Don’t miss our What’s On section for all the best in entertainment across the Fylde coast.
Folk, Irish and country
MUSIC, SONGS, POEMS AND PINTS. Hosted by Penny Black. The Plough, Chain Lane, Staining. 9pm.
COUNTRY & WESTERN NIGHT. With line dancing. Bispham Conservative Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.
ST ANNES ACOUSTIC ROOTS. Open microphone night. All welcome. Royal British Legion Club, Mayfield Road, St Annes. 8.30pm.
Theatre and shows
VIVA!. Summer show spectacular starring Rob Linacre, Darren Coulton, Jodie Kate, Carl Schofield and the Viva! showgirls. Layton Institute, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. Tuesday to Saturday, ends November 5.
THE BILLY PEARCE LAUGHTER SHOW. The popular all rounder with full supporting cast including Claire Brady. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 7.30pm. To October 25.
BEYOND BELIEF. Magic, variety and dance from master illusionist Richard de Vere, Shizzy Mizzy, Marc, Schnorbitz, Schnookie and cast. The Horseshoe, Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Also Wednesday and Thursday, to October 27.
LEGENDS. Back for its 13th year, four tributes in each of two shows. Tonight – Elvis Presley, Elton John, Neil Diamond and Rod Stewart. Central Pier Showbar, Blackpool. Nightly (no shows Monday).
THE BEST OF BLACKPOOL. All new circus show with Mooky and Mr Boo plus speciality acts from around the world. Tower Circus, Blackpool Tower. 2.30pm.
Pubs and bars
MOTOWN AND SOUL. With DJ Kev. Soul Suite, Queen Square/Queen Street, Blackpool.
THE ROY ROLLAND SHOW. With guest vocalist Tracey Jordan. Ma Kelly’s Stanley Arms, Chapel Street, Blackpool. 1.30 to 4.30pm.
OPEN MIC NIGHT. Contact the venue for details of how to take part. Yates’s, Market Street, Blackpool.
PINEAPPLE JACK. The Theatre Bar, Winter Gardens, Church Street, Blackpool. Daily lunchtime plus Saturday evenings for the season.
THE DECADES SHOW. With Timeless Duo. Theatre Bar, Queens Hotel, The Promenade, South Shore.
FUNKY BOX. With DJ Danny. Walkabout, Queen Street, Blackpool. To 3am.
ANDY KNIGHT’S FREE AND EASY. Buckingham’s, Queen Street, 3 to 5pm.
DARTS AND DOMINOES. The Albert, Lytham Road, South Shore.
ON THE LEVEL. Theatre Bar, Queens Hotel, The Promenade, South Shore.
SUMMER VARIETY SHOW 2011. Regular entertainers include Janice Yorke, Martin Gregory Lambert, Ricky Lane, Leigh Myers, Jonathan and Donna Reid, plus guest appearances from the likes of Stephen Pierre, Robert Young, Vici Moran and Crissy Rock. Nellie Deans, North Promenade, Blackpool. Monday to Thursday until October 27. summer showtime 2011. Scott Gallagher hosts, Ma Kelly’s Showgirls, comedian Mike Lancaster, vocalist Chris Tame and karaoke. Ma Kelly’s Stanley Arms, Chapel Street, Blackpool. From 8.30pm.
FUNNY GIRLS SUMMER SHOW 2011. The award-winning show performed nightly (except Mondays). Funny Girls, Dickson Road, Blackpool. From 8.30pm.
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. Details, (01253) 696990.
CHOIR PRACTICE. For youngsters seven to 17. Chesters Dancing Academy, 19 Victoria Street, Fleetwood, 07989 144423.
THE ELSWICK SINGERS. New members welcome. Elswick Village Hall, Roseacre Road, Elswick. 7.30pm. Details, (01253) 890209 or (01995) 679312.
GUARDIAN CONCERT BAND. Rehearsals – brass players (grade 5 plus) always needed. Lytham Methodist Church, 4 The Serpentine, Lytham. Weekly, 7.45 to 9.30pm. Details, (0771) 424 1860.
BARBERSHOP HARMONY. New members welcome. Help tapes provided. Brun Grove WM Club, Blackpool. 7.30pm.
