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 Flying Handbag, Blackpool, Blackpool/Fylde


Flying Handbag
170-172 Talbot Rd

Tel: 01253 625522
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Lance Malone
Best Pub In Blackpool
Friday, September 7, 2012
Rating: rosettes

Ralph Inzunza
Luv ThisPlace
wia wia
will be shaving my legs and getting the lippy on this weekend cant wait girls.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Rating: rosettes

Andrew/Andrea ?
Had a fantastic night last night
will be in again on Friday.
Friday, August 31, 2012
Rating: rosettes

Trevor Bolt Haverfordwest
Love this place it is a scream and the queens are sexy
Friday, July 27, 2012
Rating: rosettes

Robert Hannaford +DARTMOUTH
Me and my husband had a great
lots of laughs and the beer flowed.
wish we could have places like this in Devon.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Rating: rosettes

Sexy Carmen
Love this place along with Funny Girls.
Me and my partner had a wild time and Carman had my boyfriend and me up dancing something we never ever really do.
nice to be somewhere you can be yourself and not be judged
many thanks
Nigel Webber Drewsteignton Devon
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Rating: rosettes

joan and john
I went to the handbags with a party of
women we had brilliant night then I went again with my husband as we were in blackpool for our golden wedding we had just asgood anight I
will be there again in two weeks cant wait to see carmen who made the night
for us really made us welcome
Sunday, January 29, 2012
Rating: No rosettes

Thursday, January 26, 2012
Rating: No rosettes

Avoid at all costs
myself and my friend had spent a very pleasant Wednesday evening at what we irst thought was a decent gay venue. Only to feel extremely let down on our return vist two days late on 25/11/2011 when were not only charged to go into what is effectively just a pub but were also overcharged for watered down drinks and then o add insult to injury we were charged nearly double for bottled drinks that did not taste like anything we have experienced before. Conidering we were there for less than 10 minutes we did not expect to end up paying over 10 during such a brief visit. I would not reccommend this venue under any circumstances and avoid at all costs. The staff were rude surly and very unwelcoming, the toilets appeared to have been cleaned since our visit on Wednesday. Has any one else had a similar experience?
Friday, November 25, 2011
Rating: No rosettes

Was let down after being a regular
I like to think I encorage and use the Flying Handbsg until last Friday 24 June 2011. My first drink was a whisky & Water. It was served in a plastic whisky container that had a fur coating on the rim. I asked for some water, they gave me warm water out of the tap. This drink was nothing like whisky, it seemed to have already watered down. I changed to Lager and this was the watery same. More like ASDA cheap Lager (2%) watered down with soda water. My friend with me said his lemonade was the same. FH You have lost a let down customer, I don't know what you are doing to the drinks but they are not what the should be......we left.
Monday, June 27, 2011
Rating: No rosettes

anne fleming
fun night out
we were in the handbag on fri 29th april and sun 1st may. it made our weekend in blackpool even better. cabaret by the barstaff and dj carmen was brill, will be back soon. thx all x
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Rating: rosettes

paul forshaw with blonde girl from blackpool
Sunday, July 11, 2010
Rating: No rosettes

Gary Rowe
This place is just the best for many miles around. I can't wait to get back to Blackpool!. Also a big hello to Alex Tugwood, Mark Lewis, and Tony Haynes.
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Rating: rosettes

brilliant 39th!!!
straight, and out with teenage daughter,on my 39th birthday,met paul in Funny Girls and he invited us to The Flying Handbag,never in my life have i had a fantastic night as that,everyone was friendly,booked again to come at the end of summer!!!
Monday, July 13, 2009
Rating: rosettes

We ave bin goin to the handbag for years.oldan then new venue an it just gets better an better.The only moan i have is the dj dsnt do cds which he shud cus his tunes r wiked..maz n yaz preston
Monday, April 6, 2009
Rating: rosettes

Pual jan
great night
as we was up in blackpool for a week we went into the handbag a couple of times. had good night esp our last night. the DJ (fatima) jason and his guys behind the bar were great larf. cheers guys see you al again next year
Friday, November 14, 2008
Rating: rosettes

jacqueline gibson
I would not recommend a visit to the Flying Handbag, Blackpool as I was stolen from by the guy on the entrance till. A 20 note was handed over for a two person entry (total cost should have been 4) and were handed back 6 in change. The 20 was obviously pocketed as when he opened the till there was only a stash of 10's. The same thing happened to my friends who entered 5 minutes later. They had the balls to argue and were given the correct change. Absolutely disgusting, and also what happened to the customer is always right!? We complained to the manager who said he could not give us the 10.
Monday, June 9, 2008
Rating: No rosettes

Martin Hawkins - Canada
Martin - Canada
Hi Carlos
I was there on the night I have to agree the hypnotist was fantastic we were amazed how quickly he hypnotized everyone. The bar staff where so friendly we had a great night. Well done Blackpool.
Friday, December 8, 2006
Rating: rosettes

Amazing Hypnotist Christopher Caress
I live in London and was in Blackpool with friends May 2006, they had a hypnotist on called Christopher Caress this Guy was amazing it had to be the best entertainment I have seen in years. If he's on again I recommend you go and see him.
Friday, December 8, 2006
Rating: rosettes

Flying Handbags, No question, a fab bar!
fantastic bar!! friendly bar staff. me and my girlfriend found it very welcoming and look forward to going back soon! thanks to all the staff there for making it such a fab place to drink!!
Thursday, November 16, 2006
Rating: rosettes

Jim Perrin
Fabulous darling!!
I have never felt more at home. Its so good to finally find a pub that is so welcoming to gay men like me. Will definitely be coming back!!
Friday, September 22, 2006
Rating: rosettes

Found your site
Just found this sit. The nws that handbags has moved but were to.Used to have good days and nite at the old one original one. Hope to visit blackpool soon. Would love 2 know is it in same area.
hterry 1249 @aol.com
Tuesday, June 13, 2006
Rating: rosettes

Murray and Stephen, Canada
fabulous darling!
just off the train from Manchester and looking for a pint, we were so pleasantly surprised that the Handbag was right there. We had a really good time thanks to the staff and the locals, and the Drag Queen DJ was just the best, she really knew how to make newcomers feel extremely welcome. The phrase are you havin a good time love will never be forgotten
Monday, June 12, 2006
Rating: No rosettes

We had an excellent weekend in Balckpool. Hanbags was fantastic - great music, staff friendly and the dj very funny. Can't wait to go back
Tuesday, June 6, 2006
Rating: rosettes

The pugilist
The flying handbags,would sound like the place female boxer Jane Couch would have drank in
Sunday, May 21, 2006
Rating: No rosettes

shug from Scotland
cant wait till the next holday in Blackpool... The handbags the best...
Saturday, April 22, 2006
Rating: rosettes

top night and top totty
I had a great night its really welcoming and freindly and plenty of nice lads which is always a good thing
Monday, March 20, 2006
Rating: rosettes

Right up my street
I'm 34 and love the Handbag. It appeals to both my Hetro side and my Feminine side. I particulary like the freedom to my corkscrew dance, which seems to get plenty of attention.
Thursday, March 2, 2006
Rating: rosettes

ronnie campbell
new hand bag is for hetro now
im sorry but the new hand bag is more hetro then gay on a monday at the old club we use to have peggy and a dragqueen the place was always packed . now the new clube for the past 2 weeks has had a band playing and is full of hetros . the disign of the club is poor you have to walk on the dance floor to get in and out the bar is hell to get served as the lads can not see you if on the other side of the bar . if you order a drink at the bottom of the bar the guy has to walk all the way to the top if you want a can off coke the lay out is very poor .but i have to say out the look is nice and as for the new club 10 out of 10 but worry about it becoming a str8 club when blackpool gets in to full swing
Thursday, February 9, 2006
Rating: rosettes

Dead in the Day
During the daytime it felt like a Saloon in a Western... ie you walk in and everyone stops and looks at you to make you feel uncomfy, even when we were sat down with our overpriced Coke which had been badly watered down, they kept staring, felt very unhospitable.
Wednesday, January 18, 2006
Rating: rosettes

shaz and girls from preston
good venue love going there
Saturday, December 24, 2005
Rating: No rosettes

Great atmosphere really friendly. Was provided with sausage & chips on arrival with no charge. (much appreciated after a long cold shopping spree in Cleveleys. Pity we only found it on the Sunday afternoon before we were due to go home )-: Bar staff were great, look forward to going back very soon.
Friday, December 23, 2005
Rating: rosettes

great pub, found it really friendly, Lady Wincey kicks ass, made everyone feel welcome and played some gr8 chooooons.. shame about the state of the pool table tho thought there was spuds growing out of it..Flamingos is the bizz will definatly be visiting again..
Monday, October 17, 2005
Rating: rosettes

good night
lady wincey has really brought the pub back upto standard well done wincey keep up the good work

the halifax lads
Monday, July 25, 2005
Rating: rosettes

Its Good, but could be better
They could have some better Toilet facilities and better staff, they have lost some good ones, they should bring the good guys back
Tuesday, April 12, 2005
Rating: rosettes

the reason why i loved blackpool
made u feel welcome no matter what your sexual preference is, loved the shagtag nights and the drag acts.looking forward to going back
Friday, December 3, 2004
Rating: rosettes

rather stay annonymous
From a straight guy that visited
Friendly pub and flamingo's is out of this world. i was there at vanilla and the dj was ace, lasers were ace, sound system was ace and the atmosphere was second to none. jealous that i have to back to my boring straight clubs. sexual aspects aside, you know how to party !
Monday, August 23, 2004
Rating: rosettes

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Tel: 01253 625522
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