The Candlelight series has taken the UK by storm, illuminating cities around the British Isles with enchanting concerts that marry live music, gorgeous venues and hundreds of candles. No genre is exempt from the Candlelight series: from timeless classical masterpieces to uplifting pop artists, magical movie soundtracks to smooth jazz, renditions of melodies are performed by string quartets, musical duos or whole live bands, all the while bathed in the soft glow of candlelight. This summer, a special edition of this series will venture to brand-new locations for the first time, as the Candlelight Summer Series celebrates Hans Zimmer and more.
The Candlelight Summer Series will visit Blackpool, setting up shop in the iconic Blackpool Tower Ballroom. A string quartet will perform some of Hans Zimmer’s beloved scores from films including Gladiator and Interstellar. Come rain or shine, these magnificent candlelit concerts are coming to light up your summer inside this iconic British landmark.
On Saturday, 8 July, the iconic Blackpool Tower Ballroom will host this sensational Hans Zimmer Candlelight concert. The historical venue, as seen on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, dates back to 1894; the space’s incredible architecture will shine bright by the glow of hundreds of candles, as you hear nearly two hours of live music performed by a string quartet. Reminisce on TV programmes, like The Crown, and monumentous films, like Pearl Harbour and Gladiator in the home of entertainment.
Blackpool has long been the go-to place for holidaymakers to enjoy live entertainment and the magic of the seaside. This summer, treat yourself to a fabulous concert by Candlelight in Blackpool Tower’s stunning ballroom.
Candles will flicker away to the soothing sounds of a string quartet inside one of the UK’s most iconic venues while you listen to the revered works composed by Hans Zimmer. Everything is set for this enchanting experience to be one to remember.