Blackpool Grand Theatre Blackpool Grand Theatre

Blackpool Grand Theatre

33 Church Street, Blackpool, FY1 1HT, United Kingdom | 01253 290190 | Website

Venue Description

The Grand Theatre, Blackpool is one of Britain’s premier heritage theatres. Listed Grade II*, this Matcham theatre is in the top 8 per cent of all listed buildings in England, and one of only thirty listed buildings in Blackpool. It is one of only nine large theatres listed Grade II* or above, north of London. The Grand Theatre sits alongside other significant cultural heritage assets which help to create the unique Blackpool experience. Frank Matcham’s four-tier intimate auditorium with 1,053 seats helps touring companies create a range of atmospheres for audiences.


Stalls seats have lift access for wheelchairs from the foyer and level egress from the auditorium at the end of the performance. There are nine allocated wheelchair spaces available at every performance. If you have a disability and need to be accompanied, a free seat will be provided for your companion if you mention this when booking. The stalls bar is accessed via a gentle ramp although refreshments are also on sale in the auditorium – just ask a member of the Front of House team. If you have a larger or motorized chair, please state this at time of booking so that we can accommodate you in comfort and safety. There is a range of technology available to support those with hearing or visual impairment including infrared and induction loops, captioned performances, audio described performances and BSL signed performances. Please see our website for further details and check when booking.

Accessibility Guide

Accessibility Guide Link:

Accessible Performances

Selected BSL signed and AD performances – see brochure or check website.


There is a wheelchair-accessible toilet at the rear of the Stalls.


The Front of House and Box Office teams have been trained to help customers who have a wide range of disabilities. Over 50% of theatre staff have received Dementia Friendly Training With prior arranngement we are more than happy to Dog Sit

Assistance dog facilities

Assistance dog exercise facilities

Registered assistance dogs are welcome. If you require dog sitting please inform the Box Office of requirements at time of booking.

Other assistance dog facilities

We are happy to provide dog sittting and water bowls

The venue says it has...

  • Audio Described
  • Accessible Format
  • Audio Format
  • Carer Discount
  • Dedicated Seating
  • Disabled Access
  • IR Induction Loop
  • Induction Loop
  • Large Print
  • Online Booking

This information has been supplied by the venue. Please write a review to voice your opinion and verify this listing.

Visited this
venue before?

Write Your Review

User Ratings



Visitor Photos

Have you been to this venue? Could you add some photos for other visitors?

See more of: