Don’t miss our What’s On section for all the best in entertainment across the Fylde coast.
BLACKPOOL MODEL VILLAGE. Take a big look around this tiny world which recreates English life from times gone by. East Park Drive, Blackpool. Open daily 10am. Details (01253) 763827.
SEA LIFE CENTRE. Includes the latest attraction Scary Monsters. Golden Mile, Blackpool. Open daily 10am. Details, (01253) 621258.
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
BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET. Director David Bintey’s revival of the family favourite. The Lowry, Salford Quays, Greater Manchester. To Saturday, 7.30pm. Matinee Saturday, 2pm.
THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS. Dave Benson Phillips stars as Toad in this Stephen Kingsbury and Ben Sleep adaptation of the Kenneth Grahame classic. Charter Theatre, Guild Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston. Today, 1.30 and 5pm. Saturday, 2.30 and 6pm.
ZACK. Manchester comedian Justin Moorhouse stars in the Harold Brighouse comedy abut a family’s under achiever set in the 1920s. The Royal Exchange Theatre, St Anns Square, Manchester. To January 22. Monday to Friday 7.30pm, Saturday 8pm, matinees Wednesday 2.30pm and Saturday 4pm. Box office, (0161) 8339833.
Pubs and bars
WAYNE ALLEN. Return of the soul man. The Hastings Eating & Drinking House, Hastings Place, Lytham.
THE BLUE PIG ORCHESTRA. The Venue, North Promenade, Cleveleys.
RICKY LEES KARAOKE ROADSHOW. The Bloomfield Hotel, Ansdell Road, South Shore.
THE GALLEON BAND. Residents John and Adam plus guests with jazz, blues and swing. The New Galleon, Adelaide Street, Blackpool. Also Thurdsay, Saturday and Sunday.
SOUL NIGHT. DJ John Miles and soul entertainment. Soul Suite, Queen Square, Blackpool.
AFTERNOON ENTERTAINMENT. Guest vocalist. The Townsman, Topping Street, Blackpool.
DISCO NIGHT. The Townsman, Topping Street, Blackpool.
ROXY HART AND BONNIE LA BLUE. Cabaret all night. Free admission before 9.30pm. Roxy’s, Queen Street, Blackpool.
FRIDAY NIGHT EXPERIENCE. With DJ Banksy. Rumours, Talbot Square, Blackpool. 10pm - 4am.
MIKE ROSSI’S ROCK AND ROLL PARTY NIGHT. With guest bands. Theatre Bar, Queens Hotel, The Promenade, South Shore.
CABARET AND KARAOKE. The Old Bridge, Lytham Road, South Shore. 9pm.
DAVE WINDLE. Afternoon organ music. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queen’s Promenade, Bispham.
UPFRONT FRIDAY. Deeper house djs from the UK and Ibiza. Bar 137, Church Street, Blackpool. 1am.
DANNY HOWARD. Chill out grooves to funky house. Henry’s Bar, Henry Street, Lytham.
POWERFUL PIERRE. Video dj party night. Frenchman’s Cove, South King Street, Blackpool. 8pm.
JIMMY DAY. Che Bar, Talbot Square, Blackpool.
DAVE WARD ROADSHOW. Latest releases, chart and classic hits. The Ship & Royal, Clifton Street, Lytham. 8pm to midnight.
DISCO NIGHTS. Two floors, two DJs. The Cube, Breck Road, Poulton. To 2am; Papa Greywolf. Bay Horse Hotel, Station Road, Thornton; Whittle Springs, Talbot Road, Blackpool.
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT. Rota of weekly acts. Scruffy Murphy’s, Corporation Street, Blackpool. And Saturday.
DANNY KING. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621168.
NEIL O’NEIL. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341647.
SHAUN BURNS. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 762186.
DEAN PEARSON. Layton Institute, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. Details, (01253) 391774.
JULIE PEREZ. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 341441.
LA BELLE. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 357519.
HELEN LOUISE PLUS JOHNNY CORRIGAN. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.
MIKE DENETT & CHIC. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 623784.
NIKKI MILLER & LEIGH MYERS. Philharmonic WMC & Institute, Foxhall Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621039.
JO JO SAVAGE. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 853219.
TAM RYAN & JANICE YORKE. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 624208.
DEAN RICHARDS. St Annes Conservative Club, 314 Clifton Drive North, St Annes. Details, (01253) 723471.
STEAL. Highfield Road & Rec., 79 Highfield Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 342389.
JACK BENNETT. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 622979.
RAY KING. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. Details (01253) 852709.
DJ KIERAN. Plus karaoke. North Shore Sports and Social Club, Cross Street, Blackpool.
