What’s On Thursday 7th June

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

THEATRE AND SHOWS

LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN. Stylish revival of the Oscar Wilde classic. Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann’s Square, Manchester. To June 23.

THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE. Another revival of the ever-popular Jim Cartwright story of an introvert girl with the voice of a diva. Octagon Theatre, Howell Croft South, Bolton. To June 23.

ROLL OUT THE BARREL. A mixture of music and memories from Terry Bradford and Sussie Arveson. Marine Hall, The Esplanade, Fleetwood. 2.30pm.

SNOW PLAY. A touring variation on the incredibly popular Slava’s Snow Show. Lowther Pavilion, West Beach, Lytham. 2pm. And Friday, 2pm.

WEST SIDE STORY. Fame School of the arts presents a modern take on the classic musical. Musical direction by Joe Martin, ARTISTIC DIRECTION BY KELLE WOOD. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. Ends Saturday, 7.30pm.

DANCE

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

KARAOKE

KARAOKE. £50 cash prize to be won. The Townsman, Topping Street, Blackpool.

KARAOKE PARTY. Bar 19 Queen Street, Blackpool. 2 to 6pm.

KARAOKE AND CURRY NIGHT. The Albert, Lytham Road, South Shore.

KARAOKE. Churchill’s, Topping Street. Blackpool.

KARAOKE. Daily do-it-yourself session. Chubby’s Bar, The Promenade, Blackpool. From 9am to 6pm.

KARAOKE. Knobby’s Bar. West Street,

Blackpool. And Thursday, Friday and Saturday. From 7pm.

KARAOKE CONTEST. £50 top prize to be won each week. The Whittle Springs, Talbot Road, Blackpool. From 8pm.

KARAOKE. With Glenn. The Travellers Rest, Beach Road, Cleveleys.

KARAOKE PARTY TIME. With host Sam. The Duke of York, Dickson Road, Blackpool. From 9pm.

KARAOKE NIGHT. With DJ Danny. The Belle Vue, Whitegate Drive, Blackpool. 9pm.

CABARET

AN AUDIENCE WITH ROXY HART. Plus cabaret from Rita International. Free admission. Roxy’s, Queen Street, Blackpool.

NIGHTCLUBS AND DANCE

METRO. House, dance, party anthems, live music, drinks promotions and more. Nellie Deans, 150/152 North Promenade, Blackpool. From 10pm. free admission.

STUDENT NIGHT. DJ Caino playing dance, r‘n’b and pop, drinks offers, free admission. Che Bar, Market Street, Blackpool.

INNOCENCE. R’n’b, urban and house with Vince Williams. CoCo, Market Street, Blackpool. Free admission.

PUBS AND BARS

LOCALS PARTY NIGHT. With DJ Andy P, free admission and cut-price drinks. Ego, Market Street, Blackpool.

LIONEL VINYL’S DECADES PARTY. Motown, disco, 80s, 90s and present day. The Litten Tree, Queen Street, Blackpool.

STUDENT HOUSE PARTY. With DJ Gaz Peck. Bar 19 Queen Street, Blackpool. 9pm to 4am.

JAMMIN ’NIGHT. All welcome. The Burn Naze, Gamble Road, Thornton.

CURRY NIGHT. Meal and drink deal. Frenchman’s Cove, South King Street, Blackpool. 4 to 9pm.

OPEN MIC. The Hansom Cab, Station Road, Lytham.

DJ SCOUSE’S PARTY NIGHT. Drink promotions, interactive DJ. Yates’s, Market Street, Blackpool.

SPANK NIGHT. DJ Sean in action. Drinks promotions. The Wyre Light, Fleetwood. 9pm to 2am.

THE THURSDAY FIESTA. Party tunes, prizes and balloon drop with DJ Mad Matt Munroe. Walkabout, Queen Street, Blackpool. To 3am.

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

TEA DANCE. And bingo. North Euston Hotel, The Esplanade, Fleetwood. 2 to 4pm.

ROB JOHNSON. Singer/guitarist. Buckingham’s, Queen Street, Blackpool. 3 to 5pm.

