WinterGardensBlackpoolToulmin[Book: Vanessa Toulmin – 2009 – 25x26cm – 138 Pages – Full colour]. “Winter Gardens Blackpool – The Most Magnificent Palace of Amusement in the World.” Chapter Points: Foreword – Read On and Be Amazed (by Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and Councillor Peter Callow); Winter Gardens – Blackpool’s Palace of Amusement; Entrances and Exteriors – Welcome One and Welcome All; Floral Hall – An Elegant Victorian Promenade; Pavilion Theatre – An Early Jewel of Victorian Architecture; Empress Ballroom – Dancing’s Golden Pleasure Dome; Opera House – A Masterpiece of Theatre Design; Spanish Hall Suite – A Magical Flight of Fancy; Olympia – A Well-Loved Blackpool Landmark. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good / Recommended.