What’s On - September 13, 14 & 15

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

FRIDAY

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

legends. Appearing Elvis, Robbie, Blues Bros and Adele. Close your eyes and you could be listening to the real thing. Sands Venue, Promenade, Blackpool. For tickets ring 625262.

gotta sing gotta dance. Featuring two hours of spectacular song and dance numbers from stage and screen,Gotta Sing Gotta Dance invites you on an exhilarating journey through the wonderful world of musical theatre. The Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 7.30pm.

STARS IN CONCERT. Blackpool’s five star Summer show recreates the performances of the biggest names in popular music with the line-up changing throughout the year. At the end of the evening meet the stars in person and have your photo taken with them. Central Pier Showbar, Central Pier, Promenade, Blackpool. Tickets at the box office or www.centralpierblackpool.co.uk. Enquiries 622255.

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).

an inspector calls. The Birling family are toasting the engagement of their daughter, when the happy occasion is suddenly and unexpectedly interrupted by the arrival of a stranger at the door. An Inspector has called to investigate the tragic death of a young woman. A suicide, or so it would seem... The Octagon Theatre, Howell Croft South, Bolton. (ends October 5)))

cABARET

VIVA Summer Spectacular. Leye D Johns presents three hours of full production cabaret with guest vocalists and the VIVA Showgirls. Dinner & Show or Show Only tickets available on 01253 297297 or www.vivablackpool.com. Viva! Blackpool, Church Street/Central Promenade, Blackpool.

social clubs

billy b strong. Wings Club, Victoria Road, Thornton Cleveleys.

nightclubs and dance

DANCE NIGHT. Commercial chart and dance with a mix of urban and R&B and a splash of 90s presented by DJ Luminati. Drinks promotions. The Loft, above Toast, Wood Street, St Annes. 10pm to 4am.

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 Saturday.

U.N.I. Weekly session with resident DJ Vince Williams plus guests. Co Co, Market Street, Blackpool.

eclectic. Funky, progressive and electro house with DJ Robert Bagshaw. Flamingo, Queen Street, Blackpool. 11pm to 5am.

Pubs and bars

deadbeats. Hole in One Pub, Lytham. 9pm to midnight.

groovestar. High energy party band. The Bar @ Toast, Wood Street, St Annes.

afternoon quiz and bingo. Winners questions up to £400, 3pm. Karaoke with Little John, evening. Churchill’s, Topping Street, Blackpool.

dave ward roadshow. DJ Dave Ward, new releases and greatest hits, retro night last Friday of month. The Squirrel, Bispham Road, Bispham. 8pm until midnight.

disco night. DJ Mike Jackson, karaoke and light show. The Crown, Devonshire Square, Blackpool. 8pm - 11pm.

jack bennett. The Ruskin Hotel, Albert Road, Blackpool.

dj ian p party night. Drinks promotions, free admission. Little Tree, Queen Street, Blackpool.

band night. Different local band each week. The Cedar Tavern, 15 Cedar Square, Blackpool. 8.30pm.

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

ANDY P. The best of r&b, chart and house. Plus drinks deals. Ego, Market Street, Blackpool. From 8pm.

party night. Cabaret with female impersonator and DJ Roxy Hart, plus and DJ Joanna Shorrock. Roxy’s, Queen Street, Blackpool. And Saturday.

sex bomb fridays. DJ Dan with hip hop, drum ‘n’ bass, chart and alternative. Frenchman’s Cove, South King Street, Blackpool.

party night and karaoke. With Stephen Pierre. Nellie Deans, North Promenade, Blackpool. Free admission, open to late. Also Saturday.

disco night and karaoke. The Gynn, Gynn Square, Blackpool. Also Saturday. 8pm to 1am.

dj darrell lord. R&B, chart, party and all things dance. Bar 19 Queen Street, Blackpool. 9pm to 4am.

cabaret night. Live act weekly. Four Lane Ends, Hawes Side Lane, Marton.

funky friday. With Steve Warren. Yates’s, Market Street, Blackpool.

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 Saturday. Free entry.

friday night experience. With DJ Banksy. Rumours, Talbot Square, Blackpool. 10pm to 4am.

