Blackpool Variety Branch

Equity has a vital network of branches throughout the UK which give members a voice in the union and much more. Branches hold regular meetings in their local area and all members and student members are invited to attend these to share views and experiences, discuss issues that are of importance to them and put proposals to Equity's ruling body - the Equity Council. Branches also organise a programme of social events and raise money for local charities.

If you are an Equity member or student member based in the area you are able to join the branch (no charge) so please get in touch with the Branch Secretary Denis Askham on 07545856372 or email him at

If you are a member or student member visiting the area you are very welcome to drop into the next branch meeting and get to know some of your fellow members.

The Blackpool Variety Branch meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month starting at 1pm,  The AGM, which takes place every year,it is held on the 1st Tuesday of February and starts at 1pm.The venue of each meeting is  BLACKPOOL CRICKET CLUB, WEST PARK DRIVE, Blackpool,Lancashire FY3 9EQ,

The AGM is held every February on the 1st Tuesday at 1pm.  Any Apologies for the meeting please forward to either Denis Askham Branch Secretary or Dave Eager Assistant Secretary. There will be refreshments provided at the AGM. Elections for the Officers and Committee are held every 2 years and 2019 is the next election year.

If you have any questions about meetings, joining Equity or need some advice as a member please contact Denis Askham (Branch Secretary) or Dave Eager (Deputy Branch Sec)