Roll up, roll up. Hear all about it!
Read about Showtown’s progress as we build Blackpool’s new museum. Find out what we are working on behind the scenes and how we are involving the people around us.
Strictly Come Dancing 2023: Blackpool set to sparkle with a week of dance magic
10 November 2023“It’s Blackpool week!” at long last and here at Showtown we are all set to enjoy every moment of it.
Generous donation received from The Sir Ken Dodd Foundation
17 October 2023The Blackpool Heritage and Museum Trust have received a huge boost for Showtown from The Sir Ken Dodd Foundation.
Making the Museum: Operation object cleaning
26 September 2023Our dedicated team of volunteers have been busy cleaning objects that will feature in Showtown’s galleries.
Heritage Open Days 2023: Creativity Unwrapped
19 September 2023Three Blackpool Primary schools recently took part in our 'Creativity Unwrapped' schools challenge. Read more about the project and the work they have created.
Showtown opening and new Chief Executive
16 August 2023Showtown: the museum of fun and entertainment has announced it will open its doors to the public in March 2024 and the arrival of new CEO Elizabeth Moss.
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