DISCO NIGHT. Papa Greywolf. Bay Horse Hotel, Station Road, Thornton.

rock, blues and soul

music group. Fortnightly meetings for those who love to share their enthusiasm for a range of popular music with like-minded people. Take along a favourite CD to share with the group. Blackpool Central Library, Queen Street, BHlackpool. 2pm - 4pm.

social clubs

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


Karaoke

karaoke/disco. With host Joe Davies. The Excelsior, Lytham Road, South Shore. 9pm until 1am.

karaoke. Crazy Scots Bar, Rigby Road, Blackpool. 7pm to 4am.

karaoke night. The Hop, Cookson Street, Blackpool.

karaoke night. With DJ Joe D. The Excelsior, Lytham Road, South Shore.

cliff’s karaoke. The Old England, Red Bank Road, Bispham. From 8pm.

crazy scots karaoke. Hamish and Mick back at the helm. Crazy Scots Bar, Rigby Road, Blackpool. And Saturday, to 4am.

karaoke night. The Links, Heeley Road, St Annes. From 9pm.

KARAOKE. The Townsman, Topping Street, Blackpool.

karaoke night. The Albert, Lytham Road, South Shore.

KARAOKE roadshow. Bloomfield Hotel, Ansdell Road, Blackpool.

karaoke. With R Mark. Seven Stars Hotel, Hallgate, Stalmine.

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

KARAOKE. 3,000 songs to choose from. The Ramsden Arms, Talbot Road, Blackpool.

CAROLOKE ZONE. With Carol Hartwell and the pub’s 12 large flat screens. The Sandyforth Arms, Trunnah Road, Thornton.

JAY’s KARAOKE. The Newton Arms. Normoss.

KARAOKE AND PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHT. With Dave, Emma and Sean. The Highfield, Highfield Road, South Shore. 9pm to midnight.

KARAOKE PARTY TIME. With host Sam. The Duke of York, Dickson Road, Blackpool. From 9pm.

KARAOKE DISCO. Over 40,000 tracks. The Sandpiper, Cleveleys Avenue, Cleveleys.

KARAOKE. With DJ Marki. The Rose & Crown, Corporation Street, Blackpool. 8pm.

Social and other dancing

adult tap classes. all aged and abilities. £4. Poulton Methodist Church, Queensway, Poulton. 6.45pm.

BELLY DANCING. Ladies only – all ages, shapes and level welcome. 6.30 to 7.30pm. St Chad’s Church Hall, Vicarage Road, Poulton. Details, (01253) 394830 or 07811 189980.

BELLYDANCING FOR BEGINNERS. For ladies and children of all ages, shapes and sizes. The Junction, Beacon Hill Family Centre, Warbreck Hill Road, Blackpool. 4.15 to 5.15pm. Details, (07811) 189980 or (01253) 883877.

ADULT DANCE CLASSES. Class Act Theatre School, Holy Family Church Hall, Links Road, North Shore. 7pm.

childrens’ DANCE CLASSES. United Reformed Church, Queensway, Poulton and Womens’ Institute, Great Eccleston.. Details, (07792) 410390.

UP TO DATE SEQUENCE. St Cuthbert’s Parish Church Hall, Church Road, Lytham. 2 to 4pm. Details, (07765) 554877.

SEQUENCE DANCE CLUB. Old favourites and new dances. Dean Street Memorial Hall, South Shore. 7 to 10pm. Details, (01253)863693.

SEQUENCE. Tuition, 10 to 11am. Sequence dancing until 12.45pm. With David and Rita Harrod. St Christopher’s Parish Centre, Hawes Side Lane, Marton. Details, (01253) 356284.

street dance and break dance. Mimi Dance presents sessions for under 10’s at 5.30pm. Sessions for over 10’s at 6.30pm. ECN Bodyworks. Chiswick Grove, Marton. Details, 07584 359310.

adult street dance workout. Mimi Dance presents sessions for adults at 6.30pm. ECN Bodyworks. Chiswick Grove, Marton. Details, 07584 359310.

LINE DANCING

BOOGIE BOOTS. Basic dance knowledge required, for further information contact Jenni Bradshaw (07968973238). St Chad’s Church Hall, Vicarage Road, Poulton. 8pm - 11pm.

