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Save 20% on All 2013 Departures from Best of Britain Holidays!

Summertime is not over just yet, because our friends at BOBH have an on-going 20% Sale on all remaining 2013 dates! YES, you read that correctly, you get one-fifth taken off all 2013 brochure prices. So, before you get back to the tedium that is coursework, dissertations, projects and deadlines, tell your friends and colleagues […]

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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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Blackpool Illuminations scoop a national award!

Blackpool Illuminations has scooped a national award at Enjoy England Awards for Excellence, walking away with the Gold Award for Best Tourism Event of the Year. The prestigious Awards took place in Brighton and celebrate the best of English tourism, promoting healthy industry competition and high standards, helping to ensure England’s place as a world-class […]

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Blackpool Veterans Week to celebrate, honour and unite all who served

From 21st to 29th June 2008 Blackpool is the meeting place for veterans from all over the UK. Events held throughout the week are designed to entertain young and old and bring together Veterans of all ages. Events include: Military Exhibition and Flying Displays 21-22 June – Promenade Spitfire, hurricane and hawk will display aerobatic […]

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