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Guided Theatre Talks and Tours

Stand on the raked stage and observe the cantilevered tiers of circles, the private boxes and the orchestra pit. Wander the main auditorium and discover the secrets of the great stage, and learn about the flamboyant architect Frank Matchamand our first theatre manager Thomas Sergenson.


Explore the warren of staircases and head up to the star dressing rooms while perusing posters from the theatre’s history.


Tours available ;


‘Grand Opulence’ Tour £12.50 (45min tour) – Book Now

‘Backstage Secrets’ Tour £20 (90min tour, followed by Tea and Cake) – Book now


Book your ticket at the Box Office or online in our What’s On, alternatively call the Box Office on 01253 290 190.


Please note: All tour routes cover a moderate distance and do involve stairs.


Private Talks

Blackpool’s Grand Theatre offers private event Talks to groups or organisations.


Our Private Talk subjects include:

  • The History of The Grand Theatre
  • The Stars of Blackpool’s Grand Theatre (1894-1981)

£5 per person donation (min donation £50, max 50 people), limited travel included.


To arrange, contact our Administrator on 01253 290 111, alternatively email

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