What’s On Tuesday 14th February

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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

TWO. Justin Moorhouse and Victoria Elliott star in the latest revival of Jim Cartwight’s funny, stunning and sad exploration of all the stages of love. The Royal Exchange, St Ann’s Square, Manchester. Monday to Friday, 7.30pm. Wednesday, 2.30pm. Saturdays, 4 and 8pm. Ends February 25. Box office, (0161) 8339833.

ALFIE. David Thacker directs this revival of Bill Naughton’s 1960s kitchen sink comedy drama about a working class Don Juan of the East End, . The Octagon Theatre, Howell Croft South, Bolton. Monday to Saturday, 7.30pm. Some matinees. Ends February 18. Box office, (01204) 520661.

THE GATEKEEPER. Award winning writer Chloe Moss latest – set in the Lake District, a darkly comic tale of one family’s celebratory get together which falls apart. The Studio, Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann’s Square, Manchester. To February 25. Box office, (0161) 833 9833.

THE EVA CASSIDY STORY. Starring Sarah Jane Buckley as the multi million selling singer. The Lowther Pavilion, West Beach, Lytham. 7.30pm.

PUNK ROCK. Final year BA (Hons) Acting students in Simon Stephen’s topical and controversial play. The Theatre, University Centre, Blackpool and the Fylde College, Bennett Avenue, Blackpool. To Friday, 2 and 7.30pm.

RENT. Blackpool and the Fylde College final year BA (Hons) Musical Theatre students in the award-winning musical. The Dance House, Oxford Road, Manchester. To Friday, 7.30pm.

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

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

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

BACKSTAGE TOUR. With David Cam. Blackpool Pleasure Beach. From 11am.

CARNEVIL OF HORRORS. The AtmosFEAR! entertainment group with an interactive walk through scare attraction. Baronial Hall, Winter Gardens, Church Street, Blackpool. Noon to 9pm.

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

CIRCUS SHORTS. The best in contemporary and traditional circus skills. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. From 7.30pm.

THE STAGEWORKS BACKSTAGE TOUR. Antony Johns takes you behind the scenes. The Globe, Blackpool Pleasure Beach. 11am.

SHOWZAM! WORKSHOPS. Create It. The Horseshoe, Blackpool Pleasure Beach. 11am to 12.30pm. Hula Hoop It with Marawa. The Globe, Blackpool Pleasure Beach. 1 to 3pm.

STAR OF WONDER - THEATRE IN THE QUARTER. Chester’s leading professional. Lawrence House Studio Theatre, Grand Theatre, Matcham Court, Blackpool. 7pm.

Pubs and bars

THREE DECADES OF DANCE. DJ Kieron with hits from the 60s to 80s. The Mardi Gras, Talbot Road, Blackpool.

PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHT. Bar 19 Queen Street, Blackpool. 2 to 6pm.

WICKED WEDNESDAY. With DJ Darrell Lord. Bar 19 Queen Street, 9pm to 4am.

NORTHERN AND SOULFUL SOUNDS. With Mike Hughes. Soul Suite, Queen Square/Queen Street, Blackpool.

KEEP IT FRESH. With DJ Matt Munroe. Walkabout, Queen Street, Blackpool. To 3am.

GET KINECTED. Play against giant versions of yourself. Yates’s, Market Street, Blackpool.

OPEN MIC NIGHT. Churchill’s, Topping Street. Blackpool.

LIVE MUSIC NIGHT. Guest musicians and singer songwriters. The Galleon, Abingdon Street, Blackpool. Free admission.

BRANDY BABYCHAM’S FULL DIAMANTE. Full line-up of female impersonators and vocalists. Free admission. Roxy’s, Queen Street, Blackpool.

PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHT. Games night with fun quiz. The Shovels, Green Meadows Lane, Hambleton. 9 to 11.30pm.

Jazz, pop and rock

JAZZ AT LUNCHTIME. Six In A Bar With Rosie. Thornton Little Theatre, Four Lane Ends, Thornton. Noon to 2.30pm.

Quizzes

TONY’S QUIZ AND PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHT. Cash prizes and free sandwiches. The Station Tavern, Lytham. From 9pm.

JOHN KNIGHT QUIZ NIGHT. The Hansom Cab, Station Road, Lytham.

QUIZ AND BINGO. Numbers permitting. Up to £100 to be won. Churchill’s, Topping Street. Blackpool. Afternoon.

QUIZ NIGHT. And Play Your Cards Right. The Shovels, Hambleton.

DJ BASTIAN PLUS QUIZ NIGHT. Lucy’s @ Tobago, Abingdon Street, Blackpool.

QUIZ NIGHT. With the Dave Ward Roadshow. The Tramway, Victoria Road, Cleveleys.

QUIZ NIGHT. Free to enter. Beer to win. The Blue Room, Church Street, Blackpool. From 8pm.

JOHNNY B’s FREE QUIZ. The Ship. Elswick. From 9pm.

QUIZ NIGHT. Whittle Springs, Talbot Road, Blackpool.

QUIZ NIGHT. Prizes for winners, free sandwiches. The Station Tavern, Station Square, Lytham. From 9pm.

