Merrie England Shows & Events



Every Saturday and Sunday afternoon it's The Joey Blower Show starring the legendary Joey Blower with DJ Johnny Vee and special guest Britain's Got Talent star Steven Hall.

This year Joey celebrates his 20th Anniversary Season at The Merrie England; so come along and enjoy an afternoon of fun, games, wicked wind-ups and comedy like no other. Contains adult humour, for over 18s only.

Doors open from 11am and the show starts at 2pm. For more details on The Joey Blower Show, how to become a Joey VIP or to arrange your group booking, click HERE.



On Saturday evenings come to the Merrie for the ultimate party night. It's Saturday Night Giveaway with Joey Blower and his special guest Lee Watson, star of TV's Club Reps.

Start your Saturday night out on the town with the ultimate party in the Merrie England Bar. There's games galore including the Yes/No Game, Dunk-in Challenge and Open The Box (there's more but they might be a bit naughty!!) and prizes aplenty! Strictly for adults only. Joining Joey and Lee will be Britain's Got Talent star Mr Steven Hall.

FREE ENTRY - .Click HERE for more details



Joey Blower’s Pubstars is an annual singing competition held in the Merrie England Bar. Members of the public are invited every weekend to take to the stage and perform their favourite songs and are judged by their audience on whether they make it through to the Grand Finals Weekend (Friday 15th - Sunday 17th November 2013).

The winner of Pubstars will win £1000 with the first runner-up winning £300 and second runner-up £200!

Joey Blower’s Pubstars is sponsored by Heineken. Click HERE for more details.


RETURN TO GRACELAND - The Search for "The King"

This November Joey Blower presents the first ever Return to Graceland - the search for "The King" - a competition open to all Elvis tributes and amateurs to crown the Merrie's first ever "King"!

First prize is £1000 and a 12-week contract performing on North Pier in 2014.

The fun starts with a welcome and get-together evening on Friday 8th November, followed by two heats on Saturday 9th and then the final on the afternoon of Sunday 10th. Register now for your chance to win this amazing prize. Click HERE for more details.



The Merrie England Bar is proud to present it's Family-Friendly Summer Season Shows which take place from 7pm Sundays to Fridays. Welcome to 'Merrie-dorm'! and enjoy excellent entertainers, sensational singers, comedy cabaret, brilliant bands and much more... for more details on "Merrie-dorm" - click HERE.