TheWinterGardensBlackpool[Book: Winter Gardens Blackpool, Ted & Ann Lightbown – 2013 – 21x30cm – 28 Pages – Many B&W photos]. A souvenir brochure: “The Winter Gardens Company was registered on 7th August 1875… by the end of 1876, many of the foundations and basements of the main buildings had been put in and there were outdoor and indoor skating rinks… 1896 saw the erection of a 220ft Gigantic Wheel… The circular switchback railway Les Montagnes Russes was installed in 1902…” Includes the Opera House Roll of Honour (1889-2013), and the Blackpool dance festival. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good.