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 [...]
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.
This week the Museum’s Administration Assistant, Tracy Collins, is exploring the Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
Deborah Makin explores what makes Blackpool Special, she is attracted to the variety that Blackpool offers. Find out more in this weeks blog.
Blackpool's annual dance festival bring the glitz and glamour to the Empress Ballroom at Blackpool's Winter Gardens.
Kerry Vasiliou, Community Engagement Manager explores Blackpool's GR8 signage.
Blackpool Museum held a major public consultation and engagement event, Museum in the Making, which took place on Friday 28 and Saturday 29 August 2015, in the Horseshoe and Pavilion Theatre, Winter Gardens. This event successfully engaged 4000 people over the two days. The event was supported by, 30 volunteers, 36 colleagues from our [...]
The Blackpool Museum Team have been traveling around the country to gather people’s holiday memories of Blackpool. Here is a lovely reminiscence from Barry Ashton of Penwortham, on his Blackpool Holiday Memories. As a child (I was born in 1945) we (Mum, Dad and me) always went to Blackpool from Preston, the main reason being [...]