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

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

SATURDAY

Music and dance

ALFRESCO. A mini festival for mini people presented by Yomofo with dance music, kids’ activities, all day laser tag, entertainers, arts and crafts, streetdance lessons, football coaching, toddler play area, bouncy castle and more. Whyndyke Farm, Blackpool. 11am to 8pm.

LYTHAM ST ANNES REVIVAL REUNION. 60s and 70s Northern Soul and Tamla Motown with DJs Ian Dehavilland, Maurice Jones, Bryan Wakelin and Baz Maleady. Lowther Pavilion, West Beach, Lytham. 8pm to 2am.

SOULFUL DANCE. Pete Haigh, Steve Naylor and Andy Lett play soul, jazz, house, disco, funk and boogie. The Langdales, Clifton Drive North, St Annes. 8pm to 2am.

Pubs and bars

BLACKPOOL PRIDE 2011. Following the annual town centre processions stars of stage, screen and clubland take to the various pier venues with acts including Sinitta, Toyah, Tracey Jordan, Frixion and Tom McLeod. North Pier Theatre, Sun Lounge, Carousel Bar, Blackpool North Pier. Noon onwards.

BIG PRIDE WEEKENDER. Rockella and Ian Calvert host Jilly Allen, Nikki Miller, Kenny G, David Wainwright and special guest acts. Plus Hazell Dean at midnight. Frankie’s Bar, Talbot Road, Blackpool. From 9pm.

MONSTER SQUAD. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queens Promenade, Bispham.

THE SHAKERS. The Golden Ball, Ball Street, Poulton.

U-ZU. Local U2 tribute band with their farewell gig. The Belle Vue, Whitegate Drive, Blackpool.

HUGGY AND THE BEARS. The Rossall Tavern, Larkholme Terrace, Fleetwood.

SMOKIN’ ACES. The Victoria Bar, North Euston Hotel, The Esplanade, Fleetwood.

Jazz, pop and rock

SANDS SWING SPECTACULAR. Big band sounds and resident vocalist. Plus option of three course meal. Sands Venue, Palatine Building, Central Promenade, Blackpool.

Theatre and shows

THOMAS AND FRIENDS LIVE ON STAGE. Thomas The Tank Engine and his chums in A Circus Comes To Town. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 11am, 2 and 5pm. Also Sunday, 11am and 2pm.

GLEEMANIA. Blackpool’s Stacey McLean in a cast of X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent, Pop Stars - The Rivals, Grease Is The Word and Last Choir Standing survivors recreating some of the hits from television smash hit Glee. Charter Theatre, Guild Hall, Preston. Today, 2.30 and 7.30pm.

THE BEST OF BLACKPOOL. All new circus show with Mooky and Mr Boo plus speciality acts from around the world. Tower Circus, Blackpool Tower. 1 and 4pm. Box office, 0844 8561000.

MOSCOW STATE CIRCUS. International circus stars in the new production - Babushkin Sekret. Fylde Rugby Club, Blackpool Road, Today, 3 and 7.45pm. Sunday, 2 and 5pm.

A JOURNEY TO THE STARS 2011. Starlight Stage School’s annual showcase. Thornton Little Theatre, Four Lane Ends,. Thornton.

ROMEO AND JULIET. Page-2-Stage Productions present the Shakespeare classic outside with cast including Poulton raised Julia Frost, Kivan Dene from Lytham and Victoria Bell from Kirkham. Lowther Pavilion Gardens, West Beach, Lytham. 2pm.

Irish, folk and country

THISTLE. The Old Bank, Bond Street, South Shore.

Social clubs

RYAN KNIGHT. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621168.

KEVIN REECE OWEN. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341647.

LAST MINUTE HEROES. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 762186.

R W HENDERSON. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341508.

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

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

NATALIE BARTLEY. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 341441.

NICKY MILLER. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 357519.

LA BELLE PLUS TREVOR WALLACE. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.

MURRAY G MAC. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 623784.

KURTIS KING (LUNCH), GEORGIA PLUS SID SCOUSE (EVE). Philharmonic WMC & Institute, Foxhall Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621039.

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

JOHN CONNOLLY PLUS IMPACT. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 853219.

JOHN MALCOLM. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 624208.

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

COLIN KILBRIDE. Knott End WMC, Salisbury Avenue, Knott End. Details, (01253) 810362.

DAVID WREN. St Annes Conservative Club, 314 Clifton Drive North, St Annes. Details, (01253) 723471.

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

SAMMI SHEPHERD. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 622979.

JACQUI KENT. 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.

Music

STEETON MALE VOICE CHOIR. United Reformed Church, Preston Old Road, Marton. 7.30pm.

Others

COBBLE HEY DRY STONE WALLING EVENT. Cobble Hey Farm, Barnacre. 10am to 3pm.

THORNTON CLEVELEYS GALA. King George’s Playing Fields, Thornton. 10am to 5pm.

SUNDAY

Jazz, pop and rock

16 MEN SWINGIng. Big band sounds. The Bandstand, St Annes. 2 to 4pm.

Cabaret

JIM SANDWELL ENTERTAINMENT SUNDAY SHOWCASE. The Bandstand, Stanley Park, Blackpool. Noon to 2pm.

PRIDE SPECTACULAR. Comedienne and actress Chrissy Rock plus disco diva Rowetta. Nellie Deans, North Promenade, Blackpool.

Theatre and shows

THOMAS AND FRIENDS LIVE ON STAGE. Thomas The Tank Engine and his chums in A Circus Comes To Town. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 11am and 2pm.

THE BEST OF BLACKPOOL. All new circus show with Mooky and Mr Boo plus speciality acts from around the world. Tower Circus, Blackpool Tower. 2.30pm. Box office, 0844 8561000.

MOSCOW STATE CIRCUS. International circus stars in the new production - Babushkin Sekret. Fylde Rugby Club, Blackpool Road, Ansdell. 2 and 5pm.

Pubs and bars

BIG PRIDE WEEKENDER. Rockella and Ian Calvert host Aaron Levi, Steven Hayles, Tom McLeod, Alisha as Lady Gaga, Diane Lee Carol and special guest acts. Plus Toyah at midnight. Frankie’s Bar, Talbot Road, Blackpool. From 9pm.

THE KEYTARS. The Edge, Hardhorn Road, Poulton.

Karaoke

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

Social clubs

ANGIE LANGE. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621168.

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

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

ALAN WILLIAMS. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341508.

AL LEE. Layton Institute, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. Details, (01253) 391774.

JOE BLACK. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 357519.

ANDY GALLAGHER (LUNCH), DAVE BROOKLYN (EVE). Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.

TOM BROWN. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 623784.

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

JOHN WILDE. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 853219.

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

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

Others

PIZZA PRAISE. United Reformed Church, Preston Old Road, Marton. 10.45am.

RETROSPECTIVE. Contemporary gift, craft and vintage fair plus face painting and fun craft workshops. Fund raiser for Shelter. The Lime Lounge, Bispham Road, Cleveleys. Noon to 4pm.