CAN YOU HELP? We’re on the hunt for some great old black and white pictures of the iconic lady herself, The Grand, Blackpool. We want to create a short video of images so we can share as part of our new website coming in the autumn. If you have some images and you’re happy for us to use them, please email us at: marketing@blackpoolgrand.co.uk

CAN YOU HELP? We’re on the hunt for some great old black and white pictures of the iconic lady herself, The Grand, Blackpool. We want to create a short video of images so we can share as part of our new website coming in the autumn. If you have some images and you’re happy for us to use them, please email us at: marketing@blackpoolgrand.co.uk

This vintage theatre programme, featuring Arthur Askey in Jack Hylton’s 'Love and Kisses', 1955.

This vintage theatre programme, featuring Arthur Askey in Jack Hylton’s 'Love and Kisses',

Hat-Trick rebrands Welsh National Opera

The new Welsh National Opera season book cover, featuring Hodgkin's work. A nice meld of Art and Design.

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1980-QUEEN-MOTHER-OFFICIAL-GRAND-THEATRE-BLACKPOOL-FIRST-DAY-COVER-C-V-30

Have you ever heard about the flamboyant architect Frank Matcham? He was the theatrical architect who designed our Grand Theatre! Why was he flamboyant? You'll have to join us on our Heritage Tours to find out!  http://ow.ly/GA6g3

Frank Matcham - the flamboyant theatre architect who designed Aberdeen's His Majesty's Theatre.

And to think... We almost lost our beloved Grand to Littlewoods!

We almost lost our beloved Grand to Littlewoods!

Canon and Ball outside Blackpool's Grand Theatre with their stick of Coronation rock

Canon and Ball outside Blackpool's Grand Theatre with their stick of Coronation rock

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Evelyn Laye - Britiain's Queen of musical comedy

Evelyn Laye - Britiain's Queen of musical comedy

In May 1981, the theatre had a prestigious two-week visit by the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company with their Gilbert and Sullivan repertoire, and on May 29 the ultimate theatrical honour of a Royal Variety Performance in the presence of HRH The Prince of Wales.

In May the theatre had a prestigious two-week visit by the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company with their Gilbert and Sullivan repertoire, and on May 29 the ultimate theatrical honour of a Royal Variety Performance in the presence of HRH The Prince of Wales.

Dame Vera Lynn, widely known as "The Forces' Sweetheart" is an English singer, songwriter and actress whose musical recordings and performances were enormously popular during the Second World War.

Dame Vera Lynn, widely known as "The Forces' Sweetheart" is an English singer, songwriter and actress whose musical recordings and performances were enormously popular during the Second World War.

The Prince of Wales visiting the Grand Theatre in 1981

The Prince of Wales visiting the Grand Theatre in 1981 for Royal Variety Show which featured Anne and Webster.

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