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What’s On Monday 19th March

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  • by Robin Duke
 

Don’t miss our What’s On section for all the best in entertainment across the Fylde coast.

Attractions

MADAME TUSSAUDS. The best of British celebrities. More information www.madametussauds.com/blackpool. Central Promenade, Blackpool. 10am to 4.30pm. Details, (01253) 299483

SEA LIFE CENTRE. More information www.sealife.co.uk/blackpool. Golden Mile, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621258.

BLACKPOOL TOWER BALLROOM. Open daily except for special events. More information www.the blackpooltower.com. Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Details, (0844) 8561000.

BLACKPOOL TOWER DUNGEON. Open daily. More information www.the blackpooltower.com. Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Blackpool. (01253) 622242

BLACKPOOL TOWER EYE. Open daily. More information www.the blackpooltower.com. Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Blackpool. (0844) 8561000 blackpool tower jungle jim’s. More information www.the blackpooltower.com. Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Details, (0844) 8561000.

BLACKPOOL ZOO AND DINOSAUR SAFARI. Home to more than 400 animals as well as 32 different dinosaurs. East Park Drive, Blackpool. Details (01253) 830830.

FARMER PARR’S ANIMAL WORLD. Rare breeds galore. Wyrefield Farm, Rossall Lane and Fleetwood Road, Fleetwood. Daily, 10am to 5pm. Details, (01253) 874389.

RIPLEYS BELIEVE IT OR NOT. Two floors of interactive exhibitions and displays. Blackpool Pleasure Beach, South Shore. Daily from 10am. Details, (0871) 2221234.

Theatre and shows

GISELLE. Raymond Gubbay presents the acclaimed Russian State Ballet and Orchestra of Siberia in the ballet classic. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 7.30pm.

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING. Demis-Paradise present an indoor promenade production of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy. Shire Hall, Lancaster Castle and Priory Church, Lancaster. 7.30pm. To March 24 (no performances March 11, 12 and 18). Box office, (01524) 64998.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING. Matthew Duster’s adaptation of Alan Sillitoe’s best selling novel. Set in 1950s Nottingham it centres on a rebellious young factory who works hard and plays dirty. Royal Exchange Theatre, St Anns Square, Manchester. Monday to Friday, 7.30pm. Saturday, 8pm. Matinees Wednesday 2.30pm and Saturday, 4pm. Box office, (0161) 8339833. Ends April 7.

Karaoke

KARAOKE. Daily do it yourself session. Chubby’s Bar, The Promenade, Blackpool. From 9am to 6pm.

KARAOKE. Knobby’s Bar. West Street, Blackpool. And Thursday, Friday and Saturday. From 7pm.

Social clubs

VAL ROBERTS. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 853219.

ANDY KNIGHT’S SINGALONG. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. 2.30 to 4.30pm. Details, (01253) 628835.

Pubs and bars

60s to 80s HITS. With singalong and Open The Box. Bar 19 Queen Street, Blackpool. 2 to 6pm.

MONDAY CLUB. With DJ Dave Jay. Bar 19 Queen Street, Blackpool.9pm to 4am.

MAD MONDAY. Walkabout, Queen Street, Blackpool. To 3am.

OPEN MIC NIGHT. Hosted by Neal Thompson plus weekly guest bands. The Galleon, Abingdon Street, Blackpool. Free admission, from 7pm.

CURRY NIGHT. Set price of £10 for a minimum of two. Yates’s, Market Street, Blackpool.

BONNIE LA BLUE. Hostess joined by cabaret all night from Rita International and Cybil Du Vaux. Free admission. Roxy’s, Queen Street, Blackpool.

Poker and sports

POKER NIGHTS. Central Club, Kent Road, Blackpool. The Waterloo Hotel, Waterloo Road, South Shore. South Shore. 8pm; Whittle Springs, Talbot Road, Blackpool; The Clarence, Preston New Road, Marton, at 8pm and The Sandpiper, Cleveleys Avenue, Cleveleys.

LADIES DARTS AND MENS POOL. The Burn Naze, Gamble Road, Thornton.

Music

BLACKPOOL MALE VOICE CHOIR. Weekly rehearsals. Springfield Methodist Church, Bispham Road, Layton. 7 to 9pm. Details, (0777) 5008023.

MICHAEL HALL ADULT CHOIR. Weekly meeting. Michael Hall Theatre School, Preston Old Road, Marton. 7.30 to 9.30pm. Details, (01253) 696990.

Quizzes

BELATED ST PATRICK’S NIGHT QUIZ. Fund raiser for Trinity Hospice. Themed night. Admission price includes hot pot supper. The Red Lion, Devonshire Road, Bispham. 7.30pm.

