Blackpool Civic Trust promoting excellence since 1975
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.
Most recent Corporate Member:
Live in Blackpool
Peter & Louise Mowbray with Manager Dave Kerr
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
Barry Band speaking about Theatres in Church Street
Salvation Army St John’s Church
November 24th Manchester Christmas Market trip. Click here for more details
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.
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.
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.
Blackpool Civic Week 11th to 16th June 2018
Blue Plaque unveiled at Watson Road Park
19th August 2018. Read more click here.
27th April 2018 Blackpool Civic Trust Annual Awards and Dinner at Viva
The event at Viva Blackpool
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
See our news page for information of what we've done and what we're doing.
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
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