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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.
New members and visitors are welcome at our meetings. It's worth coming just to sit in the Council Chamber and look at the surroundings.
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: Shirley Matthews. Tel: 01253 440665
Note the next meeting is on Monday March 19th AGM and Norman Harris - Gasping for breath in the Himalayas
Future Meetings 2018
March 19th AGM and Norman Harris - Gasping for breath in the Himalayas
April 16th - Guest Speaker Tony Sharkey, long time member of Blackpool Council Heritage Department
28th April 2018 Blackpool Civic Trust Annual Awards and Dinner at Viva
Watch this space!
Blackpool Civic Trust members are invited to join in the visits below. Tickets are available from Sharon tel 01253 315162.
Please join our exciting coach trip to Liverpool to see the Terracotta Army 27th March.
The cost of the trip will be as follows
£10 for bus
£13 for Adults to see the Terracotta Army
£12 for Concessions to see the Terracotta Army
£5 for Children aged 6 to 17 to see the Terracotta Army
We will be leaving Blackpool approx 9am with the visit the Terracotta Army booked for 12.30pm, return journey will leave Liverpool at 4.30pm.
If you just wish to go on the trip to Liverpool and not see the Terracotta Army the cost will just be £10 for the coach.
Please contact Sharon on the phone number above if you want to go.
2018 List of Visits and Events for members
9th March - 2pm - Regent Cinema - Free
Tour around the old Regent Cinema
10th March - 1.30pm - NWACTS AGM - Free
The AGM of the NWACTS will take place at County Hall. The guest speaker is Lucy Smith, Northern Powerhouse Partnership Campaigns on the topic of “What the Northern Powerhouse means to us”
22nd March - 6pm - Illumination Department - Free
Tour around the Illumination Department on Amy Johnson Way to see how some of them are made
27th March - 9am - Terracotta Army - Price See Below
£10 for bus, £13 for Adults to see the Terracotta Army, £12 for
Concessions to see the Terracotta Army, £5 for Children aged 6 to 17
to see the Terracotta Army. We will be leaving Blackpool approx 9am with the visit the Terracotta Army booked for 12.30pm, return journey will leave Liverpool at 4.30pm.
10th April - 1pm - Masonic Hall Visit - Free
Tour & talk around the Masonic Hall.
27th April - Blackpool Civic Trust Awards & Dinner - £30.00
VIVA Blackpool, Church Street - Price includes drinks reception, 4 course meal and after dinner entertainment by the Jersey Boys.
2nd May - 10am - Civic Silver Cleaning - Free
Cleaning of the Civic Silver ready for Mayor Making, all equipment and utensils will be provided.
8th May - 6.30pm - Prize Bingo - £5.00 for Adults & £3 for Children
Marton Methodist Church are having a prize bingo night if you would like to come along, the price includes 10 games of prize bingo, cheese, pate & biscuits, dessert, tea and coffee and soft drinks available thoughtout the evening,
12th May - 11am - 3.30pm - NWACTS Building at Risk Visit - Free
Heaton Hall is a Grade 1 listed building in Mancshester, that the NWACTS has declared its building at risk this year, NWACTS have organised a guided tour of the building and a speaker for the visit. Members to make their own way there.
11th June - 16th June - Civic Week
There will be various events during Civic Week including the annual quiz night, Afternoon Tea, Bus Tour, Coffe Morning plus more, details to follow by email and at next months meeting.
29th June - 7pm - Armed Forces Gala Dinner - £19.75
We are joining in with the Armed Forces Week again this year by attending the Gala Dinner the price includes a drinks reception, 4 course dinner and entertainment
5th September - 2pm - Victoria Hospital - Free
One of our members has very kindly offered to give us a talk about the history and a tour of the old Blackpool Victoria Hospital.
16th October - 11am - Layton Cemetary - Free
At our October meeting on the 15th October we are having a talk on Layton Cemetary, its
history and famous inhabitants, following on from that talk Ted Walker has very kindly offered to give us a tour of the Cemetary on the following day
Photo of our first Civic Day event in 2011, music in St John's Square: