What’s On Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th February

editorial image
0
Have your say

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

SATURDAY

Showzam!

FACE PAINTING FUN. A day of family fun. The Globe Theatre, Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

CIRCUS BOLLYWOOD. A celebration of circus with a Bollywood flavour. Tower Circus, Blackpool Tower. 1 and 4pm.

CARNESKY’S GHOST TRAIN. The country’s scariest ghost ride. Flagstaff Gardens, South Promenade, South Shore.

SHOWZAM CENTRAL. Bigger and stranger than ever with new shows and living history. Olympia, Winter Gardens, Blackpool. 11am to 6pm.

BLACKPOOL WINTER GARDENS TOUR. Winter Gardens, Church Street, Bakckpool. 11am to 1pm.

CARNIVAL BALL. Cabaret, music, burlesque and more. Tower ballroom, Blackpool Tower. From 7.30pm.

STREET THEATRE. A host of speciality and variety acts. St John’s Piazza, Church Street, Blackpool. 11am to 3pm.

Rock and pop

KAISER CHIEFS. Return Blackpool visit for the chart topping band about to conquer America. Empress Ballroom, Winter Gardens, Church Street, Blackpool.

Theatre and shows

WORLD AT YOUR FEET DIAMOND SHOW. Celebrating 60 years of shows and teaching at the Whittaker Dance & Drama Centre. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. Today and Sunday, 2.30 and 7.30pm.

LORD OF THE DANCE. The global smash hit show created by Michael Flatley. Opera House, Winter Gardens, Blackpool. Today and Sunday, 2.30 and 8pm.

CARNIVAL DU VAMPIRES ROCK. Steve Steinman and the Lost Boys with their classic rock spectacular. Grand Hall, Guild Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston.

Pubs and bars

VALENTINE’S CELEBRATION. Special night for romantics with Johnny O’Connor’s intimate after dinner show. Mezzaluna, The Venue, North Promenade, Cleveleys.

KAISER CHIEFS AFTER SHOW PARTY. Chance to win merchandise. Drinks promotions. Free entry with ticket stub. Che Bar, Market Street, Blackpool.

THE BLUE PIG ORCHESTRA. The Venue, North Promenade, Cleveleys.

THE KEYTARS. The Newton Arms, Normoss.

MANHATTANS. Victoria Bar, North Euston Hotel, The Esplanade, Fleetwood.

THE DEADBEATS. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queens Promenade, Bispham.

Irish, folk and country

THISTLE. The Strawberry Gardens, Poulton Road, Fleetwood. 8.30pm.

Nightclubs and dance

NORTHERN SOUL AND MOTOWN ALL NIGHTER. Richard Searling, Kev Roberts and 20 other DJs, three rooms and nine hours of music. Winter Gardens, Church Street, Blackpool. 9pm to 6am.

NOSTALGIA. An evening of classic 70s to 90s disco, soul, jazz funk and r’n’b with host Eddie Gee and special guest DJs Mike Vitti, Paul Andrews and Fergie and Danny on sax. Springs Nightclub, Hilton Hotel, Queens Promenade, Blackpool. 8pm to 2am.

Cabaret

SWING SPECTACULAR. Featuring the venue’s own resident Sands Swing Band plus Tony Bendict and guest. Sands Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool.

Comedy

LOWTHER PAVILION COMEDY FESTIVAL. Alex Horne crams a whole life into jut one performer. Lowther Pavilion, West Beach, Lytham. 7.30pm.

Social clubs

VALENTINE’S PARTY. Mr & Mrs Quiz, special cocktails, late bar and guest Samantha Ryan. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341647.

BEN LOY. North Shore Sports and Social Club, Cross Street, North Shore.

STEVE BRETT. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621168.

SUSIE BEE. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 762186.

JOHN MALCOLM. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341508.

TONY MITCHELL. Layton Institute, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. Details, (01253) 391774.

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

ROB JOHNSTONE. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 341441.

HEATHER DEE. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 357519.

VAL ROBERTS PLUS RAY STONEY. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.

KEVIN LAINE. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 623784.

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

BACKWATER PLUS ROB STEVENS. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 853219.

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

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

GARETH EVANS. Knott End WMC, Salisbury Avenue, Knott End. Details, (01253) 810362.

TOM COLLINS. St Annes Conservative Club, 314 Clifton Drive North, St Annes. Details, (01253) 723471.

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

GERRY SANDON. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 622979.

KRISTIE CHARLES. 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.

CHERIE JADE. Station Road Social Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.

Others

CAMRA BEER FESTIVAL. Annual festival for Fleetwood and district’s real ale lovers. Marine Hall, The Esplanade, Fleetwood. Today, 7 to 11pm. Friday and Saturday, noon to 11pm.

VALENTINE’S BALL. Set meal plus dancing to midnight with DJ Phil Colbert. The Pavilion, The Villa Wrea Green. From 7.30pm.

SUNDAY

Showzam!

CIRCUS BOLLYWOOD. A celebration of circus with a Bollywood flavour. Tower Circus, Blackpool Tower. 2.30pm.

CARNESKY’S GHOST TRAIN. The country’s scariest ghost ride. Flagstaff Gardens, South Promenade, South Shore.

SHOWZAM CENTRAL. Bigger and stranger than ever with new shows and living history. Olympia, Winter Gardens, Blackpool. 11am to 6pm.

BLACKPOOL WINTER GARDENS TOUR. Winter Gardens, Church Street, Bakckpool. 11am to 1pm.

STREET THEATRE. A host of speciality and variety acts. St John’s Piazza, Church Street, Blackpool. 11am to 3pm.

PERFORMING WONDERS. An evening of archive film and cine variety with musical accompaniment. Spanish Hall, Winter Gardens, Church Street, Blackpool. 8 to 10pm.

Social clubs

KALOOKI NIGHT. Carleton Bowling and Social Club, Maycroft Avenue, Carleton.

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

MICHAEL G BARRON. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 762186.

NICKY JAMES. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341508.

JADE ASH. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 357519.

PHIL DE VERE (LUNCH), P J LOUI (EVE). Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.

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

ARREN D LEE. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 853219.

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

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

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

Comedy

LOWTHER PAVILION COMEDY FESTIVAL. One for the youngsters – James Campbell’s Comedy 4 Kids. Lowther Pavilion, West Beach, Lytham. 2pm.

Theatre and shows

WORLD AT YOUR FEET DIAMOND SHOW. Celebrating 60 years of shows and teaching at the Whittaker Dance & Drama Centre. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 2.30 and 7.30pm.

LORD OF THE DANCE. The global smash hit show created by Michael Flatley. Opera House, Winter Gardens, Blackpool. 2.30 and 8pm.

Pubs and bars

FLIP. Art Deco Cafe, Stanley Park , Blackpool. 3pm.

OLD SKOOL SUNDAY. With DJ Gaz Peck. Bar 19 Queen Street, Blackpool. 9pm to 4am.

SUNDAY SIN SESSION. With DJ Barrie. Walkabout, Queen Street, Blackpool. To 2am.

70S/80S NIGHT. Churchill’s, Topping Street. Blackpool.

GALLEON BAND. Resident house band plus guests – swing, blues and beyond. The Galleon, Abingdon Street, Blackpool. Also Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Free entry.

ROXY HART. Plus guest vocalist. Cabaret all night. Free admission. Roxy’s, Queen Street, Blackpool.

NICK UNLIMITED. Weekly blues and rock. The Cedar Tavern, Cedar Square, Blackpool. From 6.30pm.

OPEN DECK SUNDAY. Open day for budding djs, mixers, producers or listeners. Bar 137, Church Street, Blackpool. 3pm to midnight.

OPEN MIC NIGHT. Singer/songwriters, take your own instruments. The Blue Room, Church Street, Blackpool. From 8pm.

Karaoke

ROCK AND ROLL KARAOKE. With DJ Pikey. Plus discounted drinks. Chubby’s Bar, The Promenade, Blackpool. From 8pm.

KARAOKE. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queens Promenade, Bispham.

KARAOKE. The Townsman, Topping Street, Blackpool.

KARAOKE AND QUIZ NIGHT. Plus bingo and raffle. The Burn Naze, Gamble Road, Thornton.

KARAOKE AND DECADES DISCO. With the Steve Linz. The Dickens Inn, Cleveleys. 7.30pm to midnight.

KARAOKE AND SINGALONG. With Frankie Whittle. Churchill’s, Topping Street. Blackpool. Afternoon.

DJ SCOUSE AND THE KARAOKE ROADSHOW. A touch of Phoenix Nights. Yates’s, Market Street, Blackpool. 9pm.

KARAOKE AND QUIZ NIGHT. The Travellers Rest, Beach Road, Cleveleys.

KARAOKE. Kids until 5pm then adults from 8.30pm. The Hansom Cab, Station Road, Lytham.

KARAOKE. Knobby’s Bar. West Street, Blackpool. And Thursday, Friday and Saturday. From 7pm.

KARAOKE NIGHT. With DJ Trigger. Rumours, Talbot Square, Blackpool. 9pm to 3am.

KARAOKE. All day and evening. Plus Play Your Cards Right, Open The Box. Christ The King Social Centre, Chepstow Road, Blackpool.

KARAOKE. The Old Bank Inn, Bond Street, South Shore. 9pm.

KARAOKE. The Sun, Bolton Street, South Shore. 8.30pm.

CAROLOKE ZONE. With Carol Hartwell and the pub’s 12 large flat screens. The Sandyforth Arms, Trunnah Road, Thornton.

KARAOKE AND QUIZ. With host Sam. The Duke of York, Dickson Road, Blackpool. From 8.30pm.

KARAOKE NIGHT. More than 3,000 tunes. The Regal Hotel, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. Also Thursday, 8pm.

KARAOKE NIGHT. Weekly session. The Victoria, Church Road, St Annes.

Music

YOUTH BRASS BAND FESTIVAL. Winter Gardens, Church Street, Blackpool. From 10.30am.