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THURSDAY

Attractions

madame tussauds. The best of British celebrities. More information www.madametussauds.com/blackpool. Central Promenade, Blackpool. 10am to 4.30pm (later during school holidays). Details, (01253) 299483

SEA LIFE CENTRE. Brand new for 2011 – Claws! A collection of crusty creatures from the deep. More information www.sealife.co.uk/blackpool. Golden Mile, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621258.

blackpool tower ballroom. Open daily except for special events. More information www.the blackpooltower.com. Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Details, (0844) 8561000.

blackpool tower jungle jim’s. Two adults free with every paying child. More information www.the blackpooltower.com. Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Details, (0844) 8561000.

BLACKPOOL ZOO AND DINOSAUR SAFARI. Home to more than 400 animals as well as 32 different dinosaurs. Daily from 10am. East Park Drive, Blackpool. Details (01253) 830830.

FARMER PARR’S ANIMAL WORLD. Rare breeds galore. Wyrefield Farm, Rossall Lane and Fleetwood Road, Fleetwood. Daily, 10am to 5pm. Details, (01253) 874389.

ripleys believe it or not. Two floors of interactive exhibitions and displays. Blackpool Pleasure Beach, South Shore. Daily from 10am. Details, (0871) 2221234.

theatre and shows

legends. Back for its 13th year, four tributes in each of two shows. Tonight – Meat Loaf, Robbie Williams, Freddie Mercury and Tom Jones. Central Pier Showbar, Blackpool. Nightly (no shows Monday).

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.

viva!. Summer show spectacular starring Rob Linacre, Darren Coulton, Jodie Kate, Terry Cotta and the Viva! showgirls. Layton Institute, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. Tuesday to Saturday, ends November 5.

booze, birds and blackpool rock. A brand new adults’ only rock and rollercoasting musical starring Scott Wright, Andrew Irvine, Carol Holt and full cast. The Paradise Room, Pleasure Beach, Blackpool. Nightly except Tuesday and August 7. Ends September 3.

the joe longthorne show. The Blackpool favourite with support from Mick Miller, Carol Kaye, Leye D Johns and Linda McMurray. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 7.30pm. To October 27.

beyond belief. Magic, variety and dance from master illusionist Richard de Vere, Shizzy Mizzy, Marc, Schnorbitz, Schnookie and cast. The Horseshoe, Blackpool Pleasure Beach. 7.30pm To October 27.

((from sept 07)))))edward II. Christopher Marlowe’s thriller launches the theatre’s new season. The Royal Exchange, St Anns Square, Manchester. Monday to Friday, 7.30pm. Saturdays 8pm, Matinees Wednesday 2.30pm and Saturday 4pm. To October 11.

Karaoke

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 and talent

cliff richard tribute night. Hits made famous by Cliff and The Shadows, With or without food. Sands Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool.

summer showtime 2011. Scott Gallagher hosts, Ma Kelly’s Showgirls, Donna Elson, guest vocalist and The Manhattans plus karaoke. Ma Kelly’s Stanley Arms, Chapel Street, Blackpool. From 8.30pm.

funny girls summer show 2011. The award winning show performed nightly (except Mondays). Funny Girls, Dickson Road, Blackpool. From 8.30pm.

an audience with roxy Hart. Plus cabaret from Rita International. Free admission. Roxy’s, Queen Street, Blackpool.

summer variety show 2011. Regular entertainers include Janice Yorke, Martin Gregory Lambert, Ricky Lane, Leigh Myers, Jonathan and Donna Reid plus guest appearances from the likes of Stephen Pierre, Robert Young, Vici Moran and Chrissy Rock. Nellie Deans, North Promenade, Blackpool. Monday to Thursday until October 27.

Pubs and bars

soul suite sixth anniversary party. All sorts of surprises. Soul Suite, Queen Square, Blackpool.

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

SIXTEEN MEN SWINGING. The No 4, Newton Drive, Blackpool.

utopia. A new night of minimal, progressive, funky and sexy house. Nellie Deans, North Promenade, Blackpool.

the roy rolland show. With guest vocalist Becky Jay. Ma Kelly’s Stanley Arms, Chapel Street, Blackpool. 1.30 to 4.30pm.

open mic. The Hansom Cab, Station Road, Lytham.

pineapple jack. The Theatre Bar, Winter Gardens, Church Street, Blackpool. Daily lunchtime plus Saturday evenings for the season.

the kasuals. The 60s revisited. Plus Mike Rossi. Theatre Bar, Queens Hotel, The Promenade, South Shore.

