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 [...]
Here we share the benefit of Digital Stories within a museum environment.
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.
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 external [...]
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 [...]
Pat Hayes, attended the Blackpool International Dance Festival at the Winter Gardens in May. Join her on a descriptive tour of the glitz and glamour.
Blackpool Museum Project have set up three focus groups and will be working with them throughout the year to discuss, debate and comment on all aspects of the Museum as it develops.
On our UK tour we visited Museums and shopping centres in Bradford, Bolton and Glasgow, three places that have traditional journeyed to Blackpool on family or group holidays.