Magic Michael puts Blackpool on global map

A Blackpool magician was among the artistes showcasing Britain’s status as an events’ destination at a glittering international gala.

Merrill and Jay Osmond are to play Viva Blackpool

Don’t miss out on Merrill and Jay show at Viva Blackpool

Two of the ever-popular Osmond brothers will be bringing their latest live tour to Viva Blackpool, showcasing their hits in what is promised to be a ‘stand out show’.

Phil Campbell (left) and Mikkey Dee (right) with late Motorhead bassist and frontman Ian 'Lemmy' Kilmister

Motörhead guitar star has family date set

Motörhead guitarist Phil Campbell is heading to Blackpool later this year.

Dark, supernatural Shakespearean tragedy Macbeth comes to Blackpool Grand Theatre tomorrow and Wednesday

Macbeth power play is a part of all of us

A gruesome bloody tragedy, Macbeth is one of Shakespeare’s most famous works.

Chris Ronald

From UK to Canada, folk singer Chris comes back to his roots

Contemporary folk singer-songwriter Chris Ronald emigrated from England in 2002 and now lives in Vancouver – but folk fans can catch him at this month’s Garstang Unplugged night.

Ultimate Elton to play Blackpool Music Run warm-up concert

Be prepared to Crocodile Rock with top Elton John tribute act

A warm-up event for the new Blackpool Music Run will feature one of the top tribute artists to Elton John.

Kenny Lynch, Anita Harris, Mick Miller, Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball, Jess Conrad, Su Pollard, Bernie Clifton and Bobby Crush

From UK’s Vegas to the real Las Vegas

A new five-part series launching on ITV tonight is like a who’s who of Blackpool summer seasons from days gone by.

Beth Hart

Soulful UK blues star to support Beth Hart at Blackpool Opera House

British blues man Kris Barras band has been confirmed as the support act for Grammy-nominated star Beth Hart when she plays Blackpool Opera House this month.

Phill Jupitus

Phill your boots for a night full of laughs

Following his hugely successful tour of the UK in 2017, stand-up comedian, poet, improviser and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus comes to Lytham on Wednesday.

Singing group Collabro

Extra nights of musical highlights added to bill

Two extra nights of live music are being added to the bill for Lytham Festival 2018.

The sights and sounds of reggae are coming to Blackpool

Rum and reggae to bring Caribbean colour to Blackpool

A new festival will bring a taste of the Caribbean and beyond to Blackpool this summer.
Connie Lush Band: Poulton Gala presents The Fylde Blues Festival at Thornton Little Theatre.

Gala will be singing the blues in festival fund-raising concert

Poulton Gala will be presenting The Fylde Blues Festival at Thornton Little Theatre.

Phil Daniels

A tale of two roles comes to Blackpool next week

Quadrophenia and EastEnders star Phil Daniels will be showing the two sides of a classic gothic character when he comes to Blackpool next week.

Fylde Coast Players

Compelling war time story of love, guilt and greed

A staged drama of love and  greed comes to Lowther Pavilion next week.

Rose-Marie will be performing at Viva tomorrow

From the milking shed to the Royal Variety Show for singer Rose-Marie

Irish singing star Rose-Marie will be singing the songs which have made her famous throughout Europe at Viva tomorrow night.

Secret Affair with Ian Page, centre

Enjoy the best kept secret in mod world

Leading faces in the mod revival movement of the late 70s, Secret Affair, are due to perform their hits in Blackpool this summer.
Ska Face on stage

Double treat for ska fans

It’s not yet spring (officially, anyway) but already Preston Guild Hall is planning for Christmas.

Lee Mead

Decade on stage for show-stopper

Lee Mead is celebrating – it’s 10 years since the BBC One Holby City star won the coveted starring role of Joseph in the 2007 stage revival – an event that catapulted him into the public eye.

Gareth Malone

Gareth can’t wait to return home

Following the resounding  success of his 2017 tour, Gareth Malone can’t resist bringing the choral excitement to areas he missed first time round – and this year he’s visiting Preston.

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