How Blackpool celebrated the dawn of a new Millennium

Twenty years ago the nation partied like never before to welcome the new Millennium.

Tuesday, 31st December 2019, 5:00 pm

And it is hard to believe that two decades have passed since we left the 20th century behind.

With the much discussed millennium bug failing to bite, right across Lancashire revellers joined people throughout the world in welcoming in the new era in every time zone.

In a Retro photo special we have dipped into the archives to revisit the big occasion and look back at how Blackpool celebrated the start of the 21st century.

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