CONVENTION details

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

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The September 2020 convention details
CONVENTION DATES - 2020

September 12 - 13 - CANCELLED

November 21 - 22

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
CONVENTION DATES - 2021

March 20 - 21

June 05 - 06

September 11 - 12

November 20 - 21

LATEST CONVENTION - CORONAVIRUS NEWS

SEPTEMBER 2020 CONVENTION CANCELLED
WITH THE GREATEST RELUCTANCE AND AFTER CONSIDERING ALL ASPECTS OF OUR NEEDS FOR A CONVENTION WEEKEND AND AFTER ADHERING TO GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES, IT HAS BEEN DECIDED THAT IT WOULD BE UNWISE AND UNSAFE TO PROCEED WITH THE SEPTEMBER 2020 CONVENTION. THEREFORE THE CONVENTION AT THE IMPERIAL HOTEL, BLACKPOOL ON 12 - 13 SEPTEMBER 2020 IS NOW OFFICIALLY CANCELLED. THIS DECISION HAS NOT BEING TAKEN WITHOUT SERIOUS THOUGHT BUT OUR MEMBERS SAFETY AND WELL-BEING IS OF PARAMOUNT IMPORTANCE.