CONVENTION details

We hold our quarterly conventions at the IMPERIAL HOTEL, NORTH PROMENADE, BLACKPOOL,

LANCASHIRE FY1 2HB

The convention is free to members.

Please note: Only assistance dogs are allowed within the rooms hired for convention functions. Non members are charged £6 per day per person or if they are coming for the full weekend they are charged £10 per person. The admission fee is payable as you enter the room at our reception desk Should you decide to join the George Formby Society over that weekend, then the day charge will be set towards the annual subscription. (£22 per full member, £10 per family member). Please note: Children under the age of 16 years must be accompanied by an adult. Start time officially is 13:30 and we break at 17:00 on both Saturday and Sunday, recommencing at 19:00 for a Formby film and then at around 20:30 the evening concert will begin. You can read about previous conventions here. If you wish to join the GFS please go here. If you wish to contact the Imperial Hotel please follow this link
Future convention details
CONVENTION DATES - 2019

September 21 - 22

November 16 - 17

CONVENTION DATES - 2020

March 21 - 22

June 13 - 14

September 12 - 13

November 21 - 22

THE SEPTEMBER 2019 CONVENTION

The next convention will take place on the weekend of November 17 - 18 in the Lancastrian Suite of the Imperial Hotel, North Promenade, Blackpool FY1 2HB

THE GFS SHOP WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND

FILMS FOR THE WEEKEND

Saturday - TROUBLE BREWING

Sunday - LET GEORGE DO IT

Tuition Classes by Andy Poppleton will take place on both Saturday and Sunday afternoon.

Up and Comers concerts will be organised and will take place on both Saturday and Sunday afternoon.

THE 58TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

This will take place on Sunday morning 22 September at 10:30. Admittance is limited to paid-up members (from 01

July 2019) of The George Formby Society only and no one will be admitted once the meeting commences at 10:30.

Members should ensure that they have their membership card with them.

ELECTION OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS FOR THE YEAR 2019 - 2020.

Each year at the AGM, the whole committee will stand down and seek re-election. All committee positions are open

to any fully paid up member who wishes to be nominated.