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.
The next Monthly Meeting will be held on
Monday 21st June 2021
Infomation to follow.
Please use the forms below to renew or become a member of Blackpool Civic Trust.
At the AGM the committee was elected and the accounts agreed. See the committee list on our About us page, click here.
Download our membership form for renewals or new members:
Please forward the form to the person named on the form and the payment as stated, thankyou.
Call of the Sea, Public Art in Talbot Square Blackpool unveiled 10th June 2021
'Call of the Sea’ evokes the richness of the sea and is full of references to the many creatures and things associated with the sea in its more benign aspects'. Read more here
Laurence Poyet with her work 'Call of the Sea' in Talbot Square Blackpool:
Princess Parade Crazy Golf Course Re-Opens, near North Pier
Friday 28th May 2021
A derelict crazy golf course has been given a new lease of life by local charities, and volunteers from the community experiencing multiple disadvantage in Blackpool.
Blackpool Civic Trust participated in the voluntary work.
Please check opening days and opening hours on the Princess Parade crazy golf course Facebook page.
Richard Gottfried, a champion of Crazy Golf, on Blackpool's re-opened crazy golf course near North Pier:
Joan Humble on one of the new Tram Benches in Talbot Square, Blackpool
Joan Humble wearing our new Face Mask
Masks will be forwarded to members in November.
Please note the Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony planned for Friday 27th March 2020 has been postponed until after the pandemic.
Blackpool Civic Trust Seaside Memorabilia Collection
Over the years Blackpool Civic Trust has collected a large amount of Blackpool related Seaside Memorabia. We have photographed the items and created an on-line catalogue. Please click on this link to view it.
New Blue Plaque: Site of Courtfield House
Courtfield House was a 'world class' hotel and catering training facility in Blackpool. Formerly located on the corner of Park Road and Hornby Road. The plaque was revealed in March 2020. Thanks to Mike Coyle former lecturer at the college for assistance creating this blue plaque.
Stay Blackpool Show at The Winter Gardens 4th March 2020
Blackpool Civic Trust at the Stay Blackpool Trade Show 4th March 2020. Promoting Blackpool and recruiting new members. To join us click here, thankyou.
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
Become a Corporate Member, see our list, click here