Derham Lounge

Named after the man who created some of the most celebrated venues within the Winter Gardens complex, The Derham Lounge is a multi-purpose room.

Originally created in 1897 by John C Derham, the in-house architect for the Blackpool Tower Company, the Derham Lounge has taken on multiple forms over the past century.

With a capacity for 300 people, the Derham Lounge has been a restaurant and café, a reception area for the rest of the Winter Gardens, a bar area and a haven for record collectors. It was reclaimed by the Winter Gardens in 2013 and has since undergone restoration and stripped back to its original state, matching the clean, elegant décor of the Renaissance Room.

The Derham Lounge can be used as an exhibition space, a conference rooms, a drinks reception area or as a space for educational tours, with access to the rest of the complex.

Derham Lounge Accessibility

The Derham Lounge is located on the ground floor of the Victoria Street entrance, although there is stepped access present from both approaches. Accessible lifts are available from both street level and from the main Floral Hall.

For accessible bookings, use our dedicated access line and please make sure to explain your particular access requirements when you book your tickets:

Dedicated Access booking line: 01253 749273.

Derham Lounge Events and Tickets

Unless otherwise stated tickets are available via TicketMaster UK, in box office or by calling 0844 856 1111, links are supplied from the individual event pages to the relevant booking pages.

In some instances, tickets may be available via different platforms.

You can see all of the upcoming shows for the Spanish Hall and all other Winter Gardens venues by visiting our What’s On page.

Derham Lounge Seating Plans

The Derham Lounge is a multi-layout arena and changes for each event.

Key Information

  • Capacity: 300
  • Ideal For: Dance, Darts, Club Nights, Meetings

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