Welcome to the Blackpool Civic Trust website.
We hope you'll come and meet us in 2015.
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 March 16th at 7pm: Our annual AGM and Carl Carrington will speak about Blackpool's Built Heritage.
~ in the Town Hall.
Blackpool Civic Trust 40th Awards Ceremony and Dinner
On Friday 27th February we presented our awards at a very successful ceremony for the best buildings and transformation in Blackpool in 2014. The winners are shown on our 2014 Awards Page. Click here to read more
Blue Plaque for Little Marton Windmill
2nd March 2015
See our news page for information of what we've done and what we're doing.
Blackpool Civic Trust visit The Harbour
The new mental health in-patient unit, The Harbour, opens on 10th March. Blackpool Civic Trust members had a tour, read more on our news page.
130yrs of Blackpool Trams - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours announce their 2015 tours
Celebrate 130yrs of Blackpool Trams. The 2015 heritage tram schedule includes regular weekend service, mid-week dining service and special events.
Visit to Christ the King Primary School
Members of Blackpool Civic Trust recently visited the newly re-built Christ the King Primary School and were shown around by Headteacher, Mrs Sarah Smith. Read more on our news page.
Hot Pot Supper and Christmas Carols, December Meeting
By tradition the December Members meeting is largely given over to a hot-pot supper and Christmas carols led by the Salvation Army's excellent brass band. This year, however, was a little different. The hot-pot supper was as good as ever and so, too, was the brass band. But our Vice-President, Cllr David Owen, had a few surprises up his sleeve. Read more on our news page....
Visit to Trinity Hospice
New Corporate Member: North Shore Golf Club
More Restoration at the Imperial Hotel Turkish Baths, read more in news.
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
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
The Winter Gardens Trust
Heritage walking and tram tours in 2015.Tour the Winter Gardens and Stanley Park or create your own tour.
Blackpool Heritage News - Newsletter
Latest Edition June 2013.
The next Open Days will be September 2015. The venues are to be announced.
Contact us: Click here
Charity Reg. No. 504075 R
Become a Corporate Member, see our list, click here
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