WICKSTEED PARK ANNOUNCES NEW DAYTIME SHOWS FOR 2015

Wicksteed Park Pavilion – the premier group travel show venue – has announced an exciting new line up of daytime shows for 2015.

The Songs That Won The War and Swinging Into Christmas will provide West End quality entertainment along with lunch and afternoon tea in the park’s stunning Edwardian Pavilion.

The Songs That Won The War, which premieres on May 12, is a tribute to the era’s best loved songs, including We’ll Meet Again, Now is the Hour, Pack Up Your Troubles, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, In The Mood and many more.

Supported by the Royal British Legion, the show features an outstanding cast singing to a live band and will also be performed on May 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21 and 22 and June 3, 4 and 5.

Prices are £13.50 (show only), £20 (show with lunch and afternoon tea), £18 (groups of 23 or more) plus, receive free tickets when you book (23 or more – 1 extra free ticket, 45 or more – 3 extra free tickets, 90 or more – 6 extra free tickets).

Swinging into Christmas, which premieres on November 1, will provide a feast of classic and festive swing hits to an outstanding London show standard.

Set in the golden age of swing, it is a glittering dedication to legends such as Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin, Bing Crosby, Matt Monro, Eartha Kitt and many others.

Songs will include Santa Baby, White Christmas, Come Fly with Me, Fly Me to the Moon, Lady is a Tramp, My Way, Baby it’s Cold Outside, The Christmas Song, Jingle Bells.

The show features an outstanding cast of singers, dancers and actors all backed by The Pavilion’s sensational resident jazz trio.

Other show dates are November 3, 4, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30 and December 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21 and 22.

Prices are £15.50 (show only), £25 (show with lunch and afternoon tea), £23 (groups of 23 or more). Plus, receive free tickets when you book (23 or more – 1 extra free ticket, 45 or more – 3 extra free tickets, 90 or more – 6 extra free tickets).

Both shows are produced and directed by Katie Ashby, who has an impressive track record, including Ocean’s Eleven, The D-Day Darlings and The Bombshell Babes.

Coach drivers are provided with complimentary lunch and refreshments.

The venue now has dedicated coach parking for up to 30 coaches, with overflow parking available.

A welcome host is also provided on request to show passengers into the Pavilion show venue.

Marie Phillips, Marketing Co-ordinator at the park, said: “The Wicksteed Park shows provide a wonderful day out in a unique format which allows people to combine West End standard entertainment with luch and afternoon tea.

“This year’s shows promise to keep up the high standard of previous years and are, of course, set in the superb surroundings of the newly-refurbished Edwardian pavilion.”

The entrance to Wicksteed Park is off Barton Road
Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 6NJ – just minutes away from the A14, and close to the M1 and A1.

Group bookings can be made by contacting Flo Florea on 01536 512475.