What’s On - 14, 15 & 16 June 2013

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

friday

((june 14)))

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. Daily from 10am. 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

pride and prejudice. Chapterhouse Theatre Company launch the new season of open air plays. Lytham Hall, Lytham. Gates open 6pm for picnics, show starts 7.30pm.

stepping out. Award winning Poulton drama stage the hilarious comedy about a group of eight ladies and one man learning to tap dance. The Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 7.30pm. Saturday matinee 2.30pm.

outdoor theatre pride and prejudice. By Chapterhouse Theatre. Tickets £12 adults, £9.50 senior citizens, £6 schoolchildren, ring 736652. Lytham Hall, Ballam Road, Lytham. 7.30pm.

dirty dancing. Seen by millions across the globe this worldwide smash-hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds, who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Palace Theatre, Oxford Street, Manchester.

piaf. French singer and cultural icon Edith Piaf is celebrated in this powerful musical drama following her rise from the streets of Paris to the international stage. The Octagon Theatre, Howell Croft South, Bolton.

pubs and bars

blue pig orchestra. The Venue, Cleveleys.

red57. All new six-piece band features favourite floor filling hits from the 50s to present day. Toast Cafe Bar and Restaurant, Wood Street, St Annes.

squash. Strawberry Gardens, Fleetwood. 9pm.

last man standing. Four-piece band who play a varied selection of rock, blues, jazz, indie and punk. The Travellers, Cleveleys.

nightclubs and dance

DANCE NIGHT. Commercial chart and dance with a mix of urban and R&B and a splash of 90s presented by DJ Luminati. Drinks promotions. The Loft, above Toast, Wood Street, St Annes. 10pm to 4am.

urban uncut. DJ Jay Fontalba playing r’n’b, hip hop, UK garage, reggae, bashment and UK funky. Crystal, Talbot Square/Market Street, Blackpool. And Saturday.

U.N.I. Weekly session with resident DJ Vince Williams plus guests. Co Co, Market Street, Blackpool.

eclectic. Funky, progressive and electro house with DJ Robert Bagshaw. Flamingo, Queen Street, Blackpool. 11pm to 5am.

SOCIAL CLUBS

helen louise. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool.

sara cheston. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

sheila diamond. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool.

rock band the clock. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore.

billy dee. The Layton, Westcliffe Drive, Layton, Blackpool.

corinne lori. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

scandal. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

ian dowell. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

franklyn. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool.

lee brady. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.

dominic. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.

flashback. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. 


ronnie lee. Blackpool Central Club, Kent Road, Blackpool.

band and open mic night. Station Road Social Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.

rock, blues and soul

music group. Fortnightly meetings for those who love to share their enthusiasm for a range of popular music with like-minded people. Take along a favourite CD to share with the group. Blackpool Central Library, Queen Street, BHlackpool. 2pm - 4pm.

others

NORTHERN LINK singles weekender. Full entertainments package including Wham tribute act and buffet on Saturday night. Special £2 bar, weekend pass without accommodation £59 for the entire weekend. Savoy Hotel, Blackpool.

saturday

((june 15))))

theatre and shows

puccini evening. Musica Lirica Opera, a Fylde based opera company pe5rform an evening of Giacomo Puccini’s greatest music and will consist of arias, duets and ensembles from la Boheme, Tosca, Madam Butterfly. Preston Minster. 7.30pm.

stepping out. Award winning Poulton drama stage the hilarious comedy about a group of eight ladies and one man learning to tap dance. The Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 7.30pm. Saturday matinee 2.30pm.

hits reloaded 10. Now in their 22nd year the HITS productions will be back again to delight the audience and showcase the fantastic talent at our dance schools. Opera House, Winter Gardens, Blackpool. 7pm.

pubs and bars

nick unlimited. Rock n blues covers with Adrian Gaudrey. The Queens, Layton.

bob on. Bob Marley tribute. Strawberry Gardens, Fleetwood. 9pm.

last man standing. Four-piece band who play a varied selection of rock, blues, jazz, indie and punk. Scruffy Murphy’s Blackpool.

de palma. The Belle Vue, Blackpool.

