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Lucy Fallon to switch on 2019 Illuminations

Award-winning actress Lucy Fallon is to switch on the world-famous Illuminations in her home town of Blackpool. Lucy, who has won a host of TV awards for her role as Bethany Platt in ITV’s Coronation Street, will pull the famous switch in front of 20,000 people at the official Switch-On concert on the night of Friday 30 August. The Switch-On, which is the biggest night in Blackpool’s year-round events programme, triggers the start of 66 nights of Illuminations in the UK’s most visited

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An Evening with Lenny Henry

Phil McIntyre Live proudly presents An Evening with Lenny Henry - Who Am I, Again? The legendary Sir Lenny Henry will embark on a brand-new UK tour this autumn.

Following the October publication of his memoir, Lenny will travel the length, breadth and width of the country with An Evening with Lenny Henry - Who Am I, Again?, Heading to Blackpool on Sunday 03 November 2019.

Tickets go on-sale at 10am on Friday 17 May. In part one of the show, Lenny will take the

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The Pennine Blackpool Express

Heritage rail operator The Railway Touring Company has introduced two special trains visiting Blackpool for 2019. ‘The Pennine Blackpool Express’ will head for the Fylde Coast resort of Blackpool on both Saturday, April 13, and Saturday, September 21, powered by electric loco from London Euston, Milton Keynes, Rugby, Nuneaton, Crewe and Preston.

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Blackpool Tower Circus

Blackpool Tower Circus, New season show: Blackpool Tower Circus for Mooky and Mr. Boo’s Circus Carnival. A spectacular Bollywood-style celebration, providing a feast for the senses. This brand new show starts on the 6th April 2019,

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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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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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