Welcome to the Blackpool Civic Trust website.
Blackpool contains many buildings and areas of importance.
- Over 30 listed buildings
- Over 50 blue plaques
- One listed park
- Two Conservation Areas
- Local list of important buildings
Founded in 1975, Blackpool Civic Trust seeks to promote excellence and community spirit in Blackpool for people of all ages. We are interested in all things Blackpool, particularly its heritage and future for people. We have monthly meetings, visits to places of interest, and community activities such as Civic Week. We'd love you to join us.
Monthly Meeting, Monday January 19th at 7pm: Elizabeth Gomm will speak about 'The Children of Watamu, Kenya'.
~ in the Town Hall.
Best Blackpool buildings, environment, night life and more... Click here to read more
2014 Blackpool Civic Trust Awards Dinner
Blackpool Civic Trust annual awards dinner will take place at VIVA, Church Street, Blackpool on Friday 27th February 2015. Please book your tickets soon to guarantee a place.
The cost of the tickets are £30 which includes the awards ceremony, dinner and drinks reception.
Payment can be made at the December or January meeting or by cheque.
See our news page for information of what we've done and what we're doing.
Visit to Trinity Hospice
Corporate Member Activity:
Blackpool Heritage Trams are operating a Santa Special on Saturday 20th December outside North Pier with a journey later in the day.
Download a pdf of the leaflet (2MB)
New Corporate Member: North Shore Golf Club
11th November at the Winter Gardens a free seminar related to local listing and protecting historic assets by Civic Voice, Blackpool Council, English Heritage and The Winter Gardens Trust.
Download the leaflet to read more, Click Here
1st November: Members of the Civic Trust had a stall in the Winter Gardens at the BIG THANK YOU event.
30th October: Blackpool Civic Trust visit Unity Academy, Warley Road, Blackpool.
24th October: Launch of the Civic Voice localism manifesto in Canterbury. Click here to read
1st October: National Older People's Day, Blackpool Winter Gardens.
Imperial Hotel Turkish Bath tile recovery by members of Blackpool Civic Trust.
Sainbury's Talbot Road becomes a Corporate Member of the Blackpool Civic Trust.
Blackpool has 7 miles of diverse and well maintained promenade, several parks and open spaces. It is also a major centre of entertainment, as marked by the Comedy Carpet, and ballroom dancing at the beautiful Tower Ballroom and the Winter Gardens. The Opera House was host to the Royal Variety Show in 1955 and 2009.
Blackpool also takes the environment seriously with attractively designed improvements to flood defences, major water cleanliness projects and sustainability technology being featured at the Solaris Centre.
Blackpool Illuminations 29th August to 9th November 2014
Blackpool Tower Ballroom
Open for dancing.
Blackpool Winter Gardens Open Day was 4th December. Fabulous building with all rooms open.
If you wish to speak at one of our meetings please contact our speakers secretary listed on the About Us page.
Blackpool Country Walking, circular walk behind the zoo.
Blackpool Promenading, North Shore, 1st January 2013
Stanley Park Visitor Centre Exhibitions - 2013 - read the details click here.
The Winter Gardens Trust
Heritage walking and tram tours in 2014.
Blackpool Heritage News - Newsletter
Latest Edition June 2013.
The next Open Days will be September 11th to 14th 2014. The venues are to be announced.
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Charity Reg. No. 504075 R
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