What’s On Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd April

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

SATURDAY

Theatre and shows

SHANG-HI. Cirque Du Ciel’s acclaimed latest production provides something different at the end of the pier. North Pier Theatre, Blackpool. 2 and 7.30pm.

CALIFORNIA SUITE. Cabus Players present Neil Simon’s Comedy. Cabus Village Hall, Cabus. 7.30pm.

SHOWTUNE. A musical revue celebrating the words and music of Broadway composer Jerry Herman. Presented by the Lytham Amateur Operatic Society. Lowther Pavilion, West Beach, Lytham. 7.30pm.

DIARY OF ANNE FRANK. The Touring Consortium Theatre Company and York Theatre Royal present the stage adaptation of the moving diary. Starring Christopher Timothy. Grand Theatre Church Street, Blackpool. 2.30 and 7.30pm.

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES. An adaptation of the Arthur Conan Doyle tale by Clive Francis presented by Oldham Coliseum and Imitating The Dog. The Rake Theatre, The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Today, 2 and 7.30pm.

Pubs and bars

DJ CAPTAIN GINGER. Afternoon. Then evening – Stella Artois and DJ Kieron. The Mardi Gras, Talbot Road, Blackpool.

THE BLUE PIG ORCHESTRA. Fleetwood Golf Club, Fleetwood.

LUNE DEEP. The Royal Oak, Lytham Road, South Shore.

SOULED OUT. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queens Promenade, Bispham.

MONKBERRY. The Steamer, Fleetwood.

ITCHY AND SCRATCHY. The Burn Naze, Gamble Rod, Thornton.

Cabaret

SATURDAY SHOWTIME. El 10 duo from Liverpool. Plus Mike Rossi. Theatre Bar, Queens Hotel, The Promenade, South Shore.

SWING SPECTACULAR. Featuring Coronation Street’s Andrew Lancel (notorious Frank Foster) and the resident Swing Band. Sands Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool.

Rock and pop

SLANDER. Return of the prodigal local rockers. Talbot Rock, Millbourne Street, Blackpool.

TO FU FIGHTERS. A tribute to you know who. The Blue Room, Church Street, Blackpool.

Dance

SOUL ON THE EDGE. New venue for an old favourite - two rooms of 60s, 70s Northern soul, Motown and soul plus modern soul from Jem Booth, Macky, Jimmy Scrivener, Steve Wilson and Ian Nicol. The Carousel Hotel, New South Promenade, Blackpool 8pm to 1am

THE CASTLE SOUL CLUB. First anniversary of the 60s to present day soul club with residents Neil Grainger and Paul Welsby pus guests Pete Haigh and Geoff Buckley. Clitheroe Conservative Club, Castle Street, Clitheroe. 8pm to 1am.

Social clubs

DIANE LEE CARROL. North Shore Sports and Social Club, Cross Street, North Shore.

JAMES ALEXANDRE. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621168.

DANIEL SHANE. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341647.

PAUL JAMES. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 762186.

TIMELESS. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341508.

BRIAN BRODY. Layton Institute, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. Details, (01253) 391774.

ROBERT MARX. Claremont Conservative Club, Westminster Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 620981.

DARREN LEE. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 341441.

PAUL WALDRON. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 357519.

LEE DAVID PLUS JOHNNY CORRIGAN. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.

KEVIN LAINE. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 623784.

VOGUE. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, facing Cleveleys Bus Station. Details, (01253) 852450.

TOM SCOTT PLUS BACK 2 BACK. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 853219.

HAYLEY MACK. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 624208.

PHIL DE VERE. Comrades of the Great War Club (Blackpool) Ltd, 116 Adelaide Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 625841.

JAN MUNRO. Knott End WMC, Salisbury Avenue, Knott End. Details, (01253) 810362.

DAVID WREN. St Annes Conservative Club, 314 Clifton Drive North, St Annes. Details, (01253) 723471.

KISS DA BEAT. Highfield Road & Rec., 79 Highfield Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 342389.

STEVE LYNX. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 622979.

CATHERINE KERR. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. Details (01253) 852709.

TERRY ON THE ORGAN. Blackpool RBL Club, 33-39 King Street, Blackpool. Details (01253) 626308.

SAMANTHA JADE. Station Road Social Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.

Folk and country

BILLY “BUBBA” KING. FORT SAN ANTONE, Great Birchwood Holiday Park, Lytham Road, Warton.

Music

LYTHAM ST ANNES CHORAL SOCIETY. Mendelssohn’s Elijah. Church Road Methodist Church, St Annes. 7.30pm

Others

MASQUERADE BALL. With the Brothers of Swing jazz ensemble and MC Darrell Edwards. Proceeds to Cancer Help (Preston). Black tie, mask optional. Woodland Suite, Ribby Hall Village, Wrea Green. 7 for 7.30pm.

HAPPY GALA DAIZE. In aid of Poulton Gala Funds. Poulton Historical Society presents a display illustrating Poulton Gala through the Ages (2 to 4pm). A special performance by Poulton Peoples’ Choir (2.45pm). The Happy Gala Daize Show with entertainment for all the family, 60s band Happy Daize, vocalist Lynn, karaoke, quiz, disco, licensed bar. St Chad’s Church Hall, Vicarage Road, Poulton. 7.30pm.

SPORT AND LEISURE SHOW. Organised by Disability First in partnership with Blackpool Council. Judo, gardening, street and belly dancing demonstrations plus prizes to be won. Centre for Independent Living, Whitegate Drive, Blackpool. 11am to 3pm.

SUNDAY

Cabaret

CABARET. Stella Artois (2.30 to 7pm). Tracey Jordan and Nikki Miller (evening). The Mardi Gras, Talbot Road, Blackpool.

Social clubs

NICKY JONES. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341647.

STEVE GREENWOOD. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 762186.

KEVIN FRANCIS. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341508.

SHEILA GOTT. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 357519.

MATT PHILIPS (LUNCH), JENNIFER JAMIESON (EVE). Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.

KATIE HALLIDAY. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, facing Cleveleys Bus Station. Details, (01253) 852450.

DEAN RICHARDS. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 853219.

DARREN SHAW. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 624208.

TERRY ON THE ORGAN. Blackpool RBL Club, 33-39 King Street, Blackpool. Details (01253) 626308.

Pubs and bars

AMATEUR DRAG NIGHT. Hosted by Miss Delia Deck. New Road Inn, Talbot Road, Blackpool. 8pm.

Folk and country

TEXAS TORNADOES. Fort San Antone, Great Birchwood Holiday Park, Lytham Road, Warton. Lunchtime, free admission.