From 14 – 18 February, Blackpool Pleasure Beach will host Showzam! Festival of circus town. In addition, the beach will also be holding a number of free workshops from 14 – 20 February. All these take place during the half-term holiday and there is something for kids of all ages. They can have their face painted, learn tricks of the circus, perform on an aerial hoop, learn contortion, dance, skate, act and even create clown masks.
David Cam, the park’s former director and company secretary, will be hosting a heritage tour of the 42-acre park on 16 and 17 February. In addition, Hot Ice Show and Dancing on Ice star Katie Stainsby will be hosting Skate It! These two events are the only ones that are not free.
Check out full list of Showzam! events at Blackpool Pleasure Beach:
- Face Painting – February 14th 10am to noon & 2-4pm – Arena Dance Studio
- Heritage Tours – February 16th & 17th, 10am-1pm – Globe Theatre
- Barnum – Scams & Tricks of the Trade – February 16th 11am-noon & 2-3pm – The Horseshoe
- Aerial Hoop It! – February 17th, 2-3pm & 3.30-4.30pm – Arena Dance Studio
- Costume Character Big Top Blow Out – February 17th, 10-11am – Arena Dance Studio
- Contort It! – February 17th 11.30am-12.30pm – Arena Dance Studio
- Create It! – February 18th, 10am-noon & 2-4pm – The Horseshoe
- Dance It! – February 19th Under 10s – 10-11.30am Over 11s 2-3.30pm – Arena Dance Studio
- Skate It! – February 20th 12-1.30pm –The Arena
- Act It! – February 20th, 11am-12.30pm & 2-3.30pm – Arena Dance Studio