Wartime classics on the lawns

Big Band On The Lawns… Songs That Won The War, South Lodge Hotel, Lower Beeding, Horsham, Sunday, July 22

SOUTH Lodge Hotel in Lower Beeding will once again be hosting a spectacular outdoor concert which as ever, will feature the celebrated Syd Lawrence Orchestra. They will be playing a variety of wartime classics such as ‘We’ll meet again’, ‘Pack up your troubles’, My old man’ and ‘White cliffs of Dover’ to a rousing wartime sing-along medley.

This annual event has become a notable date in everyone’s diary attracting some 1200 guests enjoying the music, the atmosphere and the beautiful surroundings of South Lodge Hotel. The hotel invite you to arrive a little early to claim a spot in the grounds for the afternoon - lay out your picnic blanket, erect your deck chairs and unpack the wine glasses. No seating is provided so band goers should take their own blanket if required.

Tickets are £22 per adult, £11 per child (4 to 12 years) or £55 per family (includes 2 adults and 2 children). And should you wish to stay overnight the hotel are offering a special rate for Big Band guests of £199 per room including two tickets and full English breakfast (based on two people sharing). Gates open at 4.00pm and the concert begins at 5.00pm and will finish by 8.00pm.

Nestling in 93 acres of rolling Sussex parkland South Lodge is a captivating country house built as a family home in 1883. The hotel has an array of fabulous dining options including the Michelin starred restaurant The Pass, the elegant Camellia and the recently restored Victorian cellar… and is also very well-known for its delicious afternoon teas!

Tickets available from South Lodge Hotel on 01403 891711.