Big Band

The Museum of Richmond will be the benefiting charity for the popular annual 1940’s Big Band Blitz at Clarendon Hall, York House, Twickenham on Saturday 18 November. This year the event will be part of the Queen’s 80th Birthday celebration.

The Mayor of Richmond and his guests will be stepping back in time to the 1940s.

Big Band Blitz will re-create a special 1940’s Glenn Miller wartime evening of big band music, dance and entertainment, featuring the legendary music of Glenn Miller and other Big Bands of the period.

The authentic setting with 1940’s Period Dress and Memorabilia, Live Music and Celebrity Guests, Dancing, Food and Drink from the NAAFI, Licensed Bar, the Air-Raid Warning, Complimentary 1940’s Newspapers and Spam, will make this a unique 1940’s party, and enable guests to experience the atmosphere of those bygone days.