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The Fylde Coast is the place to be for entertainment and variety with a wide range of public events, much of which is provided by the hundreds of community and amateur groups that are in the area.
Event Organisation: Lytham St Annes Art Society
Venue: Fylde Gallery, Booths, Haven Road, Lytham
FREE Art exhibition in the Fylde Gallery on the 1st floor of Booths in Haven Road, Lytham by members of the Lytham and St Annes Art Society.
Lifeboat oil painting for sale to boost the RNLI appeal to raise £275,000 for a new lifeboat.
Open daily from 10am to 4pm; 2pm on the last day.
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Event Organisation: Annual Calendar Date
Venue: Annual Calendar Date
May Day is an ancient Northern Hemisphere spring festival with pre-Christian, Pagan origins.
Traditional English May Day rites and celebrations include Morris dancing, crowning a May Queen and celebrations involving dancing round a maypole.
Event Organisation: Village committee
Venue: Scorton Village
Scorton Bikes and Barrows Festival 2017May Day Bank Holiday Weekend Saturday 29 April to Monday 1 May
More about Scorton Bikes and Barrows here
Event Organisation: Sandcastle Waterpark
Venue: Sandcastle Waterpark, South Promenade, Blackpool, FY4 1BB
Sandcastle Waterpark - Open Today
You can enjoy a full day of splashing fun at Sandcastle Waterpark today!
Last admission is one hour prior to closing time
Our opening times this May Bank Holiday weekend are:Saturday 29th April - Monday 1st May 9.30am - 6pm daily.
Much more about Sandcastle, how to book tickets online, at this link Or call 01253 343602 (and if you do please mention you saw it here, thanks!)
Event Organisation: Lytham Windmill
Venue: Lytham Windmill, Lytham Green
Open Days at Lytham Windmill + Lifeboat Museum
Admission to Lytham Windmill and the Museum inside it is free, but donations are very welcome.
Discover and explore the Great Lifeboat Disaster of 1886, workings of the windmill, old and ancient Lytham, milling and bread making, Lytham school days, see the restored Victorian lifeboat
Enjoy a fun and educational experience with the family, takes 20-40 minutes to view - kids love it!
Opening Times:10.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 4.30pm
Spring SeasonWeekends & Bank Holidays Only - Saturday 29 April - Monday 29 May
Summer SeasonWednesday to Sunday & Bank Holidays - Wednesday 31 May - Sunday 17 September
Autumn SeasonWeekends Only - Saturday 23 September - Sunday 1 October
Please Note. The Museum is managed by a small group of volunteers from Lytham Heritage Group. The Old Lifeboat House is only open at weekends subject to availability of stewards.
Special Events - National Mill's Weekend Saturday 13 May & Sunday 14 May- 1940s Wartime Weekend Saturday & Sunday 19 & 20 August- Heritage Open Days Thursday 7 September & Sunday 10 SeptemberClosed Lytham Club Day Saturday 24 JuneClosed Lytham Festival Wednesday 2 August to Sunday 6 August Mondays - Closed School Parties Only By AppointmentTuesdays - Closed School Parties Only By Appointment
If you do go along, please mention that you saw it on this website, thanks!
More about Lytham Windmill here
Event Organisation: Children's Corner
Venue: Children's Corner, North Promenade, Cleveleys
Children's Corner at Cleveleys - Open Today
Opening hours are weekends 10.30am to 5pm plus school holidays. (subject to weather)
Children’s Corner is open each day with five rides, side stalls and more, all perfect for young children to enjoy and make their own memories.
Parents can take advantage of special offers including all day wristbands and yearly wristbands, plus competitions and special offers.
Make the most of our all day wristband for £8.00 which includes a FREE slush! Don't forget your camera!
For more information plus up to date details on opening times, current updates 'Like' the Children’s Corner Facebook page and check there for details.
We’ll look forward to seeing you soon at Children’s Corner!
Please note: Opening times are subject to weather conditions
1 Ride - £1.50 per childBook of 5 Tickets - £5.00All Day Wristband - £8.00. Yearly Wristband - £25. Runs for 12 months from date of purchase.Look out for special offers and competitions on the Children’s Corner Facebook page!
(If you stop by, please mention that you saw Children's Corner on this website)
More about Children's Corner at Cleveleys here
Event Organisation: Penny Farm
Venue: Penny Farm, Preston New Road, Blackpool, FY4 5JS
Penny Farm Fun Dog Show
Monday 1st May 2017
Bring your dog to enter the fun classes. Registration 11am-12noon. £2 per dog per class Rosettes for 1st – 4th and pet treats for all.
