Don’t miss our What’s On section for all the best in entertainment across the Fylde coast.
Theatre and shows
LEGENDS. The record breaking tribute show. Tonight Elvis Presley, Meat Loaf, Jon Bon Jovi and Buddy Holly. Central Pier Showbar, Central Pier, Blackpool. 7.30pm.
MOOKY V BOOFFALO BILL. All star circus with Mooky and Mr Booo. Tower Circus, Blackpool Tower. 2.30pm.
BEYOND BELIEF: THE MINISTRY OF MAGIC. Magic and variety from Richard de Vere, Schnorbitz, Mr Slava, Mark Lawless and full supporting cast. The Horseshoe, Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Also Monday and Sunday. From 7.30pm. Ends October 30.
HOT ICE 2012. An international cast of award winning skaters with a brand new show. The Arena, Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Daily, 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Ends September 8.
THE GRUMBLEWEEDS. The veteran comedy couple breaking new ground with a weekly run at this venue. Children’s meals and basket meals available. Sands Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Weekly to September 11.
BERNIE CLIFTON’S FAMILY LAUGHTER SHOW. Bernie joined by Tony Benedict, Lynn Kennedy, Van Buren & Allyson, John Barker an the Nikki Figgins Dancers. North Pier Theatre, North Pier, Blackpool. 7.30pm,. Weekly, ends September 4.
DANCING QUEEN LIVE. Back by popular demand – top tribute to Abba plus 70s music and Grease. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 7.30pm. Weekly to October 30.
Pubs and bars
SOUNDS OF THE 60s. With The Kasuals. The Merrie England, North Pier, Blackpool.
SOUNDS MAGIC. Songs through the decades. The Theatre Bar, Queens Hotel, The Promenade, South Shore.
CHILL OUT TUESDAY. With DJ Ric Smith. Bar 19 Queen Street, Blackpool. 9pm to 4am.
OPEN MIC NIGHT. Contact the venue for details of how to take part. Yates’s, Market Street, Blackpool.
FUNKY BOX. With DJ Danny. Walkabout, Queen Street, Blackpool. To 3am.
ANDY KNIGHT’S FREE AND EASY. Buckingham’s, Queen Street, Blackpool. 3 to 5pm.
LIVE MUSIC NIGHT. Guest musicians and singer songwriters. The Galleon, Abingdon Street, Blackpool. Free admission.
LEE BRADY AND NATALIE JAXX. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool.
BERNIE ELVIS COSTELLO. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.
ROCK AND ROLL DISCO. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore.
JOE WALL AND VENN TRACEY. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.
JOHN GILLAN. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool.
MARTIN GABRIEL AND MR FIZEEK. Philharmonic WMC & Institute, Foxhall Road, Blackpool.
HAYLEY MACK. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.
HELEN O’NEIL. Station Road Social Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.
DJ KEIRAN. And karaoke. North Shore Sports and Social Club, Cross Street, Blackpool.
CABARET. Guest acts. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. 2.30 to 4.30pm. Details, (01253) 628835.
SOUNDWAVES LADIES HARMONY CHORUS. Simple singing techniques taught. Springfield Church Hall, Bispham Road, Bispham. 7pm. Details, (01253) 724817.
LYTHAM LIGHT ORCHESTRA. Weekly meeting. Michael Hall Theatre School, Preston Old Road, Marton. 7.30 to 9.30pm.
CHOIR PRACTICE. For youngsters aged seven to 17. Chesters Dancing Academy, 19 Victoria Street, Fleetwood. Details, 07989 144423.
THE ELSWICK SINGERS. New members welcome. Elswick Village Hall, Roseacre Road, Elswick. 7.30pm. Details, Details, 07702 676398 or 07565 539558.
GUARDIAN CONCERT BAND. Rehearsals – brass players (grade 5 plus) always needed. Lytham Methodist Church, 4 The Serpentine, Lytham. Weekly, 7.45 to 9.30pm. Details, 0771 424 1860.
BARBERSHOP HARMONY. New members welcome. Help and teach tapes provided. Brun Grove WM Club, Blackpool. 7.30pm.
Folk, Irish and country
COUNTRY & WESTERN NIGHT. With line dancing. Bispham Conservative Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.
KARAOKE. With drag DJ Carmen. Roxy’s, Queen Street, Blackpool.
KARAOKE AND BINGO. Bar 19 Queen Street, Blackpool. 2 to 6pm.
KARAOKE COMPETITION. Weekly heats with semi final on November 29 and final on December 6. Top prize £500. Soul Suite, Queen Square/Queen Street, Blackpool.
DJ TIM’S KARAOKE. Prizes for best singers. Lucy’s @ Tobago, Abingdon Street, Blackpool.
KARAOKE. Cleveleys Ex-Servicemen’s Club, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys.
BOOGIE BOOTS. Line Dancing, easy teaching and social dancing. Bispham Conservative Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. 8 to 10.45pm. Details, 07968 973238.
JULIE’S STEP IN LINE. Wyre Villa Sports Club, Stalmine. 7.30 to 10pm. Details, (01253) 811719.
LIBERTY BELLES LINE DANCING. St Mark’s Church Hall, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. 1 to 3.30pm. Details (01253) 352559 or 07870 556440.
LANCASHIRE ROSE LINE DANCE CLUB. Trinity Methodist Church, Fleetwood Road, Fleetwood. 2 to 4pm and 7.30 to 10.30pm. Details, 07766 310260.
SUE O’KENNEDY’S LINE DANCE. Poulton Youth & Community Centre, Breck Road, Poulton. 11.30am to 1am. Details, (01253) 826262.
LINE DANCING. Instruction and dancing, live act last Tuesday each month. Cleveleys WM Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 594043.
FANCY FEET LINE DANCE. Social dancing and instruction. Holy Trinity Church Memorial Hall, Dean Street, South Shore. 10am to noon. Beginners first hour, social dancing and instruction. The Ashley Club, Victoria Road, Thornton. 7.15 to 10.30pm.
LINE DANCING. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.
BALLROOM/SEQUENCE/TEA DANCE. With organist Mark Allen. St Paul’s Church Hall, Lake Road North, St Annes. 2 to 4pm.
AFTERNOON TEA DANCE. Live music from the Frontline Dance Band. Ticket only or afternoon tea inclusive The Sands Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool. 2 to 4.30pm.
TEACHING AND MIXED SOCIAL DANCING. Bispham United Reform Church, Cavendish Road, Bispham. 8 to 10.45pm. Details, (01253) 594043.
BALLROOM AND LATIN CLASSES. Beginners (7.30 to 8.30pm), improvers (8.30 to 9.30pm). The White Church, Ansdell. Details, 07909 945567.
MODERN SEQUENCE. New dances taught. Poulton Community Centre/YMCA, Poulton. 7 to 10pm. Details, (01253) 873122.
AFTERNOON DANCING. With John Peate (keyboards) and Dave Miller (drums). Cleveleys Mens Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. 2 to 4pm.
AFTERNOON SOCIAL AND DANCE GROUP. Sequence dancing. Verona Association. Verona Hall, Fleetwood Road North, Thornton. 1.45 to 4pm. Details, (01253) 865494.
THE FRIENDLY DANCE CLUB. Modern and sequence dancing. Singles and couples, all welcome. Wainwright Club, Hornby Road, Blackpool. 8 to 11pm. Details, (01253) 620555.
SEQUENCE. Senior Citizens Association Hall, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. From 1.30 to 4pm. Details, (01253) 852462.
MODERN SEQUENCE. New dances taught. St Paul’s Parish Church, Lake Road, Ansdell. 7.15 to 10.15pm. Details, (01253) 776255.
SALSA CHEVERE. Salsa classes at all levels followed by social dancing. Marton Institute, Oxford Square, Marton. 7.30pm onwards. Details, 07749 812352.
SIMPLY SALSA CLASS. Beginners from 7pm. Then all levels and social dance. North Shore Golf Club, Devonshire Road, North Shore.
NOCHES DE SALSA. Beginners to advanced 8pm to 9.30pm then dance until 11pm. Co-operative Sports and Social Club, Preston New Road, Marton. Details, (01253) 401941 or 07967 768582.
SALSA. With Vitelio Ramos. St Thomas’ Church Hall, Caunce Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 304996.
TEA DANCE. Langdales Hotel, Clifton Drive North, St Annes. 2 to 4pm. Details, (01253) 721342.
TAP DANCING. Adult beginners. Chesters Dancing Academy, 19 Victoria Street, Fleetwood. 8 to 9pm. Details, 07989 144423.
JC DANCE CLASSES. Childrens’ and adult dance classes. United Reformed Church, Queensway, Poulton. and Norbreck Primary School. Details, 07792 410390.
DANCE FOR THE UNDER 5s. Afternoon dance classes. Poulton Youth and Communty Centre, Breck Road, Poulton. Details, 07792 410390.
BELLY DANCING. Ladies only – all ages, shapes and levels welcome. Fleetwood YMCA, London Road, Fleetwood. 6.30 to 7.30pm – open level. Details, (01253) 394830 or 07811 189980.
STREET AND BREAK DANCE. Mimi Dance at Thornton Little Theatre, Victoria Road East, Thornton. Under eights, 5pm, over eights, 6pm. 07584 359310.
PRESTON CIRCLE DANCE GROUP. Music from around the world. Newcomers always welcome. Galloway Hall, Brackenbury Road, Fulwood. 7 to 9pm. More details, 01772 793658.
OFFICIAL HOBBY LEAGUE CLUB. Yu-Gi-Oh! and Pokemon. All ages, player duels, tuck shop on site. Marton Methodist Church, Midgeland Road, Marton. 6 to 8pm. Also Saturday, 5.30 to 8.30pm. Details, (01253) 695334.
CLEVELEYS WRITERS SHORT STORY AND POETS MEETING. Cleveleys Library, Rossall Road, Cleveleys. 1.30 to 3.30pm. Second and fourth Tuesday. Details, (01253) 852147.
PUBLIC SKATING SESSION. The Arena, Blackpool Pleasure Beach. 10am to noon and 1 to 3pm.
BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION. Second and fourth week of the month. Lytham Rugby Club, Ansdell Road, Lytham. 7.30pm. Details, (01253) 293957.
GENERAL PAINTING. From 2pm. And Portrait Painting from 7.30 to 9pm. Blackpool Art Society. The Studio. Wilkinson Avenue (off Woodland Grove). Blackpool. 7.30 to 9pm. Details, (01253) 767667.
GIRLGUIDING. 2nd Bispham Rainbows, 4.45 to 5.45pm, Brownies 6 to 7.30pm, Guides 7 to 9pm, St Bernadettes Church Hall, All Hallows Road, Bispham; 5th Bispham Rainbows, 4.45 to 5.45pm, Brownies 5.45 to 7.15pm, Guides 7.15 to 8.45pm. St Annes Church, Salmesbury Avenue, Bispham; 27th Blackpool Brownies 6 to 7.20pm at Revoe School, Grasmere Road, Blackpool; 29th Blackpool Rainbows 6 to 7pm, Brownies 6 to 7.30pm, Guides 7 to 8.30pm, Layton Senior Section 7.30 to 9pm, Christ the King Youth Centre, Gateside Drive, Layton; 31st Blackpool Brownies 6.30 to 7.45pm, St Kentigerns Church Hall, Newton Drive, Blackpool; Staining Rainbows 5 to 6pm, Brownies 6 to 7.15pm, Staining Scout Hut, Staining Road, Staining. Details: (01253) 352098.
Chess and bridge
CHESS AND BRIDGE. Senior Citizens’ Hall, Victoria Road, Cleveleys. 12.45 to 4pm. Details, (01253) 852462.
POULTON CHESS CLUB. All abilities including beginners welcome. Sevenoaks Drive Day Centre, Hobart Place, Cleveleys. 7.30pm. More details, (01253) 899742.
GAZETTE BRIDGE CLUB. Friendly duplicate bridge. The Wainwright Club, Hornby Road, Blackpool. 7pm.
LYTHAM BRIDGE CLUB. Friendly duplicate bridge. Lytham Bridge Club, Pembroke Road, Lytham. 1.30pm.
BISPHAM CHESS CLUB. New members welcome. Community Centre, Bispham Road, Bispham. 7.30pm. Details, (01253) 300918.
CLIFTON BRIDGE CLUB. Ansdell Institute, Woodlands Road, Ansdell. 7.30pm.