SOCIAL CLUBS

lee david. Fleetwood Workingmens Club, Kempt Street, Fleetwood.

ben bellushi. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool.

michael j. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

passion. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool.

john scarlett band. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore.

tony mitchell. The Layton, Westcliffe Drive, Layton, Blackpool.

nigel miles. Claremont Conservative Club, Westminster Road, Blackpool.

max fox. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

alan kelley. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

robert taylor plus venn tracey. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

kristie charles. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool.

kurtis king (lunch), matt andrews and bill hunter (eve). Philharmonic WMC & Institute, Foxhall Road, Blackpool.

the machine. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, facing Cleveleys Bus Station.

foxed up plus brad stewart. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.

nikki miller. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.

band night. Comrades of the Great War Club (Blackpool) Ltd, 116 Adelaide Street, Blackpool.

tony monro. Knott End WMC, Salisbury Avenue, Knott End.

jack madden. St Annes Conservative Club, 314 Clifton Drive North, St Annes.

nightshift. Highfield Road & Rec., 79 Highfield Road, South Shore.

fran collins. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool.

alisdair mcpheat. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. 


mr smith. Station Road Social Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.

cABARET

THE VIVA! SHOW. With Leye D Johns, Phil Jeffries, the VIVA Showgirls and some very special guest vocalists. Viva! Blackpool, Church Street/Central Promenade, Blackpool.

FREE FAMILY SHOW. With hosts David and Danny and the Partystars Dancers. Viva! Blackpool, Church Street/Central Promenade, Blackpool.

Nightclubs and dance

DANCE NIGHT. Commercial chart and dance with a mix of urban and R&B and a splash of 90s presented by DJ Luminati. Drinks promotions. The Loft, above Toast, Wood Street, St Annes. 10pm to 4am.

peachy. New and classic soulful, funky, disco and house from Barrie Jay, Danny Newbold, Lee Birch and guests. Buzz, 5 Dickson Road, Blackpool. 11pm to 5am.

urban uncut. DJ Jay Fontalba playing r’n’b, hip hop, UK garage, reggae, bashment and UK funky. Crystal, Talbot Square/Market Street, Blackpool. And Friday.

urban funkyard. Vince Williams with the best in r ‘n’ b and hip hop. Drinks promotions. CoCo, Market Street, Blackpool. 11pm to 3am.

FIERCE. House and Electro night With DJ Paul Gregory and Robert Bagshaw. £5 entry. Flamingo, Queen Street, Blackpool. 11pm to 6am.


others

NORTHERN LINK singles weekender. Full entertainments package including Wham tribute act and buffet on Saturday night. Special £2 bar, weekend pass without accommodation £59 for the entire weekend. Savoy Hotel, Blackpool.

sunday

((june 16))

theatre and shows

reg d hunter. Reginald - who is a popular guest on many of the UK’s best-loved TV shows including Live At The Apollo and Have I Got News For You - will be setting out to tour the country again in 2013 with his own unique blend of humour. The Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 8pm.

dirty dancing. Seen by millions across the globe this worldwide smash-hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds, who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Palace Theatre, Oxford Street, Manchester.

piaf. French singer and cultural icon Edith Piaf is celebrated in this powerful musical drama following her rise from the streets of Paris to the international stage. The Octagon Theatre, Howell Croft South, Bolton.

pubs and bars

belvadere. Young upcoming band whose influences include Mumford and sons, Lumineers, Amy Winehouse, Norah Jones and Paolo Nutini. Toast Cafe Bar and Restaurant, Wood Street, St Annes.

de palma. The Belle Vue, Blackpool.

lune deep. Victoria Bar, North Euston Hotel, Fleetwood. 9pm.

blue pig orchestra. The Highbury Club, Fleetwood.

folk

Fleetwood folk club. One of the great names of the current folk scene Kiren Halpin. The Strawberry Gardens, Poulton Road, Fleetwood.

Irish, folk and country

IRISH MUSIC SESSION. Weekly informal session. Listeners, musicians and singers welcome. The Mount Hotel, The Esplanade, Fleetwood. 8.30pm. Admission free.

COUNTRY AND WESTERN NIGHT. Live music, shoot-outs, bucket draw. Hampton Road Club, South Shore.

SOCIAL CLUBS

wayne lester. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool.

heather dee. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

jack bennett. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool.

bob morgan. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore.

ashley moreton. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

max fox (lunch), nicky miller (eve). Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

eddie matrix. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool.

kerry louise. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, facing Cleveleys Bus Station.

lee patrick. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.

martin gabriel. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.

others

NORTHERN LINK singles weekender. Full entertainments package including Wham tribute act and buffet on Saturday night. Special £2 bar, weekend pass without accommodation £59 for the entire weekend. Savoy Hotel, Blackpool.