Celebrating Variety in Blackpool On Thursday 29th September 2016, Blackpool Museum Project would like you to help us celebrate Blackpool's role in popular British entertainment. The Museum Project is hosting a Variety celebration day. We want to meet Variety performers, based in and around the North West, to help us better understand the world of [...]
Chloe Bowerbank explores the story of Jack Hylton, the great British bandleader and impresario. Chloe is a Lancaster University student and has recently completed a research project with the Blackpool Museum Project. All roads lead to Jack Hylton Since I began my research into the entertainers that made Blackpool famous worldwide, one name has cropped up [...]
Volunteer Barry McCann remembers Lewis's Department Store
Blackpool-based writer and speaker Barry McCann recalls his memories of an early Bond encounter in Stanley Park.
Here we share the benefit of Digital Stories within a museum environment.
Celebrate the life of music entrepreneur Lawrence Wright and his contributions to Blackpool and the world of popular music.
This week Tony Sharkey from the Local and Family History Centre at Central Library talks about his love of the Blackpool Sideshows.
Susan O'Connor, Project Manager for the Princes's Regeneration Trust talks about the incredible buildings that make up the architectural landscape of Blackpool.
As part of this work the panel visited Eureka! The National Children’s Museum. Carol Neal has written an account of the trip for our blog.
In 1923 and 1924, Blackpool outdid itself by hosting an annual Carnival; the greatest event of its kind, bigger and better than anything it had ever hosted before. Read the blog to find out more.