Saturday 22nd April 2017, 7:30pm Tickets from £21.00* to £56.50*
We are delighted to announce that Strictly Come Dancing stars, Aljaz and Janette will be bringing their ‘Remembering Fred’ tour to Floral Pavilion on 22nd April 2017.
Get ready to step back in time and relive special moments from the career of dancing extraordinaire, Fred Astaire. The ‘Remembering Fred Tour’ will take you on a magical journey of dance, live music and entertainment supported by special appearances from various celebrity guests.
Brought to life by the producer of Darcey Bussell and Katherine Jenkins’ Viva La Diva, ‘Remembering Fred’ will feature song and dance, celebrating the legacy of one of Hollywood’s true screen legends and entertainers.
Aljaz and Janette will be performing steps and turns from the golden age of Hollywood’s most celebrated dance routines. Audiences will hear from famous Fred fans including Twiggy, Darcey Bussell, Don Black and Bruce Oldfield who will share stories of how the screen icon touched their lives and discuss what made him so special.
The show, which promises to be a magical evening of top hat, white tie and wonderful tales, is backed by a full supporting cast of dancers, a live band and sensational singers. The cast will perform classics from the American Songbook, written by the likes of George & Ira Gershwin, Irving Berlin and Cole Porter.
‘Remembering Fred’ will feature classic songs including ‘They Can’t Take That Away From Me’, ‘Night & Day’, ‘S’Wonderful’, ‘Cheek To Cheek’, ‘Puttin’ On The Ritz’, ‘Let’s Face The Music & Dance’, ‘The Way You Look Tonight’, ‘Top Hat, White Tie & Tails’ plus many more.
Speaking about the ‘Remembering Fred’ show, Aljaz and Janette said: “Fred Astaire is an inspiration to every dancer we know. We are excited to be headlining a show paying tribute to this unique Hollywood legend. We will celebrate his dance, his choreography, his most memorable songs and films as well as his poise and elegance and what made this man such an icon of the 20th century. And just like Fred, we will be doing it big, doing it right and doing it with style!”
*Includes a £1.50 per ticket fee. Fees capped at the first 8 tickets. No fees to Friends of the Floral.
Mercury Theatre, Colchester and Selladoor Productions have today announced a brand new UK tour of Eric Idle's Spamalot. Lovingly ripped off from the hugely successful 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, this riotous comedy comes to the Floral Pavilion from 3-7 April 2018. Tickets go on sale 12 May at 10am online and 11am from Box Office.
Seaside Festival/Bank Holiday
17 May 2017
The inaugural New Brighton Seaside Festival is taking place on the Fort Perch Rock Car Park over
the Whitsun Bank Holiday weekend. As such parking will be unavailable
on the car park from Friday 26 to Monday 29 May. There will be a
park and ride service from the 'dips' to Morrisons. No road
closures are planned.