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Blackpool Illuminations switch on 2018 STAKE YOUR CLAIM FOR THE HOTTEST TICKET IN TOWN - 20,000 FREE WRISTBANDS UP FOR GRABS FOR BLACKPOOL ILLUMINATIONS SWITCH-ON NIGHT The good news is that MTV will once again be associated with the Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On concert. The free show will take place on Friday 30 August on the Tower Festival Headland, one of the most iconic outdoor music venues in the UK. Details of the acts and the all-important Switch-On personality will

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What's On 2019

Blackpool has so much to offer it is extremely difficult to include everything . Below you will find a small selection of what's on 2019. A wider range of information can be found on the Events page of StayBlackpool Facebook page January 19 19th & 20th Jan

Pigeon Weekend 26th Jan


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Blackpool Destination Guide 2019

The 2019 Blackpool Destination Guide is Now Available! The 2019 Blackpool Destination Guide showcasing the myriad of attractions in the UK’s most popular beach resort is now available. The free 84-page guide puts special focus on the 125th anniversary celebrations of two of the resort’s most iconic heritage assets – The Blackpool Tower and The Grand Theatre. To mark these historic milestones, the cover of the guide features an extraordinary photograph taken inside the world-famous

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The Winter Gardens Open Day returns later this month, giving the general public access all areas to the historic venue.

The Open Day will take place on Saturday 26 January from 11am until 4pm. Doors open for the 2019 event at 11am to the wonderful sounds of the much-loved Wurlitzer Organ playing live in the Opera House, along with resident pianist, Brant Nuttall playing in the Mazzei Café. Throughout the venue displays and activities will be taking place, including

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Manford's Comedy Festival 10th till 12th May 2019

Manford’s Comedy Club, Absolute Radio and the , are proud to announce a brand new Comedy Festival launching in May 2019, Manford’s Blackpool Comedy Festival. The inaugural Manford’s Blackpool Comedy Festival, in association with Absolute Radio, will take place in the home of British Comedy, Blackpool from Friday 10 May – Sunday 12 May 2019 and will feature a wide variety of top comedy acts as well as the Grand Final of a new comedy award which will feature heats across the UK. Jason Manford

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Blackpool Business Leadership Group Partnership Report

Business Partnerships Report – November 30, 2018 Town Centre Economy STRICTLY BLACKPOOL The BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing returned to the Tower Ballroom on November 17, creating a huge wave of publicity for the resort. As always, the promotion of the Blackpool show began in the preceding weeks, with professional dancers and celebrity partners vying to dance on one of the world’s most famous ballroom floors. A number of the dance routines, including that of TV presenter Stacey Dooley, had

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Sand Portrait on Blackpool Beach for Danny Boyle’s Armistice Commission

Lance Corporal John Edward Arkwright (08 September 1890 – 26 August 1914), who lost his life in the First World War, will be commemorated by a large-scale sand portrait for Danny Boyle’s Armistice commission Pages of the Sea it was announced today. On Sunday 11 November, the public is invited to assemble at one of thirty-two beaches around the UK and the Republic of Ireland at low-tide for an informal, nationwide gesture of remembrance for the men and women who left their home

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Consumer Rights for those experiencing the worst of the worst

Consumer Rights Advice Advice  from the Trading Standards team at Blackpool Council regarding how to complain about not so lovely hotels “The Consumer Rights Act 2015 states that a service should be delivered with reasonable care and skill. So if a hotel fails to provide a service that a reasonable person would expect, and the consumer makes a complaint at the time, (Time must be given to allow the poor service to be remedied) and should the service does not improve a

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Blackpool Firework Displays

Bonfire and Fireworks at Blackpool Cricket Club 2.11.18 – Fireworks Night at Fleetwood Town (Highbury Stadium) 3.11.18 – Bonfire & Fireworks at Kirkham & Wesham Cricket Club 4.11.18 – St Annes Cricket Club 4.11.18 – Bonfire & Fireworks at Blackpool Cricket Club (as shown above) 5.11.18 – Poulton Rotary Club 5.11.18 – Lytham Round Table 5.11.18 – Fleetwood Firework Extravaganza 5.11.18 – Saint Aidan’s Fireworks Extravaganza

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Members Meeting of Friends of Stanley Park and Salisbury Woodlands on Saturday 15th September, 2018

Present   44 Apologies  14 Greetings by Chairman Mrs Elaine Smith. Minutes having previously been distributed were passed as a true record by Steve Shepherd and Michael Cardwell. Matters arising from Minutes The bad weather spoilt the Masters Rugby Tournament in the Park. BMX Club was holding a large meeting in the Park this weekend, The Friends are holding a stall at the event.. Open Spaces Network Meeting is being held in the Visitors Centre on Wednesday 19th September

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