Events

These are all our posts about Blackpool Events!

Ride The Lights 2017

This year's Ride the Lights event will be taking place on the 29th of August from 7pm to 10pm. The Ride the Lights event operates every year and it is a family friendly and fun way to preview the illuminations before they are officially switched on.  You can ride along the promenade from Starr Gate…

Halloween for Adults in Blackpool

So we've already published our family friendly Halloween lowdown, so here's the adults only version for the grown ups who still love to party!   There are even Halloween parties happening at some of our Haunted Blackpool locations!   This is Halloween - Reflex  Blackpool Remember our first Haunted Blackpool article about the Foxhall hauntings?   Well…

Ska Face – Bands Return To The Park!

The Stanley Park Bandstand is the place to be on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer months.  Each week, local bands play to a huge audience, enjoying the music and sunshine here in Blackpool. Right beside the lake, the bandstand is a picturesque landmark in the park.  Surrounded by a large seating area in the form…

Coming Up This Summer: The Blackpool Air Show 2018

It’s not long now until one of Blackpool’s most anticipated FREE Summer events. Yes, that’s right. In just a few weeks, it will be the weekend of the Blackpool Air Show! This is an event that the BPL Bible looks forward to every year and it never disappoints! [caption id="attachment_1135" align="alignright" width="300"] Crowds line the…

Blackpool’s Summer 10k

So who's entered into this year's Summer 10k?  The Fylde Coast Runners' hottest event of the year takes place this Sunday and with the forecast suggesting temperatures of around 27 degrees with not a cloud in the sky, this year it's going to be a scorcher! If you want to support the runners as they…

Blackpool Heritage Open Days 2018

We’ve been pretty busy today with family stuff, but we took some time out of our busy schedule to bring you guys some exciting news for September.  Every year, the Heritage Open Days throughout the country attract thousands of people, all keen to find out more about their hometown or about significant places of interest. …

Free Heritage Open Days in Fylde and Wyre 2018

We've already posted about the Blackpool Heritage Open Days 2018, so we thought we'd bring you a separate article for all the other FREE Heritage open days that will be taking place in September for the Fylde and Wyre areas surrounding Blackpool.   St Annes-on-Sea Parish Church WW I & II Graveyard Memorial Trail St Annes Parish…

Lost Blackpool – Bispham Boat Store

[caption id="attachment_2520" align="alignright" width="300"] The path leading down to the boat store.[/caption] There are new sea defenses on the Promenade in Little Bispham, but not so long ago, there was an underground boat store, which was previously used as a car park.  The space was filled in preparation for the work on the sea defenses,…

The Blackpool Air Show 2018 Schedule

Back once again for another spectacular weekend is Blackpool’s popular air show.  In association with Northern Rail, the Blackpool Air Show 2018 promises to bring an action packed weekend of impressive aircraft and heart stopping stunts and the best bit about it is that this air show is still COMPLETELY FREE! When is it? If…

Fireworks Postponed until 28th

BLACKPOOL FIREWORKS // POSTPONED until 28th Oct. The Blackpool fireworks world championship which takes place on the promenade in front of the Blackpool tower will be postponed this week due to severe weather forecasts. It's expected that the display by Canada will instead go ahead on the 28th with the final display being moved back…

Last Day To Register For The Light Up The North Conference

The Light and the Creative Economy Light Up the North National Conference takes place on Thursday 18th and Friday 19th October 2018.  It is free to attend and you can register here. You have to register by 27th September! What is it? This conference is hosted by the Lightpool Festival.  The Light Up The North Network…

Free Pleasure Beach Diamond Pass This Christmas

Once again, the Pleasure Beach will be offering it's Santa's Grotto offer.  From 3rd Nov - 24th Dec 2018, you will have the chance to visit Santa's grotto.  The Santa's grotto ticket entitles you to receive a present from Santa for each child aged 11 and under.  You will also get skate hire and ice…

Compagnie Bilbobasso Return to Lightpool

Returning to Blackpool's Lightpool Festival for 2018 is Compagnie Bilbobasso. This company of talented French performers is made up of dancers, musicians and fire artists, who bring an explosive and dramatic theatrical display.  This year's performance is 'Polar' which combines fire and Tango to tell a tale of a woman, trying to evade a killer…

First Menopause Cafe Event Planned for The Fylde Coast

Menopause is a subject that people don't like to talk about.  It's a personal condition and up until now, it's not something that people have ever considered coming together as a community to talk about.  But things are about to change with the introduction of the Fylde's first Menopause Cafe event. The newly opened Moments…

Soap Favourite To Turn On Blackpool’s Christmas Lights!

Now that Halloween is over and tonight is bonfire night, we thought it is finally getting to the point where it's not too soon to be mentioning the C word!  With 50 days until Christmas, it's time to think about Christmas shopping, making plans for visiting family and planning that perfect Christmas outfit! To help…

Remember, Remember The 5th of November!

Remember, remember, the 5th of November The Gunpowder Treason and plot; I know of no reason why Gunpowder Treason Should ever be forgot. Tonight is the night where people light bonfires and set off fireworks.  OK, I've heard people setting fireworks off for about 2 weeks now, so just in case you're one of those people, it's…

Remembering the Fallen on The Centenary of Armistice Day

Today is November 11th  2018, or Armistice Day as it is called, which is a significant day in Britain.  This year it falls on a Sunday, making today also Remembrance Sunday.  Not only this, but it also marks 100 years since the End of the First World War. Armistice Day is commemorated annually in Britain. …

Get a Free Letter From Santa!

Writing a letter to Santa is a great activity to do with the kids for Christmas. It's fun, but it's educational too. There aren't many opportunities these days to physically write a letter since most communication is electronic now. So writing a letter to Santa will give your kids that rare opportunity to practise laying…

20,000 Free Wristbands Up For Grabs!

20,000 free wristbands for this year’s illumination switch on are up for grabs! One of the most popular parties on the Prom is set to go ahead again this year.  The Blackpool Illuminations Switch On Concert will once again be supported by MTV and will take place on Friday 30th August 2019.  This show that…

A Treasure Hunt With The Kids This Half Term

For a fun activity this February Half Term, you could take part in this free Treasure Hunt.  It’s organised by the Baines Children’s Centre and is open to all families with a child under the age of 4. Just pop along to the children’s centre on Penrose Avenue between 10am and 2pm on Wednesday 20th…
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