The Vegas Venue In The Heart of Blackpool


Viva Shows

Mark James – Sideshow Tricks – Magic & Circus Show!

International variety star Mark James is back by popular demand for 2018

  • Celebrating a second yearrs at Viva Blackpool! This one-man variety show received rave reviews in 2017 and returns bigger and better for 2018!
  • Join Mark James as he presents Sideshow Tricks fresh from a nationwide theatre tour, along with performances at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the World Famous Magic Castle in Hollywood.
  • You’ll see Mark perform sensational sleight of hand, marvellous mind reading, jaw dropping juggling and much more. Book now for a unforgettable experience you won’t want to miss.
  • Mark blends comedy with magic – with a lot of audience interaction and participation, with no embarrassments!
  • It's a full night out, with a show lasting for around 2 and a half hours with an interval – your whole evening is sorted!


Prices (Based on Adult Tickets. OAP and Junior Tickets Also Available)

  • 'Show Only' from £12.50 to £14pp
  • Dining Upgrades Available – 'Dinner & Show' or our 'Pre-Show Discounted Diner Deal'
  • Family Discount Offer – 15% off bookings of 4 or more
Estimated run time

Show runs in 2 halves, each approximately 45 minutes long with a 20 minute interval.

Age requirement

Suitable for all the family.

Other info

Pre-show dining is served before the show starts (arrival between 6pm and 7pm). Our snack bar is also open during the show until the end of the interval, and drinks waiter service runs throughout the show.

Please note

Some strobe lighting may be used during this performance.

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A very funny man with a huge personality – Keeping It Live Magazine


  • 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 we have 'Show Only' tickets available
  • Or if you want to make it a special evening or don't want to worry about where to eat beforehand, choose our ‘Dinner & Show’ package tickets available with a pre-show meal served to your reserved table
  • We also have an exclusive offer for our Viva Vegas Diner for those who want a fun, informal dining offer
  • 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!)
  • This show is suitable for families and people of all ages

Dinner & Show Packages

5 Star Food Hygiene Rating

We recommend the pre-show dining for the full evening experience, with a range of options available from just £16.95 for adults on top of your ticket price. The meal is served to your show seats before the show starts.

Take a look at the menu here (PDF)


Dine at the 'Viva Vegas Diner' our themed American Restaurant!
Or alternatively, make a 'Pre-Show' booking in our diner and enjoy 10% off anything from the menu. To secure a booking, you pay a £5pp deposit which is refunded from your bill on the night. This option is available after you have selected your tickets.


Doors Open: 6.00pm

Dining: To be seated between 6.00pm and 7.00pm*

Show Starts Approx: 7.30pm

Running Time: Approx : 2 Hours (including interval).

Curtain Down Approx: 9.30pm.


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



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


Adult - £12.50 / OAP - £10.00 / Junior Ticket (U16) - £10.00



Adult - £14.50 / OAP - £12.00 / Junior Ticket (U16) - £12.00 


Family Ticket Discount

15% off when booking 4 or more tickets


Carer discounted tickets are also available online and on request

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)