One for R'Jack | Little Touches

One for R'Jack

He can be found in wax form alongside his "little puddleduck" wife Vera down at Madame Tussauds, but this weekend's events at the Winter Gardens would have been a sure-fire hit with a certain Mr Duckworth. 

 

Corrie's Jack loved pigeons and he loved Blackpool, and with the 39th annual Royal Pigeon Racing Association Show of the Year getting underway this weekend in the resort, his two loves have clearly become intertwined. 

 

Facts & Figs

Takes place: 

15-17 January

Venue: 

Winter Gardens

 

Pigeons on Parade: 

 

2,500

 

People on Parade:

 

15,000

 

Range of transactions:

 

Tenner to ten thousand

 

Boost to local economy:

 

£2.5 million 

 

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