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October
 
Start
Tuesday 28th
End
 
11:00
Event

Book Sale at Fleetwood Museum

Event Organisation: Friends of Fleetwood Museum
Venue: Fleetwood Museum, Queens Terrace, Fleetwood, FY7 6BT
Start: 11:00
Finish: 13:30

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Raise funds and find something interesting to read, at Fleetwood Museum.

Fleetwood Museum

Fleetwood Museum Book Sale
 
There's a book sale in the Dolls House attached to the Museum on Queens Terrace every Tuesday morning from 11am - 1.30pm throughout the season and also over Bank Holiday weekends on Saturday, Sunday and Mondays.
A wide selection of paper back and hardback fiction, cookery, gardening, biographies, information books etc. are available at only 50p each.
 
EVERY Tuesday morning  11am  -  1.30pm until the end of October
 
Proceeds to Fleetwood Museum Trust.
 
Find out more about Fleetwood Museum here

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Events and dates may be subject to change. Check with the event organiser for details
 
Book Sale at Fleetwood Museum
13:30
 
 
12:30
Event

Horrible Histories Halloween - Arts and Crafts at Fleetwood Museum

Event Organisation: Friends of Fleetwood Museum
Venue: Fleetwood Museum, Queens Terrace, Fleetwood, FY7 6BT
Start: 12:30
Finish: 15:00

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Summer holiday crafts for young people at Fleetwood Museum.

Fleetwood Museum

28th October - Horrible Histories Halloween!

This is one of the Family Friendly Fabulous Fleetwood Holiday Crafts 2014 (April -October)
If you're looking for ideas to entertain and inspire the little ones during the holidays, please see below: (Suitable for 4-11 year olds). £1 per child to help cover costs of materials.

Arts and Crafts On Tuesdays during school holidays
Sessions from 12.30pm - 1.30pm and 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Booking only: Tel: 01253 876621 between 11am-4pm.

Find out more about Fleetwood Museum here

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Events and dates may be subject to change. Check with the event organiser for details
 
Horrible Histories Halloween - Arts and Crafts at Fleetwood Museum
15:00
 
 
14:00
Event

Beatrix Potter Event - at Freckleton Library

Event Organisation: Freckleton Library
Venue: Freckleton Library, Preston Old Road, Freckleton, PR4 1PB
Start: 14:00
Finish: 15:00

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Learn about this author at your local library

Tuesday 28th October 2pm. Beatrix Potter Childrens Event. 

Find out more about the famous children's author, Beatrix Potter. Listen to stories of some of her beloved characters and join in with fun activities associated with her books. Suitable for children aged 4-7 years.

More about Freckleton Library

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Events and dates may be subject to change. Check with the event organiser for details
 
Beatrix Potter Event - at Freckleton Library
15:00
 
 
17:00
Event

Todays Blackpool Illuminations Switch On Time

Event Organisation: Blackpool Illuminations
Venue: Blackpool Promenade
Start: 17:00
Finish: 23:00

Sign-up

Find out what time the greatest free light show on earth is turned on tonight!

Blackpool Illuminations

This year, Blackpool Illuminations shine each night from 29 August to 9 November inclusive

This weeks lighting up/lights out times are:

28th October Tuesday 5.00 p.m. 11.00 p.m.
29th October Wednesday 5.00 p.m. 11.00 p.m.
30th October Thursday 5.00 p.m. 11.00 p.m.

Find switch on times, day by day, right here in the Events Calendar.

Find out more about Blackpool Illuminations here - the Greatest Free Light Show on  Earth!

New in 2013 was the Illuminations app - where you can see 3D images come to life all throughout the length of the Lights!

Don't forget to support the Friends of Blackpool Illuminations - raising funds to improve the Lights with new displays and innovation.

There's a collection point at each end of the Illuminations, you'll find purple collecting tins all around the town along with various other ways to donate.

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Events and dates may be subject to change. Check with the event organiser for details
 
Todays Blackpool Illuminations Switch On Time
23:00
 
 
18:30
Event

Iron Fists Gaming Club, Table-Top War Games

Event Organisation: Iron Fists Gaming Club
Venue: The Royal British Legion (First Floor), Rough Lea Road, Thornton-Cleveleys, FY5 1DA
Start: 18:30
Finish: 23:00

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If you like table-top wargames then why don't you give this friendly, 18+ club a try?

Iron Fists Gaming

Iron Fists Gaming Club

Every Tuesday Evening from 6.30 - 11pm

If you like table-top wargames then why don't you give this friendly, 18+ club a try?