COCKTAIL NIGHT. Special offers, two DJs with disco house and bar grooves to midnight. Bar 137, Church Street, Blackpool.

JENNIFER BALL. Mardi Gras, Talbot Road, Blackpool.

TALENT SHOWS

THE Q FACTOR. Blackpool’s big money talent contest. £75 for heat winner, grand final prize to be confirmed. Weekly. Finals on May 24. Theatre Bar, Queens Hotel, The Promenade, South Shore.

THE COPA’S GOT TALENT. Weekly prizes leading to a big money June 14 grand final. Hosted by Deano P. Copacabana, Clifton Street, Blackpool. From 9pm (acts to arrive by 8.30pm).

ROCK, POP AND BLUES

KING KING. Blues and rock. Plus support from Blackpool-based Pete Edmunds. With or without meal. Sands Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool.

LINE DANCING

LINE DANCING. Beginners, 7.30 to 8.30pm. Intermediate with tuition until 10.30pm. Garstang United Reformed Church Hall, Garstang. Details, (01995) 670932.

LINE DANCING DISCO. Free tuition. Thornton Cleveleys RBL Club, Rough Lea Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 595790.

FANCY FEET LINE DANCE. Social dancing and instruction – 10am to noon. Beginners and improvers dancing with instruction – 1.30 to 3.30pm. Beginners first hour then all levels 6 to 10.15pm. Holy Trinity Memorial Hall, Dean Street, South Shore. Details, (07984)188972.

BEGINNERS LINE DANCING. Details 01253 760804. Marton Social Club, Daggers Hall Lane, Marton. 1 to 3pm.

LINE DANCING. And tuition. With Paul and Shirley. Progress Sports & Social Club, Exchange Street, Blackpool.

SOCIAL DANCING

TEA DANCE. With David Windle on keyboards. The Ballroom, North Euston Hotel, The Esplanade, Fleetwood.

2 to 4pm.

TEA DANCE. Ballroom, Latin and popular sequence. Rio School of Dancing, Bispham United Reformed Church Hall, Cavendish Road, Bispham. 2 to 4pm. Details, (01253) 356558.

DANCING. Ballroom, Latin, Modern, Acro and more For fun. Chesters Dancing Academy, 19 Victoria Street, Fleetwood. Details, 07989 144423.

SEQUENCE AND BALLROOM. To the maestro of Alan Reid. All welcome, with bingo and raffle. Bispham Conservative Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. 8pm.

BALLROOM AND SEQUENCE. Ansdell Institute, Woodlands Road, Ansdell. 8 to 11pm. Details, (01772) 682012.

SEQUENCE AND BALLROOM. Senior Citizens Association Hall, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. From

7 to 10pm. Details, (01253) 852462.

SEQUENCE DANCING. All welcome. Central Methodist Church, Adelaide Street, Blackpool. 1.30 to 4pm. Details, (01253) 694846.

SALSA

SALSA AND MERENGE LESSONS. Beginners 7 to 8pm, intermediates 8 to 9pm, social dancing 9 to 10pm. The Station Tavern, Lytham.

PERUVIAN SALSA LESSONS. Beginners to intermediate. St Bernadette’s Parish Hall, All Hallows Road, Bispham. 6 to 8pm. Details, 07879 413649.

NOCHES DE SALSA. Salsa lessons – beginners to advanced. Co-operative Sports & Social Club, Preston New Road, Marton. 8pm to 9.30pm then dance until 11pm. Details, (01253) 401941, or 07967 768582.

SALSA. With Vitelio Ramos. Poulton Youth and Community Centre, Breck Road, Poulton and Thornton Sports Centre, Thornton. Details, (01253) 304996.

OTHER DANCING

JC DANCE CLASSES. Children’s and adult dance classes. United Reformed Church, Queensway, Poulton, and Norbreck Primary School. Details, 07792 410390.

