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VIVA! is an unforgettable experience right in the heart of the UKs favourite seaside resort. Presenting events, shows and entertainment it's an outstanding experience at the core of our spacious central promenade venue - get set to be amazed as we bring you our full production cabaret spectacular in wonderful surroundings.

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VIVA! is Blackpool's Premier Cabaret Showbar and Events Suite -

Located on Blackpool Promenade right next door to Blackpool Tower opposite the brand new Festival House, VIVA! is a multi-purpose venue which opened in 2012. Hosting full production cabaret spectaculars and live shows, private functions and corporate events - you can also come to VIVA for weddings and civil ceremonies, and even Sunday lunch.

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REGULAR SEASON SHOWS at VIVA Blackpool

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Viva VEGAS Live! Starring Leye D Johns

From 7.45pm, see dates below

Viva Vegas Live at Viva Blackpool

Viva Blackpool presents the big Vegas style show night out at the Vegas Venue in the Heart of Blackpool!

Join your hilarious host Leye D Johns for a night of incredible entertainment as we’re joined by the most talented vocalists you’ll hear live, our gorgeous Viva showgirl dancers dripping in feathers, sequins and sparkle and fantastic production lighting and video to create a show loved by thousands each year in Blackpool – it’s Viva VEGAS Live!

Take your reserved seats, enjoy superb service to your table with a wide selection of drinks and food options to choose from – all topped off with the very best in entertainment!

Prices from £0.00 to £19.50 per ticket

VIVA Cabaret Theatre. Approx 180 mins running time

4, 11, 15, 17 & 25 February
4, 18 & 25 March
1, 4, 11, 15, 18, 22 & 29 April
2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27 & 30 May
6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24 & 27 June
1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 25 & 29 July
1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26 & 29 August
2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26 & 30 Sept
3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28 & 31 October
3, 7 & 11 November

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Showtime Afternoons

From 1.30pm, see below for dates

Showtime Afternoons at Viva Blackpool

Join us at the glitzy Viva, Blackpool’s very own Vegas show venue for an afternoon of entertainment and variety!

Take your reserved seats as we serve a delicious 2-course lunch before our resident cast perform an amazing show for you, with different themes and shows available to choose from including ‘The Jerseys’, ‘Ratpackers’ and our very own ‘Viva Vegas’ show.

The dancefloor is open throughout the show and after – so you can work off your lunch, cash Bingo and a warm welcome from the very start… it’s a wonderful afternoon full of fun, humour, song & dance.

Prices £19.95 per ticket
VIVA Cabaret Theatre. Approx 75 mins running time.

15 February
9 & 28 March
11 & 19 April
30 May
14 & 29 June
11 & 27 July
9 & 24 August
12 & 27 September
12 & 25 October
30 November

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The Jerseys – Oh What A Nite!

From 7.45pm, see dates below

The Jerseys, Oh What a Nite - at Viva Blackpool

Viva Blackpool presents The ‘Jerseys’ as we celebrate the music of one of the greatest groups of all time. The 100 million album selling Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

After performing 3 back to back seasons here at Viva, this year the guys had the added pleasure of performing as part of the Queen’s 90th Birthday celebrations at Windsor Castle -such is the high regard for the talent and repertoire of this fantastic sounding quartet of singers.

It’s an evening of great music, fun and more – featuring our amazing vocalists, your host Leye D Johns and our beautiful dancers – the Viva Showgirls, don’t miss out on this incredible night with ‘The Jerseys’!

Prices from £0.00 to £19.50 per ticket

VIVA Cabaret Theatre. Approx 180 mins running time

14 February
5, 12, 19 April
3, 10, 17, 24, 30 & 31 May
7, 14, 21 & 28 June
5, 12, 19 & 26 July
2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 August
6, 13, 20 & 27 September
4, 11, 18 & 25 October
1 & 8 November

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High Jinx Magic & Illusion Family Show

From 7.45pm, see dates below

High Jinx Magic and Illusion at Viva Blackpool

Michael Jordans High Jinx Magic, Illusion and Circus show is a fast paced mix of Magic, Illusions, Juggling Escapology and Music delivered in a way to leave you Amazed, Puzzled and even Scared, but above all Entertained.

A fun filled show for all the family!

