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60s to Soul & Motown BIG Christmas Party at Warner Bembridge
4 days, 26-29 November 2021, from £329 per person
Herman’s Hermits emerged in the Mid-60s music scene alongside The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and many more British bands. From their beginning in Manchester on April 1st 1964, the band has chalked up over 23 hit singles, 10 hit albums, 3 major movies and countless television shows and concert tours all over the world. To date they have total record sales of over 75 million. Since the 1971 departure of Peter Noone to pursue a solo career, the group has never stopped. Original member Barry (the Bean) Whitwam has guided the band from strength to strength into one of the hardest working acts in the business – they still average more than 200 gigs a year. The ‘Golden Oldies’ still make up amost of their show – much to the enjoyment of their fans, who can’t resist singing along to ‘Mrs Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter’, ‘Silhouettes’, ‘Dandy’, ‘Henry VIII’ and many others. From the 60s, though the 70s, 80s, 90s and into the 21st century, Herman’s Hermits are still ‘Into Something Good’.
The late great Edwin Starr’s brother Angelo Starr is the original musical director of The Team. He has now taken over lead vocals performing all the fantastic Edwin Starr classics, plus dynamic performances of some great Motown and Soul covers. Edwin Starr’s original 8-piece band, The Team, who backed Edwin on all his shows are still intact, with sax, keyboard, lead guitar, bass guitar, drums, percussion and female backing vocalists.
The Revolvers are four Young guys who got together in 2006 with a burning passion for the greatest musical decade of all time – the 1960s. Having played over 1500 concerts, worldwide The Revolvers continue to wow audiences with not only their incredible musical talents but also with their unmatched authenticity. From their meticulously sourced costumes to the vintage musical instruments they use, their set truly evokes the 60s era. Suited and booted, The Revolvers are an energetic tribute to the lost decade of the 60s, covering songs from artists such as Small Faces,The Kinks, The Beatles, The Who, Spencer Davis Group, The Rolling Stones and many more.
The Graduates are reviving the 60s music in venues across Britain and Europe. With their wide set of material, Their aim is to bring the happy times and happy songs to their audience, From artists such as Hermans Hermits, Union Gap, Andy Williams, The Shadows, Glen Campbell and more.
Lionel Richie tribute act Hamilton Browne is without doubt the Number 1 tribute around today, his uncanny resemblance to one of the most resilient Legends of Motown Lionel Richie prompted the BBC to invite Hamilton to guest alongside Lionel himself on the ‘Graham Norton Show’ Recently appearing on the BBC1 ‘The One Show’.
Nancy Ann Lee is best known 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.
Multi-talented multi-instrumentalist Keith Slater has created a superb show celebrating Frank Sinatra. His one-man show perfectly evokes ‘Ol Blue Eyes’ and is virtually a time-travelling experience. Keith has been a professional musician since 1981 and has toured extensively around the British Isles. He has recorded with well known bands such as 60’s 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).
Tank Sherman has risen to fame in the comedy business and is one of the most well known, well loved and well respected comics in the UK. His comedy career beagn after he entered a talent contest while on holiday in Weymouth – which he won. By now he had the bug and he knew that making people smile and laugh was his chosen career. Tank has worked alongside Jethro, both live, on TV and on 5 DVD’s, won an ITV Talent Contest, performed on TV and SKY TV. He has headlined shows at The Babbacombe Theatre and done Panto with Jimmy Osmond. Not being afraid of a bit of travelling, Tank regularly takes to the skies and the Seven Seas, doing fly-backs and cruises across the globe. One of Tanks pet hates are acts that think a joke or a funny story needs a swear word and foul language to make it funnier. It doesn’t. End of!
Bembridge Coast Hotel is set in magnificent grounds, with outstanding sea views across the Solent. Have a pleasant stroll around the formal Spanish garden and the idyllic secluded courtyard. With a combination of comfort and a relaxing atmosphere you are bound to feel at ease during your stay with us.
With so many daily activities too choose from we know there will be something for you! If your break is more about relaxing, try the indoor heated swimming, steam room, sauna and even a tropicarium. The beauty team are always on site to pamper you with facials, massages and decléor treatments.
The Four Tides restaurant boasts a relaxing atmosphere within a natural and fresh environment. There is plenty to choose from including the extensive menu served at your table, or the full buffet and carvery. Grab yourself a drink (Free every night) at the Solent Lounge Bar and take a seat as the entertainment unfolds before you.
Warm and cosy, the resort offers a wide choice of accommodation – in the grounds or in the main hotel building itself. It’s all about crisp sheets, squashy pillows and space to relax. Whether you want to indulge in luxury with a Garden Suite, Signature or Royale room, or opt for a good standard chalet/room we have just the right choice for you.
The journey to the island is a pleasure in itself with a relaxing 40-minute car ferry cruise across the sheltered waters of the Solent included from Portsmouth, Southampton or Lymington – subject to schedule/time table of operation. During the crossing sit back and take in the lovely views from inside or on deck, and maybe enjoy a hot drink and snack from the onboard cafe. The Portsmouth to Fishbourne route brings you nearest to Bembridge with a 20 minute cross-island drive through picturesque countryside and the charming town of Bembridge to the hotel’s east coast, seafront location.
