Blackpool Civic Trust promoting excellence since 1975.
We hope you'll come and meet us in 2016!
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.
2016 Monthly Meetings on Mondays at 7pm in the Town Hall:
MondayMay 23rd : Wendy Stephenson on the History of the North Pier
Click here to see a full list of our speakers
Civic Day is a national celebration of civic pride. It is a day when communities across the country say "we care about where we live".
See the programme on our webpage and book with Sharon. Please click here
Blackpool are the first group nationally to survey all local war memorials as part� of the� First World War Memorials Programme, 29th February 2016. Click here to read more
Hosts for the evening:
Jean and Derek Mildren Presentation
Jean and Derek Mildren were presented with garden-centre vouchers in recognition of their many years running the raffle at Members Meetings. Jean and Derek must have raised very large amounts of money for the Civic Trust to which they have both given such loyal service.
Our next sessions will be Monday 15th February and then on the Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (9.30 - 4.30) inclusive. If you can spare an hour or two why not come along and join us. All Civic Trust members are very welcome.
Direct Links to what we do and other items of interest:
Blackpool contains many buildings and areas of importance:
Over 30 listed buildings
Over 50 blue plaques
One listed park
Four Conservation Areas
Local list of important buildings
Assets of Community Value
Visit to the Tram Depot - 19th Nov 2015
Can I drive your tram? Read more on our news page
Blue Plaque at Aldi, Oxford Square
On 19th November a new blue plaque was unveiled, see more on our news page.
War Memorials On-line, Blackpool Civic Trust is involved in activity to preserve WW1 War Memorials. Read more click here.
See our news page for information of what we've done and what we're doing.
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.
If you wish to speak at one of our meetings please contact our speakers secretary listed on the About Us page.
Contact us: Click here
Charity Reg. No. 504075 R
Become a Corporate Member, see our list, click here
Find us on Twitter at @BlackpoolCivicT
Please join our Facebook page Click Here