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Exterior of The New Imperial, North Shore's Cosy Cinema advertising the film, My Friend Irma Goes West.

Heritage Open Days - Cinema Heritage Tour

Cinema Heritage Tour

Discover Blackpool's cinema heritage.

Discover the history of Blackpool cinemas on this enjoyable guided walking tour. Visit the sites of some of the most iconic cinemas of the past, while learning the history of cinema in Blackpool.


  • Partially wheelchair accessible
  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Please note this is a walking tour around Blackpool Town Centre
  • Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes

COVID-19 Considerations

This event will run in line with local & national government guidelines at the time of the festival.

Additional Information

Max 20 people per tour/session. Tour lasts approximately 90 minutes.

Organised by

Blackpool Heritage Service and Showtown Blackpool

Event times

Sun 19 September 2021, 11:00am - 12:30pm


Free - Booking Required

Booking opens on Thursday 12th August at 9.30am. Our booking phone line will be open every Thursday and Friday 9.30am - 12.30pm, from 12th August to 10th September. Bookings on the phone will not be taken outside of these times. Booking online is through our eventbrite page and can be accessed at any time from 9.30am on 12th August to 12.30pm on 10th September. Tickets are on a first come, first served basis.

Booking Contact: Blackpool Heritage Service/ Showtown Blackpool
Call: 01253 478624

Cinema Heritage Tour

102 Dickson Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 2BU

Meeting point is the old Imperial Picture Palace (now Horizon) on the corner of Dickson Road and Lansdowne Place.