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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 meeting after Easter is on Monday April 24th with Guest Speaker: Richard Ryan "A life in lights".
Blackpool Civic Trust Awards for 2016
The Awards for 2016 will be presented on April 28th 2017 in the Washington Suite at the Imperial Hotel.
April 24th ‘A Life in Lights’ Richard Ryan
May 15th ‘Entertainment' Pete Lindup
June 19th "I wasn't always a Vicar you know!" Father Andrew Sage
July 17th ‘A Family through Time.’ Steve Gomersall
August 21st ‘Courtfield : a legend in its own time’ Mike Coyle
September 18th ‘From D to B’ True facts of Old Marton, Blackpool Phillip Walsh
October 16th ‘A Passion with Heritage’ Brian Lindop
November 20th ‘Art and Design at the Pleasure Beach’ Ted Lightbown
December 18th The Salvation Army
January 15th 2018 Tba
February 19th Tba
March 19th Annual General Meeting
Blackpool Civic Trust members are invited to join in the visits below. Tickets are available from Sharon tel 01253 315162.
Mayor Kath Rowson is holding a Charity Cocktail Evening in aid of the Trinity Hospice at the Empress Grill Room, Winter Gardens, tickets are £15.00 each and include Cocktails and Canapes on arrival, Mash Buffet Bar, Desserts, Dress is smart casual, with Auction Raffle and Entertainment, there will also be an opportunity to purchase the Mayors Special Charity Cocktail. I need to know by the 3rd April if you would like to attend
We are cleaning the Civic Silver in Committee Room B, again this year ready for the Mayor Making in May if you would like to help, all equipment is supplied as are light refresments
Blackpool Civic Trust Members have been invited to see the completed refurbishment of Donnas Dreamhouse, if you would like to come along please let me know, so I can inform DOnnas Dreamhouse of the numbers of people attending.
Our Annual Annual and Dinner take place on Friday 28th April at the Imperial Hotel Blackpool, tickets are £30 each and include drinks receptionon arrival, 3 course meal and raffle, this is an important evening in the Blackpool Civic Trust Calendar and it would be great if as many people can attend as possibel
Once again we will be supporting the the Armed Forces Gala Dinner, tickets are £18.95 each and include a 5 course meal followed by entertainment from a top class cabaret line up and band. Dress code lounge suits, Blazers or Black Tie. Medals may be worn
Please let me know if you would like your free ticket for the opening night of the ice show
Photo of our first Civic Day event in 2011, music in St John's Square: