Roll up, roll up to the greatest weekend of Circus
Join the Celebration of 250 years of Circus with Houndshill Shopping Centre from the 1st-3rd June between 11am-4pm, for what promises to be a fantastic, fun, Circus extravaganza that all the family to enjoy!
Direct from the world famous Blackpool Tower Circus special guests Mooky and Mr Boo will be showing off their incredible talents and laugh out loud antics.
Come and meet one of the world’s strongest ladies, Betty, a genuine strong woman. Watch her as she performs exhilarating feats of strength as she tears thick books in half, twists solid metal, snaps steel chains and shatters gender clichés, see her perform the Human Carousel – with all the elegance and grace of a lady.
Why not try your hand at circus skills, join Yuri and Tonya from Blackpool Circus School daily as they teach children of all ages how to juggle, balance, unicycle and hula their way to success.
Prepare to be amazed by Blackpool born entertainer, Adrian Catch as he wows audiences with his daring and thrilling Circus skills. Adrian has packed in plenty of TV appearances and has performed for audiences all over the world.
One of Britain’s most talented Balloon Entertainers, Bob Wooding will be providing Balloon workshops daily. Bob has performed all over the world for prestigious events including the Children’s Royal Variety Performance.
With special dance and singing performances from the talented pupils at Mullin Theatre School, an independent dance school based in Blackpool and founded by Linda Mullin MIDTA.
That’s not all we’ve got an action packed weekend featuring unicyclists, stilt walkers and a whole host of FREE activities, performances and fun surprises along the way.
This event coincides with Great Ormond Street’s UK wide charity fundraising event ‘One Great Day’. All proceeds raised throughout the weekend will be donated to Aiming Higher and Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity.
Aiming higher is a Blackpool based charity established in 2011 for disabled children and their families. You can read more about the charity by visiting https://www.aiminghighercharity.org.uk/
For a full programme of activities and events, click here to download the programme.
Houndshill has a range of facilities to make families enjoy a safe and enjoyable visit. They include:
The following facilities for disabled visitors are available:
Please note that dogs are not allowed in the centre with the only exception to assistant dogs
The free Wi-Fi service at Houndshill, allows customers to use free Wi-Fi on their smartphones and tablets to browse the web. Visitors to the shopping centre can simply search for the Houndshill free WiFi, register and start browsing the internet in seconds.
We have free to use toilet facilities on the first floor, at the top of the escalators next to the food court.
Located on ground floor next to The Perfume Shop and first floor near the food court
ATM machines are located on the ground floor next to Timpsons
Houndshill staff are first aid trained if you need any assistance please contact a member of the Houndshill team or call in at the Management Office, 17 Victoria Street, Blackpool.
Should you lose any items whilst shopping at Houndshill please contact the Security Control Room on 01253 624722
Houndshill sits within 10 minutes walking distance of Blackpool North Station. Walk down Talbot Road towards the promenade turn left, walk to the famous Blackpool Tower and we are located directly behind
Houndshill sits within a 20 minute walking distance of Blackpool South Station. Walk down Seasiders Way towards Blackpool town centre and we are located adjacent to the famous Blackpool Tower
Blackpool Transport operate Blackpool’s £100 million tramway system, their frequent and reliable tram service runs from Starr Gate to Freeport
Trams have level boarding and step free interiors and designated disabled/pushchair areas making them accessible to all
The closest stop for Houndshill Shopping Centre is North Pier , Houndshill is located behind Blackpool Tower
Houndshill has 750 spaces offering direct and easy access to the shopping centre, the entrance to Houndshill Car Park is located on Coronation Street.
The car park has a height restriction of 6ft 3in.
Sat Nav Coordinates:
Please enter postcode FY1 4NY as your destination to locate our car park Access the ramp towards the entrance to the multi storey car park
Disabled Car Parking spaces are located on Level 2
Parent and child spaces are located on Levels 2,3,4
Getting here by bus has never been easier. There are direct buses to the town centre from across the Fylde Coast, with links from Fleetwood, Cleveleys, Bispham, Poulton, St Annes & Lytham.
Many of the buses in Blackpool are less than 3 years old, with over half carrying free WiFi and USB charging points as standard. Every Blackpool Transport bus is fully accessible, making travelling by public transport even easier.