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Monday 31 October to Saturday 5 November

This October half term, Aladdin is coming to the Grand Theatre in search of the magic lamp!

The wicked Abanazar has stolen Aladdin’s lamp and hidden it in Houndshill Shopping Centre. Now we must help Aladdin find the lamp before Abanazar unleashes his evil plot upon Blackpool…

From Monday 31 October to Saturday 5 November, a competition will be held in conjunction with FOUR secret store locations within Houndshill Shopping Centre. Each shop will hide the stunning lamp in their store window on different days throughout the October half term. There will also be ‘£2 off ticket’ vouchers in every participating shop, so make sure to grab yourself one in case you don’t win!


  1. Take a picture of the magic lamp in the window of one of the secret shops

  2. Upload the picture to Twitter with the hashtag #FoundItGRAND

… Simple!

The Lucky winner will win 6 tickets to Aladdin AND the gorgeous, one of a kind, glass lamp.


Can’t find it? Don’t worry –  we will be releasing hints and tips on the whereabouts of the mysterious item. Look out on Twitter @Grand_Theatre

The lamp was handmade by legendary glass artist John Ditchfield of Glasform Ltd. Ditchfield’s an international glass master based in Blackpool. He specializes in bespoke architectural glass work and has created the most incredible ‘magic’ lamp glowing every colour of the rainbow.

Many locals may recognize his renowned piece, the ‘Dreamkeeper’. John’s pieces can also be seen in Cleveley’s Wetherspoons and forms part of The Grand Theatre’s Matcham Court canopy design.

Andrew Howard, Grand Theatre Marketing Manager said,

“We’re thrilled to be working with local businesses to do something a little different and ignite excitement for our iconic Christmas event in Blackpool. The hunt is on for Aladdin’s lamp!”


The winner may pick a performance of their choice. Subject to availability.

Vouchers valid until 12:00pm 14/November 2016. Offer subject to availability and performances valid on limited dates.

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Friday 9 December 2016 to Sunday 8 January 2017
Show times vary, visit

Audio Described and BSL Sign Interpreted performance – Sat 17 Dec 2016 (2pm)


Adults: Band A £22.50/£16.50, Band B £22.50/£16.50, Band C £16.50
Children: Band A £22.50/£16.50, Band B £20.50/£16.50, Band C £15.50

Concessions (Band B) £2 off Top Priced Adult Ticket

Friends of The Grand: £15.00 all Band B performances

Matcham Monkey: All seats £11.00 (Sat 10 & Sun 11 Dec)

Family Ticket: £66*

Senior Pass: £56*

*Only available: 27 Dec(7pm), 28 Dec (2pm), 29 Dec (2pm), 2 Jan (2pm), 3 Jan (7pm), 5 Jan (2pm & 7pm), 6 Jan (2pm & 7pm),  7 Jan (2pm & 7pm), 8 Jan (1pm)

Group discounts available call 01253 743232