What’s On - April 15, 2013

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

TUESDAY

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

ken dodd. Britain’s funniest comedian Ken Dodd OBE returns to Blackpool’s Grand Theatre to tickle audiences with the ‘longest stand up routine ever’. Grand Theatre, Blackpool. 7pm.

songs from the stage. Presented by Thornton Cleveleys Operatic Society. Thornton Little Theatre, Thornton. 7.30pm. Details (01253) 860856.

THE lion king. Disney’s The Lion King is a worldwide theatrical phenomenon, seen by over 65 million people and still drawing sell-out crowds at London’s Lyceum Theatre in its 13th year. Palace Theatre, Oxford Street, Manchester. Tue - Fri 7.30pm, Wed 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Sun 2.30pm. (Ends April 20).

around the world with mooky and boo. Go on a fabulous journey around the world on a whistle-stop journey filled with amazing feats, fantastic fun and jaw-dropping stunts of incredible skill. Tower Circus, Blackpool. (Ends Nov 10).

cats. Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s extraordinary record-breaking, smash-hit musical! Adapted from TS Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, this wonderful blend of fantasy, drama and romance is set on the night that the Jellicle Cats meet for the Jellicle Ball in a sparkling fusion of music, dance and verse. Matinees Tues, Thur and Sat 2.30pm. Mon to Sat 7.30pm. Opera House, Manchester.

Folk, Irish and country

Country & Line Dancing Night. In aid of Cancer Research, Johnny Black Country Disco. & Amy Bridge. Admission £2, Dinmore Hotel, Dinmore Avenue, Grange Park, Blackpool. 7pm. Details 07401114444.

COUNTRY & WESTERN NIGHT. With line dancing. Bispham Conservative Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

Pubs and bars

sky sports live, two boxes more matches. Crazy Scots Bar, Rigby Road, Blackpool.

andy knights. Piano-oke, £50 cash prize. Buckinghams, Queen Street, Blackpool. 3pm.

chill out tuesday. With DJ Ric Smith. Bar 19 Queen Street, Blackpool. 9pm to 4am.

funky box. With DJ Danny. Walkabout, Queen Street, Blackpool. To 3am.

andy knight’s free and easy. Buckingham’s, Queen Street, Blackpool. 3 to 5pm.

live music night. Guest musicians and singer songwriters. The Galleon, Abingdon Street, Blackpool. Free admission.

general knowledge quiz with rock n roll bingo. The Hop, King Street, Blackpool. 8.30pm

musical allsorts. Open mic night. Any style, any instrument, any ability, any age, all welcome. St Annes British Legion Club, Mayfield Road, St Annes.

Music

SOUNDWAVES LADIES HARMONY CHORUS. Simple singing techniques taught. Springfield Church Hall, Bispham Road, Bispham. 7pm. Details, (01253) 724817.

lytham light orchestra. Weekly meeting. Michael Hall Theatre School, Preston Old Road, Marton. 7.30 to 9.30pm.

CHOIR PRACTICE. For youngsters aged seven to 17. Chesters Dancing Academy, 19 Victoria Street, Fleetwood. Details, (07989) 144423.

THE ELSWICK SINGERS. New members welcome. Elswick Village Hall, Roseacre Road, Elswick. 7.30pm. Details, Details, 07702 676398 or 07565 539558.

GUARDIAN CONCERT BAND. Rehearsals – woodwind, brass and percussion. Lytham Methodist Church hall, Westby Street, Lytham. Weekly, 7.30 to 9.30pm. Further info please contact Paul 07981 312183 or Clare 07870 577374 or www.guardianconcertband.co.uk.

BARBERSHOP HARMONY. New members welcome. Help and teach tapes provided. Brun Grove WM Club, Blackpool. 7.30pm.

Poker and sport

fylde croquet club. Beginners course. South Shore Tennis Club, Midgeland Road, Blackpool. 6pm.

red tooth poker. The Old England, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

red tooth poker night. The Gynn, Gynn Square, North Shore. 7.45pm.

mens’ world pool league. The Burn Naze, Gamble Road, Thornton.

POKER LEAGUE. Weekly points and cash. Free food for players. The Ramsden Arms, Talbot Road, Blackpool.

poker night. With free supper. The Dunes, Lytham Road, South Shore. From 8.30pm.

darts and dominoes. The Albert, Lytham Road, South Shore.

Quizzes

quiz night. With rock and roll bingo. The Hop, Cookson Street, Blackpool.

fun quiz night. Plus bingo and guest acts. Duple Social Club, Bond Street, South Shore.

quiz and bingo. Cash prizes and free supper. Up to £200 to be won. Churchill’s, Topping Street. Blackpool. 9.30pm.

quiz night. And Take Your Pick. Free buffet for contestants. The Washington, Topping Street, Blackpool. 8pm.

QUIZ NIGHT. With his MC Clanger. Plus cash bingo and free supper. The Clarence, Preston New Road, Marton.

QUIZ NIGHT. And Play Your Cards Right with Mel and Chris. The No 4 & Freemasons, Newton Drive, Blackpool.

CASH QUIZ. Plus free supper. The Farmers Arms, Lytham Road, South Shore.

QUIZ NIGHT. The Air Balloon, Squires Gate Lane, Squires Gate. 9pm.

THE BIG FUN QUIZ. Free sandwiches, cash and other prizes. The Swift Hound, Rigby Road, Blackpool. 9.30pm.

QUIZGO. The Old England, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

QUIZ NIGHT. The Castle Gardens, Fleetwood Road, Carleton. 9pm.

QUIZ NIGHT. The Squirrel, Bispham Road, Bispham.

FUN QUIZ. Win drinks vouchers. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, Cleveleys.

Karaoke

karaoke. With drag DJ Carmen. Roxy’s, Queen Street, Blackpool.

karaoke and bingo. Bar 19 Queen Street, Blackpool. 2 to 6pm.

karaoke competition. Weekly heats with semi final on November 29 and final on December 6. Top prize £500. Soul Suite, Queen Square/Queen Street, Blackpool.

dj tim’s karaoke. Prizes for best singers. Lucy’s @ Tobago, Abingdon Street, Blackpool.

karaoke. Cleveleys Ex Servicemen’s Club, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys.

Line dancing

((starts April 2))))line dancing and black jack country disco. In aid of cancer. Free admission. Royal Oak, Lytham Road, South Shore. From 7pm.

boogie boots. Line Dancing, easy teaching and social dancing. Bispham Conservative Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. 8 to 10.45pm. Details, (07968) 973238.

JULIE’S STEP IN LINE. Wyre Villa Sports Club, Stalmine. 7.30 to 10pm. Details, (01253) 811719.

LIBERTY BELLES LINE DANCING. St Mark’s Church Hall, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. 1 to 3.30pm. Details (01253) 352559 or (07870) 556440.

LANCASHIRE ROSE LINE DANCE CLUB. Trinity Methodist Church, Fleetwood Road, Fleetwood. 2 to 4pm and 7.30 to 10.30pm. Details, (07766) 310260.

SUE O’KENNEDY’S LINE DANCE. Poulton Youth & Community Centre, Breck Road, Poulton. 11.30am to 1am. Details, (01253) 826262.

LINE DANCING. Instruction and dancing, live act last Tuesday each month. Cleveleys WM Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 594043.

FANCY FEET LINE DANCE. Social dancing and instruction. Holy Trinity Church Memorial Hall, Dean Street, South Shore. 10am to noon. Beginners first hour, social dancing and instruction. The Ashley Club, Victoria Road, Thornton. 7.15 to 10.30pm.

LINE DANCING. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.

Social dancing:

modern and popular sequence. New dances taught with refreshments. 7pm to 10pm,. Senior Citizens’ Association Hall, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. Details (01253) 873122.

afternoon tea dance. Live music from the Frontline Dance Band. Ticket only or afternoon tea inclusive. Sands Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool. 2 to 4.30pm.

teaching and mixed social dancing. Bispham United Reform Church, Cavendish Road, Bispham. 8 to 10.45pm. Details, (01253) 594043.

ballroom and latin classes. Beginners (7.30 to 8.30pm), improvers (8.30 to 9.30pm). The White Church, Ansdell. Details, (07909) 945567.

AFTERNOON DANCING. With John Peate (keyboards) and Dave Miller (drums). Cleveleys Mens Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. 2 to 4pm.

AFTERNOON SOCIAL AND DANCE GROUP. Sequence dancing. Verona Association. Verona Hall, Fleetwood Road North, Thornton. 1.45 to 4pm. Details, (01253) 865494.

THE FRIENDLY DANCE CLUB. Modern and sequence dancing. Singles and couples, all welcome. Wainwright Club, Hornby Road, Blackpool. 8 to 11pm. Details, (01253) 620555.

SEQUENCE. Senior Citizens Association Hall, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. From 1.30 to 4pm. Details, (01253) 852462.

MODERN SEQUENCE. New dances taught. St Paul’s Parish Church, Lake Road, Ansdell. 7.15 to 10.15pm. Details, (01253) 776255.

Salsa

salsa chevere. Salsa classes at all levels followed by social dancing. Marton Institute, Oxford Square, Marton. 7.30pm onwards. Details, 07749 812352.

simply salsa class. Beginners from 7pm. Then all levels and social dance. North Shore Golf Club, Devonshire Road, North Shore.

SALSA. With Vitelio Ramos. St Thomas’ Church Hall, Caunce Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 304996.

Other dancing

tea dance. Langdales Hotel, Clifton Drive North, St Annes. 2 to 4pm. Details, (01253) 721342.

TAP DANCING. Adult beginners. Chesters Dancing Academy, 19 Victoria Street, Fleetwood. 8 to 9pm.Details, (07989) 144423.

JC DANCE CLASSES. Childrens’ and adult dance classes. United Reformed Church, Queensway, Poulton. and Norbreck Primary School. Details, (07792) 410390.

DANCE FOR THE UNDER 5’s. Afternoon dance classes. Poulton Youth and Communty Centre, Breck Road, Poulton. Details, (0779) 2410390.

BELLY DANCING. Ladies only – all ages, shapes and levels welcome. Fleetwood YMCA, London Road, Fleetwood. 6.30 to 7.30pm – open level. Details, (01253) 394830 or 07811 189980.

street and break dance. Mimi Dance at Thornton Little Theatre, Victoria Road East, Thornton. Under eights, 5pm, over eights, 6pm. 07584 359310

preston circle dance group. Music from around the world. Newcomers always welcome. Galloway Hall, Brackenbury Road, Fulwood. 7 to 9pm. More details, (01772) 793658.

Keep fit and exercise

low impact aerobics. For weight watchers and the out of condition. Clifton Drive Methodist Church, St Annes. 7.30 to 8.30pm. Details, (01253) 403273.
zumba fitness. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queens Promenade, Bispham. 11am.

wydance stretch and boogie. Get fit and loose weight to music from around the world. Led by Jacqueline Greaves from Ludus Dance. No special footwear needed, just enthusiasm. Marine Hall, The Esplanade, Fleetwood. 6 to 7pm. Weekly to April 5.

CALLANETICS. All Saints Church, North Drive, Anchorsholme. 6pm to 8.30pm.

ANNE’S LOSE SIZE - RE-ENERGIZE. Diet and fitness. Victoria Congregational Church, Newton Drive, Blackpool. 6 to 7.30m. Details, (07983) 684885.

SLIMMERCISE. Aerobics, salsa, conditioning, slimming club. The Christian Centre, Waterloo Road, South Shore. 7.30 to 8.30pm. Details, (07795) 030922.

MUAY THAI/fitness. Women only. 5.45 to 6.45pm, 6/8 St Annes Road, South Shore. 7 to 8.30pm. Details, (07928) 128674.

DANCERCISE. 7 to 8pm. Pure Impact Fitness Studio, Dover Road, South Shore. Details 07928 128674.

50+ EXERCISE. St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 9.30 to 11.30am.

POWER WALKS. St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 6.30 to 7.30pm. Route varies.

MEND. Free, fun programme for seven to 13 year old children to become fitter and happier. Fleetwood Lofthouse YMCA, Fleetwood. 5 to 7pm. Also Friday. Details, (01253) 882105.

FAMILY FIT PROGRAMME. Fun exercise for the family. Poulton Community Centre, Breck Road, Poulton. 5.30 to 6.30pm. Details, (01253) 882105.

HATHA YOGA CLASS. Hewitt Room, off Clifton Street, next to the Old Police Station, Lytham. 6.30 to 8 pm. Details, Karen (07989) 985466

YOGA. All abilities. Our Lady of the Assumption Church Hall, Common Edge Road, Blackpool. 7.30 to 9pm. Details, (01253) 640247 and (07960) 626836.

AQUA AEROBICS. Dalmeny Hotel Leisure Club, The Promenade, St Annes. 1 to 2pm. Details, (01253) 716010.

PHOENIX TAEKWONDO. New members always welcome. Kincraig Primary School, Blackpool. 6.30 to 8pm. Details, (07963) 104353.

TAI CHI. Main Hall, St Annes Parish Rooms, St Annes. 8.15 to 9pm. Details, (01253) 315478 and (07976) 773559; beginnners, 10 to 11.30am. St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. Details, (01253) 724117. And Main Hall, St Annes Parish Rooms, Headroomgate Road, St Annes. 8.15 to 9pm. Details, (01253) 315478 or 07976 773559.

PILATES. Clifton Drive Methodist Church, St Annes. 6.30pm. Details, (01243) 403273; St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 1 to 2pm; Marton United Reformed Church Hall, Wordsworth Avenue, Marton. 6.30 to 7.30pm. Details, (01253) 694918.

YOGA/TAI/CHI/PILATES. For posture, strength and flexibility. Details, (07941) 0123053. WI Hall, Great Eccleston. 8.15 to 9.15pm.

zumba gold. Beginners or seniors. Clifton Drive Methodist Church, St Annes. 7.30-8.30pm. Details 403273.

others

story time for under 5s. Poulton Library, Blackpool Old Road, Poulton. 2.15pm to 2.45pm

official hobby league cLub. Yu-Gi-Oh! and Pokemon. All ages, player duels, tuck shop on site. Marton Methodist Church, Midgeland Road, Marton. 6 to 8pm. Also Saturday, 5.30 to 8.30pm. Details, (01253) 695334.

CLEVELEYS WRITERS SHORT STORY AND POETS MEETING. Cleveleys Library, Rossall Road, Cleveleys. 1.30 to 3.30pm. Second and fourth Tuesday. Details, (01253) 852147.

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

BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION. Second and fourth week of the month. Lytham Rugby Club, Ansdell Road, Lytham. 7.30pm. Details, (01253) 293957.

GENERAL PAINTING. From 2pm. And Portrait Painting from 7.30 to 9pm. Blackpool Art Society. The Studio. Wilkinson Avenue (off Woodland Grove). Blackpool. 7.30 to 9pm. Details, (01253) 767667.

Chess and bridge

CHESS AND BRIDGE. Senior Citizens’ Hall, Victoria Road, Cleveleys. 12.45 to 4pm. Details, (01253) 852462.

poulton chess club. All abilities including beginners welcome. Sevenoaks Drive Day Centre, Hobart Place, Cleveleys. 7.30pm. More details, (01253) 899742.

gazette bridge club. Friendly duplicate bridge. The Wainwright Club, Hornby Road, Blackpool. 7pm.

LYTHAM BRIDGE CLUB. Friendly duplicate bridge. Lytham Bridge Club, Pembroke Road, Lytham. 1.30pm.

BISPHAM CHESS CLUB. New members welcome. Community Centre, Bispham Road, Bispham. 7.30pm. Details, (01253) 300918.

