Who Switched On Blackpool Illuminations

In 1934 Blackpool Illuminations started the tradition of inviting a celebrity or well known public figure to carry out a formal switching on ceremony where a large switch is thrown to bring on that years lights, the tradition continues to today. Who has switched on...

Blackpool Air Show 2018

Blackpool Air Show is bigger and better than ever this year, 2018, and now scheduled for the two days of the weekend Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th August 2018. Blackpool launched the worlds first official air show in 1909, an historic year in aviation when French...