Blame the Boggarts!!

Contained in an intimate setting performed at Blackpool Central Library, the two woman show Travels with my Bogart took the audience on a journey centralised around the life of a teenage girl, Selene; living in Britain during the Second World War. Incorporating North-West regional towns, traditions, history, folklore, faeries, witches and boggarts, a mixture of […]

2Day

Congratulations to the pupils from Revoe Primary School for a fantastic performance at the Spooky Fun Family Day. Well done everyone!!

A Night to Have You Screening…

Almost 90 years on, The Pavilion Theatre in the Winter Gardens, Blackpool opened its doors again to become a cinema for the nights Aunty Social’s Halloween Screen event. As the ghouls, vampires and werewolf’s began to take their seats it was evident that picking the Best Dressed for the evening was not going to be […]

Travels With My Bogart – Jacqueline Pilton & Louise Nulty

Travels With My Bogart is a fantasy story based on the ghostly legends of Lancashire (including Blackpool). The central character is young World War II evacuee from the Channel Islands. This funny and sometimes poignant tale has characters and events that are true to life in 1940’s Lancashire. Jacqueline and Louise will lead a Directors’ […]

Haunted Blackpool – event location change

Unfortuntely, due to predicted adverse weather expected tomorrow, the Haunted Blackpool switch-on and anthology book launch is moving location. Aunty Social have kindly offered us space at the Pavillion Theatre, Winter Gardens prior to their Halloween Screen event. Please join the Dead Good Poets as they perform their new work and launch the eagerly awaited ‘The […]

Mechanical toys, clockwork boxes and puppetry….

We are very excited to be welcoming Professor Popups Puppet Theatre to the Wordpool Spooky Fun Family Day at The Oracle tomorrow afternoon. The performance of The Pied Piper of Hamlyn is performed with mechanical toys, clockwork boxes, glove and shadow puppets, gentle music and lighting. The Pied Piper is charming show especially written for children […]

Make a Date to Dance

In celebration of the 1st anniversary of the Tea Dance at Central Library, specially commissioned dance cards have been made to make this an extra special occasion! Based on an original from the Winter Gardens in 1895, the dance card has a list of dances which will be ‘called’ (and learnt if you don’t already know […]

Flying Solo

Flying Solo

A feast of new perfomance awaits at Moor Park Library on Thursday 15th November from 6pm-7.3o. There will be performances of original monologues from award winning local writers David Riley, Ian Simpson, Jennifer Smethurst and Ruth White. The monologues are set in many diverse settings from the bus to the Spanish Civil war. Norman Hadley […]

2Day preparations are in full swing!

Preparations are underway for the last rehearsal of the  2Day project at The Oracle ahead of the performance at the Spooky Family Fun Day on 31st October 2012! Pupils from Revoe Primary School have been working with Poet Craig Bradley and Dance Artist Jody Blunden on a creative performance project exploring the theme of diaries […]