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Things to do this weekend (June 3 and 4)

There's lots to keep you occupied this weekend...

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Hugely successful dance festival will be extended next year

Thousands of dancers have whirled round the Empress Ballroom’s floor at biggest ever Blackpool Dance Festival.

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Schoolgirl magician Issy Simpson wins her place in the live semi finals of Britain's Got Talent

Issy casts her spell to reach live Britain's Got Talent shows

Young magician Issy Simpson is through to the live semi finals of Britain's Got Talent.
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Saturday Night Takeaway executive producer Pete Ogden (left) and series producer Saul Fearnley (second left) with fellow crew members line producer Marcus McKinley (centre back), writer Andy Milligan (second right) and series producer Diego Rincon (right) at the BAFTA awards

Bafta honour for Blackpool TV producers

A pair of Blackpool-born showbusiness buffs have been awarded a Bafta for their work on one of Britain’s best-loved shows.

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Shelley and Julie Ellison who run he Daisy Maison hand crafted art business from Westby with Plumptons near Blackpool

Fylde women in craft work worth £326m to region

Crafty women in the  region have created their own way to find a niche in the world of work and contributed £326m to our economy, a new study shows.

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Joe Longthorne

Darren Day to step in as Blackpool star ordered to rest

West End musicals star Darren Day is set to sing at Viva on Sunday, stepping in for his pal Joe Longthorne who has been ordered to rest by doctors.

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Churchtown festival

Children’s fest to return with big procession

The popular Churchtown and District Children’s Whitsuntide Festival is set to take place this Sunday 28th May.

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Celebrity Laurence Llewellyn-Bowen at the Illuminations Depot

Open evening to shed light on Blackpool’s Illuminations

Anyone interested in taking an active role in the running of Blackpool’s famous Illuminations is invited to an open evening being held next month.

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Paula Sides Cavaradossi  and Samuel Sakker in English Touring Operas 
production of Tosca. Photo Richard Hubert Smith

Blackpool supermarket staff’s opera masterclass

One of the world’s leading opera companies is looking for Blackpool supermarket staff to join them in song.

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Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood is directing and choreograph ing Son Of A Preacher Man

New musical has the look of love for Dusty

A new musical celebrating the hits of Sixties songstress Dusty Springfield is coming to Blackpool.

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Broadway and Beyond, which is taking place at the Lowther Pavilion

Songs from the shows in the mix

A compilation of popular musicals will bring the stage alive at Lowther Pavilion tomorrow.

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Boxer Ricky Hatton

Hitman Hatton hits up Pleasure Beach

Ricky ‘the Hitman’ Hatton will be hosting a special event at Blackpool Pleasure Beach tomorrow night.

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Jackie Hamilton, Mayor's consort, John Hamilton, Charlotte Hamilton, Mayor of Wyre Councillor Alice Collinson and Michael Hamilton.

Celebrating a decade of theatre and fun – for all

Glitz and glamour marked the 10th anniversary of TramShed theatre charity.

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Game Of Thrones George RR Martin

Game Of Thrones trailer leaves fans 'crying with excitement'

Game Of Thrones fans were left “crying with excitement” after the trailer for the upcoming seventh series of the show was unveiled.
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The Handmaid's Tale on Channel 4 on Sunday.

TV Choice: What to download and stream this week

TV guru Stuart Chandler has been trawling the highways and byways of the televisual spectrum to find you what to watch...

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Nateby Primary School's 'Rio Carnival Band' from the Garstang Children Festival in 2016

Festival time in Garstang

The flags are out in Garstang which means only one thing it’s Festival season.

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Grantchester.

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

TV editor Stuart Chandler finds five great shows for you to watch this week.
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Paul Hollywood is going continental.

Big Preview and TRAILER: ‘Good company, good cars and good roads’ is the Hollywood way

In Paul Hollywood’s Big Continental Road Trip, the Great British Bake Off star sets out on three separate road trips - he talks about the series and his love of all things with wheels to Finlay Grieg

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Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer star in The Wizard Of Lies.

TV Choice and VIDEO PREVIEW: A glimpse behind the curtain of true crime

The Wizard of Lies Thursday, 9pm, Sky Atlantic and NOW TV

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The villainous Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem) faces Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush).

Cinema and TRAILER: Mucking about on the high seas is nothing to complain about

Despite early-morning call times and lengthy make-up stints, you’re unlikely to catch actor Javier Bardem moaning on set. He tells Gemma Dunn that being grounded is all about surrounding yourself with the right people

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