“I still don’t know how it’s done” Jonathan Ross

“Unmissable” “Great family fun” Blackpool Gazette

Please Note – Sunday performances will start at 7:30pm
Prices from £6.50 to £25.00 per ticket
Festival Suite. Approx 140 mins running time

11, 12, 13, 14, 15 February
25, 26 March
4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, 16, 20, 21, 30 April
28, 29 May
14, 16, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 30, 31 July
3, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14, 17, 18, 20, 21, 24, 27, 28, 31 August
1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 September
1, 6, 8, 14, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22, 26, 27, 29, 31 October

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The Ratpackers – Swing & Bling!

Show starts at 7.45pm, see below for dates

The Ratpackers Swing and Bling at Viva Blackpool

From the producers of the hit show ‘The Jerseys – Oh What A Nite’ this is a brand new show premiering this season… It’s the show with Swing & Bling!

We’re taking you to the fantastic Vegas strip with an incredible mix of classics from the likes of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Junior and Ella Fitzgerald to new music from Michael Buble, the Overtones, Bob Blakley… with more than a touch of bling!

Prices from £0.00 to £19.50 per ticket
VIVA Cabaret Theatre. Approx 120 mins running time

16 Feb
6, 13, 20, 27 April
11, 18, 25 May
1, 8, 15 June

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The Comedy Station Comedy Club

From 8.15pm, see dates below

Comedy Station Comedy Club at Viva Blackpool

Viva Blackpool presents the very best in comedy talent every week for ‘Stand-Up Saturday’ hosted by Ryan Gleeson.

Eat, Drink and get merry! Viva is home to the Comedy Station Comedy Club – the hilarious night out that you cannot miss!

Prices from £13.50 to £13.50 per ticket

Round Room. Approx 120 mins running time

3, 10 & 17 December 2016
11, 18 & 25 February 2017
4, 11, 18 & 25 March
1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 April
6, 13, 20 & 27 May
3, 10, 17 & 24 June
1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 July
5, 12, 19 & 26 August
2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 September
7, 14, 21, 28 October
4, 11, 18 & 25 November
2, 9, 16 & 23 December

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Viva Weddings

VIVA Weddings are a Beautifully Unique way of celebrating your Big Day.

Viva Blackpool wedding venue

We love to give a wow factor, a fantastic first impression and a sense of amazement to the detail and care we put into your day.

VIVA Blackpool has 3 separate rooms to choose from,
The Round Room which holds 120 Guests,
The Festival Suite which holds 350 Guests,
The VIVA Cabaret Theatre which holds 700 Guests.

Our wedding breakfast menu consists of a diverse choice which can be adapted to your needs if you were thinking of something in particular.

We also love to boast the fact that your wedding photos will spectacular with Blackpool's Main Seafront area, The Comedy Carpet and Blackpool Tower right outside our front doors. You will be guaranteed pictures worthy of the lifetime memory.

Please give us a call today, we endeavor to answer any questions or queries you may have.

Call our Events Manager Amy for more details on (01253) 297 297



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#VOTE4LEYE for National Tourism Superstar Award

Lancashire’s own Tourism Superstar Leye D Johns, host and compere here at Viva Blackpool, won his Lancashire ‘crown’ at the Lancashire Tourism Awards in November 2016 and is now one of just ten finalists for this prestigious national award, the winner of which will be decided by public vote.

Vote for Leye D Johns, Tourism Superstar at Viva Blackpool

Public voting opened on Tuesday 7 February, to decide the winner of England’s Tourism Superstar 2017, organised by national tourist board VisitEngland and supported by the Daily Mirror. 

Vote for Leye!

 

Go to this link to watch a short film which includes each of the Superstar finalists and then cast your vote for your favourite and outright winner.

Leye D Johns is thrilled to be a finalist and said “I’m absolutely overwhelmed by the support I’ve received as Lancashire’s Tourism Superstar and I’m so happy to be named as a national finalist. 

Leye D Johns, Tourism Superstar

"I love my job, the people of Lancashire, and the thousands of visitors who make every day working at Viva Blackpool such a pleasure.  I’m so proud to be representing Lancashire in the national awards, to win would be the icing on the cake of a 23-year career as an entertainer in the UK’s favourite seaside resort.”

Leye is the only finalist from the North West of England and hopes that visitors from Lancashire and the North West in particular will support his film, vote for Leye and spread that support through social media using #Vote4Leye.

