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Comedy Carpet, Blackpool
(4.1/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
Blackpool's Comedy Carpet provides a fun place to get inside the craft of comedy. Created by artist Gordon Young (in collaboration with the Why Not Associates), this work of visual art displays legendary jokes, songs, and catchphrases in sentence form. The work pays homage to more than 1,000 comedians and writers, and spans across 2,200 sq m (23,680 sq ft). More than 160,000 granite letters, in a number of different typefaces, are embedded in concrete, displaying classic lines. The location provides plenty of bench seating, allowing you to enjoy the jokes and one-liners. With our world travel planner, Blackpool attractions like Comedy Carpet can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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TripAdvisor
  • Highly recommend going up the Tower and viewing this from on high to get the full impact. Lots of memories conjured up. 
  • Noticed this as I walked by the Blackpool Tower, but so enthralled was I by the Tower, that I didn’t know what this was until I came on Tripadvisor - needs a sign or something to indicate what it is. 
  • i would reccomend this for any family and it is directly behind the beach which is ideal. just to say, some quotes/jokes may not be appropriate for smal children 
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  • If you're of an older generation then this will tickle you (tickle stick not required). Plenty of fun, nostalgic quotes if you don't mind random people walking over them whilst trying to read. Loads of memories of classic phrases. A nice freebie in a very commercial environment. Nice location opposite Tower & plenty of space to sit around & enjoy the ambience.
  • I love looking around here. I always find something new.
  • Interesting comedy carpet, loads of famous quotes and sayings with the Blackpool Tower overhead. If you're in Blackpool as a tourist it's worth going to see if you're nearby.
  • Why would you want this? It's slippy, it's pointless, it's ugly and it's copying Morecambe. I just think it is plain stupid.
  • i think i give 1star because the carpret is hoorrible