What’s On - December 16, 2014

What's on.
What's on.

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

TUESDAY

Attractions

blackpool model village and gardens. Now converted back to its 1972 layout. East Park Drive, Blackpool. And Sunday, 9am to 4pm.

Madame Tussauds. The best of British celebrities. Open daily for more information and opening times please visit www.madametussauds.com/blackpool. Central Promenade, Blackpool. Tel: (01253) 299483

SEA LIFE Blackpool. Open daily for more information and opening times please visit www.visitsealife.com/blackpooL. Central Promenade, Blackpool. Tel: (01253) 621258.

The Blackpool Tower Ballroom. Open daily (except when booked for events) for more information please visit www.theblackpooltower.com. Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Tel:0844 8561000.

The Blackpool Tower Dungeon. Open daily for more information please visit www.theblackpooltower.com. The Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Tel: (01253) 622242

The Blackpool Tower Eye. Open daily for more information please visit www.theblackpooltower.com. The Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Tel: 0844 8561000

The Blackpool Tower Jungle Jim’s. Open daily for more information please visit www.theblackpooltower.com. The Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Tel: 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

sleeping beauty. Jam-packed with smash-hit songs, stunning sets, fabulous costumes, exciting effects, lots and lots of laughs and plenty of seasonal sparkle. starring Jennifer Ellison (Dance Mums, Phantom of The Opera), BBC Radio Lancashire presenter and family favourite Steve Royle, Radio Wave’s Hayley Kay, Lewis Bradley (BBC’s Any Dream Will Do, Wicked ) and Nick Wilton (EastEnders’ Mr Lister). Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 10.15am & 1.30pm.

snow white and the seven dwarfs. Starring none other than, comedy legend Jimmy Cricket in the role of Muddles audiences are sure to be delighted both young and old, supported by Jim Whelan, Pete Lindup, Kristina Castellina, Adam Trembath, Yvonne Patterson and the Magnificent Seven. The Guild Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston. 1.30pm & 7pm.

aladdin. Mooky and Mr Boo present this festive treat with a whole host of incredible stunts, jaw-dropping feats and comedy capers, not to mention the world-famous water finale. Blackpool Tower Circus. Tel: 0871 222 9929.

aladdin. Use one of your three magic wishes to see this pantomime, starring former Coronation Street heartthrob Scott Wright, as the genie. New scenery, new costumes and new faces in the professional cast, as well as plenty of audience participation. Lowther Pavilion, Lytham. Tel: 01253 794221.

Folk, Irish and country

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

Pubs and bars

jay phillips showcase. The Snooty Fox, Wood Street, St Annes. All welcome, backing tracks allowed. 8.30pm.

quiz and open box. The Clarence, Preston New Road, Marton.

disco/karaoke. with DJ Frankie. The Old Brige House, Lytham Road, South Shore. 2pm-6pm.

singles club. New club to meet new friends for a friendly chatty evening. The Fairhaven, Clifton Drive South, Fairhaven. 7.30pm.

quiz and bingo. Free supper, win up to £500. Churchill’s, Topping Street, Blackpool. 8.30pm.

pizza night. Deals on oven baked pizzas made on the premises. The Blue Room, Church Street, Blackpool.

music nights. With barman Kevin, take along your favourite CD, a range of different music, drinks promotions. Lucy’s @ Tobago, 69-71 Talbot Road, Blackpool.

nico. The Ruskin Hotel, Albert Road, Blackpool.

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.

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

curry night. Meal and drinks deal, live sports two meals for £7.45. Litten Tree, Queen Street, Blackpool.

texas holdern poker night. The Queens Pub, Beach Road, Fleetwood.

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. 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.

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

Karaoke

karaoke/disco. With DJ Gazza, 2-6pm. Pole and FIFA 15 night from 8pm. The Old Bridge House, Lytham Road, Blackpool.

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

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

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

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 11pm. 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. With Brian and Maureen Bird. Senior Citizens Association Hall, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. From 7 to 10pm. Details, (01253) 873122.

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.

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

Other dancing

adult ballet. Whittakers Dance and Drama Centre, 135 Hornby Road, Blackpool. Tel (01253) 623368.

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

dan whiston’s zumba class. ITV’s Dancing on Ice star brings his class to the Fylde Coast. Wendy Hollands Fitness, Butts Close, Red Marsh, Thornton. 6.15pm-7.15pm.

pilates. For bad backs and posture. The White Church, Fairhaven. 6.30-7.30pm. Details 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, 07963104353.

TAI CHI. Main Hall, St Annes Parish Rooms, St Annes. 8.15 to 9pm. Details, (01253) 315478 and 07976773559; 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. 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

YuGiOh pokemon & vanguard. Weekly club for all ages card gaming. Marton Methodist Church, Midgeland Road, Blackpool. 6pm-8pm. Details 01253 987140.

singles party night. With resident host Mike Rossi, meet new friends. Hampton Road Social Club, Hampton Road, Blackpool. Details, 341508.

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. Park Club Lounge, rear of Masonic Hall. West Drive, Cleveleys 1.30 to 3.30pm. Second and fourth Tuesday. Details, (01253) 868679.

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.

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

kat ross. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

paul hayes collection. Central Club, Kent Road, Blackpool. 7.30pm.

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

blackpool model village and gardens. Now converted back to its 1972 layout. East Park Drive, Blackpool. And Sunday, 9am to 4pm.