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.

Andy Knight’s afternoon keyboard singalong. Nellie Dean’s , North Promenade, Blackpool. 2 to 4.30pm.

the thursday fiesta. Party tunes, prizes and balloon drop with DJ Mad Matt Munroe. Walkabout, Queen Street, Blackpool. To 3am.

the john adams trio. The Galleon house band plus guests with jazz, blues and swing. The Galleon, Abingdon Street, Blackpool. Also Friday to Sunday.

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.

JAMMIN’ NIGHT. Plus open mic night. Everybody welcome. Burn Naze Hotel, Gamble Road, Thornton.

cocktail night. Special offers, two djs with disco house and bar grooves to midnight. Bar 137, Church Street, 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 improver 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.

EASY SEQUENCE. Anchorsholme Friendly Club. Senior Citizens’ Hall, Victoria Road, Cleveleys. 1.30 to 3.45pm. Details, (01253) 854562.

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

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, (012523) 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. Childrens’ 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 – partner 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.

ADULT IRISH DANCE. Nicky Figgins Centre Stage School, Rear 216 Red Bank Road, Bispham. 7pm. Details, (07708) 642908.

CAROL MAY SCHOOL OF DANCE. Children and adults’ ballet, tap, jazz and keep fit. St Paul’s Parish Church, Ansdell & Fairhaven. 6 to 9pm. Also Saturday, 9am to 1pm. Details, (01172) 258525 or (07840) 167225.

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. Plus Play Your Cards Right. 50p entry. Free sandwiches. The Boars Head, Preston Old Road, Marton.

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. Dalmeny Hotel, St Annes. 7.30-8.30pm.

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. Pure Impact Fitness Studio, 34 Dover Court, Dover 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 dance fit. Fusion Dance Studio, St Annes Road, South Shore. 6pm. Details, (07706) 357007.

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; Blackpool Cricket Club, Stanley Park, Blackpool. 6.15 to 7.15pm. Details, (07738) 434991; Palatine Leisure Centre, St Annes Road, South Shore. 5.30-6.30pm.

pop and rock

adele. The chart topping multi million selling home grown talent makes her resort debut. Empress Ballroom, Winter Gardens, Church Sttreet, Blackpool.

social clubs

NICKY NEWSOME AND LAURA MCGANN. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621168.

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

LYNDA STEVENS. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341508.

LYDIA JORDON PLUS JANICE YORKE. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.

TREVOR WALLACE. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 623784.

MARTIN GABRIEL. LMS Loco Sports and Social Club, Back Ribble Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 625040).

NIKKI MILLER PLUS MIKE DENNETT & CHIC. Philharmonic WMC & Institute, Foxhall Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621039.

WYRE LEEVEE STOMPERS. 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.

LOONEY TUNES. Station Road Social Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.

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.

Pool, POKER and sport

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

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

HOLDEM POKER NIGHT. The Queens, Beach Road, Fleetwood. 8.30pm.

others

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. Meet for evening of fun, games, challenges, craft, sleepovers and camps. 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 welcome. 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.

FRIDAY

Attractions

BLACKPOOL MODEL VILLAGE. Take a big look around this tiny world which recreates English life from times gone by. East Park Drive, Blackpool. Open daily 10am. Details (01253) 763827.

madame tussauds. The best of British celebrities. More information www.madametussauds.com/blackpool. Central Promenade, Blackpool. 10am to 4.30pm (later during school holidays). Details, (01253) 299483

SEA LIFE CENTRE. Brand new for 2011 – Claws! A collection of crusty creatures from the deep. More information www.sealife.co.uk/blackpool. Golden Mile, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621258.

blackpool tower ballroom. Open daily except for special events. More information www.the blackpooltower.com. Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Details, (0844) 8561000.

blackpool tower jungle jim’s. Two adults free with every paying child. More information www.the blackpooltower.com. Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Details, (0844) 8561000.

BLACKPOOL ZOO AND DINOSAUR SAFARI. Home to more than 400 animals as well as 32 different dinosaurs. Daily from 10am. East Park Drive, Blackpool. Details (01253) 830830.

