When Were The First Blackpool Illuminations Lights?

The tradition of the annual Blackpool Lights being switched on was started in May 1912.

The Blackpool Promenade was lit up to celebrate a visit by Her Royal Highness (HRH) Princess Louise.

The event was such a success that the local council decided to make it a yearly event with different celebrities chosen to switch on the decorative lights.

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