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Special Interest - Music

Music of the 50s and 60s QQQQ

Bournemouth, England

Music of the 50s and 60s

Bournemouth, England

2 passengers
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  • A plate with a knife and fork Half board

Discover the music of the 50s and 60s in the company of your host and guest performers

From Bill Haley and Elvis to the Beatles and the Beach Boys, the music of the 1950s and 60s provided a soundtrack to the innovations and changes that were taking place during these post-war decades.

On this four-night holiday join your host Carol Anne Wells on a musical journey as you discover some of the great singers of the period, their songs and music. Carol Anne will give a illustrated welcome music session and an in-house concert, before being joined by singer Del Barefoot as they pay tribute to the the great singers of the period, with a final performance from Jeremy Huggett's ‘Band of Gold’ to bring your holiday to a ‘swinging’ conclusion!


PlateAll breakfasts (B) and dinners (D)

PersonLocal expert guide


  • Cancellation rights
  • Expert host talks
  • Hosted welcome drinks reception
  • Three in-house performances
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hotel porterage

MapIncluded excursion

  • Russell-Cotes Gallery


The Hermitage Hotel, Exeter Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK BH2 5AH


The 4-star Hermitage Hotel occupies one of the best hotel locations in Bournemouth, directly in front of the iconic pier.


All 76 traditional bedrooms have a flat-screen television, hairdryer, tea and coffee-making facilities and free Wi-Fi. Saga guests stay in standard rooms with inland views (upgrades to sea view, superior, superior sea view and suites available on request). The hotel has a lift, and some rooms are located on the ground floor.

Flat-screen television
Tea coffee making facilities

Food and Drink

All meals will be served in the hotel's Hardy’s Restaurant, awarded an AA Rosette and using local and sustainable ingredients. The NEO restaurant (a la carte and at an additional charge) features a modern lounge bar serving over 40 gins and with an extensive cocktail menu.

Hermitage Hotel, Bournemouth
Hardy’s Restaurant, Hermitage Hotel
The modern lounge bar
Enjoy tea and coffee in the room


Music of the 50s and 60s

Bournemouth, England

2 passengers
Music of the 50s and 60s QQQQ

Bournemouth, England