What’s On - May 17, 2013

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

friday

((May 17)))

theatre and shows

time and the conways. Presented by The Windmill Players. Thornton Little Theatre, Thornton. 7.30pm. Tickets and details 712574.

the carpenters tribute. This six piece live band perform all the hits including “Close to you”, “Masquerade”, “Top of the World”, “Sing”, “Rainy Days and Mondays”, “Superstar” and “Please Mr. Postman”. Sands Venue, Palatine Buildings, Blackpool.

rising damp. A brand-new production from the Comedy Theatre Company, producers of the stage versions of Victoria Wood’s Dinnerladies and BBC TV’s Birds of a Feather. Writer Eric Chappell’s fabulous dialogue sparkles to this day. The Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool.

SOCIAL CLUBS

max fox. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool.

ashli wain. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

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

the buddies. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore.

alasdair mcphee. The Layton, Westcliffe Drive, Layton, Blackpool.

nigel miles. Claremont Conservative Club, Westminster Road, Blackpool.

ashley tilston. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

highly strung. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

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

victoria francis. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.

nikki miller. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.

jilly allen. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. 


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

cABARET

THE VIVA! SHOW. With Leye D Johns, Phil Jeffries, the VIVA Showgirls and some very special guest vocalists. Viva! Blackpool, Church Street/Central Promenade, Blackpool.

nightclubs and dance

DANCE NIGHT. Commercial chart and dance with a mix of urban and R&B and a splash of 90s presented by DJ Luminati. Drinks promotions. The Loft, above Toast, Wood Street, St Annes. 10pm to 4am.

urban uncut. DJ Jay Fontalba playing r’n’b, hip hop, UK garage, reggae, bashment and UK funky. Crystal, Talbot Square/Market Street, Blackpool. And Saturday.

U.N.I. Weekly session with resident DJ Vince Williams plus guests. Co Co, Market Street, Blackpool.

eclectic. Funky, progressive and electro house with DJ Robert Bagshaw. Flamingo, Queen Street, Blackpool. 11pm to 5am.

rock, blues and soul

music group. Fortnightly meetings for those who love to share their enthusiasm for a range of popular music with like-minded people. Take along a favourite CD to share with the group. Blackpool Central Library, Queen Street, BHlackpool. 2pm - 4pm.

pubs and bars

Government. Six piece playing a mixture of original and cover material. Blue Room, Church Street, Blackpool. 7pm - 2am.

elliot james. The Bug, Fleetwood.

the deadbeats. Now in their 10th year together. Toast, Wood Street, St Annes.

de palma. The Wainwright Club, Blackpool.

the cheating hearts. Five piece country rock band. The Strawberry Gardens, Fleetwood. 9pm.

dancing

big band sounds. Bring your dancing shoes and enjoy the authentic big band sounds of the ‘40s from the Memphis Belle Swing Orchestra. Marine Hall, Fleetwood. 7.30pm.

others

wine and dine evening. Southern Italy wine and dine evening. North Euston Hotel, Fleetwood. 7pm.

SATURDAY

(((May 18))))

theatre and shows

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).

time and the conways. Presented by The Windmill Players. Thornton Little Theatre, Thornton. 7.30pm. Tickets and details 712574.

my first cinderella. English National Ballet and English National Ballet School present My First Cinderella tells everyone’s favourite rags-to-riches story in a beautifully adapted version for young audiences. For everyone age 3+. Opera House, Manchester.

jive night with the jive aces. Having become the first ever band to reach the semi finals of Britain’s Got Talent following up with a performance for Her Majesty The Queen as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, The Jive Aces have truly established themselves as the UK’s top Jive & Swing band. The band are renowned for their hot, swinging music and high-energy stage show playing songs made famous by such greats as Bobby Darin, Louis Prima and Sammy Davis Jnr as well as a selection of superb originals. Sands Venue, Palatine Buildings, Blackpool.

micky flanagan. One of British comedy’s biggest stars. Opera House, Winter Gardens, Blackpool. 8pm.

rising damp. A brand-new production from the Comedy Theatre Company, producers of the stage versions of Victoria Wood’s Dinnerladies and BBC TV’s Birds of a Feather. Writer Eric Chappell’s fabulous dialogue sparkles to this day. The Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool.

soul

blackpool soul club. Northern Soul, Tamla Motown. The Wainwright Club, 173 Hornby Road, Blackpool.

pubs and bars

Bob on. Bob Marley tribute. The Old Town Hall, Poulton

elliot james. Rossall Tavern, Fleetwood.

