What’s On - Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th, January, 2013

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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

ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN MOOKY’S CIRCUS WONDERLAND. This year’s festive mix of pantomime, clowning and international circus acts. Blackpool Tower Circus, Bank Hey Street, Blackpool. 2.30pm.

CINDERELLA. Emmerdale’s Danny Miller, Milkshake’s Amy Thompson, Steve Royle, Hayley Kay and full supporting cast. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 2 and 7pm. Ends January 6.

Pubs and bars

THE KEYTARS. The Venue, North Promenade, Cleveleys.

NIGHT TIME AT THE SEA VIEW. Drink and dine in style with entertainment from Paul “Sinatra” Ellis. Sea View Restaurant and Bar, Sands Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool.

JIMMY DAY. Tunes from chart to party to classics. Ego, Market Street, Blackpool. From 7pm.

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

80s THEMED MUSIC NIGHT. The Hop, Cookson Street, Blackpool.

MASSIVE. With DJ Mike Fergusson playing pop, dance and r ‘n’ b. Che Bar, Market Street, Blackpool.

PARTY NIGHT AND KARAOKE. With Stephen Pierre. Nellie Deans, North Promenade, Blackpool. Free admission, open to late. Also Friday

DISCO NIGHT AND KARAOKE. The Gynn, Gynn Square, Blackpool. Also Friday. 8pm to 1am.

DANCE NIGHT. With DJ Kieron. Mardi Gras, Talbot Road, Blackpool.

PARTY TIME. Chart. party and pop – 2 to 6pm. And DJ Gaz Peck – 9pm to 4am. Bar 19, Queen Street, Blackpool.

CABARET NIGHT. Live act weekly. Four Lane Ends, Hawes Side Lane, Marton.

THE MARMITE SHOW. Joe Curran’s love it or hate it party tune and one liner session. The Castle, Central Drive, Blackpool. Noon to 6pm.

LIPSTICK. Weekly fun music session with DJ Fat Al. Walkabout, Queen Street, Blackpool. To 3am.

JOE DAVIS DISCO AND KARAOKE. The Excelsior, Lytham Road, South Shore.

GALLEON BAND. Resident house band plus guests – swing, blues and beyond.. The Galleon, Abingdon Street, Blackpool. Also Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Free entry.

PURE PARTY. With Lee Hirst. Chart and party tunes. Rumours, Talbot Square, Blackpool. 9pm to 4am.

DECADES DISCO. With Steve L. The Travellers Rest, Beach Road, Cleveleys.

LIVE MUSIC. Weekly guests. The Sandhills, St Annes Road West, St Annes.

Karaoke

SPIN TO WIN KARAOKE NIGHT. Prizes for all singers until midnight with DJ Joe D. The Excelsior, Lytham Road, South Shore. From 9pm.

KARAOKE. The Welcome, Cherry Tree Road, Marton.

CRAZY SCOTS KARAOKE. Fully refurbished bar. Crazy Scots Bar, Rigby Road, Blackpool. And Friday, to 4am.

KARAOKE/MOTOWN. Central Club, Kent Road, Blackpool.

KARAOKE. The Townsman, Topping Street, Blackpool.

KARAOKE. With Andy. The Dunes, Lytham Road, South Shore. From 8.30pm.

KARAOKE and decades Disco. With the Steve Linz. The Dickens Inn, Cleveleys. 7.30pm to midnight.

KARAOKE. The Gardeners Arms, Fleetwood Road, Thornton. 8.30pm.

KARAOKE PARTY TIME. The Duke of York, Dickson Road, Blackpool. From 8.30pm.

Nightclubs and dance

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.

Others

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.

Walking

SPRINGFIELD FELLWALKING CLUB. Walk days. Grassington, Yorkshire Dales. Bus pick-up Blackpool to Black Bull Preston, £10. For details: 01772 865278 www.springfieldfellwalking.co.uk

SUNDAY

Theatre and shows

ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN MOOKY’S CIRCUS WONDERLAND. This year’s festive mix of pantomime, clowning and international circus acts. Blackpool Tower Circus, Bank Hey Street, Blackpool. 2.30pm.

