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The BIG Bringing on Back the 60s & 70s Spring Seaside Party at Pontins Pakefield
4 days, 19th-22nd March, 2021 from £169 per person
Marty Wilde is an enduring rock ‘n’ roll legend who is as popular today as ever. Marty’s career took off after he was ‘discovered’ singing in a Soho club by impressario Larry Parnes. His big breakthrough came with the release of “Endless Sleep“, which entered the UK charts in June 1958, reaching number 4 and staying for 14 weeks. His follow-up was “Donna“, Written by Ritchie Valens, which went one better, peaking at number 3 early in 1959 and staying in the top 50 for four months. Marty’s chart progress continued with “ Teenager in Love“ which reached number two in the UK. The hits then followed one after another with “Sea of Love“, “Bad Boy”, “Jezebel” and many more. When music shows like ‘Oh Boy‘ appeared on British TV, Marty became a smash hit. He has continued touring with bhis band, The Wildcats, and still plays to packed audiences to this day. A true British Rock and Roll icon.
New Amen Corner have emerged in the last couple of years as arguably the hottest band on the 60s circuit with an unrivalled ability to perfectly recreate the sound and atmosphere of that momentous period 50 years ago when music sent good vibrations across the world. The original Amen Corner was a big influence on the 60s pop scene, creating their own unique brand of music, a mixture of mod, psychedelic power pop, heavy horns, swirling Hammond organ and distinctive voice of Andy Fairweather-Low. Their power house live show made them one of the most exciting bands around. With million seller hits like Gin House, Bend Me Shape Me, If Paradise was half as Nice, High in the Sky, & Hello Suzie they became a household name in the late 60s. The New Amen Corner has a musical pedigree second to none with band members who have played with the likes of Screaming Lord Sutch, The Symbols, Jeff Beck, Alexsis Korner, Roy Wood, Robert Plant, Alvin Stardust, Ruby Turner, Mike Oldfield and Jaki Graham to name but a few. Their Bringing on Back the 60s show is a veritable discography of the era.
Mud II features ex-members of Les Gray’s Mud, keeping alive legendary hits like Tiger Feet, Dynamite, Cat Crept In, Oh Boy, Rocket, Lonely This Christmas and more. Still wearing the original drape coats, drainpipes and brothel creepers, the band perfectly evokes the late 60s and early 70s and the music is sharper than ever.
Brian Poole made his name as the lead singer of 1960s band The Tremeloes (1957–67) who became one of the UK’s top dance-hall attractions. In 1962 they signed for Decca Records who insisted that the band be billed as Brian Poole and The Tremeloes. Their first chart entry was “Twist and Shout” in June 1963 which reached no4 in the UK singles chart, selling over one million copies, and other chart hits followed before the band officially split and Brian Poole went solo. in 1988. Steve Thompson’s Pacemakers continues the legacy of the famous 60s group which powered Gerry Marsden to a string of hits including, I Like It, How Do You Do It?, Ferry Cross the Mersey and You’ll Never Walk Alone. The Pacemakers have toured extensively for the past 26 years and continue to do so as the latest chapter of The Pacemakers history unfolds – continuing with Brian Poole out front.
A professional singer with over 20 years of experience, Joseph Lee Jackson has performed as Freddie Mercury for over 15 years both as a solo artist and as part of the UK’s leading Queen tribute act, Mercury. Joseph’s authentic and realistic tribute to Freddie has seen him collect a number of awards for his portrayal, including helping Mercury to receive an industry award for the UKs best tribute act in 2014.
Multi-talented multi-instrumentalist Glen Leon has played the guitar from the age of nine with his vocal talents emerging shortly after. He became a professional musician at the age of 16. For the last 15 Years Glen has performed with The Soul Survivors and the 60s band New Amen Corner, who are going from strength to strength appearing at home and abroad in theatres everywhere. Glen can also be seen performing solo in his Tom Jones act where his vocal range truly evokes the Welsh legend.
Nancy Ann Lee is best know as “Little Miss Sixties” where she has received rave reviews for being one of the liveliest tributes to the 60s divas including Lulu whose songs make a huge contribution to the show. Remember Shout, Relight My Fire, Teardrops, The Man Who Sold the World, To Sir With Love and more.
Sharn Adela is a true Motown fan. Her professional CV includes West End Shows, UK tours, international tours, television and radio. Her distinctive voice has enabled her to sing and work along side a whole host of the UK’s top entertainers. Her Soul & Motown Tribute Show provides sensational vocals, glamour, class and outstanding costumes, and a wide range of great Soul & Motown Classics. A recipe to get any party started.
Sounds Imperial are a well-established highly-professional live four-piece band covering from music from the 60s to the Present Day. This band is always popular with audiences wherever they play with a stage show that lives up to their name.
Pakefield is one of Pontins most peaceful resorts set in a picturesque seaside spot near Lowestoft, with beautiful gardens and grounds, it’s a great place to unwind and relax. Seaside towns, beaches and unspoilt countryside are all on the doorstep. Enjoy entertainment every night and day PLUS a choice of bars and eateries, an indoor swimming pool, snooker, pool, darts, short mat bowls, 9-hole pitch & putt, tennis court and more.
Classic standard Chalets (£169pp sharing a twin or double; £194pp in a single) are all single storey and situated on level terrain, in landscaped grounds just a short stroll from the main facilities and car parks. All chalets have TV, tea⁄coffee making facilities, heating, double glazing, en suite bath⁄shower and toilet. Bed linen, towels and electricity are provided. Check-in is from 4pm.
Upgraded Club Chalets (£199pp sharing a twin or double) are all single storey on level terrain in a garden setting, with facilities stated above plus sliding patio doors and an earlier check-in from 2pm.
Breakfasts and dinners are taken in the buffet-style cafeteria with views over the grounds to the sea.