Old time tea dances returning to Royston

Live Band Tea Dance Series @ The Historic Royston Hall Dance Alert !!

Royston Community Club president Fred Tutt is thrilled to announce a four-performance Saturday afternoon tea dance series starting with the Georgia Strait Big Band on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 2 to 4 p.m.

All four live band dances in the series are at the historic Royston Hall. The Comox Valley’s very own 19-person big band is ready to go with your dance favourites including swing, Latin, waltz and contemporary tunes.

The Georgia Strait Big Band is carrying on a 70-year tradition under the professional direction of Greg Bush, professor of jazz studies at Vancouver Island University and will be featuring the fantastic vocals of Jacki Zbirun.

The Saturday dance series features the following bands: Sat. March 31 2 p.m to 4 p.m. – Anela & The Experimenters Dance Band; Sat. April 28 2 to 4 p.m. – Ralph Barrat & The Sharp 7; Sat. May 27 2 to 4 p.m. – Georgia Strait Big Band.

Don’t be disappointed – get your tickets early. Advance tickets available online via Facebook – search for Royston Community Club.

Adults $15 – Kids 12 and under free when accompanied by a paying adult. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Tea, coffee, hot chocolate and goodies available.

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