Based at the Royal British Legion at Cleveleys (first floor) they play a wide variety of systems including Warhammer, Warmachine, Infinity, Malifaux, Star Wars X-Wing and many others. We always have a lively atmosphere with lots of friendly banter.

More information at www.ironfistsgaming.com

The Royal British Legion (First Floor), Rough Lea Road, Thornton-Cleveleys, FY5 1DA

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Iron Fists Gaming Club, Table-Top War Games
23:00
 
 
19:00
Meeting

Fleetwood Town Council Meeting

Event Organisation: Fleetwood Town Council
Venue: North Euston Hotel, The Esplanade, Fleetwood, FY7 6BN
Start: 19:00
Finish: 21:00

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Find out what's happening at your local council

Fleetwood Town Council logo

Fleetwood Town Council consists of 13 members serving the five wards – Park, Pharos, Mount, Rossall and Warren.

The public are welcome at the monthly council meetings which are held at the North Euston Hotel on the last Tuesday of each month at 7pm.

At the meeting, you can hear about what the individual councillors have been doing and what the plans are for the future.

Meeting Dates for 2014/15: 

28th October
25th November
Please note - No December meeting

2015
27th January 2015
24th February 2015
17th March 2015
Annual Town Meeting (public meeting)
31st March 2015

More about Fleetwood Town Council

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Events and dates may be subject to change. Check with the event organiser for details
 
Fleetwood Town Council Meeting
21:00
 
 
19:30
Event

Five & the Prophecy of Prana at The Grand Theatre

Event Organisation: The Grand
Venue: The Grand, 33 Church Street, Blackpool, FY1 1HT
Start: 19:30
Finish: 22:00

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An action packed adventure

See Five and the Prophecy of Prana at the Grand Theatre

Five & the Prophecy of Prana
Tuesday 28 October at 7.30pm
Wednesday 29 October at 2pm

Dance Touring Partnership presents Boy Blue Entertainment in The Five & the Prophecy of Prana.

Five young troublemakers are drawn into a power struggle that has divided a secret group of warriors. Given a chance to redeem themselves in the ensuing battle to restore peace, their action-packed adventure becomes a celebration of camaraderie and the triumph of the human spirit. Set in modern Tokyo, The Five & the Prophecy of Prana sees dazzling visuals frame a dynamic fusion of hip-hop and martial arts in an explosive tribute to manga.

Post-Show Talk Tuesday 28 October (7:30pm)

‘A hip-hop-martial-arts-manga hybrid that’s the most ambitious thing yet created by choreographer Kenrick Sandy and music producer Michael Asante.'
Evening Standard

Tickets
Tuesday £13.50 to £19.50
Wednesday all tickets £13.50
Concessions, Students and Under 18s £3 off
Family Ticket £45
Grand Friends £5 off

Groups
10+ £15.50, £12.50, £9.50
20+ £14.50, £11.50, £8.50
Schools £9.50 and 11th ticket free

Much more about The Grand and how to book, here

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Events and dates may be subject to change. Check with the event organiser for details
 
Five & the Prophecy of Prana at The Grand Theatre
22:00
 
 
19:30
Event

Betty Legs Diamond - Back at VIVA Blackpool!

Event Organisation: VIVA Blackpool
Venue: VIVA Blackpool, 3 Church Street, Blackpool, FY1 1HJ
Start: 19:30
Finish: 22:15

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Two nights of sequins, sparkle and showbiz at VIVA Blackpool - Betty Legs Diamond is back with an Illuminations Special Show!

Betty Legs Diamond Illuminations Special

THE BETTY LEGS DIAMOND SHOW - ILLUMINATIONS SPECTACULAR

BETTY HEADS BACK TO VIVA BLACKPOOL FOR A 2 NIGHT SPECIAL THIS OCTOBER

VIVA Blackpool is proud to announce that Betty Legs Diamond will be making a triumphant return to Blackpool after a sell-out show earlier this year!

Join the original Funny Girl herself and her fabulous cast of dancers along with witty hostess Miss Rory for a night of sequins, sparkle and showbiz high kicks!

27 and 28 October - show starts at 7.30pm - curtain down at 10.15pm
Make a night of it with pre-show dining 

More details and how to book your shows at VIVA Blackpool here

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Events and dates may be subject to change. Check with the event organiser for details
 
Betty Legs Diamond - Back at VIVA Blackpool!
22:15
 
 
19:30
Event

The Pirates of Penzance

Event Organisation: Thornton Cleveleys Operatic Society
Venue: Marine Hall, Fleetwood
Start: 19:30
Finish: 21:30

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A good old swashbuckling performance!

