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BLACKPOOL ILLUMINATIONS SWITCH-ON NIGHT

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                             Winter Gardens Open Day February 19  15th, 16th & 17th Feb       Blackpool Magic Convention March 19 4th Mar – Mon        

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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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WINTER GARDENS OPEN DAY

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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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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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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Switchon Week end Information

SwitchOn week end important information

Blackpool is gearing up for a spectacular finale to a summer of music. Up to 40,000 people are expected on Friday 31st August and Saturday 1st September for the annual Illuminations SwitchOn concert. The first sees the final "Piece of me" UK tour performance by global pop icon Britney Spears. For those traveling to this year’s Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On on Friday 31st August and Britney Spears on Saturday 1st September,

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Blackpool Airshow

BLACKPOOL GET SET FOR A WEEKEND OF THRILLING ENTERTAINMENT IN THE AIR AND ON THE GROUND! This year , Blackpool two-day Air Show will have a whole host of entertainment in the air and on the ground! The spectacular free event takes place on Blackpool Promenade on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 August and will include a breath-taking finale by the world-famous Red Arrows. The event, which is being sponsored by Northern, will showcase the very best in British aviation with a whole host of

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Getting Here

Getting-here by Car:  Getting-here by car is quite simple as Blackpool has a motorway link direct to the centre of the resort – take the M6 to Junction 32 and the M55 will lead you here.  Around town a network of Matrix signs show up to date car park and road information. Also use the AA Roadworks Service for up to date roadworks information, alternatively highways England provides useful information

Getting-here by Train: Blackpool has 3 train stations, Blackpool North, is

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