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: Shirley Matthews. Tel: 01253 440665

2018 Meetings and Visits

2018 Monthly Meetings on Mondays at 7pm in the Town Hall Council Chamber:

Note the next meeting is on Monday May 21st - Emma Heslewood speaking about Cyril Critchlow's Life


Future Meetings 2018

May 21st
Emma Heslewood speaking about Cyril Critchlow's Life


June 11th
Wendy Singleton  British Battlefields


July 16th Clive Grunshaw


August 20th
Mike Coyle Blackpool Regiments


September 17th TBA
Barry Shaw Seaside Frolics


October 15th
Ted Walker, Power Point on Layton Graveyard


November 19th
Barry Band Theatres


December  17th
Salvation Army  St John’s Church



28th April 2018 Blackpool Civic Trust Annual Awards and Dinner at Viva


Awards at 6.45pm - Dinner at 8pm - After dinner entertainment by the West End Jerseys

More information on our poster below:

Blackpool Civic Trust Awards 27th April 2018


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


2018 List of Visits and Events for members


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 West End Jerseys.


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, Coffee Morning as below.
Monday 11th June - Blue Plaque Town Centre Walking Tour - 12noon
Tuesday 12th June - Civic Week Blue Plaque Bus Tour 1pm
Tuesday 12th June - Surprise Supernatural Ghost Walk - 6.30pm
Wednesday 13th June - Annual Quiz Night & Hot Pot Supper - 6.45pm -  £5
Thursday 14th June - Community Project - Jubilee Gardens - TBC
Thursday 14th June - Blackpool Tower Tour - 11am - please note change of time
Friday 15th June - Coffee Morning - 10am
Saturday 16th June - Civic Day Afternoon Tea at the Imperial Hotel - 2pm - Members £10  Non Members £13


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:

Street Party 2011

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