The Opera House

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Ideal For

Conferences, Exhibitions, Presentations

The Blackpool Opera House is one of the largest theatres in Europe, with a capacity of 2,813. Usually used for theatrical performances, the venue will bring a sense of charm to any event.

The Opera House is an ideal venue for conferences, presentations, and seminars, thanks to its traditional seating layout, which is split across three levels. Stall seats are located directly in front of the stage, and additional seating can be found in the circle and balcony areas. All seats have a fantastic view of the stage, ensuring guests will always have a great view of what’s happening.

The Opera House is also equipped with modern audio and visual technology. It features one of the largest digital cinema screens in the north-west, as well a state of the art surround sound system – perfect for bringing any presentation to life.

Venue features

  • The Opera House Blackpool boasts one of the UK’s largest auditoriums with a capacity of 2,813 over 3 levels.
  • It also features one of the widest proscenium arches in the world at 13,716mm wide and 9,140mm high.
  • Sound, lighting and rigging are available – see tech sheet for further details.
  • The stage features a 1/36 rake and orchestra pit when required.
  • The venue In isolation boasts 17 dressing rooms.

We have a dedicated conference and events team who will deal with your enquiry. They will provide you with any additional information, as well as arranging a visit to the venue.

If you are unsure of your exact needs, the events team will be able to assist. It is their goal to make the events organisation process as seamless as possible. We also offer a range of event and hospitality planning services.

To speak directly to the events team email or call directly on 01253 629 728.

To submit an enquiry, please use the venue enquiry form.

Venue Enquiry

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By submitting this enquiry you are not booking the room. A member of our team we arrange to discuss your needs and arrange the perfect venue for your specific needs.