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Blackpool Civic Trust promoting excellence since 1975

Blackpool North Pier, Boxing Day 2017


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.


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Become a Corporate Member find out more, click here

Most recent Corporate Member:

Live in Blackpool

Peter & Louise Mowbray with Manager Dave Kerr





Monthly Meetings
Monthly Meetings on the third Monday of the month at 7pm

Note the November meeting is at St Stephen's on the Cliffs, Holmfield Road, Blackpool, FY2 9RG

November 19th
Barry Band speaking about Theatres in Church Street

December  17th
Salvation Army  St John’s Church


November 24th Manchester Christmas Market trip. Click here for more details


Click here to see a list of our speakers and upcoming events in 2018

Tram 227 Restoration Project

On Thursday 25th October 2018 open top 'boat' tram 227 was rolled out following restoration work in which Blackpool Civic Trust Volunteers played a part on the internals.

See more information on our Projects page.

Blackpool Civic Trust volunteers wave the banner



Heritage Open Days 2018 Blackpool Town Hall

A successful day was held with our guided tours around the Town Hall. The deputy Mayor, Cllr Kath Rowson and Deputy Mayoress Joan Goldin was in attendance in the morning and the Mayor, Cllr Gary Coleman, and Mayoress, Debbie Coleman, greeted visitors in the afternoon. Photo in the Mayor's Parlour.

Read more in our Heritage Open Days page.


Blue Plaques for Jimmy Armfield and Frank Swift at Revoe

Jimmy Armfield's sons Duncan and John unveil his plaque at Revoe Academy. Frank Swift also had a plaque unveiled at Revoe Library. A well attended event attended by several well known names. Read our news page for more details and photos.

Blue Plaque for Jimmy Armfield unveiled by his


Blackpool Civic Week 11th to 16th June 2018

Read our Civic Week page for full details click here


Blue Plaque unveiled at Watson Road Park

19th August 2018. Read more click here.

Watson Road Blue Plaque

27th April 2018 Blackpool Civic Trust Annual Awards and Dinner at Viva

See the winners on our Awards Page

The event at Viva Blackpool

Viva Blackpool




See our Events and Meetings page for a list of visits and events



Direct Links to what we do and other items of interest:

AwardsMembershipCorporate MembersPlanning

BuildingsBlue PlaquesHeritage Open DaysFavourites

Civic WeekHistory

LostWar MemorialsBlackpool Heritage TramsBlackpool Air Show

Heritage TrailLinksContact us


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

War Memorial Recording

Blackpool Heritage Open Days click here

Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours click here

Blackpool Illuminations

See our news page for information of what we've done and what we're doing.


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If you wish to speak at one of our meetings please contact our speakers secretary listed on the About Us page.


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