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The Cultural programme is made up of a number of thematic strands. These include heritage, CREATIVE, Film and Performance but the programme has been designed to be flexible so if there's a demand for something different or a need to change focus, we can!


HAZ Creative Market October 2021

Blackpool Creative Market

23 October 2021

Visitors enjoyed a fun-filled day of shopping at Saturday’s Blackpool Creative Market, featuring a range of Fylde Coast-based artists and makers. On Saturday 23rd October 2021, Blackpool Winter Gardens played host to a range of independent designers, artisans and creatives from across the Fylde Coast.  The first of its kind

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Winter Gardens Shopfronts – First One In !

Last week saw the beginning of another major building project, the replacement of shopfronts on the Church Street side of the Winter Gardens. As you may have guessed, some of these, particularly those around the entrance doors to the complex and the Opera House are original, or at least date

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Make The Ultimate Blackpool Tote

Make the Ultimate Blackpool Tote!

Designer and craftivist Catherine Peters of Mint and Mama  and director of the Fylde Coast Repair Cafe CIC will be hosting participants at the Art B&B for three sessions to create the perfect Blackpool tote bag!  The three sessions will focus on designing your bag, printing your design making

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Conservation Area Coffee Morning!

HAZ partner The Winter Gardens Trust is running a coffee morning with a difference this month. Starting at 11am on Thursday 14th April, coffee and cake will be served in the elegant Empress Grill room in the Winter Gardens followed by a short walking tour of some of the refurbished

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Work Begins at the Creative Hub

Anyone passing No. 28 Topping Street recently will have seen the huge new glazed shopfront going into this iconic building. This is the opening phase of the works to convert all three stories of the building into the Creative Hub, a facility that will allow local makers to sell their

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Spring Creative Market

Join us for our second HAZ Creative Market at the Winter Gardens on 14th May 2022 Its back again! We’re looking for stallholders for our Spring Creative Market on the 14th May 2022. Because the weather in Blackpool can be a little unpredictable, we’re keeping our second creative market indoors

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What’s happening with the old Black’s building?

We’ve had a few questions about what’s happening at the former Black’s building or at least the main part of it on Edward Street. Well, this is another of the Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) projects, but this time with a difference. The building used to be four houses all built

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Join us for our second Blackpool Creative Market

Join us this Saturday the 14th May in the beautiful Floral Hall at Blackpool Winter Gardens for our second Blackpool Creative Market. Its a bit smaller this time so everyone can be in the same place (and closer to the Mazzei Cafe!) but the products on sale just get better

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Summer Family Creative Workshops: Artist Call Out

Open Call:  Proposals for funded Workshop Sessions – 27 August 2022 The brief: We’re offering 3 x opportunities for local creatives. We would like to hear from artists who can run bookable or drop-in activities for families at Blackpool Winter Gardens in August 2022 Theme: High Street Heritage/our town.  You

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