Blackpool RNLI Lifeboat Station Open Day
Blackpool volunteers invites everyone to the Lifeboat station on Sunday 27 August at 10.00am
Admission is free of charge and there will be plenty of activities, including having the opportunity to look at the lifeboats, as well as the tractors used to transport the lifeboats from the station to the sea.
This year we will be having a special guest, from Britain's Got Talent, the amazing Steve Royle. A Comedian, actor, juggler, and all-round entertainer from Chorley, Lancashire.
There will also be plenty of fun activities for all the family throughout the day. The RNLI’s mascot Stormy Stan will be greeting people at the lifeboat station. Also during the day, a Tug-of War competition on the beach, Sandcastle competition, ‘soak a crew member’ (in the stocks with wet sponges!), children's magic show and the Scout Gang Show production. Lots of stalls selling homemade cakes, biscuits, raffles, tombola, homemade gifts, BBQ and Bar.
The RNLI shop will be open and the station will be joined by other emergency services from HM Coastguard, Blackpool Beach Patrol (Jet Ski's), Fire Brigade, Police and North West Ambulance service.
Come along and have a great day out
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.
Learn more about the RNLI
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