Visiting Blackpool Illuminations As A Child

A Memory of Blackpool

Around the year 1950 a coach would take all the children in our road on a trip to see Blackpool Lights. Those days they called the coach a charabanc.  Does anybody remember that name?  How happy all the children would be going on that trip to Blackpool. I remember very well  leaving in the early evening on the coach with our parents so excited. And arriving at Blackpool and riding up the promenade so mesmerized at all the pretty lights and all the differant themes of nursery rhymes.  We would have hot baked potatoes on our trip home and always returned with a stick of Blackpool Rock. Happy memories of yesteryear!

A memory shared by Brenda Vanderwert , on Apr 15th, 2008.

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