Pirates of Penzance

Thornton Cleveleys Operatic Society Present

The Pirates of Penzance

Tues 28 October to Sat 1st November at 7.30pm

Adults £10, OAPs £9.50 and Under 16's £5.00

For tickets call 01253 860856

Marine Hall Fleetwood


 

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The Pirates of Penzance
21:30
 
 
Start
Wednesday 29th
End
 
09:30
Event

Board Meeting of Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Event Organisation: Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Venue: Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Whinney Heys Road, Blackpool, FY3 8NR
Start: 09:30
Finish: 11:30

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Members of the public and media are welcome to attend this meeting which is a meeting held in public, not a public meeting.

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

N O T I C E   O F    M E E T I N G

A meeting of the Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Board of Directors will be held in public on

Wednesday 29 October at 9.30 am

In the Board Room, Trust Headquarters, Blackpool Victoria Hospital (second floor – new main entrance).

For further information, please contact:-

Judith Oates, Foundation Trust Secretary on 01253 306856

judith.oates@bfwhospitals.nhs.uk

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Events and dates may be subject to change. Check with the event organiser for details
 
Board Meeting of Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
11:30
 
 
10:00
Event

Ronnie Ray - Life & Laughter on the High Seas: Lytham St Annes Men's Forum

Event Organisation: Lytham St Annes Men's Forum
Venue: Wesley Hall, Westby Street, Lytham
Start: 10:00
Finish: 12:00

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All kinds of interesting speakers at this friendly weekly gathering

29th Oct - Ronnie Ray - Life & Laughter on the High Seas

Lytham St Annes Men's Forum was established in 1968 and with 70 members provides friendship, goodwill and a meeting point for men of all ages

All meetings start at 10.00am, and conclude by 11.45am, unless otherwise indicated.

It's a varied programme of events at the weekly meetings, most of which are held at the Wesley Hall on Westby Street in Lytham.

New people are welcome, you can get more details by ringing Ken on 01253 739279

More about Lytham St Annes Men's Forum here

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Events and dates may be subject to change. Check with the event organiser for details
 
Ronnie Ray - Life & Laughter on the High Seas: Lytham St Annes Men's Forum
12:00
 
 
10:00
Event

Halloween Fun at Farmer Parr's Animal World

Event Organisation: Farmer Parr's Animal World
Venue: Farmer Parr's Animal World, Rossall Lane, Fleetwood, FY7 8JP
Start: 10:00
Finish: 17:00

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It's Halloween, that means it's time for ‘Farmer Parr-a-Normal' - Do you like Ghoulish Gatherings? Join us if Ewe Dare!

Farmer Parr-a-Normal

Halloween Fun at Farmer Parr's Animal World

From 11th Oct – 2nd November we'll be celebrating Halloween EVERYDAY at Farmer Parr's Animal World

Get into the ‘Spirit’ everyday in the ‘BOO BARN’ from 1pm – 3pm

Including the:-

Cweepy Cottage and Terror Tunnel.
Beware - ‘The Demented Doctor’ and Werewolves.
Devilish Disco and Spooky Stories.
Daily Fancy Dress Parade and Competition - so dress to impress.
Spooky music and dancing competitions too.
Enter ‘The Qweepy Quiz’ and much more......

Farm is open as usual from - 10am - 5pm.

All this Halloween fun is included in the normal admission cost, plus all the usual fun of the farm!

Meet the animals, tractor rides and pony rides are on daily (weather dependent).

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

'Dress to Impress' to enter the Fancy Dress Competitions.

No need to worry about the weather as all our Ghoulish Gatherings are held under-cover in our specially decorated barn, but bring a jumper if it's nippy.

Much more about Farmer Parr's here

 

 

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Halloween Fun at Farmer Parr's Animal World
17:00
 
 
10:00
Event

Halloween Spooktacular at Lytham Hall

Event Organisation: Lytham Hall
Venue: Lytham Hall, Ballam Road, Lytham
Start: 10:00
Finish: 15:00

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Indoor craft workshops at Lytham Hall

Halloween at Lytham Hall

Wednesday 29 October

We have some indoor craft workshops to make Halloween decorations: owls, bats, spiders for 4-11 year olds. All materials supplied and sessions at 10-11.30am and 1.30-3pm. Again, places need to be pre-booked for this, £2.50 per child.

