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Music - Bands, Sat 9 Sep 2017, £10-£12


The Searchers & Hollies Experience

The Searchers & Hollies Experience


Box Office

0127 200305


15 Shenfield Road,
CM15 8AG


The Searchers and Hollies Experience........The best of both worlds performed by the FOD Band brings to the stage the magical hits of these two legendary harmony bands. Bringing back memories of the most high energy decade in pop music history. Let the haunting melodies transport you to that exciting era when millions of records were sold.

The Searchers, from Liverpool, made their debut with the rise of MerseyBeat. Their very first recording, 'Sweets For My Sweet' went to number 1. This was followed at No.2 by their third single, 'Sugar And Spice'. They then went on to have many more memorable chart hits. Who can forget `Needles And Pins' and 'When You Walk In The Room'. They had many other hits and became part of the British invasion of the American charts alongside The Beatles.

The Hollies, from Manchester, were also pushed forward with the rise of MerseyBeat as they played many of the same venues as the Mersey groups . The Hollies are known as the most successful British singles band ever – having had chart hits in every decade since the 60`s. Catchy, melodic tunes are their trademark and they have had phenomenal chart success. 'Stay', 'I Can't Let Go' , 'Bus Stop', 'Sorry Suzanne', 'He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother', 'Just One Look' and the haunting 'Air That I breathe' are just a few of their hits.

The FOD Band. The Searchers and Hollies Experience is performed by the FOD Band who have been together since 1983. They have a particular insight into the Searchers music having backed Tony Jackson, the original lead singer of The Searchers. When Tony Jackson returned to performing in the 90`s, The FOD Band were selected by Tony, to back him under `The Tony Jackson Group`banner. The FOD band have also appeared with Eric Haydock`s Hollies, a band that Eric Haydock, the original Hollies bass guitarist formed in the 1990`s. FOD love the harmonies and the melodic material these groups recorded, and this is what motivated them to combine the two group`s hits into this exciting 2 hour show - featuring over 30 hit songs.

It is an incredible back catalogue of hits. It is a show guaranteed to have you in 'Needles and Pins' with nostalgia as soon as you 'Walk in the room'. It is definitely worth 'Just one look' and you will say 'Here I go Again' I feel that 'I`m Alive' when hearing these melodic hits. So if you are thinking about booking tickets just say 'Yes I will' after all you do not want to be saying 'I'm sorry Suzanne' I missed it!

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Accepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 9 Sep 2017 20:00 to 22:30


Tickets: £12 (£10 Conc)



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Map reference: TQ 598939  Lat: 51.62211 Long: 0.30707

By Road:
From the M25 junction 28 follow A1023 into Brentwood town centre. Brentwood Theatre is situated just past Wilsons Corner, behind the Hermitage.

By Public Transport:
We are equi-distance from both Brentwood and Shenfield stations. Patrons should follow signs for the High Street or else may wish to hail a cab from the station ranks.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Shenfield/Brentwood station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system