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Blackpool Illuminations 2015

Blackpool Illuminations is an annual Lights Festival, founded in 1879 and first switched on 19 September that year, held each autumn in the English seaside resort of Blackpool on the Fylde Coast in Lancashire. Illuminated trawler tram at Blackpool .Also known locally as The Lights or The Illuminations, they run each year for sixty-six days,from late August until early November at a time when most other English seaside resorts‘ seasons are coming to an end. Dubbed as “the greatest free light show on earth”,they are 6 miles (10 km) long and use over one million bulbs. The display stretches along the Promenade from Starr Gate at the south end of the town to Bispham in the north. In 2013 the Illuminations were meant to shine from 30 August to 3 November.However on 14 March 2013 it was announced that they had been extended by a week shining until 10 November making it the first time ever the Illuminations will shine for 73 days.This continued in 2014 when the Illuminations shone from 29 August to 9 November. In 2015 the Illuminations will shine for 66 days from 4 September to 8 November

. CSC_0110-resized CSC_0111-resized CSC_0112-resized DSC_0086-resized DSC_0089-resized DSC_0090-resized DSC_0097-resized DSC_0099-resized DSC_0100-resized DSC_0101-resized DSC_0103-resized   I have fond memories of these lights from a very early age.Annie is delighted by them and will hopefully be a happy memory for her in years to come


September 15, 2015 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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