Don’t miss our What’s On section for all the best in entertainment across the Fylde coast.
Theatre and shows
BEYOND BELIEF: THE MINISTRY OF MAGIC. Magic and variety from Richard de Vere, Schnorbitz, Mr Slava, Mark Lawless and full supporting cast. The Horseshoe, Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Also Monday and Sunday. From 7.30pm. Ends October 30.
HOT ICE 2012. An international cast of award winning skaters with a brand new show. The Arena, Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Daily, 2.30 and 7.30pm. Ends September 8.
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM. The Lyric Hammersmith and Filter Theatre’s critically acclaimed version of the Shakespeare Comedy. Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann’s Square, Manchester. Ends August 4.
CIRCUS MONDAO. The Huba Buba Clowns, Wheel of Death, animals and speciality acts. Norcross Car Boot Field, Norcross Lane/Fleetwood Road South, Thornton. Monday to Friday, 5pm and 7.30pm.
Saturdays, 2 and 5pm. Sundays, 2pm only (Monday August 27, 2pm). Ends August 27.
THE GRUMBLEWEEDS. The veteran comedy couple breaking new ground with a weekly run at this venue. Children’s meals and basket meals available. Sands Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Weekly to September 11.
BERNIE CLIFTON’S FAMILY LAUGHTER SHOW. Bernie joined by Tony Benedict, Lynn Kennedy, Van Buren & Allyson, John Barker an the Nikki Figgins Dancers. North Pier Theatre, North Pier, Blackpool. 7.30pm. Weekly, ends September 4.
42nd STREET. Dave Willetts and Marti Webb star. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. Tonight, 8pm. Wednesday to Saturday, 7.30pm. Plus matinees Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 2pm.
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 VS BOOOFFALO BILL. All new circus show with a Wild West theme. Blackpool Tower Circus, Blackpool Tower, Bank Hey Street/ Central Promenade. Noon and 4pm.
Pubs and bars
SOUNDS OF THE 60s. With The Kasuals. The Merrie England, North Pier, Blackpool.
SOUNDS MAGIC. Songs through the decades. The Theatre Bar, Queens Hotel, The Promenade, South Shore
CHILL OUT TUESDAY. With DJ Ric Smith. Bar 19 Queen Street, Blackpool. 9pm to 4am.
OPEN MIC NIGHT. Contact the venue for details of how to take part. Yates’s, Market Street, Blackpool.
FUNKY BOX. With DJ Danny. Walkabout, Queen Street, Blackpool. To 3am.
ANDY KNIGHT’S FREE AND EASY. Buckingham’s, Queen Street, Blackpool. 3 to 5pm.
LIVE MUSIC NIGHT. Guest musicians and singer songwriters. The Galleon, Abingdon Street, Blackpool. Free admission.
STELLA ARTOIS AND CAPTAIN GINGER. Mardi Gras, Talbot Road, Blackpool.
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.
CHOIR PRACTICE. For youngsters aged seven to 17. Chesters Dancing Academy, 19 Victoria Street, Fleetwood. Details, (07989) 144423.
THE ELSWICK SINGERS. New members welcome. Elswick Village Hall, Roseacre Road, Elswick. 7.30pm. Details, Details, 07702 676398 or 07565 539558.
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 and teach tapes provided. Brun Grove WM Club, Blackpool. 7.30pm.
FUN FORTUNES QUIZ. With rock and roll bingo. The Hop, Cookson Street, Blackpool.
FUN QUIZ NIGHT. Plus bingo and guest acts. Duple Social Club, Bond Street, South Shore.
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. The Washington, Topping Street, Blackpool. 8pm.
QUIZ NIGHT. With his MC Clanger. 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. The Squirrel, Bispham Road, Bispham.
FUN QUIZ. Win drinks vouchers. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, Cleveleys.
KARAOKE. With drag DJ Carmen. Roxy’s, Queen Street, Blackpool.
KARAOKE AND BINGO. Bar 19 Queen Street, Blackpool. 2 to 6pm.
KARAOKE COMPETITION. Weekly heats with semi-final on November 29 and final on December 6. Top prize £500. Soul Suite, Queen Square/Queen Street, Blackpool.
DJ TIM’S KARAOKE. Prizes for best singers. Lucy’s @ Tobago, Abingdon Street, Blackpool.
KARAOKE. Cleveleys Ex Servicemen’s Club, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys.
BOOGIE BOOTS. Line Dancing, easy teaching and social dancing. Bispham Conservative Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. 8 to 10.45pm. Details, 07968 973238.
JULIE’S STEP IN LINE. Wyre Villa Sports Club, Stalmine. 7.30 to 10pm. Details, (01253) 811719.
LIBERTY BELLES LINE DANCING. St Mark’s Church Hall, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. 1 to 3.30pm. Details (01253) 352559 or 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.
SUE O’KENNEDY’S LINE DANCE. Poulton Youth & Community Centre, Breck Road, Poulton. 11.30am to 1am. Details, (01253) 826262.
LINE DANCING. Instruction, live act last Tuesday each month. Cleveleys WM Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 594043.
FANCY FEET LINE DANCE. Social dancing and instruction. Holy Trinity Church Memorial Hall, Dean Street, South Shore. 10am to noon. Beginners first hour, social dancing and instruction. The Ashley Club, Victoria Road, Thornton. 7.15 to 10.30pm.
LINE DANCING. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.
