Pavilion & Horseshoe

The Pavilion Theatre is the oldest venue in the Winter Gardens complex. The venue was part of the original 1878 build and was an entertainment hub, catering to large crowds at the turn of the 20th century.


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With a maximum capacity of 900, the Pavillion and Horseshoe is a superb mid-sized venue and is frequently used for conferences and demonstrations. It can accommodate up to 500 seated guests, making it ideal for talks, conferences, and dinners.

The Pavilion and Horseshoe sits centrally between the Olympia Exhibition Centre and the Arena and can be used in conjunction with these venues for large capacity events.

Venue features

  • The Pavilion and Horseshoe is most often used as a presentation theatre and exhibition zone.
  • Light, sound and stage is available for the space.
  • Street access is available via the Floral Hall.
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    Winter Gardens, 97 Church Street, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 1HL