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130 years of Blackpool Tower

Join Showtown and local historian, Tony Sharkey, as we celebrate 130 years of the Blackpool Tower.

During this entertaining talk, Tony will speak more about how the Blackpool Tower became Blackpool's most recognisable landmark, with laughter and entertainment in the circus to waltzing in the ballroom. Enjoy the memories as Tony brings some of these fascinating tales to life.

A fascinating talk for all those history seekers amongst us!

Duration: 60 minutes

More details about how to book this event coming soon!

Event times

Thursday 2nd May 2024, 5.30pm - 6.30pm.


Adult - £7

Concession (senior aged 65+, student with ID) - £5

Sir Ken Dodd Learning Space


(Entrance) Corner of Adelaide Street West and Bank Hey Street