Pop group Take That are to perform live from the Blackpool Tower Ballroom as the annual return of Strictly Come Dancing to the resort takes place later this month.
New York, L.A, Vegas, these are the places you’d possibly think A-lister Johnny Depp would be spotted. But if you were enjoying the Blackpool Illuminations this week you may have seen a glimpse of Hollywood glamour…
Manchester has ranked as the UK’s Greatest Sporting City 2015, according to research from ESPN and the University of Gloucestershire and the University of Bath.
Which building in the UK is your favourite? That’s the question UKTV have been asking viewers recently in celebration of the launch of new series Impossible Engineering. On the list such structures as St Paul’s Cathedral and Blackpool Tower (pictured) are up there with Stonehenge and Edinburgh Castle… The poll placed St Paul’s Cathedral as Britain’s favourite building according to the survey. Brits believe that Stonehenge is a greater feat of architecture and design than The Shard
It was nearly lights out for the headline act at the 2013 Blackpool Illuminations launch night, however with only 48 hours to find a replacement bosses lured X Factor judge and Take That lead singer Gary Barlow to perform.
Michael Jackson arrives in Blackpool for star billing.
The BBC has announced the cast for An Adventure in Space and Time; its docudrama on the creation of Doctor Who to mark the sci-fi’s 50th anniversary.
Channel 5 has commissioned a new reality TV series based in Blackpool.
Blackpool is going for gold with 2012 switch-on.
Two more Team GB Olympic sporting stars will be heading to Blackpool for the Big Switch-On next Friday along with an 1980s icon.