Opera House

Welcome to the Blackpool Opera House, a prestigious venue within the Winter Gardens Blackpool complex, offering a blend of historic charm and modern sophistication. As one of the largest theatres in Europe, our majestic Opera House guarantees a unique and unforgettable experience.

Grandeur and Elegance

With a capacity of 2,800, the Opera House is the perfect venue for large-scale conferences, presentations, full-scale productions and seminars. Its traditional seating layout spans three levels – stalls, circle, and balcony – each offering an outstanding view of the stage. This ensures that every seat in the house provides an immersive experience, keeping attendees engaged and connected with the event.

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2800 delegates

Great for

Conferences, Exhibitions and Presentations


Complete blackout, soundproof, cloakroom, WiFi, AV, DDR available, car parking

Cutting-Edge Facilities

The Opera House is not just about size and grandeur; it also boasts the latest audio and visual technology. Our venue features one of the largest digital cinema screens in the north-west, alongside a state-of-the-art surround sound system. These features bring presentations and performances to life, creating a vivid and impactful experience for your attendees.

Notable Features

The Blackpool Opera House is celebrated for its magnificent auditorium, featuring one of the world’s widest proscenium arches, measuring a spectacular 13,716mm wide and 9,140mm high. This provides a stage that is as grand as the performances it hosts.

In addition, the stage includes a 1/36 rake and an orchestra pit when required, making it versatile for a range of presentations and performances. The venue also offers comprehensive sound, lighting, and rigging facilities – further details are provided in our tech sheet.

To ensure comfort and convenience for your performers and presenters, the Opera House offers 17 dressing rooms when used as a standalone venue.

Bring Your Event to Life at the Blackpool Opera House

Make your event stand out with the grandeur and sophistication of the Blackpool Opera House. Get in touch with us today and let us help transform your vision into a spectacular event. At Winter Gardens Blackpool, we make your events come alive!


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