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Let's Dance

Blackpool and dancing go hand in hand. With dance festivals, world championships, supurb dance shows and not to forget BBC Strictly Come Dancing Blackpool week! We've pulled together some home dance ideas for you so you can keep on dancing! 

BBC Strictly Come Dancing need your help

Strictly the Best is coming to BBC One, with THREE unique specials this summer (Movies, Blackpool, and Musicals), to celebrate the most unforgettable moments in Strictly history. The whole Strictly family will be coming together – Tess, Claudia, the judges, and the professional dancers to reminisce about the magical and mad moments from the archives.

They would love to see you and your household get involved in our second special: Strictly The Best of Blackpool! 

Full details can be found here, but hurry, you only have until 26th May to submit your videos... Good luck.. and keep dancing! 


Blackpool Dance Festival

This May would have marked the 100th year of Blackpool Dance Festival, however with the current COVID-19 pandemic this has now been postponed until 25 August - 6 September 2020.

So now, when the dance festival would have been taking place, the team are bringing the world famous Blackpool Dance Festival to you, and below you can watch a video that showcases some of the best moments from 2012 all the way to today. The wonderful montages will take you on journey that will have you feeling like you're back inside the Empress Ballroom.