BLACKPOOL’S ILLUMINATIONS.

BlackpoolsIlluminations[Book: Andrew Hazlehurst & Steve Palmer – 1997 – 17x24cm – 52 Pages – Many B&W and colour photos]. 1997 will see the 65th anniversary of the illuminations – a tourist attraction so popular, that it has earned the title: “The Greatest Free Show On Earth.” Chapter Points: Foreword (by Arthur Elliot, Director of Electrical Services 1974–1988); Acknowledgements; Introduction; The History of the Illuminations; The Twenties; The Thirties; The Forties; The Fifties; The Sixties; The Seventies; The Eighties; The Nineties; The Illuminations Year; Construction and Creation in the Workshops; The Infrastructure; List of Features – 1997; The Switch-On Ceremonies; Dates of Illuminations and Switch-On Personalities; Illuminated Trams (Tramnik One, etc.); Mobile Displays (Glimobile, etc.); Storm Damage; Sales of Illuminations and Sponsorships; Plan of Illuminations. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good.