Blackpool iFest Switch-On 2015

A host of top music and comedy stars are lined up for Blackpool’s new-look Illuminations Switch-On Weekend.

All together 80's no JiveSaturday 5th September

Legendary Fun House presenter Pat Sharp is set to bring “a whole lot of fun” to Blackpool iFest’s Saturday night show which is being held in association with Vintage TV.

The TV and radio star will welcome top vintage pop names to the stage including Bananarama, Jason Donovan, Paul Young, Limahl, Owen Paul and T-Pau, for a night that is sure to have a fun, party feel.

Comedy Line UpSunday 6th September

Al Murray – The Pub Landlord – brings comedy to Blackpool’s newest piece of public art – the Comedy Carpet – for the first time ever.

The event will feature an hour-long set from Murray as well as performances from a number of other leading stand-up stars, including Chris Ramsey, Alun Cochrane, Tiff Stevenson, Carl Hutchinson and Craig Campbell.

The 2200 metre squared Comedy Carpet, which features iconic jokes and catchphrases from the most famous names in the comedy world, will make up a large part of the arena floor at the Blackpool Tower Festival Headland.


Tickets are on sale now and are priced at £15 per night or a weekend ticket for £30. The first 5,000 full weekend tickets sold guarantee a Switch-On night wristband.

Weekend tickets and Saturday and Sunday tickets will be on sale on SEE Tickets and the VisitBlackpool Tourist Information Centre. Booking details below.


See Tickets Online or telephone 0871 220 0260 calls cost 10p per minute plus standard network charges.  or Tel: 01253 478222

Friday 4th September

Known as the biggest night in the resort’s calendar, the event takes place on Friday September 4 and will feature a host of top music stars as well as the big moment when the resort’s stunning light display is turned on for the first time for 2015.

And the best thing is, it’s free to attend – all you have to do is enter the ballot to win tickets.

VIP Hospitality Tickets available for all nights.

For more information tel: 01253 625262

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