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Conserving the Midland Railway poster, Blackpool

This guest blog was written by Richard Hawkes ACR, Paper Conservator, Artworks Conservation, Harrogate

Posters produced to advertise railway companies and their destinations were not expected to last longer than their brief period of display. 637 more words

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Food: Rock Candy Joy in Northern England.

As I’m sitting in my cubicle workstation today, the latest Munchies episode makes me hungry and yearning to travel.  This is Munchies tour of the North, the cities Blackpool and Liverpool.  13 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge 3 - Cover Art. The Birds

Perhaps I could do a new version of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds and set it in a seaside town?

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Funny Girls in Blackpool

After lunch with the Trustees I went up to Blackpool, glimpsed the “Illuminations”, checked into the Hilton, caught the second half of Brian’s Twelfth Night and then we went on to see Britain’s number one Drag show – Funny Girls.   96 more words


New Music: Rae Morris - Closer EP

Currently on tour with none other than George Ezra, Blackpool singer-songwriter Rae Morris has released her new EP, Closer, out now on Atlantic Records. It comes ahead of her debut album Unguarded which drops on January 26th. 188 more words


Fixing English Football: The Growing Rift Between Fan and Club

Anybody following the developments at Bloomfield Road and St.James Park where Blackpool and Newcastle fans have been protesting at the running club will be able to see that those with the power in English football are not universally liked. 1,259 more words