Keep fit

Keep Fit or Dancing. Tap dancing for fitness and fun. Beginners, Inters and Advanced. Poulton Methodist Church from 6.45pm. Tel 07966 442649 for details.

BLT. Bums, legs and tums. Tiptoes Theatre School, Collingwood Place, Layton. 9.30 to 10.30am. Details, (07951) 012888.

MUAY THAI. Thai boxing. 6/8 St Annes Road, South Shore. 7 to 8.30pm. Details, (07928) 128674.

IYENGAR YOGA CLASS. For men and women, equipment provided. St Mary Michael’s Social Centre, Castle Lane, Garstang. 1 to 2.30pm. Details, (01253) 399495.

PHOENIX TAE KWONDO. All ages welcome. Vida, Garstang Road, Blackpool. 6 to 7pm. Details, (07963) 104353.

TAI CHI. All levels. St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 10 to 11.30am. Details, (01253) 724117.

PILATES. With Lisa. St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 11am to noon; Palatine Leisure Centre, St Annes Road, South Shore. 10 to 11am. Details, (01253) 403273.

others

world fireworks championships. Build up will commence around 7.30pm with displays taking place from approximately 8.30pm. All displays are subject to suitable weather conditions. Around North Pier.

blackpool slot car club. Scout Hut, Blackpool Cricket Club, Blackpool. 7.30pm.

BABY BOUNCE AND RHYME. Poulton Library, Blackpool Old Road, Poulton. 10am to 10,30am.

circus skills club. For anyone aged seven or older. Beginners to advanced. St John’s Roman Catholic Church Hall, Breck Road, Poulton. 5.30 to 7pm.

bridge clubs. Lytham Bridge Club – friendly, beginners and improvers bridge 1.30pm, friendly duplicate bridge – 7.15pm. Lytham Bridge Club, Pembroke Road, Lytham; Clifton Bridge Club. Ansdell Institute, Woodlands Road, Ansdell. 7.30pm.

SATURDAY

Attractions

blackpool model village and gardens. Open winter weekends for the first time in over 40 years. Now converted back to its 1972 layout. East Park Drive, Blackpool. And Sunday, 9am to 4pm.

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. Open daily. 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

legends. Appearing Elvis, Robbie, Blues Bros and Adele. Close your eyes and you could be listening to the real thing. Sands Venue, Promenade, Blackpool. For tickets ring 625262.

gotta sing gotta dance. Featuring two hours of spectacular song and dance numbers from stage and screen, Gotta Sing Gotta Dance invites you on an exhilarating journey through the wonderful world of musical theatre. The Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 2.30pm and 7.30pm.

STARS IN CONCERT. Blackpool’s five star Summer show recreates the performances of the biggest names in popular music with the line-up changing throughout the year. At the end of the evening meet the stars in person and have your photo taken with them. Central Pier Showbar, Central Pier, Promenade, Blackpool. Tickets at the box office or www.centralpierblackpool.co.uk. Enquiries 622255.

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).

((From Sept 25)))ALL MY SONS. Miller and Sondheim classics, a new production of a Victoria Wood play with songs. Set in 1947, the play centres on Joe and Kate Keller, an all-American couple who have the ghosts of World War II living in their own backyard. Royal Exchange Theatre, St Anns Square, Manchester. (Ends October 26).

((from Sept 5)))an inspector calls. The Birling family are toasting the engagement of their daughter, when the happy occasion is suddenly and unexpectedly interrupted by the arrival of a stranger at the door. An Inspector has called to investigate the tragic death of a young woman. A suicide, or so it would seem... The Octagon Theatre, Howell Croft South, Bolton. (ends October 5)))

casinos

poker tournament. Fiver only - NLHE £5 reg fee only plus two optional £20 rebuys. Paris Casino, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

cABARET

VIVA Summer Spectacular. Leye D Johns presents three hours of full production cabaret with guest vocalists and the VIVA Showgirls. Dinner & Show or Show Only tickets available on 01253 297297 or www.vivablackpool.com. Viva! Blackpool, Church Street/Central Promenade, Blackpool.