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

social clubs

sammi shepherd. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

TERRY’s Free ‘n’ easy. Blackpool RBL Club, King Street, Blackpool.

dj keiran. And karaoke. North Shore Sports and Social Club, Cross Street, Blackpool.

cabaret. Guest acts. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. 2.30 to 4.30pm. Details, (01253) 628835.

WEDNESDAY

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.

PENNY FARM RESCUE & REHABILITATION CENTRE. Meet the horses and ponies. Visitor centre, guided tours. Free entry. Preston New Road, Peel. Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, 11am to 4pm. Details, (01253) 766095.

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

songs from the stage. Presented by Thornton Cleveleys Operatic Society. Thornton Little Theatre, Thornton. 7.30pm. Details (01253) 860856.

THE lion king. Disney’s The Lion King is a worldwide theatrical phenomenon, seen by over 65 million people and still drawing sell-out crowds at London’s Lyceum Theatre in its 13th year. Palace Theatre, Oxford Street, Manchester. Tue - Fri 7.30pm, Wed 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Sun 2.30pm. (Ends April 20).

(((starts march 29)))around the world with mooky and boo. Go on a fabulous journey around the world on a whistle-stop journey filled with amazing feats, fantastic fun and jaw-dropping stunts of incredible skill. Tower Circus, Blackpool. (Ends Nov 10).

(((starts April 2))) cats. Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s extraordinary record-breaking, smash-hit musical! Adapted from TS Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, this wonderful blend of fantasy, drama and romance is set on the night that the Jellicle Cats meet for the Jellicle Ball in a sparkling fusion of music, dance and verse. Matinees Tues, Thur and Sat 2.30pm. Mon to Sat 7.30pm.

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.

jazz

six-in-a-bar classic jazz band. An afternoon of jazz with licenced bar and refreshments. Tickets £6. Marine Hall, Fleetwood. From noon. Details (01253) 887693.

Pubs and bars

sky sports live, two boxes more matches. Crazy Scots Bar, Rigby Road, Blackpool.

recycled teenager disco. Music from the 50s to 70s. Plus buffet. The Sandpiper, Cleveleys.

juke box wednesday. With vocalist and DJ Joanna Shorrock. Roxy’s, Queen Street, Blackpool.

Three decades of dance. DJ Kieron with hits from the 60s to 80s. The Mardi Gras, Talbot Road, Blackpool.

wicked wednesday. With DJ Darrell Lord. Bar 19 Queen Street, Blackpool. 9pm to 4am.

Northern and soulful sounds. With Mike Hughes. Soul Suite, Queen Square/Queen Street, Blackpool.

keep it fresh. With DJ Matt Munroe. Walkabout, Queen Street, Blackpool. To 3am.

open mic night. Churchill’s, Topping Street. Blackpool.

live music night. Guest musicians and singer songwriters. The Galleon, Abingdon Street, Blackpool. Free admission.

play your cards right. Games night with fun quiz. The Shovels, Green Meadows Lane, Hambleton. 9 to 11.30pm.

Quizzes

fun quiz. Cash prizes, bingo and raffle. The Blue Room, Church Street, Blackpool. 9.30pm.

fun quiz night. With DJ Katie. Cash prize weekly plus Open The Box with the chance to win the cash accumulator. The Grapevine, Market Place, Poulton. From 8pm.

TONY’S QUIZ AND PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHT. Cash prizes and free sandwiches. The Station Tavern, Lytham. From 9pm.

QUIZ AND BINGO. Numbers permitting. Up to £100 to be won. Churchill’s, Topping Street. Blackpool. Afternoon.

quiz night. And Play Your Cards Right. The Shovels, Hambleton.

quiz night. With the Dave Ward Roadshow. The Tramway, Victoria Road, Cleveleys.

QUIZ NIGHT. Whittle Springs, Talbot Road, Blackpool.

QUIZ NIGHT. Plus Open the Box and Play Your Cards Right. The Admiral, Clifton Drive/The Square, St Annes.

QUIZ NIGHT. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, off Hornby Road, Blackpool.

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

poker and sports

poker night. The Burn Naze, Gamble Road, Thornton.

