Blackpool’s world famous Illuminations have captivated audiences for over one hundred years. In 1912 Blackpool's first ever royal visit - by Princess Louise, the 4th daughter of Queen Victoria - was celebrated with 10,000 lamps along the Promenade. Today the Illuminations have transformed into digitally-controlled features which light up the resort every autumn and attract around 3.5 million visitors each year.
Take a tour around Lightworks, the Illuminations depot, with our Heritage Guides.
Our guides will introduce you to the rich heritage of the Illuminations and the tour includes:
an overview of the history and development of the Illuminations
a guided walk around the workshop
a unique opportunity to view original designs dating back to the 1920s
Get up close to some iconic designs and experience where the magic happens on this enjoyable tour.
Saturday 25th April, 11.30am
Tuesday 26th May, 2.30pm
Tuesday 16th June, 2.30pm
Wednesday 15th July, 2.30pm
Saturday 24th October, 11.30am
TOURS ARE CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE TO BOOK ONLINE.
PLEASE VISIT THE TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE ON BLACKPOOL PROMENADE OR CALL 01253 478222 TO BOOK TICKETS
Adults - £8 Under 16s - £4
Tours last for approximately 90 minutes. Please report to Lightworks' main reception.
All children must be accompanied by an adult. Under 4s go free with a paying adult.
This venue is accessibility-friendly - please make your requirements known at the time of booking.
If you would rather reserve tickets via telephone please call 01253 478222 or visit the Tourist Information Centre