Shortlist symbol Add to shortlist button.

Type of Venue

 

Location

 

Facilities

 

Or Venue Name

 
 

Shortlist

Shortlist symbol Add to shortlist button.

image for Music - Pop item typeSincerely Yours - the Vera Lynn Story at Kings Hall and Winter Gardensadd to shortlist

Music, Tue 12 Sep 2017, £16.50

Kings Hall

Kings Hall

Details

Lorrie Brown brings her tribute to Dame Vera Lynn, Sincerely Yours. The Vera Lynn Story to King's Hall, Ilkley.

Lorrie Brown has been performing a tribute show to Vera Lynn for over 20yrs and in 2013 she was honoured for her achievement by the Agents Association and named UK No.1 Vera Lynn tribute. Lorrie is now taking the next logical step with a tour of a show that she has devised with her husband and co producer Gary Birtles.

As Lorrie explains, "2017 will be Dame Vera’s 100th birthday and the nation is going to be honouring all her achievements from her life. During my show we talk about the work she did during WW2 so the next logical step was to tell people about her life and what shaped her into becoming the forces sweetheart.

She started her career singing in the dance bands and that is where we will start. We will be performing on stage with a live band and singing many of the songs she would have sung in her early days, then moving on to her time entertaining the troops and hosting her own radio show ‘Sincerely Yours’, which is where the title of the show comes from.

Dame Vera had many hits so we will try and get as many in the show as possible all with that live band sound. Also on the bill will be support by another wartime favourite, George Formby performed by one of the country’s leading tribute acts."

Public toilets

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 12 Sep 2017 14:00

Prices

Tickets: £16.50
Transaction fees apply

Address

Station Road,
Ilkley,
LS29 8HB

Location

Directions

See location of Kings Hall and Winter Gardens on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 117475  Lat: 53.92427 Long: -1.82188

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Ilkley station

Facilities

  • Public toiletsPublic toilets