FREE FAMILY SHOW. With hosts David and Danny and the Partystars Dancers. Viva! Blackpool, Church Street/Central Promenade, Blackpool.

Pubs and bars

rock o rama. Rock n’n roll, soul and blues. The Brun Grove Club, Brun Grove, Blackpool.

zone. Retro rave and legendary club night with DJs Andy Pendle, Sam White, John G Keith Capstick and Jagga playing from vinyl. Pre party at Bar 19 from 9pm until 11pm with DJ Gas Peck playing early 90s uplifting piano house to get everyone in the mood for the main event at Underbar, Bank Hey Street, Blackpool. 11pm until 4am. Tickets £10 online via Skiddle.com or ring 07857272557, 07709834274 or 07747025699 (£15 on the door).

joe slater. His musical passion is for acoustic covers. The Bar @ Toast, Wood Street, St Annes.

april moon. Kings Arms, Fleetwood.

Bob on. Victoria Bar, North Euston Hotel, Fleetwood. 8.30pm.

all day dj and karaoke. With Terry and Little John. Churchills, Topping Street, Blackpool.

lee james. Party and dance. Ego, Market Street, Blackpool.

tony king/glen miller. Alternating Saturdays with soul, disco, Philly, jazz-funk and r’n’b. Eddie Gee’s Soul Train, West Street, Blackpool.

katie dexter. The Ruskin Hotel, Albert Road, Blackpool.

dj ian p party night. Drinks promotions, free admission. Little Tree, Queen Street, Blackpool.

artists corner. Local artist playing live sessions followed by DJ John karaoke/party night. The Cedar Tavern, 15 Cedar Square, Blackpool.

dj night with dj jamie. Queens Hotel, Beach Road, Fleetwood.

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

andy knight and sammy kingsley. Buckinghams, Queen Street, Blackpool. 9pm.

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.

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

karaoke/disco. With host Joe Davies. The Excelsior, Lytham Road, South Shore. 9pm until 1am.

karaoke. Crazy Scots Bar, Rigby Road, Blackpool. 7pm to 4am.

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.

social Dance

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

modern sequence. New dances taught. Parish Rooms, Headroomgate Road, St Annes. 7 to 10pm. Details, (01253) 873122.

SEQUENCE. Beginners class 10am to noon. Modern sequence, 7 to 10pm. St Mark’s Church, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. Details, (01253) 356284.

STREET AND FREESTYLE. For children. Frank Townsend Centre, Beach Road, Cleveleys. Morning. Details, 07967 970847.

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

BALLROOM AND LATIN . Nicky Figgins Centre Stage School, Rear 216 Red Bank Road, Bispham. Noon to 1am. Details, 07708 642908.

UP TO DATE AND POPULAR SEQUENCE. St Cuthbert’s Parish Church Hall, Church Road, Lytham. 7.15 to 10.15pm. Details, 07765 554877.

BALLROOM AND LATIN. Rio School of Dancing, Bispham United Reformed Church Hall, Road, Bispham. 8 to 10pm. Details, (01253) 356558.

BALLROOM AND SOCIAL. Ballroom, Latin American and popular sequence, 8 to10pm. Bispham United Reformed Church, Cavendish Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 356558.

music

guardian concert band. Playing the closing concert of the St Annes Town Council Music and Arts Festival. United Reform Church, St Georges Road, St annes. 7.30pm.

Nightclubs and dance

DANCE NIGHT. Commercial chart and dance with a mix of urban and R&B and a splash of 90s presented by DJ Luminati. Drinks promotions. The Loft, above Toast, Wood Street, St Annes. 10pm to 4am.

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.

FIERCE. House and Electro night With DJ Paul Gregory and Robert Bagshaw. £5 entry. Flamingo, Queen Street, Blackpool. 11pm to 6am.


Social clubs

jason lee. Wings Club, Victoria Road, Thornton Cleveleys.

FAMILY NIGHT. Music and games for all the family. Progress Sports & Social Club, Exchange Street, Blackpool. 8pm to midnight.

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

others

springfield fell walking club. Three grades of walk bus pick up Blackpool to Black Bull, Preston, coach £9, next walk Buttermere.

open mic. Held fortnightly. Any style, any instrument, any ability, any age, all welcome. Mim’s, 37 Wood Street, St Annes.