The Tourism Superstar finalists are:
Alan Anderson, Park Ranger, Auckland Castle, Durham
Duane Dibartolomeo, Owner, Grosvenor Fish bar, Norwich

Gemma Garwood, Falmouth Town Crier, Cornwall

Gillian Scotford and Jane Carver, Co-founders of Accessible Derbyshire, Derbyshire

Karl Gibson, Pub Landlord, Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem, Nottingham

Kevin Robson, Tour Guide and Owner, Wild Dog Outdoors, Northumberland

Leye D Johns, Host & Compere, Viva Blackpool, Lancashire

Liz Hill, Founder, Rural Concierge, Herefordshire

Paul Schofield, City Tour Guide, Hull & East Yorkshire

Peter Jay, Volunteer, Cotswold Water Park Trust, Wiltshire

VisitEngland’s Tourism Superstar initiative is in its sixth year and recognises the heroes within the industry who far exceed the call of duty to ensure visitors have the most amazing experience.

Vote Now for Lancashire’s Tourism Superstar Leye D Johns at mirror.co.uk/tourismsuperstar voting closes towards the end of March. The winning Tourism Superstar will be announced during English Tourism Week 2017(25 March – 2 April).

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Viva Loves Visit Fylde Coast Readers!

Viva Blackpool, the Vegas venue in the heart of Blackpool, is looking forward to the next show in its Showtime Afternoon series.

The Jerseys at Viva Blackpool

Vegas Icons starring The Ratpackers features a golden era of music, fashion and super stardom in an afternoon where we mix old Vegas with new.

These shows, perfect for those who perhaps prefer daytime entertainment, are combined with a carvery lunch and offer incredible value for money.  The full experience lasts for around 4 hours including a fabulous show with music and dancing to follow and even a spot of bingo.

The show takes place on Wednesday 15th February, and to show you our love, Visit Fylde Coast readers receive a 10% discount off the cost of their meal and show tickets (usually £19.95).

To take advantage of this special offer call Viva on (01253) 297297 or call into our Box Office at 3 Church Street, Blackpool to book, quoting ‘Love Fylde’.

Extra special group rates are available for parties of 10 or more people, contact Julie Holland for more details groups@vivablackpool.com

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Yabba-Dabba-Dooooo!!

Viva Blackpool, the Vegas Venue in the heart of Blackpool, would like to offer local theatre groups, charities, schools or youth organisations the opportunity to give our stage prop 'Flintstone' car a new home.

Flintstones Car from Viva Blackpool

The car is currently in several pieces for storage purposes and will need to be re-assembled and made safe by the organisation who takes it. It was used as a stage prop in Viva's headline 2015 summer show and would make a fantastic talking point or addition to a variety of productions.

Flintstones Car viva Blackpool

You'll be pleased to know the vehicle is exempt from road tax and is cheap to run however it may require an updated MOT ;-)

Interested parties should email julie@vivablackpool.com by Friday 3rd February 2016

Oh, and the car will need to be collected from Viva Blackpool at 3 Church Street, Blackpool.

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One-off & Short Run Shows at VIVA Blackpool in 2017

Details below of one-off shows and read on for more about season-long shows at Viva! which include:

- Leye D Johns Presents… VIVA!
- Showtime Afternoons
- The Comedy Station Comedy Club
- The Jerseys, Oh What a Nite

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RAW

Sunday 12 February at 7.45pm

RAW at Viva Blackpool

When songs are stripped back to only piano and voice, new emotions are felt. From moving interpretations of classic rock ballads, to fresh takes on modern chart toppers, RAW embodies the true spirit of performance.

RAW are different to duos you will have seen before. A carefully selected balance of songs encompassing Musical Theatre, Indie, Soul, Rock, Pop and Jazz are given a fresh lease of life when performed in acoustic form.

Prices from £4.00 to £13.00 per ticket

VIVA Cabaret Theatre. Approx 120 mins running time

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Viva 80s Smash Hits Party

Saturday 18 February at 7.45pm

Viva 80's Smash Hits Party, at Viva Blackpool

It’s time to rewind to the 80s for one night only – it’s the Viva Smash Hits 80s Party with headline acts Denise Pearson of Fivestar fame and Hazel Dean.

Dressing up in your leg warmers, back combed hair and luminous fashion is definitely on the agenda as dressing up is encouraged and special guests include Alison Moyet tribute Jacqui Cann, Ross Alexander, Johnny Wright and host Leye D Johns with the Viva Showgirls.

