Don’t miss our What’s On section for all the best in entertainment across the Fylde coast.
MADAME TUSSAUDS. The best of British celebrities. More information www.madametussauds.com/blackpool. Central Promenade, Blackpool. 10am to 4.30pm. Details, (01253) 299483
SEA LIFE CENTRE. More information www.sealife.co.uk/blackpool. Golden Mile, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621258.
BLACKPOOL TOWER BALLROOM. Open daily except for special events. More information www.the blackpooltower.com. Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Details, (0844) 8561000.
BLACKPOOL TOWER DUNGEON. Open daily. More information www.the blackpooltower.com. Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Blackpool. (01253) 622242
BLACKPOOL TOWER EYE. Open daily. More information www.the blackpooltower.com. Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Blackpool. (0844) 8561000
BLACKPOOL TOWER JUNGLE JIM’S. More information www.the blackpooltower.com. Blackpool Tower, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Details, (0844) 8561000.
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.
FARMER PARR’S ANIMAL WORLD. Rare breeds galore. Wyrefield Farm, Rossall Lane and Fleetwood Road, Fleetwood. Daily, 10am to 5pm. Details, (01253) 874389.
RIPLEYS BELIEVE IT OR NOT. Two floors of interactive exhibitions and displays. Blackpool Pleasure Beach, South Shore. Daily from 10am. Details, (0871) 2221234.
Pubs and bars
SOUL ON THE EDGE. Two room event with DJs Gem Booth and Macky plus special guests Dave Rostron (Grasshoppers) and Derek Smith (Greenlands). Across the board 60s. 70s and Motown. Plus Ian Nicol and friends with the best of underplayed 70s soul and modern. The Carousel Hotel, 671 New South Promenade. South Shore. 8pm to 1am.
THE GUNS OF NAVARONE. Eight piece Lancaster ska revival band. The Prince Arthur, Fleetwood.
DJ KEIRON AND TAM RYAN. Mardi Gras, Talbot Road, Blackpool.
WYRELESS. Acoustic trio breaking new ground at his venue. The Crown, Whitegate Drive/Devonshire Square, Blackpool.
THE FULL FAT BOOGIE BAND. The Waterloo, Waterloo Road, South Shore.
RUPERT FABULOUS. The Venue, North Promenade, Cleveleys.
LINE DANCING AND DJ. Fort San Antone, Great Birchwood Holiday Park, Lytham Road, Warton.
BOB ON. Bob Marley tribute act. The Queens, Fleetwood.
THE KEYTARS. Burlington’s, Lytham Road, South Shore.
COMPLEX. Oldies but goodies. The Station Tavern , Station Square, Lytham.
MAGIC TREES. Stanley Ward Conservative Club, Blackpool.
BRAD LEE SCOTT. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool.
RHYTHM KINGS. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.
STEVE JAY. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool.
HEATHER DEE. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.
HIGHLY STRUNG. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.
ON THE LEVEL. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.
JEZ. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool.
KATHERINE KERR & SID SCOUSE. Philharmonic WMC & Institute, Foxhall Road, Blackpool.
TONY MAC. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.
MAURICE MALLONE. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.
MARTIN GABRIEL. St Annes Conservative Club, 314 Clifton Drive North, St Annes.
FLASHBACK. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys.
TERRY’S FREE ‘N’ EASY. Blackpool RBL Club, 33-39 King Street, Blackpool.
JASON LEE. Station Road Social Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.
Theatre and shows
SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME. From the creators of Dreamboats And Petticoats – another chance to capture the magic of 60s pop music featuring the hits of Pomus & Shuman and others. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. To Saturday, 7.30pm. Plus Saturday matinee, 2pm.
Rock, pop and soul
THE DIANE SHOW SOUL AND MOTOWN SHOW. Sands Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool.
SOUL @ THE EDGE. Across the board 60s and 70s Northern Soul and Motown in two rooms with Jem Booth, Macky, Dave Rostron, Derek Smith and Ian Nicol. The Carousel Hotel, New South Promenade, South Shore, Blackpool. 8pm to 1am.
THE MAGIC FLUTE. Performed by the Fylde based opera company Musica Lirica Opera. Visual Noise Arts Centre, Michael Hall Theatre School, Preston Old Road, Marton. And Saturday, 7pm.