QUIZ NIGHT. The Links, Heeley Rod, St Annes. From 9pm.

QUIZ NIGHT. With Joe Gordon. Gallon of beer to win. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queens Promenade, Bispham.

DJ DINO’S QUIZ AND BOOST NIGHT. Soul Suite, Queen Square/Queen Street, Blackpool.

QUIZ NIGHT. With Captain Quiz, Name That Tune, Play Your Cards Right and more. The Fairfield Arms, Fleetwood Road, Greenhalgh. 8.30pm.

SCOTTIE’S QUIZ NIGHT. Free hot food for all players, guaranteed Open The Box prize. The Venue, North Promenade, Cleveleys.

QUIZ AND BINGO. Up to £100 to be won. Churchill’s, Topping Street. Blackpool. From 3pm.

STEVE JAMES QUIZ NIGHT. Drinks prizes, free hot meals for players, big screen interactive games. The Regal Hotel, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys.

QUIZ NIGHT. Plus The Accumulator. The Belle Vue, Whitegate Drive, Blackpool.

QUIZ NIGHT. The Victoria, Church Road, St Annes.

DAVE WARD ROADSHOWS. Quiz night hosted by DJ Dave Ward, at The Crown, Devonshire Square, Blackpool. Free entry. Five rounds - first, second and third prizes plus “collect the cash” accumulator.

Line dancing

LINE DANCING AND COWBOY NIGHT. The Washington, Topping Street, Blackpool.

FANCY FEET LINE DANCE. Classes for all levels – beginners first hour. Highfield Methodist Church, Scarsdale Avenue, South Shore. 6 to 10pm. Details, (07984)188972.

BOOGIE BOOTS. Partners not necessary. Absolute beginners 6 to 6.45pm. Beginners/Improvers, 6.45 to 7.45pm. Intermediate and social dancing, 7.45 to 10pm. St Teresa’s Church Hall, St Georges Avenue, Cleveleys. Details, (07968) 973238.

LANCASHIRE ROSE LINE DANCE CLUB. All Hallows Parish Church, Bispham. 10am to noon. Details, 07766 310260.

LINE DANCING. Willows Catholic Club, Brynning Fern Lane, Kirkham. Details, (01253) 682195. And Upstairs function room, The Wainwright Club, Hornby Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 620555.

Jazz, rock and pop

JAZZ AT THE ASHLEY. This week’s guest – sax star Alan Riley plus resident quartet. The Ashley Club, Victoria Road, Thornton.

Social dancing

ST GEORGE’S ADULT DANCE CLASSES. Various styles. Beginners class. Frank Townend Centre, Anchorsholme Lane, Cleveleys. 8.15 to 9.15pm. Details 07967 970847.

SOCIAL DANCING. Tuition, 7 to 8pm. Social, 8 to 10pm. St Andrews Church Hall, Rough Lea Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 875757.

MODERN SEQUENCE. New dances taught. Hambleton Village Hall, Hambleton. 2 to 4pm. Details, (01253) 873122.

COME DANCING. Sequence and social. Holy Cross Church Hall, Central Drive, Blackpool. 7.30 to 10.30pm. Details, (07988) 148730.

SEQUENCE AND POPULAR SEQUENCE TUITION. Teaching, 12.30 to 1.45pm. Sequence, 2 to 4.15pm.. St Christopher’s Parish Centre, Hawes Side Lane, Marton. Details, (01253) 356284.

SEQUENCE. Old and new. New Venture Club, 88 Warren Street, Fleetwood. 7 to 9.30pm. Details, (01253) 776095.

MODERN SEQUENCE. New dances taught. St Michael’s on Wyre Village Hall, St Michaels. 7 to 10pm. Details, (01253) 500790.

ADULT BALLROOM AND LATIN DANCR CLASS. Frank Townend Community Centre, Cleveleys, 7pm. Details 07967 970847.

Salsa

LADIES STYLING. The Conservative Club, 70 Red Bank Road, Bispham. 8-10pm. Details, 07729 421547.

LA STYLE SALSA. From beginners to advanced. Also social dancing. Hampton Road Social Club, South Shore. From 7pm.

LATIN/SALSA. Classes 7.15pm, social 8.15pm. Frank Townsend Centre, Anchorsholme. Details, (079670 970847.

SIMPLY SALSA CLASS. New season for beginners from 7pm. Then all levels and social dancing. Hampton Road Social Club, South Shore.

