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May Blackpool Dance Festival

27 May 2021 - 04 June 2021


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The Festival began in 1920 in the Empress Ballroom at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool. To find out more about the history of the festival, please visit our History section (External Link).

Covering a period of thirteen days, the May Blackpool Dance Festival is by far the largest of the five festivals held in Blackpool. The Festival covers Ballroom and Latin American dancing, incorporating the British Open Championships for Adult Amateur and Professional couples, plus Formation Teams. 2005 saw the introduction of two new events, the British Rising Star Amateur Ballroom and Latin Competitions.

2019 was the event's 94th year and there were 56 countries represented, with a total number of 2,827 entries in the 13 events!

Next Event: 27th May - 4th June 2021

Future Dates: 26th May - 3rd June 2022


2021 Information (External Link)

Blackpool Dance Festival Syllabus 2021 (External Link)

2021 Blackpool Dance Festival Ticket Form - page 1 (External Link)

2021 Blackpool Dance Festival Ticket Form - page 2 (External Link)

Ticket Information Letter 2021 (External Link)

Entry Forms will be available towards the end of the year and online registration will be open from January 2021.

To apply, please complete your application and email it to the Dance Festival Office.

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