No need for the blues with free festival sounds

Blackpool’s St Johns Square is to once more swing with the sounds of jazz and blues this weekend.


Pop along to the Tower Ballroom for X Factor’s opera band’s show

Popera quartet G4 present their festive show in the historic surroundings of Blackpool Tower Ballroom.

Rhod Gilbert

Rhod Gilbert’s back from work experience with new live tour

After six years away from live stand-up, Welsh comedian Rhod Gilbert has announced a mammoth new tour.

Theatre and Comedy
The Electric Sunshine Project Community Theatres Sean Brown, Ruby Coupe, Kieran McGuiness and Julie Neish

New Th’ESPians prepare to share home spun tails

A new community theatre company is set to share its first production - bringing the Arabian Nights stories to life, back here on the Fylde coast.

Theatre and Comedy
Joe Pasquale

Get ready to party with comic king of the jungle Joe Pasquale

Comedian Joe Pasquale will celebrate his 30th year on TV with his new tour.
Theatre and Comedy
Hayley Tamaddon

Hayley joins cast of LGBTQ musical at theatre after Atomic Kitten drops out

Blackpool stage and screen star Hayley Tamaddon has taken on a last minute lead role at Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre.

Theatre and Comedy
Kevin and Karen Clifton during their stage show

Strictly stars stay close on the floor

They may have had a tough few months earlier this year but, as the Strictly Come Dancing motto goes, Kevin and Karen Clifton plan to ‘keep dancing’, despite their split as a couple off the dancefloor.

Memorial Park, Fleetwood

The great outdoors celebrated for week

A programme of events to mark Love Parks Week gets underway at Memorial Park, Fleetwood, tomorrow.

Amanda Thompson speaking at the launch of the 16m Icon rollercoaster in May

Amanda’s honour at ‘Power 10’ listing

Blackpool Pleasure Beach boss Amanda Thompson has been named the world’s most influential woman in the theme park industry.

ABBA Mania opens at the Grand Theatre, Blackpool, for the summer season, on Tuesday

Gimme! Gimme! Gimme a tribute to pop legends ABBA

The Grand Theatre is set for a Super Trouper summer as the West End’s original ABBA tribute show ABBA Mania comes to town.

Whats on
Jon Richardson

Old Man Jon’s ‘never been better’ than DVD show recording at Grand

Lancashire lad Jon Richardson will be coming back to his county roots with a show in Blackpool tomorrow.

Theatre and Comedy
Nick Bold

Pedigree band in debut at Port club

Three-piece Manchester band Nick Bold and The Raging Sea make their Fleetwood debut at the Steamer on Friday.

Celebrating the history of circus at Blackpools Grundy Art Gallery

Gallery celebrates circus anniversary

A programme of exhibitions at Blackpool’s Grundy Art Gallery this summer will celebrate 250 years of circus.

Theatre and Comedy
A scene from Kinky Boots, which is coming to the Opera House on its UK tour

Kinky Boots UK tour comes to Blackpool Opera House

A new tour of hit West End show Kinky Boots is strutting its way to Blackpool in 2019.

Theatre and Comedy
The Pavilion Theatre

Happy Birthday Winter Gardens! 140-year-old 'at risk' theatre gets new life as creative hub

The Winter Gardens' historic Pavilion Theatre is to be the new northern base of a global theatre production company.
Theatre and Comedy
Niall Sheehy in Titanic The Musical

REVIEW: Titanic The Musical, Opera House, Blackpool

Sharing a piece of theatre which holds precious memories with others is a risky business - what do you do if they don’t appreciate it in the same way?

Theatre and Comedy
Peter Rabbit at Blackpool Children Party on the Prom

Little ones party in the Prom sunshine


Atmospherics come to the Waterloo

Bands ready to make a noise at hometown gigs

There’s a double hit of local bands headlining - and making comebacks with some new sounds - at the Waterloo Music Bar this weekend.

A scene from Elephants On The Move

Elephants pack their trunks for TV documentary on big move

Blackpool Zoo’s mammoth new residents are the subject of a new TV show telling the tale of their move from Twycross to their new state-of-the-art home.

Mariah Carey was due to headline this year's Livewire Festival

How to get your Livewire Festival ticket refund

Blackpool's Livewire Festival 2018 has been 'postponed'.

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