Blackpool Dance Festival

Start date: 18 May 2024
End date: 31 May 2024
Location: Winter Gardens

The annual dance festival is back. Every May, professional and amateur dancers come from all around the world come to compete in the thirteen events in the disciplines of Latin American and Ballroom dancing. 2024 will be the 98th year of the festival which the world’s largest and longest-running event bringing over £6m into the Blackpool economy each year. This festival is an absolute must for dancers and dance enthusiasts alike.

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    Antonia Charlesworth Stack is a journalist and editor from Blackpool. She was deputy editor of Big Issue North magazine and is editor of Blackpool Social Club. Antonia is also the founder of Reclaim Blackpool, a women's safety campaign that began life as an article she wrote for Blackpool Social Club. She's a contributing author to the Lancashire Stories anthology with her story about a Blackpool performer, The Call of The Sea. The book is available for free in libraries across the county.