What’s On Monday 14th February

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Don’t miss our What’s On section for all the best in entertainment across the Fylde coast.

Showzam! Festival

MOOKY AND MR BOO’S INTERNATIONAL CIRCUS CARNIVAL. Acts from around the world join the clowning couple for a show with a Latin flavour. Blackpool Tower Circus, Blackpool Tower. To February 27. Today, 1 and 4pm.

Cabaret and talent

MA KELLY’S GOT TALENT. Weekly heats with cash prizes and a place in the semi finals. Grand final April 4 with summer season to be won. Ma Kelly’s Station Showbar, Dickson Road, Blackpool.

Theatre and shows

UP POMPEII. Based on the characters created by Talbot Rothwell and Sid Colin for Frankie Howerd’s his comedy series. Damian Williams stars. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. Tonight, 8pm. Ends Thursday, 7.30pm. Plus Wednesday matinee, 2pm.

ROMEO AND JULIET. Former RSC director-in-residence David Thacker revives Shakespeare’s greatest love story ever told. The Octagon. Howell Croft South, Bolton. Ends March 5. Box office, (01204) 520661.

MOGADISHU. Final play in the current season is a world premiere of Vivienne Franzmann’s Bruntwood prize-winning play set in an inner-city London school. The Royal Exchange Theatre, St Anns Square, Manchester. To February 19. Monday to Friday 7.30pm, Saturday 8pm, matinees Wednesday 2.30pm and Saturday 4pm. Box office, (0161) 8339833.


KARAOKE. Afternoon session. The Royal Oak, Lytham Road, South Shore. 1 - 7pm.

KARAOKE. Daily do it yourself session. Chubby’s Bar, The Promenade, Blackpool. From 9am to 6pm.

KARAOKE. Knobby’s Bar. West Street, Blackpool. And Thursday, Friday and Saturday. From 7pm.

Social clubs

ANDY KNIGHT’S SINGALONG. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. 2.30 - 4.30pm. Details, (01253) 628835.

Pubs and bars

LUKE GRIBBON. With guests. The Galleon, Abingdon Street, Blackpool.

STUDENT INDIE NIGHT. Presented by Abandoned Ship Promotions and featuring Laura Catlow, indie rock, djs plus open microphone guests. The Galleon, Abingdon Street, Blackpool.

ROB BRIGHTMAN. Soulful tunes. Soul Suite, Queen Square, Blackpool.

BONNIE LA BLUE. Hostess joined by cabaret all night from Rita International and Cybil Du Vaux. Free admission. Roxy’s, Queen Street, Blackpool.

LEE MICHAELS. Vocals. The Old Bank Inn, Bond Street, South Shore. 2.30pm.

PETE PETIET. Plus cabaret. Lucy’s @ Tobago, Abingdon Street, Blackpool.

Poker and sports

POKER NIGHTS. The Waterloo Hotel, Waterloo Road, South Shore. South Shore. 8pm; The Raikes, Liverpool Road, Blackpool; Whittle Springs, Talbot Road, Blackpool; The Clarence, Preston New Road, Marton. 8pm and The Sandpiper, Cleveleys Avenue, Cleveleys.


VALENTINE’S DANCE. Second in the series of dances. Music for dancing from Steve Tovey and Cameron Lloyd. Empress Ballroom. Winter Gardens, Church Street, Blackpool. 1-4pm.

BLACKPOOL MALE VOICE CHOIR. Weekly rehearsals. Springfield Methodist Church, Bispham Road, Layton. 7 - 9pm. Details, (0777) 5008023.

MICHAEL HALL ADULT CHOIR. Weekly meeting. Michael Hall Theatre School, Preston Old Road, Marton. 7.30 - 9.30pm. Details, (01253) 696990.


QUIZ NIGHT. With Captain Quiz, Name That Tune, Play Your Cards Right and more. The Fairfield Arms, Fleetwood Road, Greenhalgh. 8.30pm.

SCOTTIE’S QUIZ NIGHT. Free hot food for all players, guaranteed Open The Box prize. The Venue, North Promenade, Cleveleys.

QUIZ NIGHT. Cash prizes. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queens Promenade, Bispham.

QUIZ AND BINGO. Up to £100 to be won. Churchill’s, Topping Street. Blackpool. From 3pm.

STEVE JAMES QUIZ NIGHT. Drinks prizes, free hot meals for players, big screen interactive games. The Regal Hotel, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys.

QUIZ NIGHT. Plus The Accumulator. The Belle Vue, Whitegate Drive, Blackpool.

QUIZ NIGHT. The Victoria, Church Road, St Annes.

QUIZ NIGHT. Cash prizes. The Excelsior, Lytham Road, South Shore.

Line dancing

LINE DANCING AND COWBOY NIGHT. The Washington, Topping Street, Blackpool.

FANCY FEET LINE DANCE. Classes for all levels - beginners first hour. Highfield Methodist Church, Scarsdale Avenue, South Shore. 6 - 10pm. Details, (07984)188972.

T& A’s DANCE RANCH. Partners not necessary. Absolute beginners 6 - 6.30pm. Beginners, 6.45 - 7.45pm. Teaching and social dancing, 7.45 - 10.15pm. St Teresa’s Church Hall, St Georges Avenue, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 594043.

LANCASHIRE ROSE LINE DANCE CLUB. All Hallows Parish Church, Bispham. 10am to noon. Details, 07766 310260.

LINE DANCING. Willows Catholic Club, Brynning Fern Lane, Kirkham. Details, (01253) 682195. And Upstairs function room, The Wainwright Club, Hornby Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 620555.

Social clubs

LOUISE LORRAINE. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 341441.

MURRAY GEE MAC. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 853219.

MARTIN GABRIEL. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 624208.

VALENTINE’S NIGHT. Comrades of the Great War Club (Blackpool) Ltd, 116 Adelaide Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 625841.

Social dancing

BALLROOM AND LATIN AMERICAN. Beginners, 7.30 - 8.15pm. Fusion Dance and Drama Centre, 6/6A St Annes Road, South Shore. Details, (07940) 088776.

SEQUENCE AND POPULAR SEQUENCE TUITION. Teaching, 12.30 - 1.45pm. Sequence, 2 - 4.15pm.. St Christopher’s Parish Centre, Hawes Side Lane, Marton. Details, (01253) 356284.

SEQUENCE. Old and new. New Venture Club, 88 Warren Street, Fleetwood. 7 - 9.30pm. Details, (01253) 776095.


LATIN/SALSA. Classes 7.15pm, sociaal 8.15pm. Frank Townsend Centre, Anchorsholme. Details, (079670 970847.

SIMPLY SALSA. New season for beginners. Hampton Road Social Club, South Shore. From 7pm.

SALSA, BALLROOM, LATIN. All ages, new beginners class. Frank Townend Centre, Cleveleys. 8.15pm. Details, (07967) 970847.

SALSA AND AEROBICS. All abilities and ages over 12. Kirkham Methodist Church, Station Road, Kirkham. 6 - 7.30pm. Details, 07545 057064.

SALSA and latin american. Frank Townsend Centre, Beach Road, Cleveleys. 7.15 - 8.15pm. Details, (07967) 970847.

NOCHES DE SALSA. Beginners to advanced. Lytham Cricket and Sports Club, Church Road, Lytham. 7.45pm - 9.30pm, then dance until 10.30pm. Details, (012523) 401941 or 07967 768582.

SALSA. With Vitelio Ramos. Wyre Villa FC, Stalmine. Details, (01253) 304996.

ADULT IMPROVERS SALSA. Sue Turner and Nicky Figgins Stage School, Rear 216 Red Bank Road, Bispham. 8.30 - 9.15pm. Details, (07708) 642908.

Pop, rock and jazz

JAZZ AT THE ASHLEY. The Alan Riley Quartet with Jeff Lindsay on tenor sax. The Ashley Club, Victoria Road, Thornton.

Other dancing

FOLK DANCING. With Margaret. St Annes YMCA, St Albans Road, St Annes. 1.30 - 3pm.

ADULT JAZZ. Sue Turner and Nicky Figgins Stage School, Rear 216 Red Bank Road, Bispham. 6 - 6.45pm. Details, (07708) 642908.

URBAN FREESTYLE DANCING. Ages 12 and above, adults welcome. Crescent Dance Centre, Bold Street, Fleetwood. 6 - 7pm. Details, (07874) 922223.

JC DANCE CLASSES. Nursery dance, musical theatre skills, pop, modern and tap and adult tap (all levels). United Reformed Church, Queensway, Poulton. Details, (07792) 410390.

BELLY DANCING. Ladies only - all ages, shapes and level welcome. 6 - 7pm beginners. 7-8pm intermediates. Playfootball.net, Garstang Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 394830 or 07811 189980.

BELLY DANCING. Fusion Dance Studio, St Annes Road, South Shore. From 6 - 8.30pm. Details, (0770) 6357007.


SHTANGA YOGA. All levels welcome. Hewitt Room Learning Centre, Lytham Library, Lytham. 6-8pm. Details, (07786) 741656.

YOGA CLASSES. Unitarian Church, Lytham Road, South Shore. 7 - 8.30pm. Details, (01253) 315478.

Keep fit and self defence

CALLANETICS. All Saints Church, North Drive, Anchorsholme. 5.30pm - 7.30pm.

KEEP FIT. Over 50s plus class. United Reformed Church Hall, near Cleveleys Library, Cleveleys. 2 – 3.15pm. Details, (01253) 853295

YOGA. All abilities welcome. Palatine Community Sports College, Expressive Arts Centre, St Annes Road, South Shore. 6.30 - 8pm. Details, (01253) 640247 or (07960) 626836.

KEEP FIT. Ladies only. Chesters Dancing Academy, 19 Victoria Street, Fleetwood. 8 - 9pm. Details, (07989) 144423.

MUAY THAI/THAI BOXING. Pure Impact Fitness Studio, 34 Dover Court, Dover Road, South Shore. 7 - 8.30pm. Details, (07928) 128674.

SLIMMERCISE. Aerobics, salsa, conditioning, slimming club. Clifton Primary School, Clitheroe Road, Lytham St Annes. 7.30 - 8.30pm. Details, (07795) 030922.

LATIN JAM DANCERSIZE. Lytham Methodist Church, Westby Hall, Lytham. 10 - 11am. Details, (0792) 7000 667.

EASY DOES IT. Movement to music. Anchorsholme Methodist Church Hall, North Drive/Luton Road, Anchorsholme. 2 - 3pm. Details, (01253) 867883.


VERSE AT THE VIC. Poetry and Pints plus open mic session. Free admission. Victoria Hotel, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. Last Monday of the month, 7.30pm.

PUBLIC SKATING SESSION. The Arena, Blackpool Pleasure Beach. 10am to noon and 1 - 3pm.

POULTON-LE-FYLDE ART CLUB. Painting and drawing demonstrations and practical evenings. All welcome – beginners upwards. WRVS Hall, Queensway, Poulton. 7.15 - 9.45pm.

MUSICAL THEATRE SKILLS. Ages eight to 16. Combine dance, singing and drama in one class. Poulton Youth and Communty Centre, Breck Road, Poulton. 4.30 - 5.15pm. Details, (07792) 410390.