Blackpool’s Dancing On Ice star Dan Whiston and Cheryl Baker skates on

Blackpool’s Dancing On Ice star Dan Whiston has thanked fans for their support keeping him and celebrity partner Cheryl Baker in the competition.
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Pianist Jong-Gyung Park, who is coming to Blackpool

Rare chance to hear pianist Jong-Gyung Park at Blackpool Sixth Form College

The North Fylde Music Circle makes its return for 2018 with a showcase from pianist Jong-Gyung Park later this month.

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Phil Daniels and Leslie Ash in a scene from the classic film Quadrophenia

Double trouble for former EastEnders star Phil Daniels at Blackpool Grand Theatre

Quadrophenia and EastEnders star Phil Daniels will be showing the two sides of a classic gothic character when he comes to Blackpool in the spring.
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A Country Night at Nashville comes to the Grand Theatre

From Nashville to Venice - enjoy musical contrasts

The weekend sees a contrasting double bill of music - from Venice and Nashville - at the Grand Theatre.

Dan Nightingale is on the bill at Woofers Comedy Club

Barnstorming laughs promised from rising comedy stars

Woofers Comedy Club returns to Lowther Pavilion tonight to present an evening of top comedy from the cream of the UK comedy scene.

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Some of the LGBT community set to celebrate the Pride of Blackpool

We're proud of Pride: Rainbow-coloured comeback for LGBT community’s glittering night

LGBT heroes are being celebrated in style with the return of Blackpool’s Pride Awards.

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Ken Dodd was knighted in 2017

King of the Diddymen Ken Dodd getting the 'best care' from NHS staff

Veteran comic Sir Ken Dodd is ‘full of praise’ for the NHS care he’s receiving after being admitted to hospital with a chest infection.

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Old Rope to play Dead 'Uns

Old Rope tied in to make club gig debut

Blackpool four-piece band Old Rope makes its Fleetwood RnB Club debut at the port’s Royal Oak on Friday.

Lytham Hall hosts open air theatre

Five stars lined up for Hall’s season

There’s a five-star boost coming to Lytham’s outdoor theatre programme this summer.

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Madeline Gilby to star in new touring production of Matilda The Musical

Young star goes Mad for new musical tour

A young Blackpool actress is preparing to travel the country in hit show Matilda The Musical.

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Blackpool schoolgirl Issy Simpson, Britain's Got Talent's 2017 runner up, to headline Blackpool Magician's Convention

BGT star Issy and Sooty to cast their spell over Blackpool Magicians Convention

The veil of magical mystery is to be pulled back from Blackpool Magicians Convention for the first time in its 67-year history.
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Food stored for distribution to families in need

Urgent appeal for freezer space by Blackpool Food Bank

Chiefs at Blackpool Food Bank have issued an urgent appeal for freezer space after a huge donation to their cause.
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Britain's Got Talent stars hitch a tram ride into Blackpool for auditions launch

Britain's Got Talent's celebrity judges and presenters hopped on board a tram to launch the new series of the show in Blackpool.

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Danny Baker

‘Farewell’ tour for radio star Danny

Broadcasting legend Danny Baker is to appear in Lancaster in May with a new show, Good Time Charlie’s Back, which he has vowed will serve as his farewell tour.

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Patrick Monahan

Funnyman Patrick Monahan’s ‘outsider’ comedy going down a storm

Comedian Patrick Monahan has an unusual, some might say unique, cultural take on life.

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Blackpool band On A Tuesday are heading to Leeds for a top talent competition.

Blackpool lads On a Tuesday ready for weekend bands test

Blackpool-based rock band On A Tuesday are making waves in the music industry after beating hundreds of acts to reach a regional final of a top national competition.
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Britain's Got Talent judge David Walliams rides into Blackpool for the 2017 live auditions at the Opera House

Grab your seats for Britain's Got Talent's Blackpool auditions - see Simon Cowell and co on show's resort return

The best of British variety will be at the Opera House this week - as hit TV show Britain's Got Talent launches its new series in the resort.
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The Locrian Ensemble are to perform Vivaldi by Candlelight at Blackpool Grand Theatre.

Vivaldi by candlelight adds extra elegance to Blackpool’s Grand Theatre

Fans of classical music, and the elegant tones of 18th century Baroque in particular, are in for a treat at Blackpool’s Grand Theatre next week.

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‘Big Hugs’ for Teletubbies at Preston Guild Hall

The iconic, world-famous Teletubbies, who this year celebrate their 20th anniversary, are to star in their first-ever live theatre show, ‘Big Hugs’, created especially for the youngest audience.
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Walliams and the cast of Awful Auntie

Why you shouldn’t lock your niece up in a country house

David Walliams’ Awful Auntie will be coming to theatres throughout the UK – and will be playing Preston’s Charter Theatre from Thursday to Sunday January 18 - 21.
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