IOU: Rear View

‘If at 65 you could say something to yourself at 23, what would it be?’

The streets of Blackpool become the stage as you take a tour aboard IOU’s custom-made open top bus for an unforgettable journey.

Coming to Blackpool 13-15 July 2017.


DEPART is a spectacular spellbinding show from internationally acclaimed Australian circus artists, Circa.

Coming to Stanley Park, Blackpool, 1st-4th June 2017

Inspired by the ancient Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurydice, DEPART will take you on a path through the vast spaces, iconic features and intimate wooded areas of Stanley Park, transforming one of Blackpool’s most beautiful public spaces into the underworld.



LeftCoast teamed up with VisitBlackpool and SeaChange Arts for Showzam! presents Circus Town for 2015 – and it’s back for 2016 too. Bringing together the very best of circus and street performance this is one festival you don’t want to miss – run off and join the circus with us!

SpareParts Lollipop Patrol


LeftCoast, Fleetwood Festival of Transport and Wyre Council are now in our second year of adding the SpareParts Art Festival to the hugely popular Tram Sunday. Transport themed arts abound in the UK’s largest free transport & art family day out.

Spark Drummers


Blackpool Illuminations are undergoing an exciting transformation funded by the Coastal Communities Fund. Featuring projection mapping, street performance and a new contemporary exhibition at The Grundy Art Gallery this is huge news for Blackpool.


LeftCoast is developing a new strand of pop up performance, bringing unusual and innovative work to new spaces in Blackpool. We’re also on the hunt for people who want to talk about performance at our new Theatre Discussion Group.




Celebrating all things food and the sense of community it can bring. LeftCoast and They Eat Culture presented Banquet in the beautiful Pavilion Theatre inside Blackpool’s Winter Gardens in October 2016. Including one performance, two specially curated meals and a whole lot more besides.

As The World Tipped - A Real Life Disaster Movie In The Sky


In September 2014 LeftCoast presented As The World Tipped at Blackpool Cricket Club. Described as ‘a real life disaster movie in the sky’ the show wowed audiences from across Blackpool and Wyre and brought Wired Aerial Theatre’s climate change epic to town for the first time.