Prices from £15.00 to £15.00 per ticket

VIVA Cabaret Theatre. Approx 180 mins running time

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The Blackpool Wedding Spectacular

Wednesday 22 February at 7.30pm

Wedding Spectacular at Viva Blackpool

Viva Blackpool are proud to have teamed up with Radio Wave for an incredible ‘Win a Wedding’ competition – The Grand Final of this competition will be held at our annual Blackpool Wedding Spectacular on Wednesday 22nd February.

If you’re looking for a stunning venue with exceptional service to host your wedding, or special celebration, then look no further! Leave your guests talking for all the right reasons for years to come!

Hosted by Lionel Vinyl, with entertainment from Leye D Johns, and an incredible choreographed bridal show from Lula Ella Brides and Skopes Menswear, we have ALL of your special wedding and event needs right here under one roof! This is not your average wedding show!

– Champagne & Canapes Reception
– Wedding Show Featuring Lula Ella Brides
– Grand Final of Radio Wave’s ‘Win a Wedding’ Competition
– Meet Exclusive Wedding Suppliers Offering Incredible Discounts

Supported by some of the BEST suppliers in the North West this is going to be a FREE show you won’t want to miss.
VIVA Cabaret Theatre. Approx 180 mins running time

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Pride Launch Party

Friday 24 February at 7pm

Pride Launch Party at Viva Blackpool

It’s the official launch for the upcoming 2016 Blackpool Pride Weekend, with an evening of fundraising and the announcement of the acts who’ll be performing at Pride from the 12th-14th June.

Leye D Johns is your host joined Phil Jeffries, The Viva Showgirls, Jenny Ball, Chrissy Kay, Bonnie La Blue, Johnny Wright, Reece Oliver, Toni Duvall – a packed evening of first class entertainment to ‘get the party started’ as we head towards Blackpool Pride.

Prices from £7.50 to £15.00 per ticket

VIVA Cabaret Theatre. Approx 120 mins running time

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The Music of the Blues Brothers

Friday 3 March at 7.45pm

The Music of the Blues Brothers at Viva Blackpool

It’s 3,771 miles to Chicago. We’ve got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it’s dark, and we’re wearing sunglasses…

‘The Music Of The Blues Brothers’ is the UK’s most authentic celebration of The Blues Brothers, bringing all of your favourite hits from ‘Made In America’, ‘A Briefcase Full Of Blues’, ‘Blues Brothers 2000’, and of course, the original iconic movie, to the stage.

Featuring an all-star cast, amazing guest vocalists, and a stunning 9-piece band, ‘The Music Of The Blues Brothers’ guarantees to have you shaking your tailfeather long into the midnight hour.

Prices from £12.50 to £15.00 per ticket
VIVA Cabaret Theatre. Approx 120 mins running time

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Saint Patrick’s Day with Rose-Marie

Friday 17 March at 7.45pm

Saint Patrick’s Day with Rose-Marie at Viva Blackpool

Join Irish singing star Rose-Marie in the intimate surroundings of The Viva Blackpool Festival Suite for a Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration. Supported by keyboard musician and vocalist Andy Mudd, who specializes in a tribute to Billy Joel – this is a night not to be missed in the company of two true talents.

Rose has played the big stages of the World including the London Palladium, Las Vegas, TV appearances on the Des O’Connor show, Royal Variety Show and has played major theatrical roles including Mrs Johnson in the hit smash ‘Blood Brothers’.

We’ll see you there Dear Hearts for the craic and more!

Prices from £10.00 to £10.00 per ticket
Festival Suite. Approx 120 mins running time

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The Three Degrees

Wednesday 22 March at 7.45pm

The Three Degrees at Viva Blackpool

The Three Degrees are well known for their soulful voices, beautiful gowns, and fabulous stage shows. They are known all around the world for songs like “When will I see you again”, “Dirty Ol’ Man”, “Take Good Care Of Yourself”. They have been continuously touring for more than 40 years and still touring to this day.

Prices from £14.50 to £26.50 per ticket
VIVA Cabaret Theatre. Approx 120 mins running time

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An Audience with Martin Kemp – Mothers Day Special

Sunday 26 March at 7.45pm

An Audience with Martin Kemp at Viva Blackpool

Spend Mothers Day Evening with a music and acting icon – the frontman of a band which defined a generation of New Romantics, and the star of stage and screen across a glittering career.

From the incredible global success of SPANDAU BALLET to hitting the headlines on BBC1’s Eastenders – Martin has a truly amazing career. He has conquered personal challenges, had a best selling book and won many new fans on Celebrity Big Brother and not forgetting his performance in the International hit movie The Krays.

