Art B&B New Illuminations 22 September 2021 by Visit Blackpool As Blackpool lights up the much-loved seaside town for another year with the iconic Blackpool Illuminations, Art B&B hotel launches its own illumination to mark the occasion designed by Laurence Llewelyn Bowen. The ‘Rock’ light which was officially unveiled by DJ Zoe, of the Iconic Funny Girls, on September 17th, will be switched on until January 3rd for those wanting to get a glimpse of the nostalgic seaside display. The well-known interior designer Laurence Llewelyn Bowen, who has been a designer and curator of the Blackpool Illuminations for a number of years as well as being Chair of the Blackpool Museum Trust, designed the piece based on the famous Blackpool Rock. The Blackpool Illuminations first started in 1879 on the Fylde Coast in Blackpool and have been popular ever since, bringing in thousands of people every year from families to couples and to those wanting to take a trip down memory lane at this seaside resort. The illumination piece, which was loaned to Art B&B, will be situated in front of the artist-designed Art B&B hotel, making it the perfect place to stay to view the incredible array of illuminations that Blackpool. Also with the illuminations being extended this year, there is even more of a reason to take a UK break to the iconic seaside town. The hotel is the perfect destination for art lovers, or something unique for those who want to enjoy the nostalgia of a traditional British seaside escape, Art B&B is not the ordinary Blackpool hotel or B&B. It offers a special type of inspiring, yet affordable luxury in a variety of rooms. The pristine, luxury rooms and proximity to long beaches, fresh air and Blackpool’s attractions combine all the fun of the fair with a vital focus on wellbeing. Art B&B aims to reinvest in the community through creativity and art with each of its rooms being designed by a specially commissioned artist, to tell its own story, with local artists being at the heart of what they do. For those wanting to catch a glimpse of the illumination commission, Art B&B is located at Neon and Sea, 180-182 Promenade Between, Blackpool FY1 1RJ. For more information or to book a stay at the hotel, please visit Art B&Bs website.