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We all love Blackpool, Britain’s best seaside resort! Enjoy the Tower and attractions, theatres, shows and things for all the family to enjoy. There’s the Houndshill and a great choice of shopping in the town centre and by contrast miles of golden beach, a new promenade, three piers, the Pleasure Beach and more! This website will show you around Blackpool with information for residents and visitors, about the place and people who live here.

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  • The Problem with Muffins Mouth Mr Muffin coped well with his ordeal - and it didn't dent his appetite! See how he got on in today's blog more
  • On the Spot Fines for Litter Louts Good on Blackpool Council who are ticketing people who drop litter and don't pick up after dogs. Well done! more
  • Summer's Here, Best be Quick and Enjoy it! As summer seems to come and go as fast as the tide, when it's here you have to enjoy it there and then! more
  • Anyone for Rain? A brief interlude from the wet stuff on Sunday, but back to it with a vengeance on Monday! more
  • Summertime and the Weather is Lovely... Well yesterday was a washout if ever there was one, with rough weather here on the Fylde Coast more
  • Speeding and Splashing Ongoing speeding problems on the seafront, and ongoing resentment at splash pad fees in today's blog more
  • Dental Matters I escaped the dentists unscathed, but my poor fur-baby has got a poorly mouth. more
  • Let's Move to the Seaside... I never for one minute thought that I'd ever end up living here, when I was on holiday and sat on the beach in the 1970s more
  • Baby Seagulls and NHS Prescribing Two totally unrelated, random subjects in Sunday morning's blog! more
  • Clocks, Watches and Small Potatoes Today is a random chit-chat kind of day, welcome to my world! more
  • The Eyes Have It Blurry vision after an eye test makes for an excuse to clean the foam off! more
  • Our Afternoon with the Red Arrows The Red Arrows did a special fly-past for the Rossall Beach Group on Sunday afternoon more
  • Summer to Winter in the Space of a Day! Saturday was beautiful while we strolled about at Freeport and Sunday was enough to blow you flat! more
  • Blackpool Then and Now Old evenings spent wandering around the Pleasure Beach, and new plans for redevelopment at South Shore more
  • The Garage Door Police As usual, nothing in our house is ever straight forward... more

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Catch Dirty Dancing - at Blackpool Opera House

You've just got time to catch the brand new production of Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage - over this Bank Holiday weekend.

Welcome to the Strawberry Bistro

Enjoy a meal in the newly refurbished lounge and dining room from a new menu of classic regular dishes and a selection of daily specials, all prepared and served by Nick and Annie.

Shopping by the Sea

Houndshill Shopping Centre is just a stone's throw from Blackpool seafront, right at the heart of Blackpool town centre

Central: Tower Festival Headland

The new promenade in front of Blackpool Tower is a fabulous new public space - it's Tower Festival Headland.

Steak and Psychic Nights - Back at The Venue

Jeanette & Colin Greenough are back for another sell-out season of 2 hour psychic interactions and a fabulous meal at The Venue, Cleveleys

Mrs Brown's Coming to Blackpool!

It's the ultimate tribute show, new for 2017! Mrs Brown takes to the stage and once she's started, there's no stopping her. You'll be laughing from the start!

Strictly Come Dancing at Blackpool Tower Ballroom

Here's how to get your hands on tickets for the show of the year!

Blackpool Museum Project

The exciting new project to capture the story of Blackpool

See Christina Bianco at Viva Blackpool!

The long awaited one-woman show featuring US singing sensation, Christina Bianco, is live at Viva Blackpool cabaret showbar this September.

Step Back in Time with ABSENT

It's a show like no other - through unseen rooms and the secret, theatrical life of Maggie Morgan at the Winter Gardens Hotel - with film, architecture and vast model-making installations and a haunting soundtrack

Holidays for families or single travellers with special needs

Guarantee of full support from arriving at the airport - including adapted transfers, wheelchair adapted hotel rooms and specially selected hotels that have been checked to ensure that they are suitable for any disabled travellers.

Summer Party, Great Offers + More at the North Euston

Make a date for the Summer Party at the North Euston on Bank Holiday Sunday - it's a free family fun day out!

Comedy Night at Dahlia's Kitchen

Comedy Night - new to Dahlia's - with funnyman Mick Miller. Includes 3 course meal and full evening of entertainment.

Heritage Tram Tours - on Ride the Lights Night

Ride the illuminated Great Western Train and the Frigate trams for the first time (and at a discounted price) on Ride the Lights night!

Filming in Blackpool

'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children - with scenes shot here in Blackpool - opens in September.