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Address: 44 Queen Street, Blackpool FY1 2AY , England
Phone Number: 01253 649155
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12:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 am

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Hen party

14 of us went to the flying handbag yesterday and had the most fantastic time, we laughed and laughed .DJ Carmen is absolutely fabulous everyone should visit X port sunlight crew X

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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14 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

My last visit was dire, however I thought things may have improved, visited last night they have the brass neck to charge £2 entry, for what?. Yes to stick to the floor, drink out of plastic containers, with toilets that are vile! Who actually owns this place now? Basil Once prided himself in offering the gay community quality venues, clearly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

14 of us went to the flying handbag yesterday and had the most fantastic time, we laughed and laughed .DJ Carmen is absolutely fabulous everyone should visit X port sunlight crew X

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Floor was sticky the whole bar had a dirty grimy feel to it and as for the ladies 🚺 well I wouldn't let my dog go toilet in there it was absolutely disgusting and the smell well lets not go there

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Cracking club, really enjoyed our night here, great music, a blackpool must if you're heading that way

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

Just returned from a weekend away at Haven-Blackpool with the girls & can honestly say we had the BEST sunday ever at the Flying Handbag! Dj Carmen is very friendly,very funny & made us scousers feel very welcome! We even got to see the handbag's very own version of Katy Perry & even bumped into a smurf,wow! Good music,good drinks,good... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Very friendly pub, and the hostess DJ Carmen makes everyone feel welcome, she is extremely funny and knows how to play a crowd. The bar staff were fantastic and prices were very reasonable too, although on a Friday and Saturday the prices do go up after 8PM, This pub for me is Blackpools number 1 gay attraction, even if you... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Always have a giggle when we pop in to the handbag to see DJ Carmen and all the staff at this lively pub ! We travel 6hours to get to Blackpool and the Flying handbag always makes the journey worth it .. Put simply it's a fun "old school gay " pub with a great atmosphere...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Thank you for a lovely weekend my partner an myself and 2 others came to Blackpool and spent all day friday and all Sunday night in your pub this is the first time I have ever been to a gay bar I am straight and the hospitality that we received from your staff we are from Towcester Northamptonshire thank you... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

Love the atmosphere, friendly barstaff nd top totty entertainment . Never miss a visit on our weekends to Blackpool

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Stayed the one night in a hotel a street away, perfect location for a string of gay pubs! Loved this one we started off with a few drinks and played on the pool table, met some lovely people who stayed with us all night! They took us next door to chaos but we found ourselves wondering back to the flying... More 

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