Winter Gardens Trust secretary and Blackpool Council's built heritage officer Carl Carrington presents a short architectural history of the venue recorded for the Blackpool Museum project.

The Winter Gardens Blackpool is made up of a number of individual rooms, each with their own story to tell. 

The Opera House

The Empress Ballroom

The Arena
The Spanish Hall

The Baronial Hall

The Renaissance Room
The Pavilion Theatre & Horseshoe

The Derham Lounge

The Mazzei Cafe
The Floral Hall

The Grand Foyer

In 2009 the Trust supported publication of "Winter Gardens Blackpool - The Most Magnificent Palace of Amusement in the World." written by Professor Vanessa Toulmin, Director of the National Fairground Archive at the University of Sheffield and a great ambassador for Blackpool. 


Copies of the book are available from the Trust.
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In 2020 the venue will open a new Conference & Exhibition Centre
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