What’s On Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th December 2011

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

SATURDAY

Attractions

NICKELODEON LAND’S 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS. Twelve rides, Santa’s grotto, free ice skating (pay for skate hire), free parking (when booked online), festive walk. Nickelodeon Land, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, South Shore. 11am to 4pm. Also December 11 and 17 to 24 (December 24 online pre booking only).

Christmas shows

MOOKY’S OFF TO SEE THE WIZARD. Panto and circus combined with Mooky, Mr Boo and a full cast. Tower Circus, Blackpool Tower, Blackpool. 1 and 4pm.

ALL LEYE WANTS FOR CHRISTMAS IS YOU. Back by popular demand Leye D Johns, Phil Jeffries, the Viva Showgirls and Darren Coulton in a festive party night. The Cabaret Lounge, The Layton, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. Ends January 8. Box office, (01253) 352301.

THE LAST ARABIAN NIGHT. The Nogal Players with the nearest thing to a pantomime that they are allowed. Lowther Pavilion, West Beach, Lytham. Ends today, 2 and 7.30pm.

Rock and pop

THE SEX PISTOLS EXPERIENCE. The country’s leading Sex Pistols tribute band make a return to town. The Blue Room, Church Street, Blackpool.

T REX TRIBUTE NIGHT. Hits from the rock pixie Marc Bolan’s career - plus three course meal. Sands Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool.

Pubs and bars

KIDS CHRISTMAS PARTY. Celebrate with DJ Adrian Couch. Meal, drink and gift from Santa for £5. The Swift Hound, Rigby Road, Blackpool.

BROTHER RABBIT. The Belle Vue, Whitegate Drive, Blackpool. 9pm.

GOOD MACHINE. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queens Promenade, Bispham.

INVADER. The Cedar Tavern, Cedar Square, Blackpool.

Folk, Irish and country

THE CAPTAIN’S CREW. First time at this venue. The Derby Arms, Inskip.

Karaoke

KARAOKE NIGHT. The Sandpiper, Cleveleys Avenue, Cleveleys.

Music

FESTIVAL FOR CHRISTMAS. Preston Orpheus Choir with Freckleton Brass Band, the Heather Fitchett School of Performing Arts, Woodplumpton Primary School Choir and others. Grand Hall, Guild Hall, Lancaster Road, Ptreston. 7.30pm.

BLACKPOOL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. A Christmas concert with festive music. St Paul’s Church, Martton. 7.30pm.

Social clubs

FIONA TEAL. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621168.

HEATHER DEE. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341647.

G & T. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341508.

ROB JOHNSON. Layton Institute, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. Details, (01253) 391774.

WILD THING. Claremont Conservative Club, Westminster Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 620981.

RONNIE WEST. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 341441.

CASSIE HARVEY. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 357519.

ROBERT YOUNG PLUS JANICE YORKE. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.

CLAIRE ENFIELD. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 623784.

PURE CHANCE. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, facing Cleveleys Bus Station. Details, (01253) 852450.

NATALIE ANNE PLUS UNDER THE WIRE. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 853219.

JON WILLIAMS. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 624208.

STEVE SAVILLE. Comrades of the Great War Club (Blackpool) Ltd, 116 Adelaide Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 625841.

STEVIE J. Knott End WMC, Salisbury Avenue, Knott End. Details, (01253) 810362.

TONY G FORD. St Annes Conservative Club, 314 Clifton Drive North, St Annes. Details, (01253) 723471.

IMPACT. Highfield Road & Rec., 79 Highfield Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 342389.

ROY DENNIS. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 622979.

SEAN LEONARD. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. Details (01253) 852709.

TERRY ON THE ORGAN. Blackpool RBL Club, 33-39 King Street, Blackpool. Details (01253) 626308.

GARY CHRISTOPHER. Station Road Social Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.

SUNDAY

Attractions

NICKELODEON LAND’S 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS. Twelve rides, Santa’s grotto, free ice skating (pay for skate hire), free parking (when booked online), festive walk. Nickelodeon Land, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, South Shore. 11am to 4pm. Also December 17 to 24 (December 24 online pre booking only).

Christmas shows

MOOKY’S OFF TO SEE THE WIZARD. Panto and circus combined with Mooky, Mr Boo and a full cast. Tower Circus, Blackpool Tower, Blackpool. 3pm.

ALL LEYE WANTS FOR CHRISTMAS IS YOU. Back by popular demand Leye D Johns, Phil Jeffries, the Viva Showgirls and Darren Coulton in a festive party night. The Cabaret Lounge, The Layton, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. Ends January 8. Box office, (01253) 352301.

Pubs and bars

THE BLUE PIG ORCHESTRA. The Grapevine, Hardhorn Road, Poulton.

Cabaret

THE CARPENTERS AT CHRISTMAS. An afternoon delight of songs made famous by one of pop’s most enduring brother and sister acts. Plus three course meal. Sands Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Doors noon, show starts at 2pm.

CABARET. Stella Artois 2.30 to 7pm. Vocalists Alison Burns and One Vision from 8pm. Mardi Gras, Talbot Road, Blackpool.

Music

ONLY MEN ALOUD. A festive programme from the popular male vocal group. Grand Hall, Guild Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston. 7.30pm.

THORNTON CLEVELEYS BAND. Festive favourites. Thornton Little Theatre, Four Lane Ends, Thornton. 7pm.

Theatre and shows

THE TIPTOES TOY SHOP. The annual show by youngsters from the Tiptoes Theatre school. Thornton Little Theatre, Four Lane Ends, Thornton. 2.30pm.

Social clubs

JOHN MALCOLM. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341647.

CAROLANN B. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341508.

EMMA NORMAN. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 357519.

LEAH FAITH (LUNCH), IMPACT DUO (EVE). Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.

PAULA. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, facing Cleveleys Bus Station. Details, (01253) 852450.

SHANE PERKINS. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 853219.

DARREN SHAW. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 624208.

JOHNNY ROXX. Station Road Social Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.