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Blackpool Civic Trust promoting excellence since 1975.
We hope you'll come and meet us in 2016!

Blackpool Tower flying the Blue Flag for clean beach in May 2016

Blackpool South Beach wins coveted blue flag award

Blackpool Civic Trust

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.

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Monthly Meetings
2016 Monthly Meetings on the third Monday of the month at 7pm.

The next meeting is at the Town Hall:
7pm Monday November 21st, Guest Speaker: Tony Sharkey speaking about: Blackpool's The 1923 Carnival
Click here to see a full list of our speakers

Blackpool Civic Trust Listed Building Survey Training

Blackpool Civic Trust members being trained to do listed building surveys

Joan Humble appointed Chair of Civic Voice

We are proud to announce that Joan Humble, the Chairman of Blackpool Civic Trust has been appointed chair of the national body for civic societies, Civic Voice. Joan will undertake a dual role as chair of both bodies.

Civic Voice


Week 3 of Promenade Shelter Renovation

Blackpool Civic Trust volunteers have been working hard to renovate the Grade II Listed Promenade Shelter opposite Sandhurst Avenue.
Blackpool Civic Trust always welcomes new members and if you want to play a part in helping to preserve our resort’s unique heritage please join us.

Read more on our news page.

Photo names from Left to Right: John Garnham, Pat Hayes, Joan Humble (Chair), Barry Shaw, Steward (Coastal Protection).

Blackpool Civic Trust Promenade Shelter Renovation

Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee Morning

Blackpool Civic Trust held their Macmillan Coffee Morning at St Stephen on Cliffs Parish Centre together with St Stephen on Cliffs New to You Pop Up Boutique on Saturday 1st October 10am till 2pm, as well as the church stalls, there was a raffle, tombola, craft stall and cake stall. Thanks to all those who came and who helped.

Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee Morning at St Stephen's on the Cliffs Blackpool

Blackpool Civic Week - 12th to 18th June 2016

Civic Day is a national celebration of civic pride. It is a day when communities across the country say "we care about where we live".

Civic Voice

Read more on our Civic Week page

Civic Day Afternoon Tea at the Art Deco Cafe, Stanley Park

Blackpool Civic Trust Civic Week 2016

Heritage Quiz at St Stephen's on the Cliffs Church Hall

Blackpool are the first group nationally to survey all local war memorials as part of the First World War Memorials Programme, 29th February 2016. Click here to read more

Click here to see the Video of the project from Civic Voice


Imperial Hotel Tile Project

If you've an hour or two to spare why not come along and join us restoring this fine room. All Civic Trust members are very welcome.

Imperial Hotel Blackpool Tile Project

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LostWar MemorialsBlackpool Heritage TramsBlackpool Air Show

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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

War Memorial Recording

Blackpool Heritage Open Days click here

Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours click here

Blackpool Illuminations

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See our news page for information of what we've done and what we're doing.

Blackpool has 7 miles of diverse and well maintained promenade, several parks and open spaces. It is also a major centre of entertainment, as marked by the Comedy Carpet, and ballroom dancing at the beautiful Tower Ballroom and the Winter Gardens. The Opera House was host to the Royal Variety Show in 1955 and 2009.

Blackpool also takes the environment seriously with attractively designed improvements to flood defences, major water cleanliness projects and sustainability technology being featured at the Solaris Centre.

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