CINDERELLA. Emmerdale’s Danny Miller, Milkshake’s Amy Thompson, Steve Royle, Hayley Kay and full supporting cast. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 2 and 7pm. Ends today.

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.

Pubs and bars

OPEN MIC NIGHT. Try your talents. The Cube, Breck Road, Poulton. 7 to 10.30pm.

OPEN MIC NIGHT. Singer/songwriters, take your own instruments. The Blue Room, Church Street, Blackpool. From 8pm.

PARTY AND CHARTY. With drag DJ Angel Delight. Roxy’s, Queen Street, Blackpool.

NEIL ORIN. Acoustic sounds. The Edge, Queen Street, Blackpool.

OLD SKOOL SUNDay. With DJ Gaz Peck. Bar 19 Queen Street, Blackpool. 9pm to 4am.

SUNDAY SIN SESSION. With DJ Barrie. Walkabout, Queen Street, Blackpool. To 2am.

70s/80s NIGHT. Churchill’s, Topping Street. Blackpool.

GALLEON BAND. Resident house band plus guests – swing, blues and beyond. The Galleon, Abingdon Street, Blackpool. Also Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Free entry.

POKER NIGHT. The Hop Inn, Cookson Street, Blackpool.

Dancing

INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE. Beginners course for children and adults. Training, Resource and Management Centre, Whitegate Drive, Blackpoool. 3 to 4pm. Details, 07877780853

PERUVIAN SALSA LESSONS. Beginners to intermediate. Progress Sports and Social Club, Exchange Street, Blackpool. 6 to 8pm. Details, (07879) 413649.

SIMPLY SALSA. ASHLEY Conservative Club, Victoria Road East, Thornton. From 7pm..

SIMPLY SALSA. Beginners, improvers, intermediate and advanced lessons and social dancing. Ashley Conservative Club, Victoria Road East, Thornton.

SALSA DANCING. Beginners welcome. Function Room, Trades Club, Chadwick Street, Blackpool. 7.30 to 11pm. Details, 07990 301793.

SOCIAL. Ballroom, Latin and popular sequence. Co-Operative Sports ad Social Club, Preston New Road, Marton. 8 to 11pm. Details, (01253) 762926.

GENERAL. Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish Centre, St Albans Road, St Annes. 8 to 10.30pm. Details, (01253) 782717.

MODERN SEQUENCE. New dances taught. St Paul’s Parish Church, Lake Road, Ansdell. 7.30 to 10.15pm. Details, (01253) 776255.

BALLROOM, SEQUENCE AND SOCIAL. Best Western Glendower Hotel, North Promenade, St Annes. From 8 to 11pm. details, (01253) 780599.

FRIENDLY DANCE CLUB. Modern and sequence dancing. Open to all. The Wainwright Club, Hornby Road, Blackpool. 7.30 to 11pm. Details, (01253) 620555

Quizzes

FUN quiz night. And Play Your Cards Right. Prizes. Plus karaoke DJ, music and free supper. The Travellers Rest, Beach Road, Cleveleys.

QUIZ NIGHT WITH OPEN THE BOX. The Excelsior, Lytham Road, South Shore. From 9pm.

QUIZ NIGHT. Weekly. The Queens, Beach Road, Fleetwood. 8.30pm.

QUIZ NIGHT. With free snacks. The Hop, Cookson Street, Blackpool.

QUIZ NIGHT. With Joe Gordon. The Station, Fleetwood.

ALAN REID’S BIG FUN cash quiz. Plus spirit draw, tote double and bingo. Bispham Conservative Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

QUIZ AND KARAOKE. Free entry. The Lane Ends, Marton.

QUIZ AND DJ NIGHT. Free entry and cash prizes. The Clarence, Preston New Road, Marton. 9pm.

BULLSEYE FUN QUIZ. Cash prizes and weekly jackpot quiz. The Ramsden Arms, Talbot Road, Blackpool.

STEVE JAMES’ AFTERNOON QUIZ. Cash prize for winners plus cash bingo. Bispham Hotel, Red Bank Road, Bispham. 3pm.