What’s On - April 19, 2013

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

friday

((april 19))))

theatre and shows

simple minds. One of the UK’s most successful rock groups Simple Minds will be performing their Greatest Hits Live. Opera House, Winter Gardens, Blackpool. 7pm.

songs from the stage. Presented by Thornton Cleveleys Operatic Society. Thornton Little Theatre, Thornton. 7.30pm. Details (01253) 860856.

soul night. Evening of entertainment with talented musicians and a delicious three course meal. The Sands Venue, Promenade, Blackpool.

pubs and bars

THE FABULOSE STARFISH. Queens Pub, Beach Road, Fleetwood.

blue pig orchestra. Strawberry Gardens, Fleetwood.

touch the pearl. Soul funk groove machine from across the North West. Toast Cafe Bar and Grill, Wood Street, St Annes.

The cobras. Blue Room, Church Street, Blackpool.

the 2 most. Taking you back to the 60’s. The Queens Hotel, South Promenade, Blackpool.

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.

fun factory. With DJ Doug E. Love. 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 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.

SOCIAL CLUBS

makala leigh. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool.

becca. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

jack bennett. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool.

stingray. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore.

kristie charles. The Layton, Westcliffe Drive, Layton, Blackpool.

john wade. Claremont Conservative Club, Westminster Road, Blackpool.

maurice mallone. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

midnight blue. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

lee david. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

craige anthony. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.

lee wainwright. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.

nigel miles. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. 


ronnie lee. Blackpool Central Club, Kent Road, Blackpool.

saturday

((april 20))))

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

songs from the stage. Presented by Thornton Cleveleys Operatic Society. Thornton Little Theatre, Thornton. 7.30pm. Details (01253) 860856.

the illegal eagles. The classic line-up of Phil Aldridge, Keith Atack, Jeff Green and Darin Murphy - the founding members of the Illegal Eagles - was completed in 2010 by the addition of Garreth Hicklin. In 1980 the Eagles took a “14 year vacation” and returned with the now classic album Hell Freezes Over. The Illegal Eagles, having no intention of taking any time off, are back this year with their Heaven Heats Up tour. The Grand Theatre, Blackpool. 7.30pm.

70’s night glam rock. Koo Ka Choo take you on a trip down memory lane with songs from great artists. The Sands Venue, Promenade, Blackpool.

musical show. Three shows of Let’s Face the Music and Dance. Tickets £5 and £3 each. Marton United Reformed Church, Preston Old Road, Marton. 8pm.

pubs and bars

contraband. Classic and modern rock. The Sandyforth Arms, Thornton Cleveleys. 9.30pm.

rich parsons. Guitar/vocalist performer. Ma Kellys, The Station 1-3pm, Ma Kellys, Foxhall, 7pm and The Bridge, 8.30pm.

monkberry. 60s and 70s music. Stanley Ward Con Club, Common Edge Road, South Shore. 9pm.

mike dignam. Singer/songwriter from Preston. Toast Cafe Bar and Grill, Wood Street, St Annes.

the jeps. The Venue, Cleveleys.

sara cheston. Local female vocalist. Paris Casino, Bloomfield Road, South Shore. 9.30pm.

manhatton. Victoria Bar, North Euston Hotel, Fleetwood. 9pm.

rob johnson, katie dexter & mike rossi. The queens Hotel, South Promenade, Blackpool.

SOCIAL CLUBS

jum forrest. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool.

paul heywood. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

johnny roxx. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool.

heather dee. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore.

jerade. The Layton, Westcliffe Drive, Layton, Blackpool.

danny andrews. Claremont Conservative Club, Westminster Road, Blackpool.

joanna shorrock. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

helen louise. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

corinne lori plus nicky newsome. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

alisha mckaye. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool.

donna. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, facing Cleveleys Bus Station.

natalie jacks plus clarke & page. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.

emma norman. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.

helen o’neil. Comrades of the Great War Club (Blackpool) Ltd, 116 Adelaide Street, Blackpool.

wayne t. Knott End WMC, Salisbury Avenue, Knott End.

lee wainwright. St Annes Conservative Club, 314 Clifton Drive North, St Annes.

one night only. Highfield Road & Rec., 79 Highfield Road, South Shore.

nigel miles. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool.

jodie hart. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. 


terry’s free ‘n’ easy. Blackpool RBL Club, 33-39 King Street, Blackpool.

jaydon roberts. Station Road Social Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.

others

terry reaney and the bluebird big band. Switched on Swing. St Paul’s Church, Honister Avenue, Blackpool. 7.30pm. Admission £6 (under 16s free).

witches walks. Guided walks along the newly established 51-mile, long-distance walking route the Lancashire Witches Walk, created as part of the Lancashire Witches 400 project to commemorate the final journey of the so-called witches from Pendle to Lancaster. The route is walked in seven sections, First one Barrowford to Barley, four and a half miles, 10am-3pm. Booking essential, walks free, £10 for adults, £5 for children. To book email info@greenclose.org or phone 015242 21233.

lytham st annes choral society. Concert will comprise of music by two most famous of Britain’s living composers Karl Jenkins and John Rutter. Kirkham Grammar School, Ribby Road, Preston.

sunday

((april 21)))

theatre and shows

the red room. The collaboration between acclaimed dancer David Hughes (choreography) and award-winning theatre maker Al Seed (direction) is a contemporary and visually shockinginterpretation of Edgar Allan Poe’s 19th century classic tale, The Masque of the Red Death. The Grand Theatre, Blackpool. 8pm.

musical show. Three shows of Let’s Face the Music and Dance. Tickets £8 and £6 each to include afternoon tea. Marton United Reformed Church, Preston Old Road, Marton. Noon.

THE lion king. Disney’s The Lion King is a worldwide theatrical phenomenon, seen by over 65 million people and still drawing sell-out crowds at London’s Lyceum Theatre in its 13th year. Palace Theatre, Oxford Street, Manchester. Tue - Fri 7.30pm, Wed 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Sun 2.30pm. (Ends April 20).

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.

pubs and bars

jack bennett. As Roy Orbison. The Queens Hotel, South Promenade, Blackpool.

quizzes

cash prize quiz. With the quizmaster of the north Steve M. Victoria Bar, The North Euston, Fleetwood.

SOCIAL CLUBS

tracey jordan. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

tom collins. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore.

julie scott. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

mark shaw (lunch), lydia jordon (eve). Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

mr smith. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, facing Cleveleys Bus Station.

lynne david. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.

darren shaw. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.

terry’s free ‘n’ easy. Blackpool RBL Club, 33-39 King Street, Blackpool.

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.

others

pasha kovalev and katya virshilas. An evening with stars of BBC TVs Strictly Come Dancing. Marine Hall, Fleetwood. 7.30pm. Details (01253) 887693.