SALSA AND LATIN AMERICAN. Frank Townsend Centre, Beach Road, Cleveleys. 7.15 to 8.15pm. Also salsa, ballroom, latin. All ages, new beginners class. Frank Townend Centre, Cleveleys. 8.15pm. Details, (07967) 970847.

SALSA AND AEROBICS. All abilities and ages over 12. Kirkham Methodist Church, Station Road, Kirkham. 6 to 7.30pm. Details, 07545 057064.

NOCHES DE SALSA. Beginners to advanced. Lytham Cricket and Sports Club, Church Road, Lytham. 7.45pm to 9.30pm, then dance until 10.30pm. Details, (012523) 401941 or 07967 768582.

SALSA. With Vitelio Ramos. Wyre Villa FC, Stalmine. Details, (01253) 304996.

ADULT IMPROVERS SALSA. Nicky Figgins Centre Stage School, Rear 216 Red Bank Road, Bispham. 8.30 to 9.15pm. Details, (07708) 642908.

Other dancing

FOLK DANCING. With Margaret. St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 1.30 to 3pm.

ADULT JAZZ. Nicky Figgins Centre Stage School, Rear 216 Red Bank Road, Bispham. 6 to 6.45pm. Details, (07708) 642908.

URBAN FREESTYLE DANCING. Ages 12 and above, adults welcome. Crescent Dance Centre, Bold Street, Fleetwood. 6 to 7pm. Details, (07874) 922223.

BELLY DANCING. Ladies only – all ages, shapes and level welcome. 6 to 7pm beginners. 7 to 8pm intermediates. Playfootball.net, Garstang Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 394830 or 07811 189980.

STREET DANCE. Mimi Dance presents street dance for children aged 11 and over at Bispham High School, Bispham Road, Bispham. Term time only. From 6pm. 07584 359310

ADULT STREET DANCE. Mimi Dance presents adult street dance workout. Bispham High School, Bispham Road. Bispham. Term time only. From 7pm. 07584 359310

Psychic and spiritual clubs

PSYCHIC CLUB. Hosted by Polly. Guest mediums weekly. The Devonshire Arms, Bispham Road, Bispham. From 8pm.

BRITISH HEALERS ASSOCIATION. Free healing clinic. Community Centre, St Albans Road, St Annes. 7 to 8pm.

ROSEWING CENTRE. Clairvoyant mediums weekly. Lostock Day Care Centre, Back Layton Crescent, off Lostock Gardens, South Shore. From 7.30pm. Details, (01253) 626335.

Yoga

SHTANGA YOGA. All levels welcome. Hewitt Room Learning Centre, Lytham Library, Lytham. 6 to 8pm. Details, (07786) 741656.

YOGA CLASSES. Unitarian Church, Lytham Road, South Shore. 7 to 8.30pm. Details, (01253) 315478.

Keep fit and self defence

ZUMBA GOLD. For seniors/beginners 1.30 to 2.30pm. Drive Methodist Church, St Annes.

MUSICAL MOVEMENT. All welcome. Senior Citizens’ Hall, Victoria Road, Cleveleys. 11 to 12.30pm. Details, (01253) 852462.

KEEP FIT FOR OVER 50S. And overweight people. Clifton Drive Methodist Church, St Annes. 1.30 to 2.30pm. Details, (01243) 403273.

OVER 50S KEEP FIT. Over 50s plus class. United Reformed Church Hall, near Cleveleys Library, Cleveleys. 2 to 3.15pm. Details, (01253) 853295

CALLANETICS. All Saints Church, North Drive, Anchorsholme. 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

YOGA. All abilities welcome. Palatine Community Sports College, Expressive Arts Centre, St Annes Road, South Shore. 6.30 to 8pm. Details, (01253) 640247 or (07960) 626836.

KEEP FIT. Ladies only. Chesters Dancing Academy, 19 Victoria Street, Fleetwood. 8 to 9pm. Details, (07989) 144423.

MUAY THAI/THAI BOXING. Pure Impact Fitness Studio, 34 Dover Court, Dover Road, South Shore. 7 to 8.30pm. Details, (07928) 128674.

SLIMMERCISE. Aerobics, salsa, conditioning, slimming club. Clifton Primary School, Clitheroe Road, Lytham St Annes. 7.30 to 8.30pm. Details, (07795) 030922.

LATIN JAM DANCERSIZE. Lytham Methodist Church, Westby Hall, Lytham. 10 to 11am. Details, (0792) 7000 667.

EASY DOES IT. Movement to music. Anchorsholme Methodist Church Hall, North Drive/Luton Road, Anchorsholme. 2 to 3pm. Details, (01253) 867883.

