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Carry on New Year Party at Bosworth Hall Hotel
24th January, 2020, from £149 per person
Union Gap gained worldwide recognition when their first combined release Young Girl hit No.1 in the UK and No.2 in the USA in 1968. After several more hits, in 1971 the band parted company with Gary Puckett. In 1974 Young Girl was re-released in the UK and the new Union Gap was put together to promote the record which was yet again a smash hit. Eventually the band went their separate ways until in 1996 they relaunched the New Union Gap with Tom Harding on bass guitar and lead vocals. They were an instant success on the 60s circuit playing all the major festivals, theatres and holiday centres throughout the UK. The boys have worked extensively to put together a repertoire of classic songs from the 60s to 90s, which they perform either in the original form or in their own unique style – many of which appear on their albums This Time Around, Classics and By Request. The band – now known as Union Gap UK – have also perfected their distinctive concert sound, which make them stand out from the crowd.
Keith Slater has been a professional musician since 1981 and has toured extensively around the British Isles. He has recorded with well known bands such as 60s group Mike Sheridan and the Nightriders, the nationally acclaimed folk act The Fastest Bat and Lancashire comedian Phil Cool. He has appeared on national TV shows Pebble Mill at One, The Tom O’Connor show, The Barmaids Arms and The Phil Cool Show. His music has been played on Radio one, Radio two and Local radio. He regularly works with well known artistes Carl Chinn (Birmingham historian), Malcolm Stent, Don Maclean and award winning bands Inheritance and Vivo where he sings, plays guitar, drums, violin and harmonica (obviously not all at the same time). Keith Slater’s 60s Celebration Show truly evokes the magical era when music changed the world!
Since originally forming as the Four Jays in 1959, The Fourmost have remained continuously active on the UK and European 60s music scene. While the band’s formation has changed over the years, the look and sound of the band has remained authentic and true to its heritage, contributing to its success and longevity. The Fourmost has its roots steeped in the eclectic 1960s Merseybeat boom and was part of the Brian Epstein stable along with The Beatles, Billy J Kramer, Gerry and The Pacemakers and others. The band has evolved from enjoying 1960s chart hits such as Hello Little Girl and A Little Loving and lesser hits like Baby I Need Your Lovin, Here There and Everywhere and a cover of George Formby’s Auntie Maggie’s Remedy. The Fourmost are one of the most authentic 1960s bands currently on the circuit today, from their Vox amps, Rickenbacker guitars and Ludwig drums down to their Italian made slim fitted suits and Cuban heel boots. The Fourmost are: Kevin Clarkson – drums/vocals, Lee Clarkson – bass/vocals, Alex Leyland – rhythm guitar/vocals and Adrian Fountain – lead guitar.vocals.
Little Eagle is an Eagles tribute band that grew from the members’ love of the original 60s California sound of The Eagles. The band is a duo who are unique in the 60s tribute scene for the time and effort put into their performance as Little Eagle to ensure the songs sound authentic to the originals. The replication of the original sound of the Eagles is so true, you’ll think you’ve been transported back to the 60s.
DJ Phil Stevens has 20 years experience spinning the turntables at a wide range of events. His personal choice in music is from the 60s ,70s, 80s & 90s, making him an ideal choice for retro music events.
Please note: Bosworth Hall has two entertainment venues with acts appearing simultaneously. It will not be possible to see all acts in their entirety.
Bosworth Hall Hotel
Bosworth Hall Hotel is located in the heart of the English countryside in the village of Market Bosworth, near Leicester. Set in 11 acres of landscaped gardens, the Grade II listed mansion which houses the hotel dates from the 17th century and still retains many of its original features, making for a visually impressive location. The building’s grand features continue on the inside. The majestic sweep of the hall’s main staircase is enhanced by magnificently carved banisters, bearing baskets of fruit and flowers. The main hall is panelled in oak and boasts a stunning Tudor stone fireplace. Large windows give the rooms a light and airy aspect and overlook breath-taking views of the gardens and moat. The services offered by Bosworth Hall Hotel include fine dining at the Crompton’s restaurant, which adjoins the Bosworth’s cocktail bar, while Jenny’s Carvery serves traditional food. The Courtyard Bar overlooks the hall’s stables, and has a flexible schedule. While at the hotel, guests can also enjoy the Spindles Health and Leisure Club, with its hot tub, steam room, swimming pool and sauna.
The area surrounding the Bosworth Hall Hotel & Spa also offers plenty for guests to see and do. The magnificent Warwick Castle is close by, and local attractions such as Twycross Zoo, Donnington Park Racing Circuit and The Snow Dome are also within easy reach of the hotel. The historic village of Market Bosworth, located just a stroll away from the front door of the hotel, is famous for its flower display, and also hosts a range of galleries and antique shops well worth visiting.