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MK50: Summer Concert Series The Swinging Sixties

Sun, 13 Aug 2017
From 12:00 to 16:30
Sample some sixties smash hits this summer at Bletchley Park!

Help celebrate Milton Keynes’ 50th birthday and head to Bletchley Park this summer. Dance the afternoon away to the sounds of The Sparkling ’66, an exciting tribute band to the greatest decade in pop, as they bring you hits from the Swinging Sixties.

Chill out in our deckchairs and enjoy summertime snacks from our barbeque and delight in a Pimms tent treat! We are also delighted to be joined by members of The Midget & Sprite Club who will be displaying a range of their vehicles.

Key timings for the day
The Sparkling ’66 will play from 12:15 – 16:00.
The barbecue will serve food from 12:00 – 15:00 and will be subject to a charge – cash only.
The Pimms tent will be open from 12:00 – 16:30 and will be subject to a charge – cash only.

In the instance of extreme bad weather, the event will take place in our Teleprinter Hall.

Terms and Conditions

Entry to this event is included in your admission price.

The barbecue will serve food from 12pm – 3pm and will be subject to a charge.

The Pimms tent will be open from 12pm – 4.30pm and will be subject to a charge.

The Sparkling '66
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About the Sparkling '66

The Sparkling ’66 are an exciting tribute to the greatest decade in pop music. Featuring the incredible hits of The Beatles, Rolling Stones, The Kinks and The Who alongside early ’60s gems from the Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly and many more. they will bring you the perfect set-list for listening, dancing and pure enjoyment.

Featuring Oli Egan (drums, vocals, keyboards, guitar,) Guy Thompson (guitar, vocals,) Ben Summers (bass, vocals) and Tom Colman (drums, vocals,) the band was formed in 2006 at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. The current four piece line-up is our biggest, fullest sound yet. With Guy and Oli also playing for a leading Rolling Stones tribute band, The Sparkling ’66 are four professional musicians who can perfectly capture the jangling guitars, irresistible backbeat and shimmering vocal harmonies of pop’s finest hour!

The Midget & Sprite Club
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About the Midget & Sprite Club

The Midget & Sprite Club (MASC) was formed in October 1983 by a group of Midget and Sprite enthusiasts and has gone from strength to strength since then. Today the club welcomes owners and fans of all MG Midgets and Austin Healey Sprites from the original 1958 Austin Healey ‘Frogeye’ Sprite through to the last 1979 rubber bumper MG Midget 1500cc and all the many derivatives along the way.
The club currently has around 1000 members whose interests range from perfect factory fresh cars, restoration projects, everyday runabouts and serious racing cars.