Indie-rockers The 1975 joined forced with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra for a truly one-off musical experience in the glorious surroundings of Blackpool’s Tower Ballroom.
Final preparations are underway for the third Blackpool Music Festival, which will be held at venues across the town on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 7, 8 and 9.
Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children, partly filmed in Blackpool, has been officially released in both the UK and America.
Ninety five-year-old Bobby King recalls his first trip to Blackpool in 1927, arriving in a charabanc, while Frank Flynn, 74, has some 50 years of memories playing backing music for stars such as Les Dawson and Engelbert Humperdinck.
CBeebies presenter Patrick Lynch will bring the classic children’s story of Pinocchio to life through the medium of books at Lowther Pavilion, on Sunday.
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