Grand Theatre Blackpool in Blackpool, Lacashire, England by Michael Beckwith via 500px

Grand Theatre Blackpool in Blackpool, Lacashire, England by Michael Beckwith via 500px

The Grand Theatre, Blackpool

The Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Grand Theatre, in Blackpool, Lancashire UK A striking, historical Victorian theatre, described as 'a rococo* riot'  Web: www.blackpoolgrand.co.uk    * 18th-century style of art and architecture characterized by the use of elaborate ornamentation; the far reaches of the Baroque style taken to extremes.

The best of Britain's secret attractions

Grand Theatre, in Blackpool, Lancashire UK A striking, historical Victorian theatre, described as 'a rococo* riot' Web: www.blackpoolgrand.co.uk * 18th-century style of art and architecture characterized by the use of elaborate ornamentation; the far reaches of the Baroque style taken to extremes.

Grand Theatre, Blackpool The Grand was designed by Victorian theatre architect Frank Matcham and was opened in 1894 after a construction per...

Grand Theatre, Blackpool The Grand was designed by Victorian theatre architect Frank Matcham and was opened in 1894 after a construction per...

The Grand Blackpool was designed by Victorian theatre architect Frank Matcham and was opened in 1894 after a construction period of seven months, at a cost of £20,000 between December 1893 and July 1894. The project was conceived and financed by local theatre manager Thomas Sergenson who had been using the site of the Grand for several years to stage a circus. He had also transformed the fortunes of other local theatres.

The Grand Blackpool was designed by Victorian theatre architect Frank Matcham and was opened in 1894 after a construction period of seven months, at a cost of £20,000 between December 1893 and July 1894. The project was conceived and financed by local theatre manager Thomas Sergenson who had been using the site of the Grand for several years to stage a circus. He had also transformed the fortunes of other local theatres.

the grand blackpool 1 sm.jpg (960×640)

the grand blackpool 1 sm.jpg (960×640)

Blackpool, England Grand Theater.  Frank Matcham was an English theatrical architect and designer.no formal training as an architect. He was known for his designs of many London theatres including the Hackney Empire (1901); the London Coliseum (1904); the London Palladium (1910) and the Victoria Palace (1911).

Blackpool, England Grand Theater. Frank Matcham was an English theatrical architect and designer.no formal training as an architect. He was known for his designs of many London theatres including the Hackney Empire (1901); the London Coliseum (1904); the London Palladium (1910) and the Victoria Palace (1911).


More ideas
570359a113dc30263a6e21553add0d6e.jpg 1,200×1,600 pixels

570359a113dc30263a6e21553add0d6e.jpg 1,200×1,600 pixels

The Blackpool Grand Theatre  - shows a wide range of shows and musicals over the year.

The Blackpool Grand Theatre - shows a wide range of shows and musicals over the year.

Join us tomorrow to celebrate #Blackpool, as we showcase the brilliant #arts…

Join us tomorrow to celebrate #Blackpool, as we showcase the brilliant #arts…

DigitalGuys Blackpool Grand Theatre

DigitalGuys Blackpool Grand Theatre

black and gold opera houses | grand-theatre-blackpool.jpg

black and gold opera houses | grand-theatre-blackpool.jpg

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers: Blackpool Grand Ceiling

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers: Blackpool Grand Ceiling

The Grand Theatre, Blackpool

The Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Grand Theatre Blackpool in Blackpool, Lacashire, England by Michael Beckwith via 500px

Grand Theatre Blackpool in Blackpool, Lacashire, England by Michael Beckwith via 500px

Pinterest
Search