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Blackpool 2022
Image Credit Tomasz Reindl



Next Event: 18th - 31st May 2024

Future Events: 17th - 30th May 2023

The Blackpool Dance Festival began in 1920 in the Empress Ballroom at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool.

To find out more about the history of the festival, please visit our History section.

Covering a period of fourteen days, the May Blackpool Dance Festival is by far the largest of the five festivals held in Blackpool. The Festival covers Ballroom and Latin American dancing, incorporating the British Open Championships for Adult Amateur and Professional couples, plus Formation Teams.


2005 saw the introduction of two new events, the British Rising Star Amateur Ballroom and Latin Competitions.


98th Blackpool Dance Festival Syllabus

Blackpool Dance Festival Updates

Ticket Application Form 2024

Ticket Information Letter

Visa Request Form


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