QUIZ NIGHT. Plus Open the Box and Play Your Cards Right. The Admiral, Clifton Drive/The Square, St Annes.

QUIZ NIGHT. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, off Hornby Road, Blackpool.

Sport and poker

POKER NIGHT. The Burn Naze, Gamble Road, Thornton.

POKER NIGHT. Frenchman’s Cove, South King Street, Blackpool. From 7.30pm.

LADIES ONLY POKER NIGHT. The Washington, Topping Street, Blackpool.

TEXAS HOLD ‘EM POKER. The Lane Ends, Marton. 8pm.

Social clubs

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

NIKKI MILLER. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.

CHRIS FARRELL. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 624208.

Karaoke

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

KARAOKE. A gallon of beer to be won. The Townsman, Topping Street, Blackpool. 3 to 8pm.

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

KARAOKE NIGHT. Free shot for singers before 10pm. The Victoria, Dock Street, Fleetwood.

KARAOKE. Blackpool RBL Club, King 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.

Line dancing

T&A’s DANCE RANCH. All welcome, partners not necessary. Beginners 12.30 to 1.30pm. Teaching and social dancing, 1.30 to 4pm. Bispham United Reformed Church, Cavendish Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 594043.

LANCASHIRE ROSE LINE DANCE CLUB. Assembly Rooms, Warrenhurst Road, Fleetwood. 7.30 to 10.30pm. Details, 07766 310260.

LINE DANCING. St Annes Conservative Club, Clifton Drive North, St Annes.

LINE DANCING. With John and Marion. Hampton Road Club, South Shore.

Social dancing

TEA DANCE. Langdales Hotel, Clifton Drive North, St Annes. 2 to 4pm. Details, (01253) 721342.

SOCIAL DANCING. Senior Citizens’ Hall, Victoria Road, Cleveleys. 1.30 to 4pm. Details, (01253) 852462.

BALLROOM & SEQUENCE. With John Peate (keyboards) and Dave Miller (drums). Cleveleys Mens Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.

PARTNER DANCING. Singles, groups and couples welcome. Fylde Rugby Club, Blackpool Road, Ansdell. Beginners, 7.15pm. Intermediates 8.45pm. Ends 10.30pm. details, 07904 713599.

SEQUENCE. With David and Rita Harrod. Holy Cross Church, Central Drive, Blackpool. 2 to 4.15pm. Details, (01253) 356284.

Other dancing

LADIES BELLYDANCE CLASSES. Beginners 6pm. Intermediate 7pm. Bispham Community Centre, Bispham Road, Bispham. Details, 07709 723822.

DANCING. Ladies only – all ages, all shapes welcome. Open level. Norcross Civil Service Social Room. Noon to 1pm. Open level. St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 5.45 to 6.45pm. More details, (01253) 394830 or 07811 189980.

JC DANCE CLASSES. Children’s dance classes. United Reformed Church, Queensway, Poulton and Women’s Institute Hall, Great Eccleston. Details, (07792) 410390.

Salsa

SALSA AND AEROBICS. All abilities and ages over 12. Anchorsholme Methodist Church, North Drive, Anchorsholme. 6 to 7.30 and 7.30 to 9pm. Details, 07545 057064.

SALSA DANCING. Beginners welcome. Mammas Too, St Annes. 7.30pm.

NOCHES DE SALSA. Salsa lessons for beginners to advanced. Methodist Church Hall, Kirkham Road, Freckleton. 8 to 9.30pm. Beginners to advanced classes at The Royal British Legion Club, Rough Lea Road, Cleveleys. 7.10pm (beginners) and 8pm (advanced) then dance afterwards until 11pm. Details, (012523) 401941 or 07967 768582.

SALSA DANCING. Free tuition from Joanna. The Tavern, Adelaide Street, Fleetwood.

SALSA. Advanced 8 to 9pm, intermediate 9 to 10pm. St Annes Parish Rooms, St Annes. Details, (0780) 8351436.

SALSA. With Vitelio Ramos. Our Lady’s Parish Centre, St Annes. Details, (01253) 304996.

SIMPLY SALSA. Beginners, improvers, intermediate and advanced lessons and social dancing. St Anthony Padua Social Club, Cadley Causeway, Fulwood, Preston.

Keep fit and exercise

CALLANETICS. All Saints Church, North Drive, Anchorsholme. 5.30 to 7.30pm.

SALSA-CISE. Tiptoes Theatre School, Collingwood Place, Layton. 7.30 to 8.30pm. Details, 07951 012888.

CLEVELEYS TAEKWONDO CLUB. Juniors (year one and above) – 5.30 to 6.30pm. Teenagers and adults – 7.45 to 9pm. Frank Townend Community Centre, Kensington Road, Cleveleys.

FAMILY FIT PROGRAMME. Fun exercise programme for all the family – children free. Fleetwood Lofthouse YMCA, Fleetwood. 5.30 to 6.30pm. Details, (01253) 882105.

XL FITNESS. Fitness for the fuller figure. Beginners fat-burning aerobics class. Elswick & District Village Hall, Elswick. 6.30 to 7.30pm. Details, (01772) 865645.

