We hold our quarterly conventions at the Imperial Hotel, North Promenade North Shore, Blackpool, Lancashire FY1 2HB Tel: 01253 623971

Convention Details for The Winter Convention

November 29 - 30 - to be held in The Imperial Hotel

At this convention the GFS committee have changed the formula for concert performances.

  • Saturday Afternoon - You must sing one George Formby song within your performance. If you do not have a Formby number in your repertoire, then only one song will be performed.
  • Saturday Evening - Only George Formby numbers to be performed (these rule has not changed).
  • Sunday Afternoon - You must sing one George Formby song within your performance. If you do not have a Formby number in your repertoire, then only one song will be performed.
  • Sunday Evening - There is no restrictions applicable, you may sing whatever you wish - but please remember that we are - The George Formby Society.

Films this weekend are:

Saturday - Eddie Waring is The Ukulele Man (Eddie introduces his favourite Formby songs and meets members of The GFS in 1971.)

Sunday - Boots! Boots!.

 

Convention Dates for 2015

March 21 - 22 - to be held in The Imperial Hotel

June 06 - 07 - to be held in The Imperial Hotel

September 19 - 20 - to be held in The Imperial Hotel

November 28 - 29 - to be held in The Imperial Hotel

The convention is free to members.
Non members are charged £6 per day per person or if they are coming for the full weekend they are charged £10 per person. Should they decide to join the George Formby Society over that weekend, then the day charge will be set towards the annual subscription.

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.

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