Now it’s your chance to get up close and personal as Martin talks about his life and being in the business – all of it is true and with your chance to put your questions forward to Martin – Live!

Post show meet and greet tickets available.

Prices from £15.00 to £25.00 per ticket
VIVA Cabaret Theatre. Approx 120 mins running time

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Just 12 days away from those bad boys of Blues...

 

We are just 13 days away from show time! Here's today's 'Song Of The Day' to get you in the mood: https://www.youtube.com/shared?ci=RtF0jVkIdsk If you haven't got your ticket yet, get them here: https://www.vivablackpool.com/event/the-music-of-the-blues-brothers/ Don't miss it! 😎😎

 

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Follow our Twitter to catch up on tonight's antics! It's crazy in here right now! Leye D Johns https://twitter.com/VIVABlackpool/status/833092648399429632

 

“#stageinvasion #afterparty only at #vivablackpool #80s #party https://t.co/TeDeysObTq”

 

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Our new showgirls Helen & Penny slayed it last night.

 

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Don't forget tonight we are rewinding back to the 80's, so get your fluorescent leg warmers on and get down to Viva! Call (01253) 297 297 to book now or go online at https://tinyurl.com/gqhyqlc or you can pop in and speak to our friendly box office team. Tickets available from £14!

 

This Saturday, It’s time to rewind to the 80s for one night only – it’s the Viva Smash Hits 80s Party with headline acts Denise Pearson of Five Star fame and Hazel Dean. Tickets from £14. Call (01253) 297 297 or visit https://tinyurl.com/gqhyqlc to book your tickets now!

 

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18th February 2017
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Tonight's the night, let the 80's revival begin at Viva Blackpool with our 80's Smash Hits Party. Live performances from Denise Pearson, Hazel Dean, Ross Alexander and Jacquii Cannas. All hosted by Mr Flamboyancy himself Leye D Johns who will not be beaten when it comes to 80's dress up. We cannot wait to see you all tonight and be prepared to party 80's style. Tickets still on sale so grab your now on 01253 297 297 Or Book through our website here - http://ow.ly/a3Z63094vFa

 

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17th February 2017
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Which of our 10 fantastic finalists will be this year's winner of our prestigious holiday hero award? Have your say and vote now to choose who will be the country's Tourism Superstar for 2017

 

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Have you entered our 'Win a Wedding' competition? Don't miss your chance to win your £10K dream day. The winning couple will be announced at the Grand Final on Wed 22nd Feb - tickets must be purchased in advance from the box office https://www.vivablackpool.com/event/the-blackpool-wedding-spectacular/

 

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Tonight we introduce two of our new Viva showgirls.., Helen & Penny! Tickets available from just £14, so come in and give our new and very talented cast a very warm welcome. To book call (01253) 297 297 or visit https://tinyurl.com/hnyqhle

 

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17th February 2017
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So VIVA Vegas goes live tonight, let the countdown begin, Leye has already started warming up, he cant wait to see you all tonight! Doors open at 6 so come on down and let Viva Blackpool get your party weekend started! Tickets still available so get your skates on and grab them whilst you still can. Call our fantastic box office team on 01253 297 297 OR Book online here - http://ow.ly/5rh73094b14

 

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This Friday Viva Vegas Live is back and ready to fill the beginning of your weekend with glitz and glamour. The flamboyant Leye D Johns will be hosting with the stunning VIVA Showgirls and our amazing vocalists Reece and Michaela getting you up dancing and singing the night away! Tickets on sale now, call our fantastic box office team on - 01253 297 297 OR Book through our website - http://ow.ly/902d30943p0

 

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ENCORE!!! Hazell we LOVE you #vivablackpool #soundofthe80s pic.twitter.com/LNbtguO1r0

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The wonderful #hazelldean has just started her set! #vivablackpool #80s pic.twitter.com/wh1ToC6k7T

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18th February 2017
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Second half of the show has just begun! @LEYEDJOHNS is in his element! #vivablackpool #80s pic.twitter.com/McFO3h2LXC

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18th February 2017
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On now #rossalexander it's booming here on our #80s night! #vivablackpool pic.twitter.com/8qEw4dYSDc

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Looking forward to Performing @VIVABlackpool tonight! Rock on The 80's✨

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Nice outing yesterday to @BpoolCouncil's Lightworks, Home of the #Illuminations organised by @VIVABlackpool. Richar… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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