Posts Tagged ‘Blackpool’

De Havilland Dragon Rapide pleasure flights from Blackpool Airport

Thursday, May 19, 2011 13:05 Comments Off

If vintage aircraft holds a fascination for you, why not consider booking a flight on a vintage 1930s aircraft this May bank holiday? Classic Flight is returning to Blackpool Airport on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 May, offering pleasure flights on a De Havilland Dragon Rapide. Flights cost from £75 per person and will depart [...]

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Pontin’s Blackpool to close

Wednesday, September 9, 2009 19:30 Comments Off

Ocean Parcs, owner of Pontin’s, has unveiled a multi-million pound investment for five of its six holiday parks, far more than originally announced in February – Southport Holiday Park alone has a planned investment of more than £100 million. Subject to planning permission, Prestatyn Sands, Brean Sands, Southport, Lowestoft (Pakefield) and Camber Sands will all [...]

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Blackpool Illuminations switch on tonight

Friday, September 4, 2009 13:48 Comments Off

The famous Blackpool Illuminations will be switched on tonight by comedian Alan Carr. In the build-up to the switch-on there’s a free concert available on a first come first served basis. No tickets are required but it’s advisable to get there early. Gates open at 4pm with the concert starting at 6pm. Hosting tonight’s concert [...]

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Blackpool Air Display takes off this weekend

Thursday, August 6, 2009 18:50 Comments Off

If you haven’t already sussed, I’m a big fan of the Red Arrows and their fantastic air display. If you’re a fan too, and you’re in the Blackpool region this coming weekend, you can see them perform their latest display between the Central and South Piers in Blackpool this Sunday, 9 August 2009. The Red [...]

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