‘Mr Scarborough’ heads west for anniversary organ concert

An evening of organ music will celebrate the 10th anniversary the Cannock Chase Organ Club.

Trampolene to play Bootleg Social on Friday

A spring in their step as Trampolene head north

With a debut album released in September and a tour underway, Trampolene lead singer Jack Jones says it’s ‘happy days’ as things are ‘as good as they could be’.

Michael Jordan in High Jinx

Magic Michael puts Blackpool on global map

A Blackpool magician was among the artistes showcasing Britain’s status as an events’ destination at a glittering international gala.

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Merrill and Jay Osmond are to play Viva Blackpool

Don’t miss out on Merrill and Jay show at Viva Blackpool

Two of the ever-popular Osmond brothers will be bringing their latest live tour to Viva Blackpool, showcasing their hits in what is promised to be a ‘stand out show’.

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Phil Campbell (left) and Mikkey Dee (right) with late Motorhead bassist and frontman Ian 'Lemmy' Kilmister

Motörhead guitar star has family date set

Motörhead guitarist Phil Campbell is heading to Blackpool later this year.

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The Membranes

Membranes bring punk perfection to second year of their festival

There’s a right Lancashire hotpot happening in Manchester on the early May bank holiday, when The Membranes, Evil Blizzard, One Sided Horse and The Lovely Eggs all team together for the Membranes and Friends Festival.

An audience at last year's Lytham Hall outdoor theatre season

Merchants of Lytham give backing to outdoor season

The ever-popular Lytham Hall Outdoor Theatre season returns this summer - and tickets go on sale on Thursday.

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Members of the George Formby Society - including Blackpool's Alan and Alyson Yates, circled - perform at the Royal Albert Hall in London during a star-studded concert to celebrate The Queen's Birthday Party as part of her 92nd birthday celebrations, fronted by Ed Balls, Frank Skinner and Harry Hill

Musicians bring a little bit of Blackpool rock to Queen's birthday concert

George Formby enthusiasts Alan and Alyson Yates had a ‘once in a lifetime’ outing this weekend - performing at the Royal Albert Hall as part of the Queen’s 92nd birthday celebrations.

Amanda and Nick Thompson prepare for the final piece to be placed in the creation of Icon at the Pleasure Beach, back in February

An iconic day in resort's history: Pleasure Beach sets date for first riders of new rollercoaster

Blackpool Pleasure Beach's new £16.25m rollercoaster Icon will open to the public on Friday, May 25 - in time for the Spring Bank Holiday weekend.

A previous cast of American Idiot, the Green Day musical

Don’t be an American Idiot and miss out as new Opera House show tickets go on sale

Tickets go on sale tomorrow for Green Day’s American Idiot musical when it comes to Blackpool.

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Dinosaur World Live comes to Blackpool Grand Theatre

Get up close to prehistoric puppets on daring adventure

Step back in time with a theatrical treat for all the family at the Grand Theatre this weekend.

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Daniel O'Donnell heads to the Opera House, Blackpool, this week

Daniel’s Irish eyes will be smiling over the crowd at the Opera House

He’s the only artist to have at least one hit in the UK album charts every year since 1988, and this week Daniel O’Donnell is back in Blackpool.

Thornton Cleveleys Operatic Society's Songs FromThe Shows 2018

REVIEW: Life Is A Cabaret, Thornton Little Theatre

Thornton Cleveleys Operatic Society have been performing their Songs From The Shows for more than 40 years, and this year the theme is a musical journey through life’s stages, cleverly devised by director Wendy Raw, from being born, to death being ‘Just Around The Corner.’

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Jonathan Goddard and Eleanor Duval as the Macbeths

REVIEW: Macbeth, Grand Theatre, Blackpool

There seem to be more Macbeths around right now than you can shake a broomstick at, with productions running at the National Theatre and by the Royal Shakespeare Company

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Troubadour on stage

Troubadour on target to celebrate musical project

A project taking aim at bringing the excitement back to music download’s comes to a close with a celebration concert.


Scare fans celebrating 20 years of Pasaje Del Terror

Up and down the country, in the run up to Halloween, people put their nerves to the test visiting scare attractions as part of the spooky season.
Dark, supernatural Shakespearean tragedy Macbeth comes to Blackpool Grand Theatre tomorrow and Wednesday

Macbeth power play is a part of all of us

A gruesome bloody tragedy, Macbeth is one of Shakespeare’s most famous works.

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Lee Mead

Lee Mead: I feel really lucky to be doing that and I’d spent years of having auditions and knock backs

For many, a stable career on stage and screen can only be a dream. But for Lee Mead, a dream came true when he won a TV talent contest.
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Courtney Act to headline at Pride Blackpool

Ru Paul's Drag Race star to headline at new-look Pride Blackpool

Headline act for Pride Blackpool has been announced as Celebrity Big Brother winner Courtney Act.
Charlotte Dawson with a cardboard cut out of her comedy legend dad Les at launch of fashion range Fredafunk in Manchester. Picture: Dave Nelson

Charlotte Dawson launches clothes line - with cardboard cut out of dad Les watching on

Reality TV starlet Charlotte Dawson - famed for her ‘too glam to give a damn’ approach to life - has launched her own fashion range, giving fans a chance to channel her distinctive style.

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