Blackpool’s World-Famous iFest Lights Up With Stars

Blackpool iFest

Tomorrow Blackpool will be lighting up for Christmas with a weekend of music and entertainment, when the Blackpool Illuminations are switched on.

The weekend kicks off with Jedward, who are opening  Blackpool iFest at 5pm. Other headliners include Lawson, Professor Green and The Vamps.

The climax of the evening will be when Film Director Tim Burton switches on the world’s most famous Christmas lights at 9pm.

Festivities continue into Saturday and Sunday, with comedy and childrens’ events.

There will be a special show with DJ Pat Sharp, in conjunctions with Vintage TV. The TV and Radio Personality will present a fun night with some of our favourite vintage popstars, including Bananarama, Jason Donovan, Paul Young, Limahl, Owen Paul and T-Pau.

Sunday is comedy night. Pub landlord Al Murray will be calling last orders in an hour-long set. Plus there will be performances from Chris Ramsey, Alun Cochrane, Tiff Stevenson, Carl Hutchinson and Craig Campbell.

Limited tickets are still available  for the weekend from TicketMaster.

About the author

Juliet is married with one daughter, a dog and a cat. She grew up in East London, but currently resides in Hertfordshire.

Having spent her formative years in the Mod scene, she has a lot of love for the 60’s...and the music of the Mod Father, Mr Paul Weller.

Juliet has always loved to write and began training to be a journalist, before ill health caused her to put her life on hold.

Two kidney transplants later, she still enjoys all kinds of writing, including poetry, and has had several poems published in various magazines and anthologies. She likes needlecraft, is big on animal rights and loves discovering brilliant new artists that the main stream media may have overlooked.

Last, but by no means least, she has a lot of love for two very talented Irish twins, you may know them as Jedward :)

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