YOGA FOR STRESS RELIEF. Five week course. Palatine High School, St Annes Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 883601.

YOGA/TAI/CHI/PILATES. For posture, strength and flexibility. YIP Centre, Inskip. 8 to 9pm. Details, (01772) 865645.

YOGA. Trained teacher. Suitable for all. The Assembly Rooms, Dicconson Terrace, Lytham. 7 to 8.30pm. Details, (01252) 640247 or 07960 626836.

TAI CHI. Beginners classes. Wignall Church, Victoria Road East, Cleveleys. 10 to 11am. Details, 0771 5014018.

MUAY THAI/THAI BOXING. Pure Impact Fitness Studio, 34 Dover Court, Dover Road, South Shore. 8 to 9.30pm. Details, 07928 128674.

KUNG FU & SELF DEFENCE. VIDA, Garstang Road, Blackpool. 7.30 to 9pm. Details, (01253) 206155.

SHOTOKAN KARATE. For fitness and confidence, eight years plus. Beginners welcome. St Albans Church, St Annes. 7 to 8.30pm. Details, 07989 908135. Also adults and children from 10 years. Palmer Avenue Methodist Church, Blackpool. Also Friday, 7.30 to 9pm. Details, 07801 716380.

BLACKPOOL & FYLDE SUB AQUA CLUB. All diver associations and diver levels welcome. Dover Road, Marton. Details, (0790) 820693.

SUB AQUA DIVING. Turn you hand to Try-a-Dive or snorkelling. Fleetwood Leisure Centre, The Esplanade, Fleetwood. 7.45 to 9pm.

PILATES. Senior Citizens Association Hall, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. From 6.30 to 7.20pm. Details, (01253) 852462;

Chess

CHESS AND WHIST. Senior Citizens’ Hall, Victoria Road, Cleveleys. 12.45 to 4pm. Details, (01253) 852462.

Others

MEDITATION CLASS. Relax, unwind and combat stres. Soma Thweraptry Centre, Hesketh Avenue, Bispham. 7 to 8pm. Details, 0783 4072273.

BUDDHIST TEACHING AND MEDITATION. Weekly classes to September 28. Creative Support/Lighthouse Cafe, Crescent West, Cleveleys. From 7 to 8.30pm. Details, (01253) 352721.

DARK HORSE WRITERS GROUP. Weekly creative writing group. Blackpool Catholic Club, Queen Street, Blackpool. 7 to 9pm. Details, (01253) 347556.

JUST GOOD FRIENDS. Fun social group for 35s/50s. Wings Club, Victoria Road, Cleveleys. From 8pm. Details, (01253) 869519. Social group for 40s to 60s. Bispham Conservative Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. 8.15pm. Details, (01253) 869519.

OVER EATERS ANONYMOUS. Self help group for people with eating disorders. Friends Meeting House, Raikes Parade, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 823418.

PUBLIC SKATING SESSION. The Arena, Blackpool Pleasure Beach. 10am to noon and 1 to 3pm.

SELF DEVELOPMENT CLASS. Learn about past lives, meditate and heal as part of a group. The Fleetwood Arms, Dock Street, Fleetwood. Details, 07722 539461.

INTRODUCTION TO MEDITATION. Weekly classes. Keajra Buddhist Centre, 64 Holmfield Road, North Shore. 7.30 to 9.30pm. details, (01253) 352721.

CAPRICORN SINGERS. New members welcome. Varied repertoire. Cleveleys Park Methodist Church, Cleveleys. 7.45pm.

POULTON JUNIOR BRASS BAND. Members (8 to14 years) welcome (min 18 months playing experience required). Poulton Band Headquarters, Station Road, Poulton. 6.30 to 7.30pm.

FYLDE COMPUTER CLUB. Enthusiasts always welcome. Lostock Gardens Day Centre, off Clayton Crescent, Blackpool. Second and fourth Wednesday each month, 7.30pm.

BLACKPOOL CIRCUS SCHOOL. Circus training weekly. Beginners, 5.30 to 6.30pm. Advanced, 5.45 to 7.45pm. Sports Hall, Highfield Humanities College. Details, (01253) 735725.

BLACKPOOL ART SOCIETY. Portrait painting. 10am. Life Drawing 2pm. Contact Brian Halliagan (01253) 393552. The Studio. Wilkinson Avenue (off Woodland Grove). Blackpool.

GIRLGUIDING. Meet for evening of fun, games, challenges, craft, sleepovers and camps. 1st Bispham Brownies 6.30 to 8pm, Guides 8 to 9.15pm, Scout & Guide HQ, Devonshire Road, Bispham; 3rd Norbreck Rainbows 5 to 6pm, Brownies 6.15 to 7.45pm, Beaufort Avenue Methodist Church, Beauford Avenue, Bispham; 20th Blackpool Brownies 6 to 7.30pm Holy Family Church Hall, Links Road, Claremont. Details (01253) 352098.

LEXICA. Themed poetry reading - this month, One Day I Wrote Her Name Upon The Strand. Assembly Rooms, Dicconson Terrace, Lytham. 2pm.