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Victorian acts for lights event
Bareback rider (Pic: Blackpool Council)
The Illuminations switch on has a burlesque theme
Live acts inspired by the Blackpool's Victorian entertainment history are hoped to add some glamour to this year's Illuminations switch on.

A bareback horse-riding burlesque troop, a fire circus and can-can dancing girls are just some of the acts planned for the big event on 31 August.

The burlesque theme is also used in Decodance - the new lights created by designer Laurence Llewellyn-Bowen.

This year Doctor Who star, David Tennant, will switch on the lights.




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