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Music - Pop, Sat 31 Mar 2018, £6-£15

Searchers & Hollies Experience

Searchers & Hollies Experience


The Searchers and Hollies Experience........The best of both worlds brings to the stage the magical hits of these two legendary harmony bands. Bringing back memories of the most high energy decade in pop music history. Let the haunting melodies transport you to that exciting era when millions of records were sold.

The Searchers - from Liverpool - made their debut with the rise of Mersey Beat. Their very first recording - 'Sweets For My Sweet' went to number 1 in the charts. This was followed at No.2 by their third single - 'Sugar And Spice'. They then went on to have many more memorable chart hits. Who can forget 'Needles And Pins' and 'When You Walk In The Room'. They had many other hits and became part of the British invasion of the American charts alongside The Beatles.

The Hollies - from Manchester - were also pushed forward with the rise of Mersey Beat as they played many of the same venues as the Mersey groups . The Hollies are known as the most successful British singles band ever ? having had chart hits in every decade since the 60's. Catchy - melodic tunes are their trademark and they have had phenomenal chart success. 'Stay' - I Can't Let Go' - 'Bus Stop' - 'Sorry Suzanne' - 'He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother' Here I Go Again' - 'Just One Look' and the haunting 'Air That I Breathe' are just a few of their hits.

The Searchers and Hollies Experience is performed by the FOD Band who have been together since 1983. They have a particular insight into the Searchers music having backed Tony Jackson - the original lead singer of The Searchers. When Tony Jackson returned to performing in the 90's - The FOD Band were selected by Tony - to back him under The Tony Jackson Group banner. The FOD band have also appeared with Eric Haydock's Hollies - a band that Eric Haydock - the original Hollies bass guitarist formed in the 1990's. FOD love the harmonies and the melodic material these groups recorded - and this is what motivated them to combine the two group's hits into this exciting 2 hour show - featuring over 30 hit songs.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site light refreshmentsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 31 Mar 2018 19:30


Adults £15
Concessions £14
Children (15 and under) £6

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Pier Gardens,
Great Yarmouth,
NR31 6PP



See location of Gorleston Pavilion Theatre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 530035  Lat: 52.57086 Long: 1.73318

By Road: From Great Yarmouth follow the A12 towards Lowestoft the follow signs for Gorleston.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system