What’s On Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd September

What's On
What's On

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

SATURDAY

Theatre and shows

VIVA! CABARET SHOW. Three hour show starring Leye D. Johns, Phil Jeffries and the gorgeous Viva! dancers plus guest vocalist Emma Norman. After show party music from resident DJ. Viva!, Church Street, Blackpool.

LEGENDS. The record breaking tribute show. Tonight Elvis Presley, Meat Loaf, Jon Bon Jovi and Buddy Holly. Central Pier Showbar, Central Pier, Blackpool. 7.30pm

MOOKY V BOOFFALO BILL. All star circus with Mooky and Mr Booo. Tower Circus, Blackpool Tower. Noon, 4 and 7.30pm.

PETER PAN. Flying in for an extra weekend show – a summer season pantomime. North Pier Theatre, North Pier, Blackpool. 7.30pm. Also Wednesday. Ends September 1.

Pubs and bars

BGT. Classic rock and ska. The Old England, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

GARY GIBSON. World famous John Lennon tribute. The Belle Vue, Whitegate Drive, Blackpool.

TRIDENT. Change of venue for the hard and heavy band. Stanley Ward Conservative Club, Common Edge Road, Marton.

GOVERNMENT. The Blue Room, Church Street. Blackpool.

ANDY KNIGHT AND SAMI KINGSLEY. Daytime songs. The Tavern, Church Street, Blackpool.

AMBIENT NIGHT. Relax to the sounds of vocalist Kelly Johnson and pianist Chris Atherton. Middle Floor, The Cube, Breck Road, Poulton. 7 to 10.30pm. And Friday.

SUMMER SLAMMER. Jimmy Day and Syndicate 2010 DJ contest winner Ste Stocks. Ego, Market Street, Blackpool. 3pm to 4am.

PARTY NIGHT. Cabaret with female impersonator and DJ Roxy Hart, plus vocalist and DJ Joanna Shorrock. Roxy’s, Queen Street, Blackpool. And Friday.

Music

BLACKPOOL MALE VOICE CHOIR. Autumn concert of mixed music. Thornton Little Theatre, Four Lane Ends, Thornton 7.30pm.

THE SPIRIT OF 42 BALL. Making up for the Guild’s 1942 ball being cancelled because of World War II. The night that never was. Avenham Park, Preston. 7pm.

Folk

FYLDE 2012 40TH ANNIVERSARY FOLK FESTIVAL. Guided tours, music workshops, heritage walks, concerts, singarounds and late sessions. Various venues. Fleetwood, from 10.30am to late. Details from (01253) 872317, (01253) 875551 or (01253) 887693.

Nightclubs and dance

CHAMPAGNE SPRAY PARTY AND CLOSING NIGHT. The end of an era for the award winning club. The Residence, Vicarage Road, Poulton.

BLACKPOOL BURLESQUE. Kosmic Kitty and her chums are back including MCs Leon Noir and Lethal Gem plus Danni la Blue, Candy Carnival, Emerald Orchid and Water Lily. Also Boylesque star Ian Kognito. Club Above, West Coast Rock Cafe, Abingdon Street, Blackpool. Doors 7pm for 8pm start.

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 ON ICE. Urban, real r&b, hip hop, reggae and more from DJ Jay Fontalba. Hush, Talbot Square, Blackpool. From 10pm to 4am.

LOVE TO CLUB. Dance anthems, hip hop, chart, party and hip – choose your room. Club Sanuk, North Promenade, Cleveleys.

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

Social clubs

CHELSEA STEVENS. North Shore Sports and Social Club, Cross Street, North Shore.

BEN BELLUSHI, JENNY BALL AND SID SCOUSE. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool.

STEVE VALENTINE. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

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

TICKETY BOO. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore.

TONY G FORD. Claremont Conservative Club, Westminster Road, Blackpool.

Others

COFFEE MORNING. Fund raiser for the RNLI opened by the Blackpool Belly Dancers. Various stalls, admission includes coffee and biscuits. Wings Club, Victoria Road, Cleveleys. 10.30am to noon.

TRUCKS & TRACKS MILITARY VEHICLE WEEKEND. Great Birchwood Country Park, Lytham Road, Warton. And Sunday

BUDDHIST MEDITATION AND ADVICE FOR LIFE. All welcome. Keajra Buddhist Centre, 64 Holmfield Road, Blackpool. From 11am. Weekly. Details, (01253) 352721.

