2022 Blackpool November Rock & Roll Weekender

ROCKIN' @ THE SAVOY - 7th Blackpool Weekender
11th - 14th November 2022


Friday 11th - Monday 14th November 2022 @ The Savoy Hotel Blackpool


£239.00 per person - 3 nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast, 7 Live Sessions of Music from TOP UK Rock & Roll Bands, DJ, Dance Tuition, Clothes Stall & More - Book Now for April or November 2022 - Deposit = £50 per person

Venture Away Music Weekends is delighted to announce a BUMPER 3 Night Rock & Roll Party Weekend in November 2022.

Check out the Blackpool illuminations, plus a great weekend of rock & roll.


Come & Join Venture Away Music Weekends at Blackpool for a Great Rock & Roll Weekender. We have booked 7 of the very best Rock & Roll Bands available in the UK today. Bands already booked to appear include - Lucas & The Dynamos, Phil Haley & His Comments, The Jets, The Bobcats, The Zodiacs, Glenn Darren & The Krew Katz plus The Mee Kats - this is a weekend not to be missed. Capacity is limited to 200 persons so book soon to secure your places for 2022.

In addition to all the Bands we have a specialist DJ & Soundman for the weekend with superb music from DJ Glenn Darren throughout the weekend, plus dance tuition on Friday (4-5pm) Saturday (10am - 1pm) & Sunday (1pm - 3pm) from Strictly Jitterbug. We are pleased to announce that DJ Glenn Darren plus Strictly Jitterbug will be in attendance in April 2022.

Join us in 2022 for an action packed weekend of scintillating music, dancing and all round entertainment. The weekend is staged at The Savoy Hotel in Blackpool & the hotel is located on Blackpool seafront. All music, dancing and entertainment takes place in the superb Warbreck Ballroom which has a good size 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.

Seven Live acts will be joining us for the Rock & Roll Weekender at Blackpool 2022 including:

Lucas & The Dynamos

Lucas and the Dynamos are the UK's number one rock 'n' roll showband and not to be missed. In this five piece band are Keith - Guitar, Richard - Drums, Simon - Rhythm Guitar, Tony – Bass & Alan – Sax. Taking influence from such rock n roll legends as Bill Haley and The Comets, Jerry Lee Lewis, Jerry Richard, Buddy Holly and Gene Vincent, their 50’s style rock n roll will keep the dance floor busy all night.

Phil Haley & His Comments

Don't miss your chance to see and hear this unique Rock n Roll tribute band perform live, giving you a taste of the authentic style and sound from the 50s era, proving once and for all that the music of Bill Haley and the Comets will never die. A Bill Haley and His Comets 50’s Tribute Band,also covering classic 50's rock n roll.

Phil Haley - Guitar, Vocals
Martyn Savage - Upright Bass, Backing Vocals
Allen Paris - Saxophone, Backing Vocals
Brian Nicholls - Drums

The Zodiacs

A True 4 piece Rock & Roll band from Oxfordshire - we are delighted to welcome this band to Blackpool in 2022 following rave reviews.

Doug Loveridge - Lead Vocals/Rhythm Guitar
Lee Collins - Drums
Paul Holmes - Double (Slap) Bass
Dan Loveridge - Lead Guitar & Vocals

The Jets

THE JETS secured a major recording contract with media giants EMI, achieving phenomenal success. Scoring hit records around the world, " Love Makes the world go round"," Yes tonight Josephine""Rockin around the Christmas tree" appearing on hundreds of TV shows, and featuring in national BBC and ITV Dramas. The ultra talented Cotton Brothers, have thrilled audiences professionally since 1980.Having performed alongside Sir Cliff Richard, Shakin Stevens, Meatloaf, the Police, Boy George, Madness and even Led Zeppelin! With over an amazing 2000 live shows to their credit, THE JETS never fail to deliver a sensational show.

The Mee Kats

The Mee Kats started life in 2010 in NE England to perform 1950's rock n roll and rockabilly music. This rockin' trio was developed by lead singer Colin Mee, who is a veteran of the UK rockin' scene, having played drums in well known rockabilly band the Sure Shots from 1984-1993. Colin is also lead singer of rockabilly trio The Skip Rats since 1987.The other band members are Stuart Turner on lead guitar who at 21 years old has quickly become a master of the instrument. Mandy Mee who plays double bass started her gigging career with hillbilly trio The Smokey Mountain Boys. Mandy also makes 1950's style clothing for men ?www.mandymee.co.ukTo date The Mee Kats have four releases in the form of a 2 sided 7" vinyl 45rpm single, a 7 track CD "Everybody's Rockin....." a 14 track CD "All Dressed Up" and a 16 track CD "Let's Go Boppin". The 7" 45rpm features 2 tracks written by singer Colin Mee. "Rag Top Baby/Call My Name".

The first of the CD's "Everybody's Rockin....." was released in March 2014. Opening track "I Don't Want It" written by Colin was aired on BBC Radio Tees on 15th March 2014.In February 2016, the 14 track CD "All Dressed Up" was released. On this CD is a track written by Colin Mee called "Crazy Over You" which featured as record of the week on local BBC radio 15th-19th February 2016. The other original Colin Mee track on this release is "I'm On Fire" which was originally written for The Sureshots which they recorded in 1986. This song led to an appearance on Ben Elton's "Saturday Live" TV show on UK national television.

Glenn Darren & The Krew Katz

Venture Away is delighted to welcome back this fabulous band with their charismatic leader Glenn Darren, the Krew Katz are certain to get you on your feet dancing the night away. This quality Rock & Roll band from Nottingham is known and loved by many.

The Bobcats

The Bobcats are a 1950s Rock & Roll, Doo Whop & Jive, rockabilly band and recognised as one of the top acts on the circuit and who have been performing for many years. The band members between them have a very wide range of experience ranging from playing in small private venues to performing all over Europe. The band covers a wide spectrum of music legends from the 1950's covering the Rock & Roll scene.

Dance Tutors

We are pleased to announce that Alistair Fitzgerald 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. Venture Away are delighted to welcome back Strictly Jitterbug to Blackpool in 2022 - dance tuition is Friday from 4pm - 5pm, Saturday 10am - 1pm & Sunday 1pm - 3pm.

DJ FOR 2022 - DJ Glenn Darren

Venture Away Music Weekends is delighted to announce that DJ Glenn Darren will be joining us at Blackpool for the whole weekend playing all your favourite classic Rock & Roll tunes. Glenn is a regular on the Rock & Roll scene and is sure to fill up the dance floor till the early hours.


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.


Seaview Rooms £30 supplement

No single supplements for the first 15 single rooms - £30 per room thereafter

Enjoy a 3 night stay on a half-board basis plus all the above entertainment for just £239.00 per person for the whole weekend. Deposit = £50 per person.


To make a booking for any of the 2022 Venture Away UK music weekends 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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Cambridge Road

Tel: 01305 750797


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