Empress Ballroom, Blackpool

97 Church Street, Blackpool, FY1 1HU

Currently no events planned at this venue


3/13 Wurlitzer

English Horn, Harmonic Tuba, Diaphonic Diapason, Tibia Clausa I, Tibia Clausa II, Saxophone, Krumet, Orchestral Oboe, Violin, Violin Celeste, Kinura, Flute, Vox Humana

Current Transmission System: Compton Relays

Original Location: In Situ

Original Opening Date: 7th December 2014


The Empress Ballroom originally had a 3/13 Wurlitzer removed in 1970.

c2010: The Cannock Chase Organ Club initiated negotiations with the Winter Gardens Management to re-install a Wurlitzer in the original chambers.

2012: Plans were approved and installation work commenced with parts being sourced from all over the world.

2014: On 7th December 2014 the new Wurlitzer was opened with a dance played by Cameron Lloyd & David Lobban.