Warner Bembridge, Isle of Wight
These are compact double rooms situated behind the main hotel building but are otherwise similar to Warner’s fantastic-value Standard inside rooms. You’ll find soft pillows, a cosy bed and a space that’s as restful on the soul as it is on the eye. Comfort and nice amenities are key here to put you properly at ease.
Included in your room: TV • Compact en-suite bathroom with towels • Tea & coffee making facilities • Biscuits replenished daily • Comfy chairs & reading lights • Hairdryer • Iron & ironing board • Telephone • Safe • Check in from 3pm
STANDARD HOTEL ROOMS & LEDGE HOUSE ROOMS (no lift)
In Warner’s fantastic-value Standard inside rooms at Bembridge you’ll find everything you could want for a blissful night’s sleep – soft pillows, a cosy bed and a space that’s as restful on the soul as it is on the eye. Comfort and nice-to-have amenities are key here to put you properly at ease. Available as twin or double rooms. Ledge House rooms are similarly specified but do not have lift access.
Included in your room: TV • En-suite bathroom with towels • Tea & coffee making facilities • Biscuits replenished daily • Comfy chairs & reading lights • Hairdryer • Iron & ironing board • Telephone • Safe • Check in from 3pm
As fresh as the sea air outside is how Warner describes the Garden suites. They’re sleek and contemporary with a clean coastal style. There’s plenty of social space, too, with a separate bedroom and lounge and a landscaped patio to call your own. Allocated parking adds extra convenience.
Included in your room: Large TV • En-suite bathroom with towels • Comfy chairs & bright reading lights • Hairdryer • Iron & ironing board • Telephone • Mini fridge • Safe • Allocated parking • Earlier check in from 2.30pm
ROYALE ROOMS IN HOLLYWOOD HOUSE (no lift) & MAIN HOTEL WITH A SEA VIEW
Royale by name and royal by nature, these rooms offer all the perks of the Signature Experience along with an extra helping of generosity such as allocated parking. Beautifully furnished and with rich and sophisticated decor, pure, unadulterated luxury doesn’t get much better than this.
Included in your room: Large TV • En-suite bathroom with towels • Comfy chairs & bright reading lights • Hairdryer • Iron & ironing board • Telephone • Mini fridge • Safe • Spacious rooms • Allocated parking • Earlier check in from 1pm
Signature rooms are the favourite of many Warner regulars. These special retreats are a dream ticket if you’re longing for a super-soft duvet and lots extra little touches. With bigger beds, swish decor and the clutch of benefits that come with the Signature Experience, we think they’ll be a winner with you, too.
Included in your room: Large TV • En-suite bathroom with towels • Comfy chairs & reading lights • Hairdryer • Iron & ironing board • Telephone • Mini fridge • Safe • Earlier check in from 2pm
BALCONY/PATIO SEAVIEW SIGNATURE ROOMS
These are Signature rooms on steroids as each comes with a patio (ground floor) or balcony (first floor) where you can sit and relax and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine (weather permitting). These special retreats are a dream ticket if you’re longing for a super-soft duvet and lots extra little touches. With bigger beds, swish decor and the clutch of benefits that come with the Signature Experience, we think they’ll be a winner with you, too.
Included in your room: Private balcony or patio • Large TV • En-suite bathroom with towels • Comfy chairs & reading lights • Hairdryer • Iron & ironing board • Telephone • Mini fridge • Safe • Earlier check in from 2pm
Standard Chalets – £329pp
Standard Hotel Rooms and Ledge House Rooms – £359pp; with sea view – £374pp
Garden Suites – £389pp
Signature Rooms – inland facing – £374pp
Signature Rooms with sea facing balcony or patio – £404pp
Royale Rooms in main hotel – sea facing – £419pp;
Hollywood House Royale Rooms, in grounds by Spanish Garden (no lift, no sea view) – £359pp
Enjoy the Warner Signature Experience…
• A wonderfully comfortable bed
• A cosy, soft lightweight duvet
• A duo of soft and firm pillows
• More choice with a pillow menu
• A super soft blanket (if you’d like one)
• A deep-filled mattress topper
• A stocked tea tray with fresh milk (and we’ll top it up for you)
• Delicious homemade cookies, cakes or tray-bake treats waiting on your arrival
• One bottle of still and one bottle of sparkling water
• A soft drink with a savoury snack
• Fluffy white robes to use during your stay
What Our Customers Say
"I had the most enjoyable weekend" We were at Norton Grange at the Weekend and I must say I had the most enjoyable weekend there. The whole programme was so well planned. Congratulations to your whole Team who worked so hard to keep us all Happy and well social distanced and protected and Safe. Well Done!! Read more “Norton Grange September 2020”
"we have just had a great weekend" I must admit I was a little worried about going away in the middle of covid after cancelling all my other holidays this year, but we have just had a great weekend although a little different. The music was great and the staff were brilliant, nothing was too much trouble considering they had a lot more to do i.e.serving at meal times and drinks at the tables. We have been away with you before and will again. Read more “Norton Grange Sept 2020”
"Certainly got the ‘old feet’ tapping!!" “Just wanted you to know we had a fabulous weekend. Staff coped brilliantly. Entertainment was excellent. Extremely well organised. Will have to keep our eyes open for other weekends. Thanks again” Read more “Warner September 2020”