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BLACKPOOL TOWER AND WINTER GARDENS SHOWZAM FESTIVAL

EDM (Early Day Motion) 859: tabled on 10 February 2010

Tabled in the 2009-10 session.

This motion has been signed by 11 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House congratulates the organisers of Showzam and all their partners on Blackpool's 10-day festival of circus magic and new variety taking place in the world-famous Winter Gardens and Tower, including an exhibition celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of P T Barnum, pioneer of modern entertainment and legendary impresario; and welcomes the festival as an example of how new cutting-edge entertainment can be hosted in celebrated sites of the country's seaside heritage for the enjoyment of visitors and residents alike.