The Vegas Venue In The Heart of Blackpool



Joe Longthorne’s Music Hall Matinees

Variety is the spice of life, and Joe Longthorne headlines a series of monthly afternoon shows with some special guests.

  • From musical memories, to all time greats, enjoy an afternoon show with friends, here in the Vegas Venue in the Heart of Blackpool
  • The legend continues… He’s back by popular demand ‘The Singers Singer’ Joe Longthorne headlines his 31st summer season, in fine form now and feeling great, this year also sees him celebrating 50 years in show business.
  • Featuring a live 5-piece band, expect a night of non-stop nostalgia as Joe takes us back in time with some sensational timeless classics.
  • Also don't miss The Joe Longthorne Show every Sunday here at Viva Blackpool


Prices (Based on Adult Tickets. OAP (60+) and Junior (5-17) Tickets Also Available)

  • Show Tickets £22.50
  • Carvery Lunch available from £8.95 to £14.95pp
  • Junior (5-17) Carvery Lunch from £6.95 to £12.95pp
Estimated run time

The doors open at 12noon. The show commences at 1.30pm and runs for 2 hours 30 minutes.

Age requirement

This show is suitable for all ages, but we do advise of some risque content.

Other info

Pre-show dining is available for this show, with a Sunday carvery served from 12noon until 1pm. This can be pre-booked online, or via the box office.

Please note

We advise that strobe lighting will be used during the performance as well as pyrotechnic and laser effects. We do not have a hearing loop system installed in any of our rooms, but sound is amplified throughout each performance.

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Enjoy The Viva Experience…

  • No need to get up to the bar, or wait in queues as there's waiter service throughout the night serving drinks and snacks
  • If you're dining in your hotel, or already have meal plans before - don't worry as don't worry as show tickets are 'Show Only' by default.
  • Or if you want to make it a special afternoon or don't want to worry about where to eat beforehand, choose our Carvery Lunch Upgrade and enjoy a pre-show lunch at your reserved table
  • Your seats are reserved - and you can make specific seating requests if you want (i.e. if you don't want to sit too near to the front!)
  • Looking for a deal for a larger party?  We have group rates for parties of 10 or more available – email


Pricing - All prices below are inclusive of all booking and card fees

SHOW TICKETS Premier Seating Standard / Tall Table Bar Area
Adult £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
OAP (60+) £21.50 £21.50 £21.50
Junior (5-17) £15.00 £15.00 £15.00


Pre-Show Carvery Lunch

5 Star Food Hygiene Rating

Enjoy the full carvery experience, and help yourself to a selection of roasted meats & accompaniments. 1 course, 2 course with a soup starter, or 3 course with a soup starter, & cheesecake dessert.


Dine at the 'Viva Vegas Diner' our themed American Restaurant!

Pre-Show Theatre Dining In Blackpool

Alternatively you can reserve a table at Viva Vegas Diner- our classic American diner located right next to us on the promenade. A £10 deposit is taken at booking to reserve your place and is then deducted from your bill after your meal. Our diner menu means you can enjoy all the American favourites of burgers, dogs and shakes before show time. Tables are reserved for a 12pm arrival.


Carer Rates (Terms and Conditions Apply - ID Required)
Half price carer tickets are available for this show. The guest will need to provide official documented evidence of the disability, or of registered carer status (for example, blue or orange badge, award letters, or carer ID) on arrival to the venue otherwise a full priced ticket will be charged.


Group Rates (automatically apply)

  • Adult (Group 10-19 Persons) - 10%
  • Adult (Group 20-29 Persons) - 15%
  • Adult (Group 30+ Persons) - 20%

We also offer coach driver and travel agency incentives. Please contact us for more details of these incentives –



Doors Open: 12.00pm

Carvery Lunch Served in the main auditorium from 6pm Last Entry For Dining 1pm*
Viva Vegas Diner Reservations: Please arrive for 12pm

Show Starts Approx: 1.30pm

Running Time: Approx : 2 Hours, 30 Minutes (including interval).

Curtain Down Approx: 4.00pm.

Advisory note to customers When choosing later dining times the house lights will be dimmed when the show starts


For more information and FAQs (including dress code) we have a 'Frequently Asked Questions' section on our website - click here

Dining at VIVA

Make your visit to Viva even more special and enjoy pre-show dining with us. We offer a mix of casual and formal dining options to suit your style with a variety of menus covering varying palettes, so whatever your preference we’ll cater to your desires!

Dine in your show seats 'pre-show', or choose to visit our 'Viva Vegas Diner'... the choice is yours!

View our 'pre show' dining menu (PDF)
View our Viva Vegas Diner' menu (PDF)

We also cater for the kids too, with children's options on our pre-show dining menu or Viva Diner menu below.

View our 'Viva Vegas Diner Mites' under 12s menu (PDF)

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