RED SHOES CHEER AND DANCE ACADEMY FOR CHEERLEADING. Boys and girls welcome. Rear 147/149 Highfield Road, South Shore. Details from (01253) 310401

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING. All welcome – partners not necessary. Dancing to live music. The Scout Hut, St Patrick’s Road North, St Annes. 7.30 to 9.30pm. Details, (01253) 640247, or 07960 626836.

QUIZZES

QUIZ AND KARAOKE. Plus Strike It Lucky. Four Lane Ends, Hawes Side Lane, Marton.

QUIZ NIGHT. The Co-operative Club, Preston New Road, Marton.

QUIZ AND CASH BINGO NIGHT. Hotel and Apartments Club, Coronation Street, Blackpool.

QUIZ NIGHT AND STRIKE IT LUCKY. Bloomfield Hotel, Ansdell Road, Blackpool.

NEW DUNES QUIZ. The Dunes, Lytham Road, South Shore. 9pm.

QUIZ NIGHT. Featuring Play Your Cards Right. £1 entry. Free buffet. The Boars Head, Preston Old Road, Marton. 9pm.

FUN QUIZ AND JACKPOT RAFFLE. The County Hotel, Lytham. From 9pm.

FUN QUIZ. Meal and drink vouchers to be won. Plus Open The Box. The Shovels, Hambleton.

STEVE JAMES QUIZ NIGHT. Cash prize for winners plus runners up prizes. Bispham Hotel, Red Bank Road, Bispham. 9pm.

QUIZ NIGHT. Drink prizes, snowball minimum £100. Free entry. The Shovels, Common Edge Road, Marton. 9.30pm.

FUN QUIZ NIGHT. Questions and prizes with host Johnny B. The Ship, Elswick. 9pm.

FUN QUIZ NIGHT. Prizes and laughs. Victoria Bar, North Euston Hotel, The Esplanade, Fleetwood. 9pm.

DAVE WARD ROADSHOW QUIZ NIGHT. The Squirrel, Bispham Road, Bispham. From 9.15pm.

QUIZ NIGHT. Bay Horse Hotel, Station Road, Thornton.

QUIZ JACKPOT NIGHT. Minimum jackpot £100. Register by 9pm. The Golden Eagle, Anchorsholme. 9.15pm.

QUIZ NIGHT. Big money prizes, unlock the crock, free to enter. The Queens, Beach Road, Fleetwood.

QUIZ NIGHT AND FUN FORTUNES. The Strawberry Gardens, Fleetwood.

QUIZ NIGHT. Cash prizes, spot prizes and Play Your Cards Right – starting at £100. The Ashley Club, Victoria Road East, Thornton. 8.30pm.

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ. Cash jackpot accumulator. The Rossall Tavern, Larkholme Parade, Fleetwood.

QUIZ NIGHT. Big cash prizes. The Old England, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

QUIZ NIGHT. Devonshire Arms, Devonshire Road, North Shore. Starts 9pm.

KEEP FIT AND EXERCISE

ZUMBA FITNESS. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queens Promenade, Bispham. 11am.

ZUMBA FITNESS. Dalmeny Hotel, St Annes. 7.30 to 8.30pm.

PILATES AND ZUMBA. Pilates (5.30pm) and Zumba (6.30pm) with Lindsey Woolstencroft. Thornton Little Theatre, Four Land Ends, Thornton. And Sunday.

OVER 50S EXERCISE CLASS. St Bernadette’s Church Hall, Bispham. 2 to 3pm. Details, (01253) 853295.

AEROBICS. For over 50s. St Bernadette’s Church Hall, Bispham. 2 to 3pm. Details, (01253) 853295.

MUAY THAI/THAI BOXING. 6/8 St Annes Road, South Shore. 7 to 8.30pm. Details, 07928 128674.

ANNE’S LOSE SIZE – RE-ENERGIZE. Lytham Methodist Church, Park Street, Lytham. 12.30 to 1.30pm (aerobics), 5.45 to 6.45pm (salsacise). Details, 07983 684855.

ZUMBA. With Phoebe. Wesby Hall, Park Street, Lytham. 7 to 8pm.

NEW BEGINNERS WALKS. Walk changes weekly. St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 1.30pm.

