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The Ultimate 60s Summer Seaside Party at Pontins Pakefield
4 days, 28th June 2019, from £169 per person
After being discovered singing in a Soho club by impressario Larry Parnes, Marty Wilde‘s career took off. 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, whichj 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 Britsh Rock and Roll icon.
Brian Poole was lead singer with the original Tremeloes – one of the early British rock-n-roll bands in early 1958. In 1960 they were signed to Decca Records and were used as a vocal backing band for many top recording artistes until they had their first hit, “Twist & Shout”, which went to No. 3 in the charts. Next came their massive No.1, “Do You Love Me”, “Candyman” (no. 4), “Someone Someone” (no. 2) plus many more. After going his own way the the 70s Brian now has his own backing band, Electrix, whose line-up consists of keyboards, lead guitar, bass guitar and drums, with vocal harmonies added to give the band a great Rock ‘n’ Roll sound when playing all the hits with a contemporary feel.
The Pacemakers were the power behind Gerry Marsden’s string of hits in the 60s including ‘I Like It’, ‘How Do You Do It?’, ‘Ferry Cross the Mersey’ and ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’. Now, Steve Thompson, Gerry Marsden’s right hand man since the 90s, has taken over the reins and the reborn band is known as Steve Thompson’s Pacemakers. The band has toured extensively for the past 26 years and continue to do so as the latest chapter of their history unfolds. Steve is joined in the band’s line-up with former Pacemaker Andy Wild, Brian Poole’s Drummer Tony (Gill Boy) Allen and Rob Swain.
The Dreamers started in 1963 with Freddie Garrity as the never to be forgotten Freddie and The Dreamers. The band remain one of the best known named bands on the 60s music circuit still featuring two original members – Alan Mosca and Bryan Byng. Along with Freddie, Alan and Bryan toured toured the world as part of the British Invasion Tour of America, sharing the stage with Gerry and The Pacemakers and The Searchers. Today, Alan and Bryan are joined by The Temple Brothers, Steve and Colin, who in their own right are seasoned professionals having toured extensively with their Everly Brothers tribute show and Midnight Dynamos rock and roll band.
Dave Grant was a founder member of the Nottingham group, Paper Lace, whose one big hit was “Billy Don’t Be A Hero” in 1974.These days, Dave is more popular than Paper Lace ever were and tours as a solo singer with a wide catalogue of 70s hits and roll-n-roll standards. A consumate singer/guitarist, Dave continues to play to full houses.
Martin Jarvis‘ Tomtastic Tom Jones tribute is know to be the best in the business With his powerful voice comparing well with TOM JONES. He has performed a complete Tom Jones Tribute Show all over the world from Vegas to Hong Kong. Since the success of the “RELOAD” album, the “BRIT AWARDS”, his KNIGHTHOOD and TV show “THE VOICE”, Tom has gained a new set of fans and Martin has blended the New songs in with the Timeless Favourites. Martin has also appeared alongside Tom on a video shoot for his “BLACK BETTY” single release.
Jimmy Jemain is the Official UK No1 Cliff Richard Tribute and Europe‘s finest and most professional tribute to Sir Cliff Richard. A Winner Of Stars In Your Eyes, Jimmy has been singing now For nearly 30 years.
Pakefield is one of Pontins most peaceful resorts – set in a picturesque seaside spot near Lowestoft, with beautiful gardens and grounds. Seaside towns, beaches and unspoilt countryside are all on the doorstep, it’s a great place to unwind and relax. 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.
Chalets 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 & toilet, bed linen & towels and electricity is provided.
Breakfasts and dinners are taken in the buffet-style cafeteria with views over the grounds to the sea.
Upgraded Club chalets are available which are arranged in a garden setting and have sliding patio doors. Club chalets also allow an early 2pm check-in.