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Tower Ballroom

Blackpool Tower complex | Promenade, Blackpool, England
01253 622242
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Ranked #13 of 56 attractions in Blackpool
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Performances
Owner description: Ornately decorated dance hall and theater is known for its Mighty Wurlitzer organ, which is played for dancing and for concerts and special events... more » Owner description: Ornately decorated dance hall and theater is known for its Mighty Wurlitzer organ, which is played for dancing and for concerts and special events during certain times of the year. « less
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Upon booking my ticket for the Tower Ballroom online, I stumbled upon a tiny advert. for dance lessons during the above week. These were for 2 dances per day, starting at 10.00 a.m. and lasting 1 hour in total, and included free tea or coffee. Firstly, my dance partner thought I'd made a mistake when I told him about these... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Merlin pass holder - This been the first time visiting The Tower it seemed a shame not to visit this architectural masterpiece and see some old timers strutting their stuff, a discounted cup of tea for two was only £2.40 with the passes and a pleasant half hour listening to the Wurlitzer, my daughter (14) was not impressed and for... More

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Hamilton, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

In an era when many tourist attractions offer a combination of excitement, speed, noise, physical exertion and terror rides a visit to Blackpool Tower Ballroom for Afternoon Tea provides an oasis of calm and gentility. Enjoying tea, sandwiches and scones while watching the graceful ballroom dancers, whose ages ranged from 9 to 90, moving gracefully around the dance floor to... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Such a charismatic place, in awe of the beauty in the ceiling and you can feel the history of all the couple's that have met there over the years. My mum used to dance in there 60 years ago we had a waltz around there in her wheelchair which brought back many happy memories for her, fab afternoon out for... More

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Aldershot
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The ballroom was closed, not sure why, I think it might have been a private function. Looked stunning from the outside, but very disappointed that it was shut off to public.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The architect went wild with this one! A great atmosphere. Only a handful of dancers but we had a ball!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

A little disappointed with the visit! We brought our children here when younger and now its grandchildren...I remember paying one entrance fee for all attractions it is a bit expensive for a family now but we still enjoyed the music!!

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

what a lovely place this is.. we loved to see everyone dancing around the floor. afternoon tea available, but we had a coffee, the sound in there is amazing

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

A beautiful room really worth visiting. Have cream tea there and dance on the floor while listening to the organ. Definitely worth visiting

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

We went for my wife's birthday and had afternoon tea, the ballroom was amazing and the organists were great , the dance floor was always full of people dancing. What a experience only wish we could have learnt to dance when younger, going back in September

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