Blackpool Air Show 2018

Blackpool Air Show 2018

Blackpool Air Show is bigger and better than ever this year, 2018, and now scheduled for the two days of the weekend Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th August 2018. Blackpool launched the worlds first official air show in 1909, an historic year in aviation when French...
Blackpool Fireworks Display 2018

Blackpool Fireworks Display 2018

September is the month that the Blackpool skies light up with sensational pyrotechnic displays at the annual Blackpool World Firework Championships providing stunning firework displays on Friday nights during the month making a great start to a long weekend in...
Blackpool Illuminations 2018

Blackpool Illuminations 2018

What better time for a trip to Blackpool than to see the legendary Blackpool lights switch on? Blackpool Illuminations are on untill November 4th this year (2018). All times listed here. The 2018 Blackpool Illuminations will be switched on , at approx 8.45pm. The...

Who Switched On Blackpool Illuminations

In 1934 Blackpool Illuminations started the tradition of inviting a celebrity or well known public figure to carry out a formal switching on ceremony where a large switch is thrown to bring on that years lights, the tradition continues to today. Who has switched on...
Blackpool Air Show 2017

Blackpool Air Show 2017

Blackpool Air Show is bigger and better than ever this year, 2017, and now scheduled for the two days of the weekend Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th August. Blackpool launched the worlds first official air show in 1909, an historic year in aviation when French aviator...

Ride The Lights 2017

Tuesday 29th August 2017 is the night for cyclists to enjoy a preview of Blackpool illuminations with the Ride The Lights cycle event. This event which has been held annually since 2006 sees the closing of the Promenade to all vehicles except trams and bicycles. A...