The Opera House in Winter Gardens is one of the largest theaters in the United Kingdom.
The Winter Gardens is located in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. It is a well-known and huge entertainment center for local visitors and sports enthusiasts. The owner of this entertainment center is BlackpoolCouncil. It is about 250m from the sea front. The Winter Gardens in Blackpool is a huge structure, having a spacious Opera House Theatre that can accommodate about 2000 spectators. There is also an Empress Ballroom and a Pavilion Theater that had a major alteration in 1889. An exhibition hall called "Olympia", built in the year 1929, has been designed in a similar view as Moorish village. Later, it was modified to an adventure playground and was named Professor Peabody’s Playplace. The Pavilion Theater was built as a promenade pavilion. Later on, private boxes were added in the theater. There is a structure called Baronial Hall which was completed in 1931. The designs are inspired by a medieval castle. There is a Renaissance Hall which was built in the year 1931 which is used as a high profile restaurant and cocktail bar.
World Match play Darts tournament is held at the venue every year since 1994.
The Empress Ballroom is used for conducting various events by the Liberal Democrats, Conservative Party and Labour Party.
"The Beatles" and "The White Strips" have performed in the Empress Ballroom.
This place has been the venue for the Blackpool Dance Festival since 1920.