FARMER PARR’S ANIMAL WORLD. Rare breeds galore. Wyrefield Farm, Rossall Lane and Fleetwood Road, Fleetwood. Daily, 10am to 5pm. Details, (01253) 874389.

ripleys believe it or not. Two floors of interactive exhibitions and displays. Blackpool Pleasure Beach, South Shore. Daily from 10am. Details, (0871) 2221234.

rock, pop and jazz

sands soul night. Featuring the big sound of The Kommitments. With or without meal. The Sands Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Weekly.

theatre and shows

legends. Back for its 13th year, four tributes in each of two shows. Tonight – Meat Loaf, Robbie Williams, Freddie Mercury and Tom Jones. Central Pier Showbar, Blackpool. Nightly (no shows Monday).

viva!. Family night for the summer show spectacular starring Rob Linacre, Darren Coulton, Jodie Kate, Jo Little and the Viva! showgirls. Layton Institute, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. Tuesday to Saturday, ends November 5.

booze, birds and blackpool rock. A brand new adults’ only rock and rollercoasting musical starring Scott Wright, Andrew Irvine, Carol Holt and full cast. The Paradise Room, Pleasure Beach, Blackpool. Nightly except Tuesday and August 7. Ends September 3.

((from sept 07)))))edward II. Christopher Marlowe’s thriller launches the theatre’s new season. The Royal Exchange, St Anns Square, Manchester. Monday to Friday, 7.30pm. Saturdays 8pm, Matinees Wednesday 2.30pm and Saturday 4pm. To October 11.

comedy

comedy night. MC Andrew Ryan presents Martin Bigpig and Alex Boardman. Frog & Bucket, Lords Walk, Preston. Doors 7pm, show 8.15pm.

Pubs and bars

flip. The Olive Tree, Wood Street, St Annes.

soul night. Live music from Marvin Ruffin and Matt Phillips plus DJs John Miles and Kev. Soul Suite, Queen Square, Blackpool.

ska face. Reggae, 2 Tone and more. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queens Promenade, Bispham.

liam mckenzie. The Ship & Royal, Lytham.

cabaret night. Live act weekly. Four Lane Ends, Hawes Side Lane, Marton.

Joe curran’s weekend warm up. Nostalgic tunes, giant beats and humour. The Castle, Central Drive, Blackpool. 5 to 10pm.

friday night at revolution. Neil Smallridge plays house, electro and club classic disco. Revolution, Market Street, Blackpol. From 8pm to 3am.

funky friday. With DJ Scouse, Tommy Ducks, Station Road./The Promenade, South Shore. 9pm.`

the roy rolland show. With guest vocalist Kristie Charles. Ma Kelly’s Stanley Arms, Chapel Street, Blackpool. 1.30 to 4.30pm.

peter and josh schofIeld. Early doors warm up from the father and son DJ dynasty. Followed by Kenny Dyson. Che Bar, Talbot Square/Market Street, Blackpool.

funky friday. With Steve Warren. Yates’s, Market Street, Blackpool.

derek the irish leprechaun. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queens Promenade, Bispham. Afternoon.

pineapple jack. The Theatre Bar, Winter Gardens, Church Street, Blackpool. Daily lunchtime plus Saturday evenings for the season.

fun factory. With DJ Doug E. Love. Walkabout, Queen Street, Blackpool. To 3am.

joe davis disco and karaoke. The Excelsior, Lytham Road, South Shore.

the john adams trio. Plus guests with jazz, blues and swing. The Galleon, Abingdon Street, Blackpool.

guest acts. Churchill’s, Topping Street. Blackpool.

afternoon entertainment. Guest vocalist. plus disco at night. The Townsman, Topping Street, Blackpool.

roxy Hart and bonnie la blue. Cabaret all night. Free admission before 9.30pm. Roxy’s, Queen Street, Blackpool.

friday night experience. With DJ Banksy. Rumours, Talbot Square, Blackpool. 10pm to 4am.

upfront friday. Deeper house djs from the UK and Ibiza. Bar 137, Church Street, Blackpool. 1am.

JIMMY DAY. Che Bar, Talbot Square, Blackpool.

DISCO NIGHT. Papa Greywolf. Bay Horse Hotel, Station Road, Thornton.

live entertainment. Rota of weekly acts. Scruffy Murphy’s, Corporation Street, Blackpool. And Saturday.

talent contests

rbl search for stars. Register by 7.45pm. Blackpool RBL Club, 33-39 King Street, Blackpool. Details (01253) 626308.

social clubs

CARL SCHOFIELD AND JEZ. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621168.

TREVOR WALLACE. 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.

JOHNNY WALKER. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341508.

RACHEL PARGA. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 341441.

DREAM LEGION. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 357519.