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

Monkberry. 60s and 70s music. Strawberry Gardens, Fleetwood. 9.30pm.

edell marie. Toast, Wood Street, St Annes.

blue pig orchestra. The Belle Vue, Whitegate Drive, Blackpool.

glad it’s night. G Casino, The Sandcastle, Promenade, Blackpool. 10pm.

SOCIAL CLUBS

emma wright. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool.

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

robert young and janice yorke. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool.

tickety boo. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore.

madaline. The Layton, Westcliffe Drive, Layton, Blackpool.

robert marx. Claremont Conservative Club, Westminster Road, Blackpool.

darren lee. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

jazz night. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

on the level plus bob lawrence. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

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

soul syndicate plus chris perry. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.

tony jordan. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.

fran collins. Comrades of the Great War Club (Blackpool) Ltd, 116 Adelaide Street, Blackpool.

simon j. Knott End WMC, Salisbury Avenue, Knott End.

steve mcknight. St Annes Conservative Club, 314 Clifton Drive North, St Annes.

crown top kings. Highfield Road & Rec., 79 Highfield Road, South Shore.

michael j. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool.

johnny roxx. 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.

cABARET

THE VIVA! SHOW. With Leye D Johns, Phil Jeffries, the VIVA Showgirls and some very special guest vocalists. Viva! Blackpool, Church Street/Central Promenade, Blackpool.

FREE FAMILY SHOW. With hosts David and Danny and the Partystars Dancers. Viva! Blackpool, Church Street/Central Promenade, Blackpool.

others

reever. Reforming for charity ball in aid of the Muir Maxwell Trust. Imperial Hotel, Promenade, Blackpool.

sunday

((may 19)))

theatre and shows

music from the 19th century to the present. With Mike Hall Theatre School. St Paul’s Church, Honister Avenue, Marton.

my first cinderella. English National Ballet and English National Ballet School present My First Cinderella tells everyone’s favourite rags-to-riches story in a beautifully adapted version for young audiences. For everyone age 3+. Opera House, Manchester.

particle velocity. Phoenix presents a brand new mixed programme featuring the world premieres of four exciting, diverse pieces of dance. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool.

music

lytham st annes guardian concert band. Open day, entrance £3. Bleadale Tower Gardens, Preston. Between 2pm and 3pm.

cabaret

cabaret charity night. In aid of the The Not Forgotten Association, a star studded cabaret night featuring comedy from Carl Schofield, Buddy Lee, Nicky Newsome and many more, vocalists plus the Sensation Dancers and compared by Joe Curran and Herbie Higgins. Tickets £5 available from Viking or ring Carl Schofield on 07947456521. Talk of the Coast, Viking Hotel, South Promenade. 7pm.

SOCIAL CLUBS

TERRY’s Free ‘n’ easy. Blackpool RBL Club, King Street, Blackpool.

dave windle. Keyboard music. The Co-Operative Club, Preston New Road, Marton.

family time AFTERNOON. Free food and raffle weekly. Childrens’ entertainer every other week. Blackpool Trades and Social Club, Chadwick Street, Blackpool.

family fun afternoon. Karaoke bingo and more. Talbot Conservative Club, Milbourne Street, Blackpool. 3 to 7pm.

helen o’neill. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

john malcolm. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool.

phil steel. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore.

joe black. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

joanne shorrac (lunch), la belle (eve). Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

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

kay weston. 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.

club games night. Station Road Social Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.

others

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, Walk three Spring Wood to Waddington, 7 miles, 10am-4pm. Booking essential, walks free, £10 for adults, £5 for children. To book email info@greenclose.org or phone 015242 21233.