2018 Blackpool Rock & Roll Weekender

Friday 12th - Sunday 14th October 2018
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£165.00 per person - 2 nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast, 5 Live Sessions of Music, DJ, Dance Tuition, Razzle Dazzle Clothes Stall & More - Book Now for 2018 - Deposit = £50 per person



Rock Back The Clock
Join Venture Away Music Weekends for a superb weekend of Live Music & Dancing in the Stunning Ballroom at our Rock & Roll Weekender at Blackpool in 2018.

Come & Join Venture Away Music Weekends at Blackpool for a Great Rock & Roll Weekender. We have booked 5 of the very best Rock & Roll Bands available in the UK today. Bands already booked to appear include - Memphis Lee & The Creepers, The Downtown Daddyo's, Glenn Darren & The Krew Katz, The Bobcats & Rock Back The Clock - this is a weekend not to be missed. Capacity is limited to 250 persons so book soon to secure your places for 2018.

In addition to all the Bands we have superb music from DJ Alistair Fitzgerald, plus afternoon dance tuition from Alistair from Strictly Jitterbug. We are pleased to announce that Strictly Jitterbug will once again be in attendance in 2018.
Join us in 2018 for an action packed weekend of scintillating music, dancing and all round entertainment. The weekend is staged at The Norbreck Castle Hotel in Blackpool & the hotel is located on Blackpool seafront. All music, dancing and entertainment takes place in the superb Ballroom which has a huge sprung & polished Dance floor ideal for the event.

In addition to the bands & dance tuition there will be a record stall as well as Vintage clothing/record stall present as well - this is being provided by Razzle Dazzle..
Five Live acts will be joining us for the Rock & Roll Weekender at Blackpool 2018 including:
The Downtown Daddyo's - Returning by Demand

THE DOWNTOWN DADDYO'S - joined Venture Away Music Weekends for our first Rock & Roll Weekender at Blackpool back in 2016 and put in a scintillating performance, and we have had many requests for them to return to Blackpool and we are pleased to announce the band have agreed to return in 2018. Don't miss another show stopping performance from this superb band.

Based in Bristol and Manchester,Liverpool, UK The Downtown Daddyo's  
 perform songs from the
1950's from memorable artists such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Ray Charles, Carl Perkins, Johnny Preston, Bobby Darin, Johnny Ray and Louis Prima to name a few. With a wealth of knowledge on rock'n'roll music the band endeavour to play their songs with the intention of making you either tap your feet or get up on the dance floor and jive the night away whilst enjoying the music of a much appreciated and well followed era.
The Bobcats

Darren Shaw - Lead Singer / Backing Vocals 

Darren has been on the circuit for longer than he cares to remember and has entertained worldwide . His love for Rock'n'Roll and Rockabilly is only second for the love of his life - Elaine, behind every good man there's a better woman "YES DEAR"  His aim is to produce a type of Rock'n'Roll that will appeal to all age groups. Renowned throughout the world for his powerful vocals and also his love of engagement with the crowds, he really draws them in....Front men and Lead Singers do not come any better than Darren!

Buddy X Hunt - Guitarist / Backing Vocals 

Buddy has been on the Rock'n'Roll scene for many years .He has been in groups such as" Wildkatz" and more recently "The Shakers" and has had a successful music career over the past 20 years He loves Rockabilly and Rock'n'Roll and is one of the most talented guitarists on the scene today and a genuine NICE GUY.

Little Miss Blue Bass - Up-Right Bass Player / Backing Vocals 
Our Bass Player and backing vocalist.  Little Miss Blue Bass has been on the scene for some years. She is pure Rock'n' Roll and Rockabilly all the way through!  Little Miss Blue Bass has played alongside some great bands and is one power house player.  When it comes to slapping that Bass she is one of the best female bass players of today and is our Bobkitten in the band. What more could we want?
Shaun Jenkinson - Drummer / Backing Vocals 
Tugga is the youngest member of The Bobcats but has been on the scene for many years. His drumming skills are second to none.  He is lively and energetic throughout performances which reflects his love and commitment to this Genre of Music.

Memphis Lee & The Creepers
Memphis Lee & The Creepers played a brilliant gig at our Blackpool Rock & Roll Weekender in 2017 & we are delighted to announce that the band will be returning to Blackpool for the 2018 weekender.

This brilliant band from South Wales have been thrilling audiences across the UK with there show and Venture Away Music Weekends is delighted that they have agreed to join us at Blackpool in 2018 - This is one band you do not want to miss!! Memphis Lee is earning rave reviews at festivals and clubs across the country. Members: Lee - Vocal & rhythm guitar, Elliott - Drums, Tom - Lead guita,r Matt - Sax &keys Ian - Bass.

Glenn Darren & The Krew Katz

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Rock Back The Clock
Rock Back the Clock are here to rock back the years and bring back those happy memories of coffee bars, juke boxes, crepes and drapes. We feature all the truly memorable hits from the 50’s artists, Jerry Lee, Janis Martin and of course Elvis. Also popular songs from some of the new bands, The Lennerockers, The Firebirds and Eva Eastwood, that keeps you on your feet, dancing the whole night through. Have you still got the energy?


Dance Tutors & DJ
We are pleased to announce that Alistair from Strictly Jitterbug will once again be in attendance throughout the whole weekend at Blackpool. Join in the lessons from Alistair at Blackpool & your lives could be transformed forever. Whether you are a beginner or an intermediate dancer Alistair  will teach you to move to the music. Throughout the two evenings Alistair will also be the DJ at Blackpool. Venture Away are delighted to welcome back Strictly Jitterbug to Blackpool in 2018.

All rooms in the hotel are En-suite and come with Colour T.V, Tea & Coffee Making Facilities, Biscuits, & Towels. All rooms are available on a Half-Board basis so breakfast & evening meal is included. Choose from a wide range of breakfast from the buffet in the mornings, and a selection of hot and cold food for a 3 course evening meal.
Enjoy a 2 night stay on a half-board basis plus all the above entertainment for just £165.00 per person for the whole weekend. Deposit = £50 per person.
No single supplements
Seaview Rooms £20 supplement

To book please call 01305 750797

All Deposits are non-refundable. All balances are due 8 weeks prior to the event, we are unable to refund final balances that have been paid within 8 weeks of the event.
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