GARY CHRISTOPHER PLUS NICKY NEWSOME. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.

DAVE BETTON. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 623784.

LEE ROBERTS PLUS LEIGH MYERS. Philharmonic WMC & Institute, Foxhall Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621039.

HELEN ZANTINI. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 853219.

DON TAYLOR PLUS DONNA ELSON. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 624208.

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

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

JOHN MALCOLM. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 622979.

KEVIN SYMONS. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. Details (01253) 852709.

NICKY JONES. Station Road Social Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.

dj kieran. Plus karaoke. North Shore Sports and Social Club, Cross Street, Blackpool.

Cabaret

fantastique. Weekly free cabaret line-up of vocalist Sarah Kemp, soul star Matt Philips, comedy from Nicky Flash, X Factor’s Aaron Levi and Milkshake’s Reece Lightning Ryann. Merrie England, North Pier, Blackpool.. 7.30pm. Weekly for the season.

cabaret night. Buddy Lee presents Claire Byrne and Carl Schofield plus the Talk of the Coast dancers. Talk of the Coast, Viking Hotel, South Promenade, Blackpool. Doors 7pm, show from 9pm.

CABARET SHOW. With Miss Lee Star and vocals from Tim James. Lucy’s @ Tobago, Talbot Road, Blackpool. From 9pm.

funny girls summer show 2011. The award winning show performed nightly (except Mondays). Funny Girls, Dickson Road, Blackpool. From 8.30pm.

Karaoke

karaoke with ray and the gang. Ma Kelly’s Stanley Arms, Chapel Street, Blackpool. From 7pm.

karaoke. With Mark Michaels. Frankie’s Bar, Ma Kelly’s Station, Talbot Road, Blackpool. From 9pm.

fun karaoke and party djs. Nellie Dean’s , North Promenade, Blackpool.

karaoke night. The Albert, Lytham Road, South Shore.

KARAOKE. Daily 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. And Play Your Cards Right. Christ The King Social Centre, Chepstow Road, Blackpool.

KARAOKE roadshow. Bloomfield Hotel, Ansdell Road, Blackpool.

karaoke. With R Mark. Seven Stars Hotel, Hallgate, Stalmine.

KARAOKE and decades Disco. With the Steve Linz. The Dickens Inn, Cleveleys. 7.30pm to midnight.

KARAOKE. 3,000 songs to choose from. The Ramsden Arms, Talbot Road, Blackpool.

THE CAROLOKE ZONE. With Carol Hartwell. The Sandyforth Arms (formerly Last Orders), Trunnah Road, Thornton.

JAY’s KARAOKE. Prizes and bargain priced meals. The Newton Arms. Normoss.

KARAOKE AND PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHT. With Dave, Emma and Sean. The Highfield, Highfield Road, South Shore. 9pm to midnight.

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

KARAOKE PARTY NIGHT. Choose from over 50,000 songs. The Cherry Blossom Hotel, Warley Road, North Shore. From 9.30pm.

KARAOKE DISCO. Over 40,000 tracks. The Sandpiper, Cleveleys Avenue, Cleveleys.

KARAOKE. With DJ Marki. The Rose & Crown, Corporation Street, Blackpool. 8pm.

BULL KARAOKE ROADSHOW. The Albert, Lytham Road, South Shore.

Quizzes

QUIZ NIGHT. The Tramway, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. 9.30 to 11pm.

BIG MICK’S FUN QUIZ. The Squirrel, Bispham Road, Bispham.

Country and line dancing

COUNTRY & WESTERN NIGHT. New venue. The Outpost, Fleetwood Rugby Club, Melbourne Avenue, Fleetwood. Details, (01253) 826120.

LANCASHIRE ROSE LINE DANCE CLUB. All Hallows Parish Church, Bispham. 2 to 4pm. Community Centre, Breck Road, Poulton. 2 to 4pm and Broadway Rooms, St Nicholas’s Church, Broadway, Fleetwood. 7.30 to 10.30pm. Details, (07766) 310260.

FANCY FEET LINE DANCE. Parish Rooms, Headroomgate Road, St Annes. 10am to noon. Details, (07984)188972.

Social and other dancing

BELLY DANCING. Ladies only – all ages, shapes and level welcome. 6.30 to 7.30pm. St Chad’s Church Hall, Vicarage Road, Poulton. Details, (01253) 394830 or 07811 189980.

