The George Formby Society Convention

Start date: 18 Nov 2023
End date: 19 Nov 2023
Location: The Imperial Hotel
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In 1961 the first meeting of the George Formby society was held at the Imperial with just 56 members. Over 1,000 members return year on year and non-members can also attend for a small entrance fee. 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. Read Turned Out Nice: Inside the George Formby Society Convention here.

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