ANDY KNIGHT’S SINGALONG. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. 2.30 - 4.30pm. Details, (01253) 628835.
CABARET SHOW. With Miss Lee Star and vocals from Tim James. Lucy’s @ Tobago, Talbot Road, Blackpool. From 9pm.
FUNNY GIRLS SHOW. The award winning show performed nightly (except Monday). Funny Girls, Dickson Road, Blackpool. From 7pm.
CABARET. Vince on keyboards, Hayden Love, Rob Johnson and Murray G Mac Lane plus karaoke. Ma Kelly’s, Foxhall Road, Blackpool. From 1.30pm to 1.30am.
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.
KARAOKE. And Play Your Cards Right. Christ The King Social Centre, Chepstow Road, Blackpool.
KARAOKE. Bloomfield Hotel, Ansdell Road, Blackpool.
KARAOKE. Weekly prizes. The Old Bank Inn, Bond Street, South Shore. 9.30pm.
KARAOKE AND FREE AND EASY. With Little John. Churchill’s, Topping Street. Blackpool. Afternoon.
KARAOKE. With R Mark. Seven Stars Hotel, Hallgate, Stalmine.
KARAOKE. With Ray and Chelsea Stevens. The Stanley Bar and Cabaret, Chapel Street, Blackpool. from 8pm.
KARAOKE NIGHT. The Rose & Crown, Corporation Street, Blackpool.
S & I’s karaoke. Hosted by Sean Lonsdale. The Excelsior, Lytham Road, South Shore. From 8pm.
KARAOKE NIGHT. With Mark. The Bloomfield, Bloomfield/Ansdell Road, South Shore.
KARAOKE/disco. With the Steve Linz. The Dickens Inn, Cleveleys. From 7pm.
CLIFF’S KARAOKE. The Steamer, Queens Terrace, Fleetwood.
KARAOKE. 3,000 songs to choose from. The Ramsden Arms, Talbot Road, Blackpool.
THE CAROLOKE ZONE. With Carol Hartwell. The Sandyforth Arms (formerly Last Orders), Trunnah Road, Thornton.
JAY’s KARAOKE. Prizes and bargain priced meals. The Newton Arms. Normoss.
KARAOKE AND PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHT. With Dave, Emma and Sean. The Highfield, Highfield Road, South Shore. 9pm - midnight.
KARAOKE PARTY TIME. With host Sam. The Duke of York, Dickson Road, Blackpool. From 9pm.
KARAOKE PARTY NIGHT. Choose from over 50,000 songs. The Cherry Blossom Hotel, Warley Road, North Shore. From 9.30pm.
KARAOKE DISCO. Over 40,000 tracks. The Sandpiper, Cleveleys Avenue, Cleveleys.
BILLY’S SINGALONG KARAOKE. The Plough, Chain Lane, Staining.
KARAOKE. With DJ Marki. The Rose & Crown, Corporation Street, Blackpool. 8pm.
BULL KARAOKE ROADSHOW. The Albert, Lytham Road, South Shore.
KARAOKE. The Victoria, Dock Street, Fleetwood. To 1am.
QUIZ NIGHT. The Tramway, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. 9.30 - 11pm.
BIG MICK’S FUN QUIZ. The Squirrel, Bispham Road, Bispham.
QUIZ NIGHT. With Barrie and Jean. Hampton Road Club, South Shore.
Irish, folk and country
IRISH NIGHT. Guest acts weekly. Scruffy Murphy’s, Corporation Street, Blackpool.
Country and line dancing
COUNTRY & WESTERN NIGHT. New venue. The Outpost, Fleetwood Rugby Club, Melbourne Avenue, Fleetwood. Details, (01253) 826120.
LANCASHIRE ROSE LINE DANCE CLUB. All Hallows Parish Church, Bispham. 2 - 4pm.Community Centre, Breck Road, Poulton. 2 - 4pm and Broadway Rooms, St Nicholas’s Church, Broadway, Fleetwood. 7.30 -10.30pm. Details, (07766) 310260.
FANCY FEET LINE DANCE. Parish Rooms, Headroomgate Road, St Annes. 10am to noon. Details, (07984)188972.
URBAN ON ICE. DJ Fontalba with r&b, hip hop, reggae and more. Hush, Talbot Square, Blackpool. From 10pm to 4am.
FRIDAY FEELING plus sex and the club. It’s ladies only in the gallery until 1am - with lots of special treats. Elsewhere everything from commercial and retro and r’n’b with Dave Pope and others. Club Sanuk, North Promenade, Blackpool.
Social and other dancing
BELLY DANCING. Ladies only - all ages, shapes and level welcome. 6.30 - 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 - 5.15pm. Details, (07811) 189980 or (01253) 883877.
