Winter Gardens Blackpool

Venue Type:
Conference and Exhibition Centre
Meeting Space
Unique Venues
Event Style:
Gala Dinner
Venue Description

Welcome to the Winter Gardens Blackpool: a diverse collection of iconic, unique event spaces, including the newly unveiled Blackpool Conference & Exhibition Centre. Discover the perfect setting for your next event, whether it’s a conference, exhibition, concert, or celebration. Immerse yourself in the charm and versatility that Winter Gardens Blackpool has to offer.

The home of;

  • Blackpool Conference and Exhibition Centre (2000 Capacity)
    • The newest and most sophisticated addition to this historic complex, the Blackpool Conference and Exhibition Centre marks the first major development since the construction of the Opera House in 1939.
  • The Empress Ballroom (3,500 Capacity)
    • A crown jewel in the Winter Gardens Blackpool complex! Renowned for its regal elegance and versatile capabilities, the Empress Ballroom is a favoured choice for conferences and events of all types and sizes.
  • Opera House (2,813 Capacity)
    • Offering a blend of historic charm and modern sophistication, The Opera House is one of the largest theatres in Europe, and the space guarantees a unique and unforgettable experience.
  • Arena (1,000 Capacity)
    • A venue of elegance and adaptability within the Winter Gardens Blackpool complex. Dating back to 1896, the Arena has evolved through numerous transformations, culminating in the enchanting Roman-inspired decor that adorns it today.
  • Pavilion & Horseshoe (900 Capacity)
    • A charming and versatile mid-sized venue, the Pavilion and Horseshoe has a maximum capacity of 900. This venue stands as an ideal setting for exhibitions, conferences, demonstrations, and intimate gatherings.
  • Spanish Hall (700 Capacity)
    • A vibrant and multifaceted venue within the Winter Gardens Blackpool complex, the Spanish Hall was initially conceived as a fine dining and afternoon tea space. It has since expanded its versatility to host a wide array of events, including conferences and exhibitions.
  • Baronial Hall (300 Capacity)
    • A small-to-medium sized venue, the Baronial Hall is fashioned as a Jacobean banqueting suite, representing one of our most intimate and distinctive offerings.
  • Renaissance Room (200 Capacity)
    • A small but versatile venue, the Renaissance Room is bathed in natural light, and is a multi-purpose room offering an intimate setting for your events.
  • Derham Lounge (300 Capacity)
    • An incredibly versatile venue, the Derham Lounge was originally constructed in 1897, and has been through numerous transformations over the years.
  • Olympia Exhibition Centre (2,600 Capacity)
    • Known for hosting some of the most popular trade shows and exhibitions in the North, Olympia is one of the largest indoor exhibition spaces in the area.

Key Features

Multiple venues available, with spaces able to be used alone or in tandem with others. Licensed bars and restaurants on site. In-house catering. Disabled Access. Dressing room space available. WiFi. Cloakroom access. Rigging for sound and lighting available. Full event support available.

Venue Information

2 - 7000
Multiple Floors

Venue Address

Winter Gardens Blackpool, 97 Church Street, Blackpool, FY1 1HL