Blackpool, Central Beach c.1939

Memories of Blackpool


I was a part of a double cabaret act in the 60's. My then husband and I were Ricky and Jackie Day...we both sang and played guitars. We were resident at the Queens Bars in Cleveleys for summer seasons and my son James was Born at Glenroyd Hospital in Blackpool in 1964. Peter Blythe was a budding Medical (...Read full memory)

My parents spent annual holidays at Taberners boarding House in Albert Road, Blackpool Central, when they were young children, and upon hearing of their eventual courtship and engagement many years later, the then owners vowed to postpone the sale of the boarding house until they were to marry and have their honeymoon (...Read full memory)

In 1958 I was a pupil at Blackpool Grammar School on Raikes Parade. At lunchtime it wasn't unknown for some of us to leave the school premises and walk down to FW Woolworths store near to the Tower. Here, a virtual cornucopia of confectionary was to be found. Pick'n'Mix was my particular favourite. I spent my school dinner money (...Read full memory)

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 (...Read full memory)

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