And a great spot for any campers, Jo is accommodating the 4os weekend by offering her car park for any camper vans etc and tourers .…
showers and toilets for use in the pub over night if needed
We have a hidden hideaway in Thorne just by the river don and waterside birthplace of the lovely Leslie Garrett, The John Bull is just off the m18 in a lovely peaceful area Offering Excellent food lovely surroundings
It’s a walkable distance into Thorne passing Thorne north station where the trolley bus picks up for sandoft trolley museum
A few more steps is The punchbowl inn where the forties parade leaves from
Also there will be a few indoor stalls too
Please contact Linda to direct to book any camping it is £25 pound inc Friday evening to Sunday
Use the Contact Form or contact Linda on 01405 817186
The Bowkers are a leading vocal harmony family group. With Justine and her brothers Lukas and Max together with their father Jason. They love to perform many genres of music and will transport you back to the golden era of swing with their classic vocals and harmonies, slick fashion and quick wit. Or to The Royal Opera House and the West End theatres with their renditions of popular show tunes and arias. And for those who want to let their hair down and dance all night they will deliver Soul, Motown and pop classics all night long.
Beverley provides high quality entertainment, a professional 40’s Swing Tribute singer, actress & former professional dancer. A captivating performer, with a mesmerising voice, bringing you the Big Band Swing sound of the 1940’s/30’s & 50’s, guaranteed to get you foot-tapping, dancing & singing along, to the Swing of those Dance Band Days. A vibrant performer, providing perfect tribute entertainment for 40’s Themed Events, Corporate, Vintage Fairs/Weddings &
With a strong, rich voice vintage tribute singer, Cherie Lawrence, loves nothing more than singing a torch song from World War II which brings a tear to eyes of her audience but is equally adept at getting a crowd dancing and cheering to World War II vintage classics such as Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.
Appearing Exclusively at the PunchBowl Inn
An excellent 9 piece dance band led by Kal Vaikla (who has successfully played with and led many of the popular big bands across the Midlands and also currently manages Kal’s Kats -jump jive and swing Band)
After their success at their VE Day concert The Ladybugs will be performing at the Thorne 1940’s Weekend….
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Local Yorkshire Lass makes good and is performing at the ‘Thorne 1940’s Weekend’
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Introducing the ‘George Formby Tribute –
Colin Bourdiec, UK’s foremost George Formby Impersonator and ENSAtainer performing on original 1930 ukes, Gibson and Ludwigs.
Reliving the music of George Formby and WW2 Variety artists through ENSA in authentic uniforms to compliment fellow re-enactors.
Colin is one of the only Song and Dance men reliving the age of Variety and Vaudeville.
We are best friends and we love singing and working together and all of audiences say that it shows through in our performance.
Mixed in with all of the songs from the era are anecdotes, jokes and light hearted banter which keeps the audience smiling and engaged, we encourage everyone to sing along with us, you will be surprised how many of these catchy classics that you know.
Known throughout the UK and abroad for her authentic costumes, sparkling stage presence and versatile vocals, Miss Marina Mae’s shows are like being transported back in time to the 1940’s; a time when music brought us together.
Paula Marie is ‘The Vintage Vocalist’, a unique solo vocal act bringing the music of the 40’s to life! A real treat for 1940s music fans, Paula Marie possesses a rich and beautifully expressive voice that really does hark back to this bygone era! Her performances feature a wonderful selection of music from the time. Including all the traditional wartime favorites and sing-along classics as performed by The Andrews Sisters, Anne Shelton, Gracie Fields and of course Dame Vera Lynn, she’s sure to get everyone joining in and waving their flags in the air!