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Open Events

Want to see what it’s like to study at B&FC? Get a real feel for your future at our open events!

Book now for our March Open Event

Welcome to Open Events at B&FC

Whether you’re a school leaver preparing to take your next step or an adult wanting to study for a degree, returning to education or looking to change careers, Blackpool and The Fylde College is here for you. We’re ready and waiting to help you take the next step.

On-site Open Events - what to expect

We know from talking to existing students that attending Open Events are a real eye opener and can help students make the decision whether B&FC is right for them. It's the perfect time to look around our amazing facilities and explore the fantastic range of courses we offer. You'll also meet our industry specialist tutors, get advice from career experts to ensure your course choices and career aspirations are on track and find out about all the support you can access at B&FC.

Open Events

Wednesday 8 March 2023 Bispham Campus 4.30pm-7.00pm

Join us at our Bispham campus to find out about school leaver, 19+ and degree level courses and take your learning to the next level.

This is your opportunity to speak to our expert tutors, visit our industry-standard onsite facilities and chat to our support teams about finance, careers and help with your studies. It's also an opportunity to sample a variety of activities arranged by curriculum which will give you a taste of what studying here could be like..

For Blackpool School of Arts, please visit our University Centre campus 4.30-7pm.

Maritime Open Events

Looking for a career at sea? Our Maritime Open Events are held separately at Fleetwood Nautical Campus. 

Saturday 21 January 2023 Fleetwood Nautical Campus 12.30pm - 2.30pm

Join us to find out more about our onshore, offshore and general maritime courses from entry-level cadetships right up to degree programmes. Students are very welcome to bring their parents to this event, but if attendance isn't possible due to work or other commitments, they are more than welcome to come to our January event below instead.




Open Events are your ideal opportunity to learn why B&FC is the right place to get set for your future career

At every event, our industry trained tutors will be available to advise you on all our subject areas and the support you can expect throughout your learning journey. At our Meet the Expert events you will have the opportunity to discuss the course you are interested with a tutor and find out what opportunities lay ahead. Ready to take your career to the next level - or learn skills for a new job? B&FC offers lots of career focused adult courses including English and Maths, Up-skilling and Re-skilling courses and degree-level courses you can study just one day a week. 

Twilight Taster Events at Bispham Campus and University Centre

Calling all school leavers

Get the lowdown on everything the College has to offer you by booking an appointment to chat to one of our expert tutors.

Calling all wannabe artists and performers

Here's your chance to get the lowdown on working in the creative industries by talking to our expert tutors