Classes – Prettiest bitch, Cutest dog. Puppy under 12 months, Veteran over 9. Child’s Best friend, Best Trick. Top 4 in each class for Champion Class at end of Show.
No dog? Come and visit our horses and ponies and enjoy the fun. Bring a picnic or visit our coffee shop. “Have a go “dog agility course available. All proceeds go directly to the care of our horses and ponies
Centre open 11am-4pm
Free Parking and entry. Charge for entry to dog classes Open 11am-4pm
Penny Farm World Horse Welfare, Preston New Road, Blackpool, Lancashire FY4 5JS
Contact Zoe Clifford. email@example.com 01253 766983
More about Penny Farm Horse Rescue
Event Organisation: The Venue
Venue: The Venue, North Promenade, Cleveleys, FY5 1LW
Come and join us at The Venue Cleveleys, for the best nights on the Fylde coast with great food, live bands and DJ's until 2am.
Monday Night is Quiz Night
Every Monday night at The Venue on Cleveleys seafront, you can take part in our weekly Quiz Night from 8.30pm.
Pit your wits against the areas finest quizzers, for just £1 entry including a free supper.
More about The Venue at Cleveleys, plus great live entertainment every weekend.
Event Organisation: The Grand
Venue: The Grand, 33 Church Street, Blackpool, FY1 1HT
Theatre Heritage Tour
2 May at 11am
There is no theatre quite like The Grand. The published descriptions in 1894 said so, and contemporary theatregoers agree. Renowned as architect Frank Matcham’s masterpiece it has a long and lively history.
Join us for one of our Heritage Theatre Tours on Monday 10 February. Stand on the raked stage and observe the cantilevered tiers of circles, boxes and pit - and the complete visibility of every seat in this atmospheric house.
- See the secrets of the great stage - Take in Blackpool’s hidden gem - Learn about flamboyant architect Frank Matcham - Explore the warren of staircases that lead to the stars dressing rooms and beyond
The Grand Theatre was opened on July 23, 1894, by Thomas Sergenson, Blackpool’s first successful theatrical manager.
More information about Blackpool Grand Theatre here
Event Organisation: Unison
Venue: Blackpool Town Hall
UNISON RETIRED MEMBERS
Blackpool Local Government Branch.
Event Organisation: VIVA Blackpool
Venue: VIVA Blackpool, 3 Church Street, Blackpool, FY1 1HJ
Viva VEGAS Live! Starring Leye D Johns
From 7.45pm, see dates below
Viva Blackpool presents the big Vegas style show night out at the Vegas Venue in the Heart of Blackpool!
Join your hilarious host Leye D Johns for a night of incredible entertainment as we’re joined by the most talented vocalists you’ll hear live, our gorgeous Viva showgirl dancers dripping in feathers, sequins and sparkle and fantastic production lighting and video to create a show loved by thousands each year in Blackpool – it’s Viva VEGAS Live!
Take your reserved seats, enjoy superb service to your table with a wide selection of drinks and food options to choose from – all topped off with the very best in entertainment!
Prices from £0.00 to £19.50 per ticket
VIVA Cabaret Theatre. Approx 180 mins running time
2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27 & 30 May 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24 & 27 June1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 25 & 29 July1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26 & 29 August2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26 & 30 Sept3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28 & 31 October3, 7 & 11 November
Book your tickets here
More details and how to book your shows at VIVA Blackpool here - and please mention this website when contacting the venue - thanks!!
Event Organisation: Emmanuel Church
Venue: Emmanuel Church, Warrenhurst Road
The Clothes Line
‘As good as new clothes and other items Available FREE for babies, toddlers and young children.
We offer a safe and warm environment with free refreshments and friendly chat
Wednesday 10am – 12pm on 3rd May, 17th May, 21st June, 5th July, Held in Emmanuel Church Entrance on Warrenhurst Road Please feel free to call in For Further information call 01253 770646
Event Organisation: Lytham Methodist Church
Venue: Lytham Methodist Church, Park Street, Lytham, FY8 5LU
Afternoon Tea at Lytham Methodist Church
Wednesday 3 May from 2-4.30pm
Plus songs and light entertainment from The Encore Singers
Entry by ticket only £6 - obtainable by ringing 07928 278549 or through Facebook
Event Organisation: Fleetwood Museum
Venue: Fleetwood Museum, Queens Terrace, Fleetwood, FY7 6BT
Counting Culture - 3 May
Wednesday 3 May at 14.00, the Head of Lancashire Conservation Studios, Heather Davis will speak on the theme of Counting Culture.
