Results tagged “Vera Lynn” from Loughborough Echo - On Your Travels
STAFF at Mill Rythe Holiday Village will be welcoming guests with a "Hi-de-Hi campers" next year when the Hayling Island holiday park hosts weekend breaks dedicated to the hit BBC TV comedy series with headline act Canon and Ball.
The 1980s kings of comedy duo will be one of the many highlights Hi-de-Hi Special weekender on September 28, which will feature three days of entertainment with staff in the authentic yellow canary clothing, scenery and memorabilia from the series. There will be early-morning 'Hello campers' wake-up calls, knobbly knees and glamorous granny competitions, with each day finishing off with "Goodnight campers, see you in the morning." A star of the 1980s hit comedy will be making a guest appearance. Prices for the three-night break start at £139 per person with early-bird prices available at £119 per person.
The holiday park, owned by growing UK operator Away Resorts, is also holding a number of Remember When Showbreaks featuring the Vera Lynn The Story, the UK's first-ever musical and theatrical tribute to forces sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn, along with a dedicated Military Heroes weekend
The show, which will chart the life of Dame Vera Lynn from a radio presenter before the war to her career as the forces sweetheart during World War II, will form part of a number of new Remember When entertainment breaks that the operator will be offering next year with the launch of its first-ever, adults-only brochure for Mill Rythe, one of the original 1940s Sunshine Holiday Camps, which was also used as a camp for the marines during the war and after when they would holiday there with their families.
New for 2012:
Remember When? Hi-de-Hi Special
Revoking the nostalgia of the great British summer holiday camp, this Hi-de-Hi Special will feature three days of entertainment with staff in the authentic yellow canary clothing, scenery and memorabilia from the series. There will be early-morning 'Hello campers' wake-up calls, knobbly knees and glamorous granny competitions, a star guest appearance from Hi-de-Hi with each day finishing off with "Goodnight campers, see you in the morning." A star of the 1980s hit comedy will be making a guest appearance.
World Cruise - new for 2012
Evening themes will include flavours of the casino with Monte Carlo-style cabarets and a New York-style night with an evening on Broadway. And let's not forget the Captain's Gala Dinner
Military Heroes - new for 2012
Mill Rythe has previously hosted events and weekend breaks for ex-service men and women such as the Wrens, Algerines' Association, Normandy Veterans Association, the Landing Craft Association, Landing Ship Tank and the RNA. This year, Mill Rythe is organising the events for them, with a seven-day break, beginning on September 17, that will be a celebratory journey through the wartime era, and will include the Vera Lynn Story.
New Companions - new for 2012
For both singles or couples that wish to meet other couples, designed to help people meet new people for friendship on holiday. The event is held on the afternoon of the first day of each break.
Resident Dance Couple - new for 2012
Every night one or both of the park's talented dancers will open the evening with a routine choreographed just for our guests. After that, guests will be welcomed to the floor themselves
Zumba Gold Fitness - new for 2012
Zumba-trained team members at Mill Rythe will be able to deliver 'Zumba Gold' Easyfitness programme throughout each break
Master Classes - new for 2012
Available at a charge for either a one to one or as part of a group. Our Group Master Classes are aimed at people who maybe looking to develop a new skill whereas our one to one sessions are perfect for beginners or even more advanced individuals. Activities may include wine tasting, singing and guitar lessons with our professional resident team and band.
Prices lead in at £94 per adult for a four-night, half-board midweek break or a three-night, half-board weekend break.