This years Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On took place on Friday 1st September and as reported back in August, and featured the help of Star Trek.

Blackpool will boldly go where no one has gone before with the first intergalactic switch-on of the world-famous Illuminations.


The announcement of a Star Trek switch-on finale completes the line-up for this year’s event, which is being staged in association with MTV. There will be live performances from artists Example and DJ Wire, Diversity, Conor Maynard and Louisa Johnson.

Star Trek: Discovery’s Captain Lorca (Jason Isaacs) made an appearance on screen to help with the switch-on.