The Great British Seaside

 

Keen to explore and to glimpse the difficulties of a town built on pleasure during the ‘off season’, off I ventured with my terracotta hitlist.

I found perhaps one of the most uplifting experiences I have had:

and perhaps one of the most depressing too:

Club Sanuk, formerly Princess Cinema, cream Hathernware terracotta

This dichotomy will perhaps be my lasting memory of Blackpool.

But don’t get sad, come back next week to see one of the gems of Lancashire, an an inside look at the thriving terracotta  manufacturer, Shaws of Darwen…

 

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