After enormous success in cities around the world, the Candlelight series is heading to Blackpool to dazzle audiences in one of the UK’s most iconic venues. A sea of flickering candles will be illuminating Blackpool Tower’s magnificent ballroom to help set the scene for this unforgettable evening filled with breathtaking live music performed by classically-trained musicians.
With its rich history and stunning interior, the beautiful ballroom makes for the perfect setting to host this fabulous candlelit concert. This summer, a talented string quartet will work their magic on the critically acclaimed works by revered film composer Hans Zimmer. You’ll hear scores from iconic Hollywood blockbusters including Gladiator, Pirates of the Caribbean and Inception in this stunning venue made even more magical by the enchanting glow of candlelight.
Blackpool Tower: An Iconic British Landmark
As one of the UK’s most beloved venues, Blackpool Tower has hosted its fair share of events over the years and offers fabulous views of Blackpool and its iconic coastline. Since it was opened in 1894, the Grade I listed building has attracted hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over Great Britain and the rest of the world.
Inside the famous tower lies the Blackpool Tower Ballroom, a stunning space that hosts daily afternoon tea dances, fabulous musical performances and of course, the annual Strictly Come Dancing final. With beautifully decorated ceilings, ornate chandeliers, a stunning sprung dance floor and adorned balconies, this venue is truly a sight to behold. This July, this remarkable setting will also provide a beautiful backdrop for this magnificent Candlelight concert.
While surrounded by a sea of candles, a string quartet will take to the stage to perform the captivating scores that music legend Hans Zimmer has composed. Feel the Christmas magic of The Holiday, relive the action-packed scenes from the likes of Pearl Harbour and Inception and channel your inner superhero while listening to the soundtracks that accompany beloved films such as Wonder Woman and Man of Steel. This unforgettable experience takes audiences on a cinematic journey that is sure to wow both film fanatics and music lovers alike.