We hope we’ll see you this half-term for some seasonal ghoulish fun!

To book for the Tuesday and Wednesday events, please contact the Estate Office on 01253 736652 or email us lytham.hall@htnw.co.uk

More about events at Lytham Hall

 

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Halloween Spooktacular at Lytham Hall
15:00
 
 
11:00
Event

Halloween Spooktacular at Penny Farm

Event Organisation: Penny Farm
Venue: Penny Farm, Preston New Road, Blackpool, FY4 5JS
Start: 11:00
Finish: 16:00

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Fancy Dress, Spooktacular Games and Competitions

Penny farm

Halloween Spooktacular at Penny Farm

Wednesday 29th October from 11am – 4pm

Parking and entry free

Fancy Dress, Spooktacular Games and Competitions
Dare to enter the Haunted House

Visit our coffee shop to revive yourself and enjoy spooky treats

Don’t be put off by weather there is plenty to do indoors

Contact Zoe Clifford, Visitor Officer
pfvisitorofficer@worldhorsewelfare.org
Tel. 01253766983

Find us on the A583 just beyond the big B&Q roundabout towards Kirkham

More about Penny Farm Horse Rescue

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Events and dates may be subject to change. Check with the event organiser for details
 
Halloween Spooktacular at Penny Farm
16:00
 
 
12:00
Event

Afternoon Jazz at the North Euston Hotel

Event Organisation: The North Euston Hotel
Venue: The North Euston Hotel, The Esplanade, Fleetwood, FY7 6BN
Start: 12:00
Finish: 14:30

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While away the afternoon with classic jazz

Jazz player

Afternoon Jazz at the North Euston Hotel

AFTERNOON JAZZ with SIX-IN-A-BAR, Classic Jazz Band.

Admission is £6.00 on the door from 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm.

Dates are:

Wednesday 29th October

Wednesday 26th November

Wednesday 17th December

Find out much more about the North Euston Hotel at Fleetwood, events, entertainment, great food and function rooms.

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Events and dates may be subject to change. Check with the event organiser for details
 
Afternoon Jazz at the North Euston Hotel
14:30
 
 
14:00
Event

Five & the Prophecy of Prana at The Grand Theatre

Event Organisation: The Grand
Venue: The Grand, 33 Church Street, Blackpool, FY1 1HT
Start: 14:00
Finish: 16:30

Sign-up

An action packed adventure

See Five and the Prophecy of Prana at the Grand Theatre

Five & the Prophecy of Prana
Tuesday 28 October at 7.30pm
Wednesday 29 October at 2pm

Dance Touring Partnership presents Boy Blue Entertainment in The Five & the Prophecy of Prana.

Five young troublemakers are drawn into a power struggle that has divided a secret group of warriors. Given a chance to redeem themselves in the ensuing battle to restore peace, their action-packed adventure becomes a celebration of camaraderie and the triumph of the human spirit. Set in modern Tokyo, The Five & the Prophecy of Prana sees dazzling visuals frame a dynamic fusion of hip-hop and martial arts in an explosive tribute to manga.

Post-Show Talk Tuesday 28 October (7:30pm)

‘A hip-hop-martial-arts-manga hybrid that’s the most ambitious thing yet created by choreographer Kenrick Sandy and music producer Michael Asante.'
Evening Standard

Tickets
Tuesday £13.50 to £19.50
Wednesday all tickets £13.50
Concessions, Students and Under 18s £3 off
Family Ticket £45
Grand Friends £5 off

Groups
10+ £15.50, £12.50, £9.50
20+ £14.50, £11.50, £8.50
Schools £9.50 and 11th ticket free

Much more about The Grand and how to book, here

.. read in detail

 
Events and dates may be subject to change. Check with the event organiser for details
 
Five & the Prophecy of Prana at The Grand Theatre
16:30
 
 
17:00
Event

Todays Blackpool Illuminations Switch On Time

Event Organisation: Blackpool Illuminations
Venue: Blackpool Promenade
Start: 17:00
Finish: 23:00

Sign-up

Find out what time the greatest free light show on earth is turned on tonight!

Blackpool Illuminations

This year, Blackpool Illuminations shine each night from 29 August to 9 November inclusive

This weeks lighting up/lights out times are:

29th October Wednesday 5.00 p.m. 11.00 p.m.
30th October Thursday 5.00 p.m. 11.00 p.m.

