Get In the Mood for all the old big band classics

THE Rotary Club of Ely will mark Saint Valentine s week next month with a big band performance at the Hayward Theatre. Well-known Royston band Opus 17 will be providing the 1940s-themed entertainment on Friday, February 16. Comprising five saxophones, f

THE Rotary Club of Ely will mark Saint Valentine's week next month with a big band performance at the Hayward Theatre.

Well-known Royston band Opus 17 will be providing the 1940s-themed entertainment on Friday, February 16.

Comprising five saxophones, four trumpets, four trombones, a three-piece rhythm section and a vocalist, the band play numbers like In the Mood, Tuxedo Junction and American Patrol.

The band will appear in trademark US Army Airforce uniforms, and the event promises to be a unique evening's entertainment.

INFO: The concert begins at 8pm, with a full bar open from 7.30pm and again during two intervals.

Tickets, priced £10 per person, are available from ADeC at The Babylon Gallery. A telephone credit card service is available on 01353 616991.

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Tickets are also available from Wades the Opticians, Whiting and Partners or direct from Eric Grant on 01353 749778.