KIDS AND CLAY CLUB. Ages one to 12 – fun with clay. Red Fox Pottery, Marsh Mill Village, Thornton. 10.30am.

OFFICIAL HOBBY LEAGUE CLUB. Yu-Gi-Oh! and Pokemon. All ages, player duels, tuck shop on site. Marton Methodist Church, Midgeland Road, Marton. 5.30 to 8.30pm. Also Tuesday, 6 to 8pm. Details, (01253) 695334.

YU-Gi-Oh! Safe playing area plus chill out room for parents. WHO, 30/32 Coronation Street, Blackpool. 11am to 3pm. Details, (01253) 291188.

LYTHAM BRIDGE CLUB. Duplicate bridge. Lytham Bridge Club, Pembroke Road, Lytham. 7.15pm.

DANCE, DRAMA AND SINGING. Childrens’ classes. Class Act Theatre School, Holy Family Church Hall, Links Road, North Shore. 10am to 4pm.

CHILDRENS’ STREET AND FREESTYLE. Beginners’ classes for aged five and upwards. Ashley Club, Victoria Road, Thornton. Noon to 1pm. Details, (07967) 970847.

CAROL MAY SCHOOL OF DANCE. Classes for children and adults. St Paul’s Parish Church, Fairhaven. 9am to 1pm. Also Thursday, 6 to 9pm. Details, (01172) 258525 or (07840) 167225.

SOLO WHIST DRIVE. Every second and fourth Saturday. Poulton Community Centre, Breck Drive, Poulton. 1.30pm. Details, (01253) 391371 or (01253) 396902.

PUBLIC SKATING SESSION. The Arena, Blackpool Pleasure Beach. 10.15am to noon and 12.30 to 2pm.

SUNDAY

Theatre and shows

LEGENDS. The record breaking tribute show. Tonight Elvis Presley, Meat Loaf, Jon Bon Jovi and Buddy Holly. Central Pier Showbar, Central Pier, Blackpool. 7.30pm

AN EVENING OF RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN. Presented by the Proscenium Theatre Group. St Paul’s Church, Honister Avenue, Marton. 7.30pm.

MOOKY V BOOFFALO BILL. All star circus with Mooky and Mr Booo. Tower Circus, Blackpool Tower. Noon and 4pm.

Music

HERITAGE FESTIVAL. With music from Jessica Danbury, Andy Hawkins & Nat Howell, Marc Sunderland, Bethan Thomas, Neil Measures, The Uncanny Valley and Naomi’s Blood Diamonds, The Bandstand, Stanley Park, Blackpool. From noon to 6pm

GUARDIAN CONCERT BAND. The Ampitheatre, Park View 4U, Park View Road, Lytham. 3pm.

Folk

FYLDE 2012 40TH ANNIVERSARY FOLK FESTIVAL. Guided tours, music workshops, heritage walks, concerts, singarounds and The Final Session (7.15pm). Various venues. Fleetwood, from 10.30am. Details from (01253) 872317, (01253) 875551 or (01253) 887693.

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

MAGGIE AND CHRIS (LUNCHTIME), EMMA LOUISE, DOMONIC AND MIKE DENNETT (EVENING). Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool.

G&T. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

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

JIM TRACY. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore.

MAURICE MALLONE. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

TRACEY JORDAN. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

JOHNNIE O’CONNOR (LUNCH) AND VAL ROBERTS (EVENING). Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

JULIE A SCOTT. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool.

BEN BELLUSHI. LMS Loco Sports and Social Club, Back Ribble Road, Blackpool.

KURTIS KING (LUNCH) TIM JAMES AND NICKY NEWSOME (EVENING). Philharmonic WMC & Institute, Foxhall Road, Blackpool.

BARBARA STEWART. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, facing Cleveleys Bus Station.

BJ WHITE. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.

DARREN SHAW AND JAMES DUNDAVEN. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.

ROGER GABRIEL. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool.

RICK JACKSON. Station Road Social Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.

DAVE WINDLE. Keyboard music. The Co-Operative Club, Preston New Road, Marton.

FAMILY TIME AFTERNOON. Free food and raffle weekly. Childrens’ entertainer every other week. Blackpool Trades and Social Club, Chadwick Street, Blackpool.

FAMILY FUN AFTERNOON. Karaoke bingo and more. Talbot Conservative Club, Milbourne Street, Blackpool. 3 to 7pm.

FREE AND EASY. With the Terry Martin Duo. Blackpool RBL Club, King Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 626308.