Glenn Miller

Born

100 year ago on the

1st March 2004

 Throught this year concerts celebration Glenn Millers Life and music will be taking place around the world. The following is a list of concerts so far booked for these special concerts.


If you can advise me of any additions to this list please send details for inclusion on these pages to me.


United Kingdom


The Syd Lawrence Orchestra directed by Chris Dean.

GLENN MILLER CENTENARY CONCERTS in 2004
Glenn Miller (1st. March 1904- 15th. Dec. 1944)
This man and his music had the greatest influence on popular music and boosted wartime morale.
Today, a century after his birth, his music is still being enjoyed by every generation.
To mark this special year, we arc presenting a nation-wide tour by the greatest exponents of Glenn Miller's
music - directed by the brilliant CHRIS DEAN with the fabulous CLASSIC BIG BAND the
SYD LAWRENCE ORCHESTRA and Singers

* indicates with STRINGS

Sun. 29th February .....................Fairfield Hall, CROYDON, 7.00pm *
Mon. I"'. March ........................ De Montfort Hall, LEICESTER, 7.30pm
*
Wed. 3rd. March ...................... The Town Hall, CHELTENHAM, 7.30pm
*
Fri. 5th March .......................... The Sands Centre, CARLISLE, 7.30pm
*
Sat. 6th March ........................ ..The City Hall, SHEFFIELD, 7.30pm
*
Thur. IS"'. March ......................Scotland TBA
Fri. 19th March......................... The Caird Hall, DUNDEE, 7.30pm
Sun. 4th. April........................... St. Ives Concert Hall, St. IVES, Cornwall, 7.30pm
Thur. 15 th. April....................... The Octagon Theatre, YEOVIL, 7.30pm
Thur. 6th May............................ The Forum 28 Theatre, BARROW-IN-FURNESS, 7.30pm
Wed. I9. May ............................The City Hall, NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE, 7.30pm
*
Thur. 20 th May.......................... Royal Concert Hall, GLASGOW, 7.30pm
*
Sun 13th June .............................The Pavilion Theatre, EXMOUTH, 8.00pm.
Sat. 19th June .............................East Kirby Aviation Centre, EAST KIRBY, 7.30pm
Sun. 4th July ............................USA Indcp. Day The Symphony Hall, BIRMINGHAM, 7.30pm
*

Sat. 10th July ............................Corn Exchange, BEDFORD, 7.30pm *
(60th. Diamond Anniversary of Glenn's first broadcast in the UK from Bedford)

Sal. 24th. July ...........................Rustington Home, Sea Rd., RUSTINGTON, 8.00pm

Sun. 29th.

Aug. Twinwood Airfield, Clapham.,

BEDFORD - Glenn Miller Festival Weekend


Sun. 12th Sept........................ The Hall for Cornwall, TRURO, 7.30pm
*
Tucs 14th. Sept....................... Theatre Royal, NORWICH, 7.30pm (T.B.C.)
*
Thur. 16th Sept. ......................The Royal Festival Hall, LONDON, 7.30pm (T.B.C.)
*
Wed. 29th. Sept.......................The National Concert Hall, DUBLIN, 8.00pm
*
Thur 30th Sept........................ The Waterfront Hall, BELFAST, 7.30pm
*
Sat. 2nd Oct. ...........................St. George^s Hall, BRADFORD, 7.30pm
*
Sun. 3 rd Oct...........................BridgewatcrHall. MANCHESTER, 7.30pm (T.B.C.)
*
Sal 9 th. Oct. ..........................The Hexagon, READING, 7.30pm (T.B.C.)
*
Sun. 10 th. Oct....................... Theatre by the Lake, KESWlCK,7.30pm
Wed. 20th .Oct ......................The New Victoria Theatre. WOKING, 7.30pm.
*
Thur. 21 st Oct....................... The Demgate Theatre, NORTHAMPTON, 7.30pm.
*
Sat. 23rd Oct. .........................The Pavilion Theatre, BOURNEMOUTH, 7.30pm.
*
Sun. 24th. Oct........................ The Colston Hall. BRISTOL, 7.30pm
*
Wed. 27th Oct. .......................The Victoria Halls, SELKIRK, 7.30pm
Thur. 28 th. Oct....................... Scotland TBA
Fri. 29th Oct............................ The Festival Theatre, PITLOCHRY. 7.30pm.
Thur. 25th Nov......................... St. David's Hall, CARDIFF. 7.30pm
*
Fri. 3rd. Dec............................ Coronation Hall, ULVERSTON, 7.30pm
Sat. 11th Dec........................... Fairficid Hall, CROYDON, 7.30pm.
Sun 12th Dec........................... The Corn Exchange, BEDFORD. 7.30pm.

 Tickets for the above concerts can be obtained from

Tony Wild Concerts Ltd.

5, Fisher Close, Wadebridge, Cornwall. PL27 6BG.

Phone 01208 814930 (UK exchange)

 

Tickets prices for concerts without String section. £15.00, £14.00, £12.50.


* Concerts with the added String Section in addition to The Big Band are £17.50, £15.50, £13.50.



Concert tickets for the Fairfield Hall Croydon concert on £29th Februsry 04 are £19..50

 The Glenn Miller Twinwood Festival

 

Saturday 28th, Sunday 29th & Monday 30th August 2004

Historic R.A.F. Twinwood Airfield & Arena, Clapham, Bedfordshire


It is 60 years since Glenn Miller himself performed with his Orchestra at this venue, and later on that year the great band leader took his last fateful flight from here. The last place he set foot was the Twinwood Control Tower, where the Glenn Miller Museum is now housed.A full package of non stop live music and attractions over the whole site, which not only will be a must for all Miller and militaria fans but great fun for all the family.

*The Syd Lawrence Orchestra in Concert (Sunday performance)

**John Miller and his Orchestra (Saturday evening dance)

**Chris Smith & his String of Pearls Orchestra (Monday afternoon)

** The official band of RAF Twinwood - the world famous Bill Baker Big Band (performances throughout)

** Jazz Platoon

** The Mainline Big Band

** The Spitfires

** RAF Twinwood Control Tower

** The Glenn Miller Museum

** Militaria & Aeronautics Fair

** Trade Stands

** Jiving & Jitterbug Displays & Demonstrations

** Tea Dances

** Hangar Dances

** Forties Fashion Shows

** Forties Film Shows

** Art Exhibitions

** Vehicles from the internationally famous Tony Oliver Collection

including General MacArthurs Cadillac

** Hundreds of 1940's Re-enactors

** 1940's Military & Civilian Vehicles

** Living History Displays, incl. the woodland war walks

*FREE CAMPING available for 3-day ticket holders

(please ensure you request a reserved camping plot & pass)

Superb boxes (for up to 12 people)

are available for Arena performances.

Phone for details. Pre-booked Ticket prices:
Adult Child FAMILY (2 adults & up to 3 children)
Saturday only £17.00 £6.00 -


Sunday only £17.00 £6.00 -


Monday only £12.00 £6.00 £25.00


Saturday & Sunday £24.00 £9.00 -


Sat, Sun & Mon £30.00 £11.00 -


Sunday & Monday £24.00 £9.00 -


(child price valid for children between 5yrs to 16yrs. Children 4yrs & under free)Take advantage of a 10% discount which applies to the above prices for tickets purchased before June 30thThe annual Glenn Miller Festival at Twinwood is superb value for money and hugely popular with many international visitors as well as those from the U.K.As demand for tickets is high, early booking is highly recommended.

Visit the official Twinwood Site for up to date changes and further information.

 

 

 

 
 
 

   
   

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