CLEVELEYS TAEKWONDO CLUB. Juniors (year one and above) – 5.30 to 6.30pm. Teenagers and adults – 7.45 to 9pm. Frank Townend Community Centre, Kensington Road, Cleveleys. Details, www.cleveleystaekwondo.co.uk

MEND. Free, fun fitness programme for seven to 13 year olds. Poulton Community Centre, Breck Road, Poulton. Also Friday, 5 to 7pm. And St Annes YMCA. 5 to 7pm. Details, (01253) 882105.

KEEP FIT. Nicky Figgins Centre Stage School, Rear 216 Red Bank Road, Bispham. 6pm. Details, (07708) 642908.

CHEN TAI CHI. All Saints Sunday School, Park Road, Blackpool. 7 to 8pm. Details, (01253) 315478 or 07976 773559.

KUNG FU. Streetwise self defence and combat system. Adults only to 18 plus. Stanley Park Sports Centre, Blackpool. 8 to 9pm. Details, (07929) 625254.

PHOENIX TAE KWONDO. New members welcome. White Church Hall, Ansdell. And Thursday, 6.30 to 8pm. Details, (07963) 104353.

LOW IMPACT CIRCUITS. With Lucie. St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 11.30am to 12.30pm.

AQUA AEROBICS. The Dalmeny Hotel, The Promenade, St Annes. 7 to 8pm. Details, (01253) 716010.

SEATED EXERCISE. Short class for the less mobile, more elderly and more sedentary. Anchorsholme Methodist Church Hall, North Drive/Luton Road, Anchorsholme. 3.15 to 3.45pm. Details, (01253) 867883.

Pilates

PILATES CLASSES. Anchorsholme Methodist Church Hall, North Drive/Luton Road, Anchorsholme. 12.45 to 1.45pm. Details, (01253) 867883; Blackpool Cricket Club, Stanley Park, Blackpool. 7 to 8pm. Details, (07738) 434991; Dalmeny Hotel Leisure Club, St Annes. 8 to 9pm. Details, (01253) 716010; Poulton Community YMCA, Parrys Way, Off Breck Road, Poulton. 9.30 to 10.30am and 6 to 7pm. Details: (01253) 895115 or (07786) 022980.

Others

GIRLGUIDING. Meet for evening of fun, games, challenges, craft, sleepovers and camps. Central Guides meet 6 to 7.30pm, Devonshire Road School, Devonshire Road, Blackpool; 17th Blackpool Rainbowls meet 5.45 to 7pm, Brownies 5.45 to 7pm, Salvation Army Citadel, Leamington Road, Blackpool; 1st Norbreck Guides, meet 7.15 to 9.15pm, Scout & Guide HQ, Kelvin Road & Carr Road. Details (01253) 352098.

PUBLIC SKATING SESSION. The Arena, Blackpool Pleasure Beach. 10am to noon and 1 to 3pm.

POULTON-LE-FYLDE ART CLUB. Painting and drawing demonstrations and practical evenings. All welcome – beginners upwards. WRVS Hall, Queensway, Poulton. 7.15 to 9.45pm.

MUSICAL THEATRE SKILLS. Ages eight to 16. Combine dance, singing and drama in one class. Poulton Youth and Communty Centre, Breck Road, Poulton. 4.30 to 5.15pm. Details, (07792) 410390.

BADMINTON COACHING. Beginners, 6 to 7pm. Intermediate, 7 to 8pm. Palatine Sports Centre, St Annes Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 723772.

EMBROIDERY. Second and second last Monday of the month, 7.30pm. Blackpool Art Society. The Studio. Wilkinson Avenue (off Woodland Grove). Blackpool. Contact (01253) 884615.

ROYAL ARTILLERY ASSOCIATION (BLACKPOOL AND FYLDE BRANCH). Third Monday of the month. Marton Institute, Oxford Square, Marton. 7.30pm.

Bridge and chess

GAZETTE BRIDGE CLUB. Friendly duplicate bridge. The Wainwrioght Club, Hornby Road, Blackpool. 7pm.

LYTHAM BRIDGE CLUB. Competitive duplicate bridge. First Monday – learners’ practice session. Lytham Bridge Club, Pembroke Road, Lytham. 7.15pm.

CLIFTON BRIDGE CLUB. Ansdell Institute, Woodlands Road, Ansdell. 1.30 and 7.30pm.

SADDLE CHESS CLUB. All welcome. The Saddle, Whitegate Drive, Blackpool. From 7.30pm.

BLACKPOOL CHESS CLUB. All standard of players welcome. Blackpool Cricket Club, Stanley Park, West Park Drive, Blackpool. 7.30pm.

 
 
 

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