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.

Keep fit and exercise

pilates and zumba. Pilates (2.30pm) and Zumba (3.30pm) with Lindsey Woolstencroft. Frank Townend Community Centre, Anchorsholme.

FIT 4 DANCE. Seven years and up. The Frank Townend Centre, Cleveleys. 1 to 2pm.

KEEP FIT. Nicky Figgins Centre Stage School, Rear 216 Red Bank Road, Bispham. 11am to noon.

SHOTOKAN KARATE. Eight years plus. Beginners welcome. St Thomas’ School Scout Hut, St Annes. 2.30 to 4pm. Details, 07989 908135.

BEGINNERS PILATES. Lytham Methodist Church, Park Street, Lytham. 9.30 to 10.30am.

Adult Street dance Workout. Moor Park Leisure Centre, Bristol Avenue, Bispham. 10am start. Details, 07584359310.

SUNDAY

Attractions

blackpool model village and gardens. Open winter weekends for the first time in over 40 years. Now converted back to its 1972 layout. East Park Drive, Blackpool. 9am to 4pm.

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

last night of the proms. Presented by Blackpool Symphony Orchestra. St Paul’s Church, Honister Avenue, Marton. 7.30pm. Details and tickets Pauline Wilson (01253) 767863.

legends. Appearing Elvis, Robbie, Blues Bros and Adele. Close your eyes and you could be listening to the real thing. Sands Venue, Promenade, Blackpool. For tickets ring 625262.

american jukebox: the osmonds. By popular demand, the legendary Osmond Brothers, direct from the USA, return to appear live in concert. The Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 7.30pm.

STARS IN CONCERT. Blackpool’s five star Summer show recreates the performances of the biggest names in popular music with the line-up changing throughout the year. At the end of the evening meet the stars in person and have your photo taken with them. Central Pier Showbar, Central Pier, Promenade, Blackpool. Tickets at the box office or www.centralpierblackpool.co.uk. Enquiries 622255.

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).

FREE FAMILY SHOW. With hosts David and Danny and the Partystars Dancers. Viva! Blackpool, Church Street/Central Promenade, Blackpool.

joe longthorne. Together with Leye D Johns and Cinzia plus his full band. Tickets available on 01253 297297 or www.vivablackpool.com. Viva! Blackpool, Church Street/Central Promenade, Blackpool.

((until November 3)))

((From Sept 25)))ALL MY SONS. Miller and Sondheim classics, a new production of a Victoria Wood play with songs. Set in 1947, the play centres on Joe and Kate Keller, an all-American couple who have the ghosts of World War II living in their own backyard. Royal Exchange Theatre, St Anns Square, Manchester. (Ends October 26).

((from Sept 5)))an inspector calls. The Birling family are toasting the engagement of their daughter, when the happy occasion is suddenly and unexpectedly interrupted by the arrival of a stranger at the door. An Inspector has called to investigate the tragic death of a young woman. A suicide, or so it would seem... The Octagon Theatre, Howell Croft South, Bolton. (ends October 5)))

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.

casinos

poker tournaments. Storm 25 - £25 NLHE Deepstack Freeze Out. Paris Casino, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

Pubs and bars

johnny roxx. The Ruskin Hotel, Albert Road, Blackpool.

all day roasts. Two meals for £7.45, live sports on 10 TV’s and two projector screens. Litten Tree, Queen Street, Blackpool.

local artists. Playing live sessions. The Cedar Tavern, 15 Cedar Square, Blackpool. 3pm - 5pm.

andy knights free and easy. Guest artists and singers welcome. Hole in One, South Park, Lytham. From 8pm.

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

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.

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.

Social and other 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

cash prize quiz. With quiz master Steve M. Victoria Bar, North Euston Hotel, Fleetwood.

karaoke with games. Open the Box, Play Your Cards Right and Lucky Dip. Churchill’s Topping Street, Blackpool. From 3pm.