POKER NIGHT. Frenchman’s Cove, South King Street, Blackpool. From 7.30pm.

ladies only poker night. The Washington, Topping Street, Blackpool.

TEXAS HOLD ‘EM POKER. The Lane Ends, Marton. 8pm.

social clubs

psychic night with aiden hall. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

on the level. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

whacky wednesday afternoon club. Cash bingo, raffle dancing 50s, 60s, 70s music. Blackpool RBL Club, 33-39 King Street, Blackpool. 1 to 4pm.

cabaret. Guest acts. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. 2.30 to 4.30pm. Details, (01253) 628835.

Karaoke

karaoke. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queens Promenade, Bispham.
karaoke. A gallon of beer to be won. The Townsman, Topping Street, Blackpool. 3 to 8pm.

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

KARAOKE. Blackpool RBL Club, King Street, Blackpool.

Line dancing

LANCASHIRE ROSE LINE DANCE CLUB. Assembly Rooms, Warrenhurst Road, Fleetwood. 7.30 to 10.30pm. Details, 07766 310260.

LINE DANCING. St Annes Conservative Club, Clifton Drive North, St Annes.

LINE DANCING. With John and Marion. Hampton Road Club, South Shore.

Social dancing

SOCIAL DANCING. Senior Citizens’ Hall, Victoria Road, Cleveleys. 1.30 to 4pm. Details, (01253) 852462.

SEQUENCE. With David and Rita Harrod. Holy Cross Church, Central Drive, Blackpool. 2 to 4.15pm. Details, (01253) 356284.

SOCIAL DANCING. With Mark Speight (keyboards) and Roy Gaskell (drums). Cleveleys Top Club, Slinger Road, Thornton Cleveleys. (01253) 853219.

Other dancing

modern jive dancing. And social night with Jaguar Jive. Beginners – 7.45pm, intermediate – 9.15pm then all freestyle to 10.45pm. No partner necessary. Singles, couples, groups all welcome. The Wainwright Club, 173 Hornby Road, Blackpool. Details, 07857 433829.

DANCING. Ladies only – all ages, all shapes welcome. Open level. Norcross Civil Service Social Room. Noon to 1pm. Open level. St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 5.45 to 6.45pm. More details, (01253) 394830 or 07811 189980.

Salsa

SALSA AND AEROBICS. All abilities and ages over 12. Anchorsholme Methodist Church, North Drive, Anchorsholme. 6 to 7.30 and 7.30 to 9pm. Details, 07545 057064.

NOCHES DE SALSA. Salsa lessons for beginners to advanced at the Windsor Room in The Regal Hotel, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. 8pm until 10pm. Details, (01253) 401941 or 07967 768582.

SALSA DANCING. Free tuition from Joanna. The Tavern, Adelaide Street, Fleetwood.

SALSA. Advanced 8 to 9pm, intermediate 9 to 10pm. St Annes Parish Rooms, St Annes. Details, (0780) 8351436.

SALSA. With Vitelio Ramos. Our Lady’s Parish Centre, St Annes. Details, (01253) 304996.

simply salsa. Beginners, improvers, intermediate and advanced lessons and social dancing. St Anthony Padua Social Club, Cadley Causeway, Fulwood, Preston.

Keep fit and exercise

beginners chi gong/tai chi. The Stage, 19 Victoria Street, Fleetwood. 7 to 8pm. Details, 07840 371221 or (01253) 773655.

keep fit for over 50s. And overweight people. Holy Trinity Church, Dean Street, South Shore. 2 to 3pm Details, (01243) 403273.

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

SALSA-CISE. Tiptoes Theatre School, Collingwood Place, Layton. 7.30 to 8.30pm. Details, (07951) 012888.

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.

FAMILY FIT PROGRAMME. Fun exercise programme for all the family – children free. Fleetwood Lofthouse YMCA, Fleetwood. 5.30 to 6.30pm. Details, (01253) 882105.

YOGA FOR STRESS RELIEF. Five week course. Palatine High School, St Annes Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 883601.

