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The Oval Swing Fest - The Jive Aces

The Oval Swing Fest - The Jive Aces

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Location

Date

May 25 2024 12:00 - 21:00

Description

Swing into action this summer at The Oval Bandstand's first-ever Swing Fest on Saturday, May 25th, kicking off from 12pm until 9pm! Get ready for a day filled with sizzling swing, jive, rhythm & blues, and rock 'n' roll, with a dash of boogie woogie thrown in for good measure!

The lineup is nothing short of spectacular, featuring the UK's premier swinging ensemble, The Jive Aces, alongside the sensational Miss Holiday and the Swingtones, and the super talented Lew Lewis and His Allstar Trio, it's bound to be nine hours of non-stop jumping and jiving!

With the charismatic dance duo JiveSwing as Emcee, The Oval Swing Fest promises not only electrifying musical performances but also show-stopping dance routines, dance lessons, fun competitions, and top-notch tunes spun by the brilliant DJ Pat da Kat.

PROGRAMME (TO BE CONFIRMED)

  • 12:00pm - Gates Open
  • 1:00pm - Miss Holiday and the The Swingtones
  • 4:00pm - Lew Lewis and His All Star Trio
  • 6:30pm - The Jive Aces
  • 9:00pm - Gates Close

FOOD & DRINK

The Oval Bar will be serving a wide selection of drinks including beer, prosecco, wines, spirits, cocktails, and soft drinks. Hot drinks, cold drinks, and treats will be available at The Oval Kiosk. Hot food options will be available. We accept cash and card payments.

SEATING

We are unable to reserve seating, please arrive early to ensure you can sit in your preferred area.

TICKETS

Tickets are issued electronically as e-tickets and are strictly non-transferable and non-refundable. If it rains the event will go ahead and remember you will not receive a refund. Do not offer tickets for sale or for free on social media platforms, if this happens your tickets will be cancelled. If you can't attend please cancel your e-tickets on Eventbrite as this will allow people that have signed up to the waitlist to attend the event.

If you have not received your e-tickets 72 hours before the event, it is your responsibility to contact the venue. It is your responsibility to inform us of any change of details including address and email address.

FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY AND ENJOYMENT WE ASK YOU TO PLEASE FOLLOW THE EVENT RULES:

  • Strictly NO alcohol to be brought in to the amphitheatre, bag searches will be in operation. A fully licensed bar is available on-site.
  • Well behaved dogs are welcome, but they MUST be kept on a lead at all times whilst in the bandstand auditorium.
  • Please note that all under 18's must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable, the person named on the e-ticket must be in attendance and you may be asked for ID.
  • In the unlikely event of severe weather that poses a safety risk the event may be cancelled, all tickets are non-refundable, please check the forecast and come prepared in case it rains.
  • Please note that it can turn chilly in the evenings, so please make sure you bring suitable clothing.
  • If you wish to smoke, including e-cigarettes, you must do so in the designated areas. Please be courteous towards other audience members.
  • Please place all rubbish into the bins provided or take it home with you.
  • Any alcoholic drinks purchased at the bar must be consumed within the amphitheatre.
  • No umbrellas are permitted during the event (except at management discretion).
  • The venue operates a Challenge 25 Policy. If you look under 25 please do not be offended if we ask you for proof of age when you purchase alcohol. Please bring proof of ID to show you are over 18.
  • Please note the venue operator, GRASS Cliftonville CIC, cannot be held liable or responsible for any damage to vehicles or personal property whilst attending any of our events.
  • No naked flames, BBQ’s, gas stoves or candles allowed in the amphitheatre.
  • No unauthorised tents, gazebos, parasols or pop-up structures allowed in the amphitheatre.
  • Glass is not permitted within the amphitheatre – please ensure all drinks are in plastic/cans and consumed from plastic/paper drinkware.
  • Please follow our Stewards' instructions, and remember to sit in the designated seating areas only.
  • Please do not block circulation routes to ensure other audience members, particularly those who are less able bodied, can move freely around the venue.

First aid staff are present at all GRASS Cliftonville CIC events. If you become unwell at one of our events please contact your nearest Steward.

Please note failure to comply with any venue rules could result in refused entry or immediate removal from the event.

As a condition of attending and purchasing tickets for the event, participants agree the following waivers:

  • I acknowledge and agree that I participate in the GRASS Cliftonville CIC's events at my own risk. I release and indemnify GRASS Cliftonville CIC, organisations or corporations associated directly or indirectly with the conduct of the event, from and against all claims, liabilities, injury, loss or damage I may suffer or incur arising from or connected with my participation in this event.
  • I grant full permission for the organisers and media to use photographs, film or video footage of me participating in GRASS Cliftonville CIC event and surrounding activities, promotion of this or similar events in the future or in relation to relevant fundraising activities.

Venue

The Oval Bandstand and Lawns, The Oval Bandstand and Lawns, Eastern Esplanade,, CT9 2HL Margate

FAQ

  • I have not received my ticket via email. What should I do?

    The first thing to do is check your spam/junk filters and inboxes. Your tickets were sent as an attachment and can be thought of as spam by some email services. Alternatively, you can always find your tickets in your Billetto account that you can access in the browsers or the dedicated Billetto app. For more help with this, read here.

  • I wish to cancel my ticket and receive a refund. What should I do?

    The approval of refunds is entirely at the event organiser’s discretion, and you should get in contact with the event organiser to discuss what options are available to you. To get in touch with the event organiser, simply reply to your order confirmation email or use the "Contact organiser" form on the organiser's profile. For more help with this, read here.

  • I have registered on the waiting list, what happens now?

    If more tickets become available you will be notified (by email) amongst others who have joined the list. Purchasing is on a first-come first-serve basis. For more information, read here.

  • Where do I find a link to an online event?

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  • What is refund protection and why would I need it?

    Refund Protection provides you with the assurance that if unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances interfere with your ability to attend an event you can claim a refund. For more information on this, read here.

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