Hi we are Phil & Jacqui and we started in 2016 to raise funds in support of "UPBEAT" the Heart Support Charity for West Suffolk. Reg No 1087415
By Organising dances and events at The Delphi Centre in Sudbury for people who love dance, ballroom, Latin, sequence and Swing Jive and even Barn Dances we have been able to present some great evenings with big 17 piece dance bands, Barn Dance bands and singers to entertain and make the evenings really be great.
For those who supported this event a big thank you we raised £741 for our charity "UPBEAT" The Heart Support Charity for West Suffolk. See below more details about the event.
We have one more exciting dance coming up, at the end of March 2020
This will be a "Swing Dance" Tickets on sale Now £10 each.
The big news is that we have been able to book Sarah Mai and The Rhythm Riots to perform for us at the Delphi Centre in March 2020.
Sarah has been performing at clubs and festivals in the UK, including the 100 Club, Ronnie Scotts and often teams up with the Jive Aces and supports Si Cranstoun.
Sarah Mai sang at our 1940's vintage day on 22nd June 2019 and she was a great success, she and the band played a large number of events last year including Twinwoods and the 1940's Sheringham weekend.
Look out for Sarah's new debut album which has just been released called "I AIN'T GONNA HUSH" see https://www.sarahmai.co.uk/
Tickets are £10 in advance and £12 on the door subject to availability, tickets are selling well so make sure you buy yours early.
This will be a very popular event so purchase your tickets early and will include vintage DJ Terry "Baker Boy" to fill in between band breaks. Dance styles will be varied Swing Jive Balboa, Lindy and some Rock & Roll
Please note you can bring your own nibbles but all drinks must be purchased from the licenced bar.
Tickets now available also online from:-
There will be a Raffle to support "UPBEAT" The Heart Support Charity
A 17 piece Big Band with male soloist Steve and band leader Bob Airzee
Songs and music from Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and many others.
Steve added to the Hollywood/Movie atmosphere with some specially selected movie themes.
Nettie our local professional singer from Assington performed two sets of great 60's classics which made the party really swing.
If you liked the music and wish to book Swing Machine:- visit www.swingmachine.co.uk
A fantastic evening sold out and over £700 raised for "UPBEAT"
All those who attended dressed to impress and were complemented by their wonderful masks
The Barn Dance with "Pluck & Squeeze" was great fun.
The supper supplied was made with all local produce, Suffolk Gold Cheese, Suffolk Blue cheese, local pickled onions, tomatoes, and bread from the Lavenham Bakery.