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...

2016 Blackpool Air Show

Blackpool Air Show presents a stunning action packed programme for 2016 and will be held on two days, Sunday 7th August and Monday 8th August. The 2016 Blackpool Air Display has something for all the family with a strong Aerobatics content for this year. Twister...