What’s On Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th February

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

SATURDAY

Showzam!

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

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

BLACKPOOL TOWER TOUR. Blackpool Tower, Blackpool. 11am to 1pm.

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

VARIETY BY THE SEA. Slightly Fat Features with a return visit. Sand Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool. 2 and 7pm.

SHOWZAM! WORKSHOPS. Hula Hoop It with Marawa. The Globe, Blackpool Pleasure Beach. 1 to 3pm.

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

SHOWZAM! FRINGE. The Bikini Beach Band. Merrie England Bar, North Pier, Blackpool. 8pm.

Pubs and bars

CHARITY FUN EVENING. In aid of Victoria Hospital’s Blue Skies Charity. Virtual horse and dog racing, raffles, games and more. The Sandyforth Arms, Trunnah Road, Thornton. 5.30pm to midnight.

THE FULL FAT BOOGIE BAND. First appearance at this pub for the popular band. The Shovels, Common Edge Lane, Marton.

SKA FACE. The Venue, North Promenade, Cleveleys.

BROTHER RABBIT. Victoria Bar, North Euston Hotel, The Esplanade, Fleetwood.

THE JEPS. The Station Tavern, Station Square, Lytham.

MONKBERRY. The Kings Arms, Fleetwood.

HUGGY AND THE BEARS. The Steamer, Queens Terrace, Fleetwood.

GATORVILLE. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queen’s Promenade, Bispham.

HOOKER. The Royal Oak, Lytham Road, South Shore.

Rock and pop

CHANCE. Local “all star” rock band raising funds for Trinity Hospice and Brian House in memory of John Higham. Plus auction of promises, raffles and hotpot POT SUPPER. The Hilton Hotel, North Promenade, Blackpool.

MISSED YOU AT THE SHOW. Hotly tipped Manchester five piece. K2 Tavern, Church Street, Blackpool.

Nightclubs and dance

SO SOULFUL 70’s. Crossover and 70’s soul anthems with resident DJs Eddy Edmondson and Steve Plumb plus special guests Bob Hinsley and Clive Farley. The Ley Inn, Back Lane, Clayton-le-Woods, Chorley. 8pm to 1am.

Social clubs

ASHLEY TILSTON. North Shore Sports and Social Club, Cross Street, North Shore.

JULIETTE LLOYD. Female vocals - 50s to 80s. Carleton Bowling Club, Maycroft Avenue, Carleton. Details, (01253) 882264.

JAMES ALEXANDER. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621168.

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

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

KEVIN REES OWEN. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341508.

CHARLEIGH. Layton Institute, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. Details, (01253) 391774.

TONY G FORD. Claremont Conservative Club, Westminster Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 620981.

CHELSEA STEVENS. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 341441.

SUE FORREST. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 357519.

CHLOE POWNALL PLUS MIKE LANCASTER. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.

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

MARK WESTON PLUS CABARET. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 853219.

VICI MORAN. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 624208.

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

ALBI BLACKWELL. Knott End WMC, Salisbury Avenue, Knott End. Details, (01253) 810362.

RAE GRANT. St Annes Conservative Club, 314 Clifton Drive North, St Annes. Details, (01253) 723471.

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

JAYDEN ROBERTS. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 622979.

STEVE SINCLAIR. 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.

LISA WALKER. Station Road Social Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.

Irish, folk and country

THE CAPTAIN’S CREW. The Strawberry Gardens, Poulton Road, Fleetwood.

Theatre and shows

CROWN MATRIMONIAL. Presented by the Windmill Players. Thornton Little Theatre, Four Lane Ends, Thornton .7.30pm.

THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES. Anne Charleston, Mel Giedroyt and Hayley Tamaddon are the latest ladies to recount Eve Ensler’s Broadway and West End smash. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 8pm.

Others

BLACKPOOL MAGIC CONVENTION. Events all day from 9am plus Magic of the USA and Canada Gala Show at 7pm. Winter Gardens, Church Street, Blackpool. To 12.30am.

SUNDAY

Showzam!

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

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

BLACKPOOL TOWER TOUR. Blackpool Tower, Blackpool. 11am to 1pm.

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

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

Cabaret

SWING SPECTACULAR. Featuring the venue’s own resident Sands Swing Band – with guests. Sands Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool.

Quiz Nights

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

Social clubs

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

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

JEFF PECKHAM. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341508.

BRAD LEE SCOTT. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 357519.

JO SUMMERS (LUNCH), FIONA SHAW (EVE). Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.

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

JONATHAN CARROLL. 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.

Theatre and shows

FIREMAN SAM: PONTYPOOL ROCKS!. Pontypandy hosts its first ever rock festival. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 1 and 3.30pm

THE JOHNNY CASH ROADSHOW. The man in black’s music and life. Lowther Pavilion, West Beach, Lytham. 7.30pm.

Music

THORNTON CLEVELEYS BRASS BAND. Another Sounds of Brass concert. Thornton Little Theatre, Four Lane Ends, Thornton. 7pm.

Others

THE BLACKPOOL ANTIQUES AND COLLECTORS FAIR. Monthly event. The Hilton, North Promenade, Blackpool. 9.30am to 4.30pm.

BLACKPOOL MAGIC CONVENTION. Events all day from 9am plus International Gala Show: The Magic of Europe at 7pm and After Gala Show party from 10.30pm. Winter Gardens, Church Street, Blackpool.