Venture Away UK music weekends provides Traditional Jazz Weekends across the UK throughout 2017 - plus the very exciting Blackpool Rock & Roll Weekenders (18th - 20th November 2016 & Friday 15th - Sunday 17th September 2017). We have been successfully organising music weekends for the past 19 years, and pride ourselves on offering you a great festival experience.
The Traditional Jazz Weekends
we offer continue to take place throughout 2016 & 2017 across the UK. Our 2016 & 2017 Traditional jazz events take place at Blackpool, Bournemouth, Torquay, & Scarborough. New dates for March & October 2017 at Bournemouth & Scarborough have now been announced.
Pictured above - The Reunion of the New Orleans Allstars at Norton Grange in 2015
(Left to Right - Mike Owen, Trefor "Fingers" Williams, Denny Ilett, Christine Tyrrell, Roger Myerscough, Laurie Chescoe, & Gentleman Jim McIntosh)
NEW 2017 - BLACKPOOL ROCK & ROLL WEEKENDER ANNOUNCED
Latest News - 2017 Blackpool Rock & Roll Weekender will be Friday 15th - Sunday 17th September 2017 - Memphis Lee & The Creepers, The Firebirds & The Revolutionaires plus more Bands to be announced shortly - 2016 is already sold out so book soon to avoid missing out!!
Blackpool Rock & Roll Weekend
takes place in 2017 at Blackpool at the Norbreck Castle Hotel which boasts a fabulous large sprung dance floor for the event. 2017 sees bands like The Firebirds, Memphis Lee & The Creepers, The Revolutionaires & more performing during the weekend, plus dance tuition from the experts - Strictly Jitterbug.
Best Bands & Artists
- Venture Away really does have some of the best bands in the UK today appearing at it's Traditional Jazz Weekends - images below of John Maddocks Jazzmen, Dave Stradwick's Sussex Jazz Kings, The Dart Valley Stompers, & Baby Jools.
John Maddocks Jazzmen Dave Stradwick's Sussex Jazz Kings
Dart Valley Stompers Baby Jools Imperial Hotel - Blackpool
Our past Jazz Festivals have seen performances by The Big Chris Barber Band, Acker Bilk, Kenny Ball, Humphrey Lyttleton, Phil Mason’s New Orleans All Stars, The Dart Valley Stompers, John Shillito’s Select Six, Christine Tyrrell, Gentleman Jim McIntosh & The Jazzaholics, Millennium Eagle Jazz Band, The Rae Brothers New Orleans Jazz Band, Chris Walker, Gerry Brown’s Mission Hall Jazz Band, New Orleans Heat, The Chicago Teddy Bear Society Jazz Band, The Frog Island Jazz Band, Laurie Chescoe’s Reunion Band, The Sunset Cafe Stompers, The Louisiana Jazzmen, Harry Strutters Hot Rhythm Orchestra, Savannah Jazz Band, Red Beans n Rice, Burt Butlers Jazz Pilgrims, Hugh Rainey Jazz Band, Roger Marks, The Bateman Brothers & Many More!
Legendary - Chris Barber
To make a booking for any of the 2016 Venture Away UK music weekends please call 01305 750797.