Scarborough Jazz Weekend @ The Royal Hotel, Scarborough
Friday 17th - Monday 20th November 2017


Scarborough Jazz Weekend @ The Royal Hotel, Scarborough
Friday 23rd - Monday 26th March 2018

Join Venture Away UK at The Royal Hotel in Scarborough for a choice of three scintillating weekends of Traditional Jazz. The feedback from the guests in 2016  was excellent and this hotel certainly went down well with all who attended  Located in the Town Centre, the Royal Hotel takes pride of place overlooking the town's harbour and South Bay. The Royal Hotel is an ideal Hotel in Scarborough from which to enjoy beautiful sandy beaches, promenade walks and all that Scarborough has to offer.
The Jazz takes place in the Royal Hotel Ballroom and sees the following artists appearing during the weekend:

Bands Appearing in November - 17th - 20th November 2017 are as follows:
**The Golden Eagle Jazz Band**
**New Orleans Heat**
**Matt Palmer's Millennium Eagle Jazz Band**
**The Savannah Jazz Band**
**Baby Jools & The Jazzaholics**

Bands Appearing in March 2018 - 23rd - 26th March 2018 are as follows:
Kevin Grenfell's Jazz Giants
The Dave Donohoe Band
Baby Jools & The Jazzaholics
The Savannah Jazz Band
Dave Stradwick's Sussex Jazz Kings


The Savannah Jazz Band

There is never a shortage of fun, excitement and raw good music whenever the Savannah Jazz Band takes the stage. The Savannah is one of the most popular UK bands around. With their talent for satisfying listeners and dancers alike they have built up a truly international reputation at major festivals in the UK and overseas. The band's driving and exciting New Orleans style attracts large audiences whenever they play. The Savannah Jazz Band is as much a musicians' band as it is a magnet for its impressive number of loyal fans.

The band has a varied and ever changing program, and is constantly adding new numbers to their extremely wide repertoire. The Savannah Jazz Band is never predictable! This is a dynamic band, a hard working band, and a truly professional band. Long may they play!


John Shillito's Select Six
Led by the exceLlent John Shillito will take you on a trip down memory lane and let the good times roll to bring our April 2017 weekend to a close. Alongside John will be Bobby Fox on the the Trombone & John Wurr on Clarinet & Sax - this band will bring a contemporary selection of New Orleans Music to Scarborough. This is a rare appearance up North from this band who are based in DEVON! 
The Golden Eagle Jazz Band
The Golden Eagle Jazz Band are one of our NEW bands in recent years that we have introduced to our Venture Away audience - Led by the very impressive Kevin Scott on Banjo & Vocals - this band plays a scintilating style of New Orelans Jazz that is sure to please many of the audience throughout the weekend. The rest of the bands sees the wonderful Alan Cresswell on Clarinet, Pete Jackman on Drums, Mike Broad on Bass, Mike Scroxton on Trumpet, & Roy Stokes on Trombone. The very first time this band is coming to Scarborough from there home on the South-Coast so be sure to catch them in November at Scarborough on Saturday night!!
Dave Rae's Levee Ramblers with Ian Wynne
Following the retirement of Mac Rae from the Rae Brothers Band, his brother Dave Rae has started the Dave Rae Levee Ramblers which is made up of some top class musicians - Dave Rae (Banjo) leads the way along with Liz Bacon (Clarinet) Paul Bacon (Drums) John Robinson (Bass) Jim Blenkin (Trombone) - The band also have guest stars appear with them at different venues. If you love the music that the Rae Brothers created over the years - then look no further than a visit to Scarborough to see the Levee Ramblers on there first Venture Away UK appearance. Further more we are really excited to hear that the very young and talented pianist Ian Wynne will be appearing with the band in Blackpool. - Be sure not to miss this great performance!!
The Millennium Eagle Jazz Band
This Midlands based band bring you a healthy mixture of youth and experience starting with Matt Palmer (Band Leader, Clarinet & Saxophone), Peter Brown (Trumpet), Brian Lawrence (Double Bass), Chris Etherington (Banjo),  & Baby Jools (Drums). One of the UK's finest jazz bands who create a great atmosphere and are loved by Venture Away fans all over the UK.

The Royal Hotel
All rooms at the hotel are en-suite, have Colour TV’s, Heating, Hairdryers, Towels & more. All Venture Away UK breaks are on a Half-Board basis so breakfast & evening meal are included in the price. Choose from a selection of items at breakfast from the hot & cold buffets including full English breakfasts, & in the evening there is variety of food available from the hot & cold buffets where you can help yourself to as much food as you wish.
Prices for November Weekend - 17th - 20th November 2017
Singles, Doubles & Twin Rooms = £216.00 per person for the weekend

Prices for March Weekend - 23rd - 26th March 2018
Singles, Doubles & Twin Rooms = £229.00 per person for the weekend

Deposit = £50 per person

No single supplements on the first 20 single rooms

To make a booking 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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