BALLROOM/SEQUENCE/TEA DANCE. With organist Mark Allen. St Paul’s Church Hall, Lake Road North, St Annes. 2 to 4pm.
AFTERNOON TEA DANCE. Live music from the Frontline Dance Band. Ticket only or afternoon tea inclusive The Sands Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool. 2 to 4.30pm.
TEACHING AND MIXED SOCIAL DANCING. Bispham United Reform Church, Cavendish Road, Bispham. 8 to 10.45pm. Details, (01253) 594043.
BALLROOM AND LATIN CLASSES. Beginners (7.30 to 8.30pm), improvers (8.30 to 9.30pm). The White Church, Ansdell. 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 Mens 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, North Shore.
NOCHES DE SALSA. Beginners to advanced 8pm to 9.30pm then dance until 11pm. Co-operative Sports and Social Club, Preston New Road, Marton. Details, (01253) 401941 or 07967 768582.
SALSA. With Vitelio Ramos. St Thomas’ Church Hall, Caunce Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 304996.
TAP DANCING. Adult beginners. Chesters Dancing Academy, 19 Victoria Street, Fleetwood. 8 to 9pm.Details, (07989) 144423.
JC DANCE CLASSES. Childrens’ and adult dance classes. United Reformed Church, Queensway, Poulton, and Norbreck Primary School. Details, 07792 410390.
DANCE FOR THE UNDER 5’s. Afternoon dance classes. Poulton Youth and Communty Centre, Breck Road, Poulton. Details, 07792 410390.
Keep fit and exercise
LOW IMPACT AEROBICS. For weight watchers and the out of condition. Clifton Drive Methodist Church, St Annes. 7.30 to 8.30pm. Details, (01253) 403273.
ZUMBA FITNESS. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queens Promenade, Bispham. 11am.
WYDANCE 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, just enthusiasm. Marine Hall, The Esplanade, Fleetwood. 6 to 7pm. Weekly to April 5.
CALLANETICS. All Saints Church, North Drive, Anchorsholme. 6pm to 8.30pm.
ANNE’S LOSE SIZE - RE-ENERGIZE. Diet and fitness. Victoria Congregational Church, Newton Drive, Blackpool. 6 to 7.30m. Details, 07983 684885.
SLIMMERCISE. Aerobics, salsa, conditioning, slimming club. The Christian Centre, Waterloo Road, South Shore. 7.30 to 8.30pm. Details, 07795 030922.
MUAY THAI/fitness. Women only. 5.45 to 6.45pm, 6/8 St Annes Road, South Shore. 7 to 8.30pm. Details, (07928) 128674.
DANCERCISE. 7 to 8pm. Pure Impact Fitness Studio, Dover Road, South Shore. Details 07928 128674.
50+ EXERCISE. St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 9.30 to 11.30am.
POWER WALKS. St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 6.30 to 7.30pm. Route varies.
MEND. Free, fun programme for seven to 13 year old children to become fitter and happier. Fleetwood Lofthouse YMCA, Fleetwood. 5 to 7pm. Also Friday. Details, (01253) 882105.
FAMILY FIT PROGRAMME. Fun exercise for the family. Poulton Community Centre, Breck Road, Poulton. 5.30 to 6.30pm. Details, (01253) 882105.
HATHA YOGA CLASS. Hewitt Room, off Clifton Street, next to the Old Police Station, Lytham. 6.30 to 8 pm. Details, Karen 07989 985466
YOGA. All abilities. Our Lady of the Assumption Church Hall, Common Edge Road, Blackpool. 7.30 to 9pm. Details, (01253) 640247 and 07960 626836.
AQUA AEROBICS. Dalmeny Hotel Leisure Club, The Promenade, St Annes. 1 to 2pm. Details, (01253) 716010.
PHOENIX TAEKWONDO. New members always welcome. Kincraig Primary School, Blackpool. 6.30 to 8pm. Details, (07963) 104353.
TAI CHI. Main Hall, St Annes Parish Rooms, St Annes. 8.15 to 9pm. Details, (01253) 315478 and (07976) 773559; beginnners, 10 to 11.30am. St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. Details, (01253) 724117. And Main Hall, St Annes Parish Rooms, Headroomgate Road, St Annes. 8.15 to 9pm. Details, (01253) 315478 or 07976 773559.
PILATES. Clifton Drive Methodist Church, St Annes. 6.30pm. Details, (01243) 403273; St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 1 to 2pm; Marton United Reformed Church Hall, Wordsworth Avenue, Marton. 6.30 to 7.30pm. Details, (01253) 694918.
YOGA/TAI/CHI/PILATES. For posture, strength and flexibility. Details, (07941) 0123053. WI Hall, Great Eccleston. 8.15 to 9.15pm.
DJ KEIRAN. And karaoke. North Shore Sports and Social Club, Cross Street, Blackpool.
CABARET. Guest acts. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. 2.30 to 4.30pm. Details, (01253) 628835.
LEE BRADY PLUS NATALIE JAXX. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool.
SONNY. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.
JOE WALL PLUS VENN TRACEY. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.
JOHN GILLAN. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool.
DAVE BROOKLYN. LMS Loco Sports and Social Club, Back Ribble Road, Blackpool.
JODIE KATE & TERRY COTTA. Philharmonic WMC & Institute, Foxhall Road, Blackpool.
JENNY BALL. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.
TERRY’S FREE ‘N’ EASY. Blackpool RBL Club, 33-39 King Street, Blackpool.
DINAH RODD. Station Road Social Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.