Are you fascinated with the history of Blackpool? Then you’ll love this section, packed full of interesting things! Why don’t you start with our potted guide to the History of Blackpool.

From quirky bits of old architecture to the growth of huge pleasure palaces, you’ll find something here. Be inspired to go and find out more!

Most Recent Updates in this Section:

Blackpool South Pier in 1904, then called Victoria Pier. Tuck Postcards.

History of Blackpool South Pier

Have a look back to the past and into the history of Blackpool South Pier. It wasn’t always home to white knuckle rides and amusements!

Blackpool Carnival

Blackpool Carnival is Back!

The original Blackpool Carnival was a spectacular, huge event in 1923. It’s back again this year – take part or watch it’s a great day out!

Blackpool Tramtown Heritage Tram Museum

Welcome to Blackpool Tramtown!

Welcome to Blackpool Tramtown! In 2023 ambitious plans begin to transform it into a brand new museum and visitor attraction.

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