Blackpool Comedy Festival: 100 entertainment legends

Start date: 8 Jul 2023
End date: 9 Jul 2023
Location: Winter Gardens
comedy | talk

During this talk with Pete Lindup he will be bringing to life a canvas, painted by his father, celebrating 100 famous entertainers who appeared in Blackpool. Rowland Lindup painted the 50 metre canvas which shows off his skill as an artist and caricaturist. There are three talks taking place across the weekend in which Pete will showcase sections of the artwork and bring to life entertainers like Ken Dodd, Norman Wisdom, Tessie O Shea, plus a whole host of other stars who brought laughter to Blackpool’s theatres.
Sat 8th July, 11am, 12noon, Horseshoe Bar
Sat 8th July, 4.30pm-5.30pm, Pavilion
Sun 9th July, 5pm-6pm, Pavilion
Free admission.

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