Madame Tussauds. The best of British celebrities. Open daily for more information and opening times please visit www.madametussauds.com/blackpool. Central Promenade, Blackpool. Tel: (01253) 299483

SEA LIFE Blackpool. Open daily for more information and opening times please visit www.visitsealife.com/blackpooL. Central Promenade, Blackpool. Tel: (01253) 621258.

The Blackpool Tower Ballroom. Open daily (except when booked for events) for more information please visit www.theblackpooltower.com. Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Tel:0844 8561000.

The Blackpool Tower Dungeon. Open daily for more information please visit www.theblackpooltower.com. The Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Tel: (01253) 622242

The Blackpool Tower Eye. Open daily for more information please visit www.theblackpooltower.com. The Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Tel: 0844 8561000

The Blackpool Tower Jungle Jim’s. Open daily for more information please visit www.theblackpooltower.com. The Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Tel: 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

sleeping beauty. Jam-packed with smash-hit songs, stunning sets, fabulous costumes, exciting effects, lots and lots of laughs and plenty of seasonal sparkle. starring Jennifer Ellison (Dance Mums, Phantom of The Opera), BBC Radio Lancashire presenter and family favourite Steve Royle, Radio Wave’s Hayley Kay, Lewis Bradley (BBC’s Any Dream Will Do, Wicked ) and Nick Wilton (EastEnders’ Mr Lister). Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 10.15am & 7pm.

snow white and the seven dwarfs. Starring none other than, comedy legend Jimmy Cricket in the role of Muddles audiences are sure to be delighted both young and old, supported by Jim Whelan, Pete Lindup, Kristina Castellina, Adam Trembath, Yvonne Patterson and the Magnificent Seven. The Guild Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston. 1.30pm & 7pm.

aladdin. Mooky and Mr Boo present this festive treat with a whole host of incredible stunts, jaw-dropping feats and comedy capers, not to mention the world-famous water finale. Blackpool Tower Circus. Tel: 0871 222 9929.

aladdin. Use one of your three magic wishes to see this pantomime, starring former Coronation Street heartthrob Scott Wright, as the genie. New scenery, new costumes and new faces in the professional cast, as well as plenty of audience participation. Lowther Pavilion, Lytham. Tel: 01253 794221.

jazz

six in a bar. North Euston Hotel, Fleetwood. Noon to 2.30pm.

Pubs and bars

lee michaels. The Old Bridge House, Lytham Road, Blackpool. 2-5pm.

games night. A variety of games, draws and a bit of karaoke, plus supper. Travellers Rest, Cleveleys. 9pm.

talent contest. £1000 prize money. Churchill’s, Topping Street, Blackpool. (((ENDS December 17)))))

lee michales. The Old Bridge House, Lytham Road, South Shore. 3pm-6pm.

karaoke. £50 prize. The Townsman, Topping Street, Blackpool.

music nights. With barman Kevin, take along your favourite CD, a range of different music, drinks promotions. Lucy’s @ Tobago, 69-71 Talbot Road, Blackpool.

tony fletcher. The Ruskin Hotel, Albert Road, Blackpool.

curry night. Meal and drinks deal, live sports two meals for £7.45. Litten Tree, Queen Street, Blackpool.

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.

quiz, bingo. Churchill’s, Topping Street. Blackpool. Starts 3pm.

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

quiz night. Also interhouse dominoes competition from 6pm. Halfway House, St Annes Road, South Shore. 7.30pm.

fun quiz night. Free entry, free supper and £20 drinks to the winning team. The Seven Stars, Stalmine. 8pm.

games night. Quiz “Open the Box” and “Play Your Cards Right” followed by weekly karaoke competition. The Cedar Tavern, 15 Cedar Square, Blackpool. 7pm.

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.

texas hold ‘em poker. The Clarence, Preston New Road, Marton.

social clubs

richard barry. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

mark speight & roy gaskell. Entertainment and dancing. Cleveleys Top Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.

paul hayes collection. Central Club, Kent Road, Blackpool. 7.30pm.

wacky 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.

music

sing. Community choir has merged with Revoe-lution Choir. All abilities welcome. Make new friends of all ages while singing at the top of your voice. Christ Church with All Saints, 15a Palatine Road, Blackpool. Details 07955507771.

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 LC, free admission. Hampton Road Club, South Shore.

Social dancing

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

POPULAR AND UP-TO-DATE SEQUENCE. With David and Rita Harrod. Holy Trinity Church, Dean Street, Blackpool. 2 to 4pm. St Mark’s Church, Westcliffe Drive, Layton 7-10pm. Details, (01253) 356284.

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

ballroom, sequence and social dancing. Fortnightly, all welcome, singles, couples, non dancers. Dalmeny Hotel, Central Promenade, St Annes. 8pm-11pm. Details (01253) 780599.

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

dan whiston’s zumba class. ITV’s Dancing on Ice star brings his class to the Fylde Coast. Velocity Health and Fitness, De Vere Village Urban Resort, Blackpool. 5pm-6pm. Ribby Hall Village Health Club. 7pm-8pm.

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

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. Play Football, 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;

bridge clubs

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

others

a christmas musical treat number 3. With Blackpool Music Service Youth Concert Band. An evening of music from the very talented youth band. Tickets £5, includes refreshments. All Hallows Church, All Hallows Road, Bispham, 7pm.

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.