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Winter Gardens & Opera House Theatre Blackpool
Ranked #7 of 81 things to do in Blackpool
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“Illuminasia”
Reviewed 7 May 2014

Very creative Light Art Exhibition worth a visit. This exhibition is as beautiful as it is creative a good reason to visit the winter gardens too where you'll find many other interesting sights and wonders too. A wonderful building in itself though don't forget Illuminasia a wonderful way to fill an hour.

Visited April 2014
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Ventura, California
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“Beautifully restored”
Reviewed 6 May 2014

The Winter Garden has been purchased and is being restored by the Council. It is fantastic. The cafe has snacks and drinks and is a lovely experience (We had ham & cheese toastie with salad for £2.70; great value) There is a short film running in the cafe on a loop and is fascinating. Current installation is Illuminasi is an 8-room light display constructed of metal frames covered with brilliant colored silk. Well worth the admittance. Give it a visit; you won't be sorry.

Visited May 2014
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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“Illuminasia @ Winter Gardens”
Reviewed 5 May 2014

Luckily I hadn't paid for this online - when we arrived at the counter to pay we were advised locals get in for £5 each. What a relief! And I say this because it was worth £15 - just - but I would have been unhappy if I'd have paid full price! We sauntered around in 1hour 15 minutes, completing the scratch card competition, and my 6 year old enjoyed it - but as she said, she prefers the real illuminations much more (and they're free!). Don't get me wrong, they are lovely, but it's expensive (even at £15!) and I wouldn't go back.

Mums with push chairs also struggled with all of the steps inside - it's an old building!

Visited May 2014
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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“Pineapple Jack”
Reviewed 2 May 2014

We attended in the hope of seeing Pineapple Jack and were disappointed that they were not appearing this week, but we still enjoyed the atmosphere in the Winter Gardens.

Visited April 2014
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Tibshelf, United Kingdom
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“Illuminasia”
Reviewed 2 May 2014

We hadnt planned on coming to this we saw it advertised whilst in blackpool so thought we would check it out, it was defo worth the money, my daughter who is 5 really enjoyed wandering around looking at all the lights, the staff were also lovely & very happy to help, defo recommend this if you get chance.

Visited April 2014
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