Rock, pop and blues
ROCK NIGHT. With Addictive Philosophy, Dysphonia, Senton Bombs and Black Scarlet. The Galleon, Abingdon Street, Blackpool.
QUIZ AND BINGO. Cash prizes and free supper. Up to £200 to be won. Churchill’s, Topping Street. Blackpool. 9.30pm.
QUIZ NIGHT. And Take Your Pick. Free buffet for contestants. The Washington, Topping Street, Blackpool. 8pm.
FOREST DAVE’S QUIZ NIGHT. 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.
QUIZ NIGHT. Squirrel, Bispham Road.
FUN QUIZ. Win drinks vouchers. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, Cleveleys.
KRAZY KARAOKE. With Bonnie La Blue and Collette Ryan. £25 cash prize. Roxy’s, Queen Street, Blackpool.
DJ TIM’S KARAOKE. Prizes for the best, Lucy’s @ Tobago, Abingdon Street, Blackpool.
KARAOKE. Daily do it yourself session. Chubby’s Bar, The Promenade, Blackpool. From 9am to 6pm.
KARAOKE. Knobby’s Bar. West Street, Blackpool. And Thursday, Friday and Saturday. From 7pm.
JULIE’S STEP IN LINE. Wyre Villa Sports Club, Stalmine. 7.30 – 10pm. Details, (01253) 811719.
LIBERTY BELLES LINE DANCING. St Mark’s Church Hall, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. 1 to 3.30pm. Details (01253) 352559/ 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.
TEACHING AND MIXED SOCIAL DANCING. Bispham United Reform Church, Cavendish Road, Bispham. 8 to 10.45pm. Details, (01253) 594043.
AFTERNOON TEA DANCE. With live band. All welcome, traditional dancing. Sands Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool.
BALLROOM AND LATIN CLASSES. The White Church, Ansdell. 7.30 to 9.30pm. Details, 07909 945567.
MODERN SEQUENCE. New dances taught. Poulton Community Centre/YMCA, Poulton. 7 to 10pm. Details, (01253) 873122.
AFTERNOON DANCING. With John Peate (keyboards) and Dave Miller (drums). Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. 2 to 4pm.
SALSA CHEVERE. Salsa classes at all levels followed by social dancing. Marton Institute, Oxford Square, Marton. 7.30pm onwards. Details, 07749 812352.
SIMPLY SALSA CLASS. Beginners from 7pm. Then all levels and social dance. North Shore Golf Club, Devonshire Road.
TAP DANCING. Adult beginners. Chesters Dancing Academy, 19 Victoria Street, Fleetwood. 8 to 9pm.Details, (07989) 144423.
JC DANCE CLASSES. Children’s and adult dance classes. United Reformed Church, Queensway, Poulton. and Norbreck Primary School. Details, 07792 410390.
Keep fit and exercise
DANCE 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. Marine Hall, Esplanade, Fleetwood. 6 to 7pm. Weekly to April 5.
CALLANETICS. All Saints Church, North Drive, Anchorsholme. 6pm to 8.30pm.
MEDITATION FOR RELAXATION. Keajra Buddhist Centre, 64 Holmfield Road, Blackpool. 7.30 to 9pm. Weekly to December 6. Details, (01253) 352721.
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.
DJ KEIRAN. And karaoke. North Shore Sports and Social Club, Cross Street.
CABARET. Guest acts. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. 2.30 to 4.30pm. Details, (01253) 628835.
LEE MYERS AND MARTIN GREGORY LAMBERT. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621168.
KEN MORRELL. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341647.
MIKE ROSSI. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341508.
KARL PALMER. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 341441.
BILLY MYERS PLUS MIKE DENNETT & CHIC. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.
JOHN GILLAN. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 623784.
TOM COLLINS. LMS Loco Sports and Social Club, Back Ribble Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 625040).
JEAN PASQUILL PLUS ROSCOE OR DINAHROD. Philharmonic WMC & Institute, Foxhall Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621039.
HAYLEY MACK. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Details, (01253) 624208.
TERRY ON THE ORGAN. Blackpool RBL Club, 33-39 King Street, Blackpool. Details (01253) 626308.
ASHLEY. Station Road Social Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.