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It’s all lit up and waiting for you – Blackpool Illuminations

  Blackpool, ‘Britain’s Capital of Fun’ is all lit up and ready to welcome you! Instead of closing shop like most British coastal towns, at the end of a busy summer, the good folk of Blackpool in Lancashire decide to organise a spectacle like you’ve never seen, at least not this side of the Atlantic. […]

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Grand UK New Themed Breaks

Grand UK Holidays have a new selection of themed breaks departing in September and October, below is a small selection of some of thier best, including their annual reunion holiday! Wonderful Gardens of Wales 3rd September 2012 – Price From £277 The National Botanic Garden of Wales is the first botanic garden to be created […]

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Blackpools new tourist attractions and spectacular Illuminations!

Blackpool Illuminations are taking place from the 2nd September – 6th November; you will be able to see 10 kilometres of Blackpool’s seafront lit up using over one million bulbs, an awesome spectacular not to be missed. This year the Blackpool Illuminations will be switched on by Keith Lemon. The Illuminations consist of lasers, neon, […]

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Blackpool Illuminations – What’s the Big Deal?

The Blackpool Illuminations first started out way back in 1879 when just 8 electric arc lamps stood along the promenade. They were described as ‘artificial sunshine’ and were revolutionary as light bulbs weren’t even invented until 1878. 132 years on, and about 10 million pounds worth of equipment, Blackpool has become dubbed as the greatest […]

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