BELLYDANCING FOR BEGINNERS. For ladies and children of all ages, shapes and sizes. The Junction, Beacon Hill Family Centre, Warbreck Hill Road, Blackpool. 4.15 to 5.15pm. Details, (07811) 189980 or (01253) 883877.

ADULT DANCE CLASSES. Class Act Theatre School, Holy Family Church Hall, Links Road, North Shore. 7pm.

childrens DANCE CLASSES. United Reformed Church, Queensway, Poulton and Womens’ Institute, Great Eccleston.. Details, (07792) 410390.

UP TO DATE SEQUENCE. St Cuthbert’s Parish Church Hall, Church Road, Lytham. 2 to 4pm. Details, (07765) 554877.

SEQUENCE DANCE CLUB. Old favourites and new dances. Dean Street Memorial Hall, South Shore. 7 to 10pm. Details, (01253)863693.

SEQUENCE. Tuition, 10 to 11am. Sequence dancing until 12.45pm. With David and Rita Harrod. St Christopher’s Parish Centre, Hawes Side Lane, Marton. Details, (01253) 356284.

Keep fit

Over 50s exercise class. United Reformed Church Hall, Rossall Road (next to Cleveleys Library), Cleveleys. 11am to noon. Details, (01253) 853295.

zumba dance fit. Fusion Dance Studio, St Annes Road, South Shore. 7.30pm. Details, (07706) 357007.

AEROBICS. Over 50s. United Reformed Church Hall, near Cleveleys Library, Cleveleys. 2 to 3pm. Details, (01253) 853295.

BLT. Bums, legs and tums. Tiptoes Theatre School, Collingwood Place, Layton. 9.30 to 10.30am. Details, (07951) 012888.

MUAY THAI. Thai boxing. Pure Impact Fitness Studio, Dover Road, South Shore. 7 to 8.30pm. Details (07928) 128674.

MEND. Free, fun fitness programme for seven to 13 year olds. Poulton Community Centre, Breck Road, Poulton. 5 to 7pm. Fleetwood Lofthouse YMCA, Fleetwood. 5 to 7pm. And St Annes YMCA. Details, (01253) 882105.

IYENGAR YOGA CLASS. For men and women, equipment provided. St Mary Michael’s Social Centre, Castle Lane, Garstang. 1 to 2.30pm. Details, (01253) 399495.

PHOENIX TAE KWONDO. All ages welcome. Vida, Garstang Road, Blackpool. 6 to 7pm. Details, (07963) 104353.

TAI CHI. All levels. St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 10 to 11.30am. Details, (01253) 724117.

PILATES. With Lisa. St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 11am to noon; Palatine Leisure Centre, St Annes Road, South Shore. 10 to 11am. Details, (01253) 403273.

FITNESS POLE DANCING. Fusion Dance and Drama Centre, St Annes Road, South Shore. 5.30 to 8.30pm. Details, (07875) 468854.

others

open mic night. The Coffee Garden, Wood Street, St Annes. 8pm.

world fireworks championships. This week - Canada. The Promenade, Blackpool.

GIRLGUIDINg. Fun, games, challenges, craft, sleepovers and camps. 5th Blackpool Brownies 6 to 7.30pm, Guides 7.45 to 9.30pm St Paul’s Worship Centre, Edgerton Road, Blackpool; Norbreck Senior Section meet alternate Fridays 8 to10pm All Hallows Church Hall in the Shippon, All Hallows Road, Bispham. Details 352098.

bridge clubs. Gazette Bridge Club – friendly duplicate bridge. The Wainwright Club, Hornby Road, Blackpool. 7pm; Lytham Bridge Club – friendly, beginners and improvers bridge 1.30pm, friendly duplicate bridge – 7.15pm. Lytham Bridge Club, Pembroke Road, Lytham; Clifton Bridge Club. Ansdell Institute, Woodlands Road, Ansdell. 7.30pm.

golden circle of light. Clairvoyance awareness evening and psychic development. 478 Lytham Road (next to Arnold School), South Shore. 7.30pm.

community coffee mornings. St Peter’s Community Centre, Lytham Road, South Shore. 10.30am to noon.

ART CLUBS. Blackpool Art Society – general painting ,9.30am and 2pm. The Studio. Wilkinson Avenue (off Woodland Grove). Blackpool; Art Workshop Class. Frank Townend Community Centre, Kensington Road, Cleveleys. 9am to noon; Windmill Art Society. All abilities welcome. Frank Townend Centre, Beach Road, Cleveleys. 1 to 3pm.