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Blackpool Illuminations: Meet the mastermind behind the seaside resort’s world-famous light display

Blackpool Illuminations: Meet the mastermind behind the seaside resort’s world-famous light display

Blackpool’s world famous Illuminations have been lighting up the seaside town’s promenade during wintertime since 1879. And while Richard Williams doesn’t go back quite that far, he has been working on the display for 35 years – and has risen up through the ranks from putting up cables and bulbs across the Lancashire resort to running the entire show.

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