Museum dream to become a reality following final piece in funding jigsaw

Kerry Vasiliou, of Blackpool Museum Project, with Stan Laurel bowler hat signed to Cyril Critchlow in 1947
Blackpool Council has today (June 24) been allocated £4m from the National Lottery Heritage Fund for the development of the Blackpool Museum Project. This is this final piece in a £13m funding jigsaw that will see the project become a reality. The Blackpool Museum Project will celebrate Blackpool as the UK’s most popular seaside destination and its role in the development of British popular culture. Located in the Sands Building on the Promenade, it will be a hybrid between museum and visitor attraction, capturing the spi... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...