What’s On Friday 5th August

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

By The Newsroom
Friday, 5th August 2011, 2:40 pm

Pubs and bars

BROTHER RABBIT. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queens Promenade, South Shore.

THE COUSTIcs. The Ship and Royal, Lytham.

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THE LOVE RAts. Blackpool Trades and Social Club, Chadwick Street, Blackpool.

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

MAGIC TREES. The Raikes, Liverpool Road, Blackpool.


WAINWRIGHT SUMMER SPECTACULAR. Big One Production presents Gilly Maxwell, Katie Mitchell, Jordan Riley, Bianca Rudman and youngsters from Whittaker’s Dance Academy and Time Stage School. The Wainwright Club, Hornby Road, Blackpool. Doors 7pm. Show 8pm.

Talent competitions

STAR IDOL HEAT ONE. Eighth year of the popular search for adult talent (aged 17 or more). The Star, Ocean Boulevard, South Shore.


FYLDE ARTS YOUNG ARTISTS PLATFORM. Starting the new season - a recital by award winning pianist Philip Sharp. Assembly Rooms, Dicconson Terrace, Lytham. 2pm.

Rock and pop

REBELLION FESTIVAL 2011. The punks are back in town. Bands today include The Exploited, The Damned, The Vibrators, Pink Hearse, Peter and The Test Tube Babies, Choking Susan, Toyah and GBH. Winter Gardens, Church Street, Blackpool.

REBELLION AFTERSHOW. Tonight’s bands - The Dead Class, Population, Radio Dead Ones and Billy Liar. Beat, Corporation Street, Blackpool. 10pm to 3am.

LYTHAM PROMS. First time in the town for Status Quo, plus Fylde’s Got The Rock Factor winners Next Stop Atlanta. Lytham Greem , Lytham. Gates open 6pm.

Nightclubs and dance

FUSION FRIDAY SUMMER SPECIAL. Global beat dance spectacular with Latin, Balkan, African, Asian and Caribbean flavours. President’s Lounge, Blackpool Cricket Club, Stanley Park, Blackpool. From 8pm.

Theatre and shows

LEGENDS. Back for its 13th year, four tributes in each of two shows. Tonight – Elvis Presley, Elton John, Neil Diamond and Rod Stewart. Central Pier Showbar, Blackpool. Nightly (no shows Monday).

HOT ICE 2011. International skating spectacular back by popular demand. The Arena, Blackpool Pleasure Beach. 2.30 and 7.30pm.

THE COMEDIANS 40TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW. Stan Boardman, Jim Bowen, Mick Miller, Roy Walker and Duggie Brown plus film clips from the original show. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 7.30pm.

CIRCUS MONDAO. Traditional family circus with acrobats, clowning, speciality acts and animals. Fleetwood Road South/Norcross Lane, Thornton Cleveleys. Monday to Friday, 5 and 7.30pm. Saturday, 2 and 5pm. Sunday, 2pm. Ends August 29 (2pm only).

Social clubs

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

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

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

TOM COLLINS. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341508.

ALEISHA KAY. Layton Institute, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. Details, (01253) 391774.

LEE DAVID. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 341441.

BILLY NO MATES. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 357519.

LYDIA JORDAN AND SID SCOUSE. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.

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

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

MICHELLE MONTOURI. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 853219.

TRACEY JORDAN. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 624208.

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

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

ANDY KNIGHT’S AFTERNOON SINGALONG PLUS GERRY SANDON. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 622979.

don taylor. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. Details (01253) 852709.

MISS SUGAR. Station Road Social Club, 11 Station Road, Blackpool.