DAVE WARD ROADSHOWS. Quiz night hosted by DJ Dave Ward, at The New Waterloo, Waterloo Road, Blackpool. Free entry. Three prizes meal and drink vouchers, chocolates. 9pm.

quiz night. Queens Pub, Beach Road, Fleetwood.

fun quiz. Guaranteed final question jackpot of £100. The Excelsior, Lytham Road, South Shore. 9pm.

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.

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

QUIZ/CHARITY FUN QUIZ NIGHT. Weekly quiz, fortnightly charity fund raiser. Blackpool Catholic Club, Queen Street, Blackpool.

STEVE M’s SUNDAY QUIZ NIGHT. Host Steve Mulligan. The Strawberry Gardens, Poulton Road, Fleetwood.

QUIZ NIGHT. Plus Open the Safe. Cash prizes to be won. Gardeners Arms, Fleetwood Road, Thornton.

LANDLORD’S GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ. 40 weekly general knowledge questions. The Boot & Shoe, Elswick. 9pm.
BEER AND CASH QUIZ. £50 bonus prize. Dog & Partridge, Lytham Road, South Shore.

FAMILY FORTUNES QUIZ. Devonshire Arms, Devonshire Road, North Shore. From 9.30pm.

poker and sport

poker night. The Hop, King Street, Blackpool. 8.30pm

Karaoke

karaoke. Crazy Scots Bar, Rigby Road, Blackpool. 7pm to 4am.

karaoke queens. Fran Collins and Vicky Spencer. Buckinghams, Queen Street, Blackpool. 3pm.

cliff’s karaoke disco. The Sandpiper, Cleveleys. From 7pm.

karaoke. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queens Promenade, Bispham.

KARAOKE. The Townsman, Topping Street, Blackpool.

karaoke and quiz night. Plus bingo and raffle. The Burn Naze, Gamble Road, Thornton.

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

karaoke and singalong. With Frankie Whittle. Churchill’s, Topping Street. Blackpool. Afternoon.

dj scouse and the karaoke roadshow. A touch of Phoenix Nights. Yates’s, Market Street, Blackpool. 9pm.

karaoke. The Old Bank Inn, Bond Street, South Shore. 9pm.

karaoke. The Sun, Bolton Street, South Shore. 8.30pm.

CAROLOKE ZONE. With Carol Hartwell and the pub’s 12 large flat screens. The Sandyforth Arms, Trunnah Road, Thornton.

KARAOKE AND QUIZ. With host Sam. The Duke of York, Dickson Road, Blackpool. From 8.30pm.

KARAOKE NIGHT. More than 3,000 tunes. The Regal Hotel, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. Also Thursday, 8pm.

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

Social clubs

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

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.

Keep fit and exercise

yang-style tai chi. With Peter Farrell and Martin Brady. From June 8 there will be an introductor 8-week course on the 37 step Yang style form. Cost £40. Classes from 9am until 10am, intermediate advanced classes from 10am until 12pm. Carleton Memorial Hall, Moorfield Avenue, Carleton.

pilates and zumba. Pilates (7pm) and Zumba (8pm) with Lindsey Woolstencroft. Thornton Little Theatre, Four Land Ends, Thornton. And Thursday.

zumba. North Shore Sports and Social Club, Cross Street, Blackpool. 1.30 to 2.30pm.

MUAY THAI/THAI BOXING. Pure Impact Fitness Studio, Dover Road, South Shore. 11am to 12.30pm. Details, (07928) 128674

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

BLACKPOOL ICE HOCKEY CLUB. Learn how to play – ages six to 16. The Arena, Blackpool Pleasure Beach. 5.45 to 6.45pm.

YOGA FOR HEALTH AND RELAXATION. Reagua Salon, 46 Wood Street, St Annes. 9.30 to 10.45am and 11am to 12.30pm. Details, (01253) 725714.

others

(((first sunday month)))outdoor market. Local designers, crafters, artists, vintage collectors, face painting, buskers and more. St John’s Square, Blackpool. ((ends end November)))

sunday worship. New Central Methodist Church, Adelaide Street West, Blackpool. 10.30am.

the lighthouse spiritual centre. Guest mediums weekly. Spencer Court Community Centre, Spencer Court, Blackpool. 7.30 to 9pm. Details, 07951 591607.