YOGA/TAI/CHI/PILATES. For posture, strength and flexibility. YIP Centre, Inskip. 8 to 9pm. Details, (01772) 865645.

YOGA. Trained teacher. Suitable for all. The Assembly Rooms, Dicconson Terrace, Lytham. 7 to 8.30pm. Details, (01252) 640247 or (07960) 626836.

MUAY THAI/THAI BOXING. 6/8 St Annes Road, South Shore. 8 to 9.30pm. Details, (07928) 128674.

KUNG FU & SELF DEFENCE. VIDA, Garstang Road, Blackpool. 7.30 to 9pm. Details, (01253) 206155.

SHOTOKAN KARATE. Eight years plus. Beginners welcome. St Albans Church, St Annes. 7 to 8.30pm. Details, 07989 908135. Also adults and children from 10 years. Palmer Avenue Methodist Church, Blackpool. Also Friday, 7.30 to 9pm. Details, (0780) 1716380.

BLACKPOOL & FYLDE SUB AQUA CLUB. All diver associations and diver levels welcome. Dover Road, Marton. Details, (0790) 820693.

PILATES. Senior Citizens Association Hall, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. From 6.30 to 7.20pm. Details, (01253) 852462;

others

parkinson’s awareness week. Coffee morning, plus tombola stall and raffle. St Margaret’s Parish Church, 13 Rowsley Road, St Annes. 10am to noon.

Verse at the Vic. Local performing poets. Free open Mic, all welcome. Last Wednesday of each month. Victoria Hotel, Victoria Road, Cleveleys. 7.30pm.

meditation class. Relax, unwind and combat stress. Soma Therapy Centre, Hesketh Avenue, Bispham. 7 to 8pm. Details, 0783 4072273.

buddhist teaching and meditation. Weekly classes to September 28. Creative Support/Lighthouse Cafe, Crescent West, Cleveleys. From 7 to 8.30pm. Details, (01253) 352721.

dark horse writers group. Weekly creative writing group. Blackpool Catholic Club, Queen Street, Blackpool. 7 to 9pm. Details, (01253) 347556.
just good friends. Fun social group for 35s/50s. Wings Club, Victoria Road, Cleveleys. From 8pm. Details, (01253) 869519. Social group for 40s to 60s. Bispham Conservative Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. 8.15pm. Details, (01253) 869519.

over eaters anonymous. Self help group for people with eating disorders. Friends Meeting House, Raikes Parade, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 823418.

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

INTRODUCTION TO MEDITATION. Weekly classes. Keajra Buddhist Centre, 64 Holmfield Road, North Shore. 7.30 to 9.30pm. details, (01253) 352721.

CAPRICORN SINGERS. New members welcome. Varied repertoire. Cleveleys Park Methodist Church, Cleveleys. 7.45pm.

POULTON JUNIOR BRASS BAND. Members (8 to14 years) welcome (min 18 months playing experience required). Poulton Band Headquarters, Station Road, Poulton. 6.30 to 7.30pm.

FYLDE COMPUTER CLUB. Enthusiasts always welcome. Lostock Gardens Day Centre, off Clayton Crescent, Blackpool. Second and fourth Wednesday each month, 7.30pm.

BLACKPOOL CIRCUS SCHOOL. Circus training weekly. Beginners, 5.30 to 6.30pm. Advanced, 5.45 to 7.45pm. Sports Hall, Highfield Humanities College. Details, (01253) 735725.

BLACKPOOL ART SOCIETY. Portrait painting. 10am. Life Drawing 2pm. Contact Brian Halliagan (01253) 393552. The Studio. Wilkinson Avenue (off Woodland Grove). Blackpool.

BRidge clubs. Gazette bridge club – friendly duplicate bridge. The Wainwright Club, Hornby Road, Blackpool. 7pm; Lytham Bridge Club – friendly duplicate bridge. Lytham Bridge Club, Pembroke Road, Lytham. 7.15pm; Clifton Bridge Club – improvers’ night. Ansdell Institute, Woodlands Road, Ansdell. 7.30pm.