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Some Like it Hot – Friday 16 March 2018, Blackpool Winter Gardens
We’re pleased to announce that we will be hosting an immersive screening of the 1959 classic Some Like it Hot as the opening night event of the Winter Gardens Film Festival.
We are looking for volunteers to take part in our live cinema event at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool.
About the event
This event cinema screening takes place in the Grand Foyer of heritage venue Blackpool Winter Gardens. The venue will be set up as a late 1920’s nightclub. There will be cocktails on arrival in the secret speakeasy and a 1920’s style party with a live band after the screening.
You will be in character as customers and staff of a 1920’s nightclub and speakeasy will be based in the Opera House entrance, Cocktail Bar and the Grand Foyer.
You don’t need any previous acting experience and you will not need to learn a script. Costumes will be provided, or if you have suitable 1920’s clothing, you can wear your own costume.
There will be a workshop session to:
- Familiarise you with the film
- Show you the venue
- Tell you about your role
- Fit your costumes
You will need to attend a workshop session before the event, we will give you date options after you have signed up.
Show date: Friday 16 March 2018 – 6pm until late
About the film
- Some Like It Hot (1959)
- Director:Billy Wilder
- Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon
Two down on their luck jazz musicians find themselves out of a job and on the run after the police raid the speakeasy they perform in and they inadvertently stumble upon a gang war. With no money and nowhere to hide, a gig with Sweet Sue and her Society Syncopators at a Florida beach resort seems like the perfect getaway. There’s just one problem: the Syncopators are an all-female band, and Joe and Jerry aren’t women – yet.
About the Winter Gardens Film Festival
Since 2014, the Winter Gardens Film Festival has showcased the best of modern and classic black and white film in the spectacular historic setting of Blackpool Winter Gardens.
If you would like to take part, please complete this online form by 25 January 2018*.
For any more information, please send us an email.
- Do I have to be 18yrs or over? Yes, however we can make some exceptions for 16/17yrs but we’ll need you to email us.
- This is a callout for people to take part in an immersive live cinema event – it’s not about being in a film!
- *Due to the large amount of interest, we’ve brought the closing date forward to 25 January 2018.
Following on from the success of the Blaze Ignite placement from June – November 2012, the Fylde Coast Dance Development Programme are pleased to announce a second Young Apprentice Placement. Fylde Coast Dance Development is looking for a young person aged 16-19 years to gain paid work experience in the dance sector in Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde.
This is the a fixed term contract for up to 7 hours per week, either during the day, in the evening or on weekends, at £5 per hour gaining valuable experience in the dance industry.
To apply for this opportunity, please complete and return the application form which can be found on the Fylde Coast Dance website.
The 9 Week Bollywood Dance Class Course that Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde has been waiting for is finally here. After the astounding success of Strictly Bollywood Summer 2010 due to popular request and demand Blackpool now brings you…
Strictly Bollywood Divali 2012
Classes start on Wednesday 12th September at Palatine Dance Studio, Palatine Sports College, St Annes Road, Blackpool, FY4 2AR.
There are two classes: 6:15pm – 7:10 pm and 7:15pm – 8:10pm
£3 per class or £20 for the whole course
The first class (Weds 12th Sept) is a free taster session.
For more information telephone Madhvi on 07877780853
Nritya Sangam – Indian & World Dance, Music and Events
Aunty Social – Community Arts
About the instructor: Mr Yash Shah is from Mumbai, the Bollywood Capital of India and of Ludus Dance, Lancashire. Dance has always been his hobby and passion since he was a child. He currently works as a Support worker helping people with learning disabilities. He has also been teaching Bollywood dance professionally at LUDUS DANCE COMPANY in Lancaster for the last 2 years.
So, whether you’re a beginner or a Dance Pro, come along to have fun, work out, tone up and learn some Bollywood moves! It’s a fabulous opportunity to network with other dance enthusiasts, find out about amazing Dance Team Formations as well as great Dance Performance opportunities and other specialist Indian Dance Arts Related Classes, Workshops & Events.