‘General’ Category

Blackpool Zoo

October 18, 2011 at 11:13 am

Blackpool Zoo, situated two miles from the seafront has, as its main mission, to assist the conservation of species. Home to 1500 types of animal, the zoo has recently proved to be successful at breeding animals in captivity. This makes Blackpool Zoo... (more)

Blackpool Beach

October 18, 2011 at 10:55 am

British beach lovers are flocking to seaside destinations in the UK this year, and figures from leading hotel sites show that Blackpool Beach and resort hotels are experience a 140% increase in bookings. With its combination of beautiful, sandy beaches, surf and... (more)

Madame Tussauds Blackpool

October 14, 2011 at 11:23 am

Located next to the famous Blackpool Tower, the new Madame Tussauds Blackpool has more than just the stories of the waxworks to tell, as its association with Blackpool is longer and historical. Louis Tussaud, the original owner of the Blackpool waxworks, is... (more)

Halloween in Blackpool

October 14, 2011 at 11:18 am

Scary ghosts, long tendrils reaching out to grab you as you pass, fireworks and bangs, candles in lanterns, witches and goblins, it is all part of Halloween in Blackpool. It is a great place to have all the fun of Halloween and... (more)

Ride the Lights

October 12, 2011 at 11:53 am

Each year in September you have the opportunity to witness the unveiling of the Blackpool Illuminations by participating in Ride the Lights. Between 8 and 10 pm on the announced evening, you can join over 15,000 people on bicycles and ride up... (more)

Manchester to Blackpool Bike Race

October 6, 2011 at 12:56 pm

Organised by Bike Events each year in July approximately three thousand cyclists sign up for the Manchester to Blackpool charity race on behalf of The Christie Charity. The ride starts from  Old Trafford Manchester, and finishes on the New South Promenade in... (more)

Billy Pearce Laughter Show

September 28, 2011 at 12:22 pm

Billy Pearce got his big break as a comedian on TV’s New Faces in 1986. His seasonal shows at Blackpool’s Grand Theatre on the North Pier regularly sell out, and he has appeared in many Royal Variety Performances. Billy arrived on the... (more)

Daniel O’Donnell

September 28, 2011 at 12:14 pm

Prone to say things like; “You know folks, being over 40 doesn’t make a bit of difference”; while singing “Pretty Little Girl from Omagh” in his silky Irish voice, makes Daniel O’Donnell an enduring folk favourite. This year on October 4th, he... (more)

Funny Girls Blackpool

September 28, 2011 at 11:58 am

Show girls have been part of resort entertainment for aeons. With Las Angeles being the ‘West End’ standard for revue shows around the world, Blackpool’s Funny Girls brings a bit of that glamour back to the North West. Established in 1994 and... (more)

Blackpool South Pier

September 28, 2011 at 11:51 am

The South Pier, or Victorian Pier, as it has been known, is the third of the famous Blackpool Piers. This pier, the last of the three to be built in 1893, has the feel of being the chilled out cousin of the... (more)