1pm, Saturday 23 May 2020, Grand Foyer
Rebecca Antrobus, Showtown’s Assistant Curator, will take you on a glorious waltz through time, right back to the creation of the oldest and most famous competitive dance event, the Blackpool Dance Festival.Using archive footage and exploring the stories of the people behind its creation and huge success, this talk will explain why Blackpool is so significant within the world of dance.
So grab your favourite dance partner and get yourself down to the Winter Gardens.
Booking is essential
SPECIAL OFFER: Why not head in early for a film? Get a ticket to this talk and see Hindle Wakes (1952) in the Art Deco Opera House at 11am (12:30pm finish) for just £2 extra.
Running Time: 1 hour 30 mins
Director: Arthur Crabtree
Genre: Romance, Drama
11am – 12:30pm, The Opera House
Watch out for the Lancashire mill-workers speaking in cut-glass RP tones
Need to book by phone? Please call 01253 478624.
Blackpool Dance Festival runs from 21 – 29 May celebrating and celebrates its centenary this year. To find out more about the festival visit: www.blackpooldancefestival.com
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