Blackpool's Annual Festival
of Circus & Performance

13-20 Feb 2016

Explore Blackpool with Showzam! Treasure Hunt

Super sleuths are being challenged to explore Blackpool and its celebration of Circus, Magic and New Variety.

The resort’s 10-day festival Showzam! returns for its sixth outing from February 15th - 24th.

Showzam Treasure HuntAnd families are being encouraged to get their thinking caps on and follow a fun trail around Blackpool answering a series of questions along the way.

The Showzam! Treasure Hunt is one of many free activities available to families during the festival.

The route will take you around all the Showzam! venues, as well as some of the fantastic attractions open during half term, giving visitors and residents a real flavour of what the UK’s favourite seaside resort has to offer.

Once all 10 questions have been answered families can head to Showzam! Central to receive one of the fantastic prizes on offer, including exclusive limited edition Showzam! rock and 3D pop-out characters, badges and bookmarks.

Natalie Wyatt, Managing Director of Marketing Blackpool said: “Showzam! has so much to offer families with a wide variety of free and paid for events and I hope to see many, many visitors enjoying the half-term break in Blackpool.

“The Treasure Hunt is a great way for families to not only have fun, but it will showcase the fantastic events and attractions Blackpool has to offer.”

Do you think you can beat the Showzam! Treasure Hunt? Question sheets can be downloaded here.

A wide variety of free activities are on offer during Showzam! including the Wookey Hole Youth Circus at Showzam! Central in the Winter Gardens Olympia, dance, magic and acting classes at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, street theatre and much, much more.

Other events include The Invisible Circus – with their specially commissioned piece The Last Waltz, Spy Monkey’s Spookshow, the increasingly popular Carnival Ball and Rogue Theatre’s The Dancer and The Devil.

There will also be a wide selection of tours and talks including Pleasure Beach Resort Costume Tours; Palaces of Delight, presented by Showzam! Curator Professor Vanessa Toulmin, exploring the beauty and wealth of Matcham architecture in Blackpool, as well as the Winter Gardens and The Blackpool Tower & Circus Heritage Tour.


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