History

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:

Catch one of the new Blackpool Trams along the seafront

Blackpool Trams – Then and Now

Blackpool trams have seen the Fylde Coast change, grow and evolve into the place it is today, travelling daily along their 100+ years old line

Victoria Street in Blackpool Town Centre

Victoria Street in Blackpool Town Centre

If you’re a regular visitor you’re sure to have walked Victoria Street in Blackpool Town Centre many times – it’s bang in the centre of the town!

Winter Gardens Open Day. Photo: CJ Griffiths

Winter Gardens Open Day

This world-famous venue will once again throw open its doors for an exclusive access all areas Winter Gardens Open Day

Blackpool Tower Conservation

The Blackpool Tower Conservation

Blackpool Tower conservation has revealed many of the stunning original features, with years of work on this favourite Fylde Coast landmark.

History of the Blackpool Tower

History of The Blackpool Tower

On 14 May 2019, The Blackpool Tower celebrated its 125th Anniversary! Take a look at this history of The Blackpool Tower.

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