Did you know? In 1939 the famous Illumination lights were set up but never switched on, due to the outbreak of the Second World War. High winds can make the Blackpool Tower sway up to an inch. Blackpool can boast some of the best examples of Victorian architecture in Britain. From the momentous to the outlandish, this book is packed full of fun facts and trivia about everything to do with the self-styled 'Vegas of the North'. Much more than a tourist guide, residents too will discover things they never knew about the town. Facts, history, humour; it's all here in this engaging little book.
Product code: BDVSH
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Dimensions: 17.4cm x 11.1cm
Publish date: 01/06/2012
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