Find switch on times, day by day, right here in the Events Calendar.

Find out more about Blackpool Illuminations here - the Greatest Free Light Show on  Earth!

New in 2013 was the Illuminations app - where you can see 3D images come to life all throughout the length of the Lights!

Don't forget to support the Friends of Blackpool Illuminations - raising funds to improve the Lights with new displays and innovation.

There's a collection point at each end of the Illuminations, you'll find purple collecting tins all around the town along with various other ways to donate.

.. read in detail

 
Events and dates may be subject to change. Check with the event organiser for details
 
Todays Blackpool Illuminations Switch On Time
23:00
 
 
18:30
Event

VIVA Blackpool Summer Spectacular Show

Event Organisation: VIVA Blackpool
Venue: VIVA Blackpool, 3 Church Street, Blackpool, FY1 1HJ
Start: 18:30
Finish: 00:00

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Music, Dance and Comedy plus the VIVA showgirls in this Vegas style venue - at VIVA Blackpool!

2014 Summer Spectacular at VIVA Blackpool

Take your reserved seats, sit back and enjoy the show as we present our unique brand of production cabaret entertainment – it’s Blackpool’s Biggest & Best Show Night Out!

He’s camp, it’s hilarious and outreageous – and he’s our resident host & compere Leye D Johns! Famous for his ‘dressing up and messing around’ Leye takes you on a journey for the night as he sets the mood with plenty of audience participation.

Resident vocalist Phil Jeffries wows the crowds with his amazing vocals and range with songs from the likes of Michael Buble, Pharrel, Human League, Wham – there really is something for everyone!

Guest vocal artistes appearing include Jaimie Mulholland, Tom McLeod, Ella Rowe, Dominic Creighton, Emma Wright, Jennifer Ball and many more high quality guests performing a wide range of music from artistes across the decades. Our 4 VIVA Showgirls complete the line-up

Much more about this and other shows at VIVA Blackpool here

For specific line-ups on particular nights, please check our website www.vivablackpool.com

Pre-show dining is available with a 3 course Dinner & Show package served before the show in your reserved seats in the cabaret theatre. After the show our bars are licensed until late with after show party.

Adult
Dinner & Show (Gold Only) - £32.90
Show Only (Gold/ Diamond) - £15.90
Show Only (Silver) – £12.90

Junior (Under 14s)
Dinner & Show (Gold Only) - £16.50
Show Only (Gold/ Diamond) - £7.90
Show Only (Silver ) – £6.90

Doors Open 6.30pm
Dinner Served 7pm
Show Commences - 8pm (Weds/Thu) - 8.30pm (Fri/Sat)
Show Finishes Approx - 10.45pm (Weds/Thu) - 11.15pm(Fri/Sat)
Bars Licenced Until 12.30am


Summer Spectacular Show Dates at VIVA Blackpool

Weds 29th Oct

Sat 1st Nov

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VIVA Blackpool Summer Spectacular Show
00:00
 
 
18:45
Event

Blood Brothers from St Bernadette's Players

Event Organisation: St Bernadettes Players
Venue: St Bernadettes Church Hall, All Hallows Road, Bispham
Start: 18:45
Finish: 21:30

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Autumn production of this well known play

Blood Brothers

St Bernadette's Players are proud to announce their autumn production of Blood Brothers

Opening night is Wednesday the 29th October and runs until Saturday November 1st.

Doors open from 6.45pm and curtain goes up at 7.30pm, tickets are now available for all performances

St Bernadettes Church Hall, All Hallows Road, Bispham

Tickets £5 (£3.50 concessions)
From Ashfield Road Post Office, Frankies Cafe, Norbreck Chippy, or from Bernard Melling on 07846 629766

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Blood Brothers from St Bernadette's Players
21:30
 
 
19:00
Meeting

Fleetwood Festive Lights Committee Meeting

Event Organisation: Fleetwood Festive Lights
Venue: The North Euston Hotel, The Esplanade, Fleetwood, FY7 6BN
Start: 19:00
Finish: 21:00

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Help to raise some money to Light up Fleetwood this year

Christmas Lights

Fleetwood Festive Lights Meeting

The NEXT FFL COMMITTEE MEETING
Wednesday 29th Oct, 7pm at the Strawberry Gardens.
All welcome - come on down ...

More about Fleetwood Festive Lights here

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Fleetwood Festive Lights Committee Meeting
21:00
 
 
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