Blackpool Civic Trust

Activities: Events, Visits and Meetings

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Blackpool Civic Trust 2014 Awards

Monthly meetings are all held at 7pm on the third Monday of the month in the Town Hall, unless stated otherwise. The list of meetings and speakers is shown below.

Non members are welcome to attend our meetings. Walk into the Town Hall and up the stairs where you will be signed in.

If you wish to speak at one of our meetings please contact the
Speakers Secretary: Peter Mowbray



2019 Meetings and Visits

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

2019 Meeting Speakers


Monday 21st October 2019 at the Town Hall

Bev Carroll

Blackpool in the 1920s


Monday 18th November 2019 at the Town Hall

Professor Vanessa Toulmin

Title to be confirmed


Monday 16th December 2019 at St John's Church

Salvation Army Band Carol Concert and Hot Pot Supper


Monday 19th January 20120

Carl Carrington

Update on Blackpool's Heritage


Monday 16th February 2020

Blackpool Museum update


Monday 15th March 2020


Guest Speakers: John Barnett MBE, DL and Danielle Barnett



Please note in your diary that the date for the Annual Dinner and Awards is Friday 27th March 2020. More information will be announced shortly.





Blackpool Civic Trust Art Competition 2019.
Exhibition 7th to 31st July 2019 in the Solaris Centre, South Shore

'What I love about Blackpool'


Joan Humble, Chair of Blackpool Civic Trust, welcomed winners, runners-up and guests to the opening of the very first art competition to be held by the Civic Trust. The theme of the competition was ‘What I love about Blackpool’


The original work of the 13 winners can be seen at the Solaris Centre, South Shore free of charge.The exhibition closes 31st July.

To accompany and commemorate the exhibition there is a very special art calendar. . A sample copy can be inspected at the Solaris and is available for purchase for £4.95 from Gill Howard who may be contacted on 01253 301264 or

Thanks to generous sponsorship from Granthams Graphics.

Read more on our news page.

Stephen Bruce being presented with the Winners Certificate by Sheryl of Granthams Graphics:

Blackpool Civic Trust Art Competition 2019 at the Solaris Centre


Blackpool Civic Week

Read our Civic Week page for reports click here


Please contact our Events Secretary(acting), Gill Howard.


2019 List of Visits and Events for members


Please note that we are arranging a coach trip to Manchester on Saturday 7th December.

This is an opportunity to do some Christmas shopping at the large number of continental markets and Manchester’s many shops. There is also a wide range of museums and art galleries to entertain children, as well as their parents (and grandparents). Please get in touch with Gill for more details and to book your place.




Photo of our first Civic Day event in 2011, music in St John's Square:

Street Party 2011

18-Oct-2019 Contact us