From a trip to Garstang Market to a visit to the zoo - here are five things to do today in Blackpool - Thursday, March 19, 2020

Each day we'll bring you a selection of shows and events happening in Blackpool that you won't want to miss. So if you're planning an impromptu night here are today's choices:

Thursday, 19th March 2020, 6:00 am
Garstang market

Garstang Market

The weekly Garstang Country Market is back for a new season.

Open every Thursday, 10am-noon, you will find quality home produced baking - pies, quiches, cakes etc - seasonal plants and flowers, knitted and sewed items, hand-made greetings cards, pictures, woodturned items, various seasonal produce, and much more.

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Light refreshments are available and there is plenty of free parking. Call 01995 600827 for more details.

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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.


Dave Ward Roadshow Quiz Night: Free to enter, four prize quizzes plus “Play Your Cards Right” jackpot. The Bay Horse, 1 Station Road, Thornton. 8.30pm.


Trigger Point Pilates: Release the pain and tension in tight muscles and restructure your body. Suitable for all ages and genders. Also personal training at home. DW Sports, Vicarage Lane, Marton. 10-11am. Details ring 01253 403273.


Marton Mere Local Nature Reserve, home to hundreds of species of wildlife, from dragonflies to orchids, visitor can enjoy the site via a series of designated footpaths and bird hides.