ADULT DANCE CLASSES. Class Act Theatre School, Holy Family Church Hall, Links Road, North Shore. 7pm.
JC DANCE CLASSES. Nursery dance, musical theatre skills, pop dance, modern and tap and adult tap. United Reformed Church, Queensway, Poulton. Details, (07792) 410390.
SEQUENCE. Bispham Community Centre, next to Bispham Library, Bispham Road, Bispham. 1.30 - 4pm. Details (01253) 396902.
UP TO DATE SEQUENCE. St Cuthbert’s Parish Church Hall, Church Road, Lytham. 2 - 4pm. Details, (07765) 554877.
POPULAR SEQUENCE. Weekly. Bispham Community Centre, Bispham Road, Bispham. 1.30 - 4pm. SEQUENCE DANCE CLUB. Old favourites and new dances. Dean Street Memorial Hall, South Shore. 7 - 10pm. Details, (01253)863693.
SEQUENCE. Tuition, 10 - 11am. Sequence dancing until 12.45pm. With David and Rita Harrod. St Christopher’s Parish Centre, HawesSide Lane, Marton. Details, (01253) 356284.
SEQUENCE. Senior Citizens’ Club, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. 7 - 10pm. Details, (01253) 852462.
OVER 50S EXERCISE CLASS. United Reformed Church Hall, Rossall Road (next to Cleveleys Library), Cleveleys. 11am to noon. Details, (01253) 853295.
ZUMBA DANCE FIT. Fusion Dance Studio, St Annes Road, South Shore. 7.30pm. Details, (07706) 357007.
AEROBICS. Over 50s. United Reformed Church Hall, near Cleveleys Library, Cleveleys. 2 – 3pm. Details, (01253) 853295.
BLT. Bums, legs and tums. Tiptoes Theatre School, Collingwood Place, Layton. 9.30 - 10.30am. Details, (07951) 012888.
MUAY THAI. Thai boxing. Pure Impact Fitness Studio, Dover Road, South Shore. 7 - 8.30pm. Details (07928) 128674.
MEND. Free, fun fitness programme for seven to 13 year olds. Poulton Community Centre, Breck Road, Poulton. 5 - 7pm. Fleetwood Lofthouse YMCA, Fleetwood. 5 - 7pm. And St Annes YMCA. Details, (01253) 882105.
IYENGAR YOGA CLASS. For men and women, equipment provided. St Mary Michael’s Social Centre, Castle Lane, Garstang. 1 - 2.30pm. Details, (01253) 399495.
PHOENIX TAE KWONDO. All ages welcome. Vida, Garstang Road, Blackpool. 6 - 7pm. Details, (07963) 104353.
TAI CHI. All levels. St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 10 - 11.30am. Details, (01253) 724117.
PILATES. With Lisa. St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 11am - noon; Palatine Leisure Centre, St Annes Road, South Shore. 10 - 11am. Details, (01253) 403273.
50+ EXERCISE. St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 11.10am - 12.10pm.
FITNESS POLE DANCING. Fusion Dance and Drama Centre, St Annes Road, South Shore. 5.30 - 8.30pm. Details, (07875) 468854.
Rock and pop
ONE NIGHT OF QUEEN. Performed by Gary Mullen and The Works. Grand Hall, Guild Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston. 7.45pm.
GAZETTE BRIDGE CLUB. Friendly duplicate bridge. The Wainwrioght Club, Hornby Road, Blackpool. 7pm.
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.
DAVID TRAYNER. Spirit medium with a night beyond the veil. Assembly Rooms, Dicconson Terrace, Lytham. 8pm.
GOLDEN CIRCLE OF LIGHT. Clairvoyance awareness evening and psychic development. 478 Lytham Road (next to Arnold School), South Shore. 7.30pm.
COMMUNITY COFFEE MORNINGS. All welcome. St Peter’s Community Centre, Lytham Road, South Shore. 10.30am-noon.
BLACKPOOL FENCING CLUB. All welcome. Blackpool & The Fylde College Sports Hall, Ashfield Road, Bispham. 7.30 - 9.30pm. Details, (01253) 725909.
BLACKPOOL ART SOCIETY. General Painting 9.30am. Contact (01253) 407541 or 852027. And 2pm. Contact (01253) 357681 or 398632. The Studio. Wilkinson Avenue (off Woodland Grove). Blackpool.
ART WORKSHOP CLASS. Frank Townend Community Centre, Kensington Road, Cleveleys. 9am - noon. Details, (01253) 863369.
WINDMILL ART SOCIETY. All abilities welcome. Frank Townend Centre, Beach Road, Cleveleys. 1 - 3pm.