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.

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: Judi Brown.

2019 Meetings and Visits

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

2019 Meeting Speakers


Monday 19th August 2019 at St Stephens on the Cliffs

David Evans

From Little Acorns, Great Jaguars Grow


Monday 16th September 2019 at the Town Hall

Linda Tolsen

125yrs of the Glorious Grand



Monday 21st October 2019

Shirley Matthews

A Towering 125yrs


Monday 18th November 2019

Professor Vanessa Toulmin

Title to be confirmed


Monday 16th December 2019

Salvation Army Carol Concert


Monday 19th January 20120

Carl Carrington

Update on Blackpool's Heritage


Monday 16th February 2020

Blackpool Museum update


Monday 15th March 2020


Speaker to be confirmed





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 11th to 16th June 2018

Read our Civic Week page for a report click here


Blackpool Civic Trust members are invited to join in the visits below. Tickets are available from Sharon tel 01253 315162.


2019 List of Visits and Events for members




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

Street Party 2011

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