The talk will examine some of the major conservation work done on leading finds within the county, in recent years.
The talk is in the upstairs education room. Admission is free but we welcome donations.
A full printed programme of the season's talks and walks will be available at the talk.
More about events at Fleetwood Museum here
Event Organisation: The Venue
Venue: The Venue, North Promenade, Cleveleys, FY5 1LW
#WineWednesday at The Venue, Cleveleys
Join us every Wednesday for Pinot and Pizza Night to celebrate #WineWednesday.
Select 2 Pizza's of your choice and a bottle of Pinot Grigio White or Pinot Grigio Rose all for just £22.
Served 3pm - 8pm.
Reservations are reccomended.
Event Organisation: Blackpool Council
Venue: East Pines Park, Eastpines Drive, Thornton-Cleveleys, FY5 3RU
East Pines Park Free Sports Activities
Easter To May Half Term 2017
Activities are for children aged 5 to 14. They will be FUN and offer a variety of sports each day. Sports will include: Tag Rugby, Dodgeball, Rounders, Cricket, Football, Tennis and more. All sessions are delivered by Sport Blackpool sports coaches. This is our timetable:
Easter to May (Wednesday PM’s)Weds 3rd/10th/17th/24th May 4.45pm – 6pm
May Half Term30th May (Tuesday) 9.30am – 2pm 1st May ( Wednesday) 9.30am – 2pm Day trip*1st June (Thursday) 9.30am – 2pm 2nd June (Friday) 9.30am – 2pm Day trip*5th June (Monday) 9.30am – 2pm 7th June (Wednesday) 9.30am – 2pm 9th June (Friday) 9.30am – 2pm
East Pines Park, Eastpines Drive, Thornton-Cleveleys, FY5 3RU
If you go along to this event please mention that you saw it here, thanks!
This event is listed by Blackpool Family Information Service (FIS), who provide a free, impartial service giving detailed information and advice on childcare as well as general information on a wide range of services and events for children, young people and their families. Find out more about Blackpool Family Information Service here.
The Jerseys – Oh What A Nite!
Viva Blackpool presents The ‘Jerseys’ as we celebrate the music of one of the greatest groups of all time. The 100 million album selling Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.
After performing 3 back to back seasons here at Viva, this year the guys had the added pleasure of performing as part of the Queen’s 90th Birthday celebrations at Windsor Castle -such is the high regard for the talent and repertoire of this fantastic sounding quartet of singers.
It’s an evening of great music, fun and more – featuring our amazing vocalists, your host Leye D Johns and our beautiful dancers – the Viva Showgirls, don’t miss out on this incredible night with ‘The Jerseys’!
3, 10, 17, 24, 30 & 31 May7, 14, 21 & 28 June5, 12, 19 & 26 July2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 August6, 13, 20 & 27 September4, 11, 18 & 25 October1 & 8 November
Event Organisation: The Strawberry Gardens
Venue: The Strawberry Gardens, Poulton Road, Fleetwood, FY7 6TF
Quiz Night at The Strawberry Gardens, Fleetwood
BOBS QUIZ, 10 SPECIALIST QUESTIONS PLUS 30 GENERAL KNOWLEDGE.
Every Wednesday at 8.30pm
Plus the best real ale with live bands and regular live entertainment.
Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre CAMRA Pub of the Year 2013
More about The Strawberry Gardens, for real ale, great food and live music.
Event Organisation: Blackpool and the Fylde College
Venue: Blackpool and the Fylde College - University Centre, Park Road, Blackpool
ITV's 'The Voice' is coming to Blackpool, looking for singing talent for 2018 and they're auditioning at Blackpool and the Fylde College
The University Theatre, Blackpool & the Fylde College University Centre, Park Road, FY1 4ES,
Thursday 4 May 2017 - from 1-4pm - first come - first served!
Please prepare one song - acapella or with a backing track
The Voice UK is open to solos and duos and all musical styles are welcome. To enter The Voice you need to be 16 on or before 1 October 2017 (Under 18's need permission from parent/guardian)
Much more about Blackpool and the Fylde College here
Event Organisation: The North Euston Hotel
Venue: The North Euston Hotel, The Esplanade, Fleetwood, FY7 6BN
Weekly Tea Dance at the North Euston Hotel
Every Thursday Afternoon there's a TEA DANCE in the Ballroom from 2pm until 4pm with alternating keyboard players.
£4.00 gives you admission to the dance and a cup of tea or coffee in the interval.
Find out much more about the North Euston Hotel at Fleetwood, events, entertainment, great food and function rooms.
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