PHOENIX TAE KWONDO. New members welcome. White Church Hall, Ansdell. And Monday, 6.30 to 8pm. Details, 07963 104353.

EASY DOES IT. Movement to music. Whiteholme Community Centre, All Saints Road, Bispham. 10am to 10.45am.

PILATES. Whiteholme Community Centre, All Saints Road, Bispham. 11am to noon. St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 1 to 2pm; Palatine Leisure Centre, St Annes Road, South Shore. 5.30 to 6.30pm.

SOCIAL CLUBS

DJ CLARKE AND KARAOKE. North Shore Sports and Social Club, Cross Street, Blackpool.

CABARET. Guest acts. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. 2.30 to 4.30pm. Details, (01253) 628835.

JADE ADAMS. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool.

HELEN LOUISE. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

CATHERINE KERR. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool.

WYRE LEVEE STOMPERS. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys.

TERRY ON THE ORGAN. Blackpool RBL Club, 33-39 King Street, Blackpool.

POOL AND SPORT

TABLE TENNIS CONTEST. Plus rock and roll bingo. The Hop, Cookson Street, Blackpool.

POKER NIGHT. Weekly – all welcome. The Plough, Chain Lane, Staining. 7.45pm.

POOL AND POKER. The King Edward, Central Drive, Blackpool. 8pm.

TEXAS HOLDEM POKER NIGHT. The Queens, Beach Road, Fleetwood. 8pm.

OTHERS

BUDDHIST MEDITATION AND ADVICE FOR LIFE. All welcome. Keajra Buddhist Centre, 64 Holmfield Road, Blackpool. 7.30 to 9pm. Weekly. Details, (01253) 352721.

AT LAST!. Musical entertainers. 20 Holbeck Avenue, Blackpool 7pm. Details, (01253) 319488

CLEVELEYS JUNIOR CHESS CLUB. Weekly during school term time. Juniors of all abilities welcome. Cleveleys Park Methodist Church, Cleveleys. More details, 07966 231211.

BERYL’S PSYCHIC CLUB. The Old Town Hall, Market Place, Poulton.

ONE ACCORD. New ladies harmony group. New members welcome. Cleveleys Park Methodist Church, West Drive, Cleveleys. From 7.30pm. Details, (01253) 823805.

GIRLGUIDING. 19th Blackpool Rainbows 4.45 to 5.45pm, Brownies 6 to 7.30pm, Guides 7.30 to 9.15pm, St Marks Church Hall, Westcliffe Drive, Layton; 1st Norbreck Rainbows 5.45 to 7pm, Scout & Guide HQ, Kelvin Road & Carr Road; 3rd Norbreck Guides 6.30 to 8.30pm Beaufort Avenue Methodist Church, Beaufort Avenue, Bispham. Details, 352098.

JUST GOOD FRIENDS. A group for people in their 40s and 50s wanting to meet new friends. Wings Club, Victoria Road, Cleveleys. 8pm. Details, (01253) 869519.

AT LAST. Instrumental and vocal ensemble. New members welcome. Brun Grove WM Club, off Ansdell Road, Marton. 1pm. Details, (01253) 319488.

PENCIL AND WATER COLOUR CLASS. All levels, beginners welcome. YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 1 to 3.15pm. Details, (01772) 654461.

POULTON PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY. Catering for photographers of all interests and experience. Poulton Methodist Church, Queensway, Poulton. 7.30pm.

YOUNG AT HEART. Arts, crafts, cooking, guest speakers, flower arranging – and more. All ages welome. St Michael and All Angels Church, Grange Park. 2pm.

GENERAL PAINTING. 9.30am. Contact Lynne Cray (01253) 317722. Blackpool Art Society. The Studio. Wilkinson Avenue (off Woodland Grove). Blackpool.

BRIDGE CLUBS. Lytham Bridge Club – competitive duplicate bridge. Lytham Bridge Club, Pembroke Road, Lytham. 7.15pm; Clifton Bridge Club, Ansdell Institute, Woodlands Road, Ansdell. 7.30pm.