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Comedy Carpet, Blackpool

Categories: Monuments, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.3/5 based on 1,100+ 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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  • If you read it all... You'd be there for some time... We found some of our favourite comedy sketch scripts including; the two Ronnies fork handles and their mastermind skit.... What a wonderful idea.....  read more »
  • What a great idea. Whoever thought of this deserves a pay rise. Situated bang opposite the Blackpool Tower this has to be an absolute "Must Visit" every time you go to Blackpool. And it's free !!!! 
  • It's nice to see families using this and reminiscing on their favourite comedians and their phrases., Go on,. take a look., it WILL make you smile as you remember ! 
  • 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.
  • i think i give 1star because the carpret is hoorrible
  • Slippery when wet! Seen many people slip and slide their way along this!!
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