Beatles Day 17 – White Rock Theatre Hastings Sunday 3rd April 2016.


Jon McCallion… Looks good.

Beat the queues…. On Friday 25th and Saturday 26th March 2016 there will be a Beatles Day stall in Priory Meadow, Hastings where you can buy your tickets, t-shirts and raffle tickets! So why not beat the queues and get them in advance. Tickets are £12.50, £7.50 for children aged 5-14 years or £30 for a family ticket which admits 2 adults and up to 3 children aged 14 and under. Raffle tickets are only £1 each with 100 prizes up for grabs. Come along and show your support for Hastings Beatles Day and Macmillan Cancer Support.

Alan Esdaile… favourite songs difficult as so many to choose but I would properly go for, A Day In The Life, And I Love Her, While My Guitar Gently Weeps and Don’t Let Me Down.

Peter Millington… The Night Before, Taxman

Tim Moose Bruce… Dear Prudence.

Jim Breeds… Depends on my mood. And the weather. And how many coffees I’ve had. And I usually find it’s the track that I’m listening to at the time. 🙂

Sheila Maile… Pretty Rita Meter Maid, all you need is love, I wanna hold your hand. In fact I love all Beatles songs.

Sam Rosewell… Top five in no particular: And I Love Her; For No one; Helter Skelter; Twist and Shout; Rain. There are many, many more….

Steve Amos… Tomorrow never knows, Fool on the Hill, Penny Lane, Rain…

Robert Searle… I feel fine , Please Please Me.

Sandra Cunningham… In my life, things we said today,please please me,penny lane,get back,…all of them xxxxxx

Tony Davis… Nowhere Man, Strawberry Fields Forever and almost anything off the White album.

Lesley Bowles… Eight days a week and I Feel Fine.

Stuart Moir… Perhaps Paul may make a surprise visit to boost the money raised for a brilliant cause.

Peter Fairless… Anything not written by Paul?

Eric Harmer… My bands first run out Alan. 5 piece band. Should be fun. First time at playing together

Alan Esdaile… Will be popping down to see you Eric. Eric Harmer and Friends are scheduled for 12.45 in The Sussex Hall. Going to be a great day. Who else do people recommended to see?

Tim Bruce… Are Factory there this year? I am on with Eclipse at 3.45 on main stage. Beatles songs in the style of Pink Floyd. Look out for the Rocking Ambassadors and Rusty nuts too, Both downstairs.

Alan Esdaile… Factrio (3 of Factory) are following your set with Eclipse Tim and are scheduled for 4.00 in the main auditorium.

Pete Prescott… Favourite Beatles song… tough one, so many. For nostalgia reasons Penny Lane Eleanor Rigby Fixing a hole Blackbird I am the walrus and A day in the life. Was I supposed to pick one ? Lady Madonna I feel fine Something I want you she’s so heavy . . .

Eric Harmer… The ERIC HARMER BAND is playing Hastings BEATLES DAY on Sunday 3rd April 12:45 pm in the Sussex Hall at the WHITE ROCK THEATRE. It’s a new 5 piece band of friends performing for a great cause, MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT.  ERIC HARMER, vocals and guitar.  CHRIS JOLLY, lead guitar and backing vocals. JIM WESTLAKE, harmonica and vocals.  JOHN DELIPPS, bass guitar and backing vocals.  MARTIN STOGGELL, drums. Hope to see you there.

Alan Esdaile… Full listing of acts appearing is now available on the Beatles Day website… you will find it under the Beatles Day 17 drop down banner.

Alan Esdaile… Well done to Pete Prescott for Beatles Day 17.  Final figure to be confirmed but looks like over £22,000 was raised. Brilliant musicians and a Great day.

Bob Bailey… Well done to all involved in the arrangements etc

Terry Pack… Well done (again) Pete.

Paul Crimin… Had a great time. Even got the T-shirt! Well done all involved.

Cliff Wootton… Really enjoyed the day. Some fantastic performances and original arrangements. Huge fun and totally great to hang out with some old friends.

Tony Davis… What a great day. Thanks Pete for giving me the chance to be part of it and well done.

Pete Prescott… Thank you for helping Tony. It was the best year we have had. Certainly the best attended.

Eric Harmer… Tremendous effort Pete with great results. Well done. Also thanks for encouraging me to do it this year. Really enjoyed it.

Pete Prescott… Just heard from Macmillan. Latest amount is £24959 ! So pleased !

Barry French… Congratulations to Pete & his hard working team. Auditoriums were packed. I can’t single out any performances, I just thought every act I saw was great. It was really refreshing to see so many young bands/musicians playing so brilliantly. It shows that the future of Hastings music is in safe hands.

Pete Prescott… There are some amazing young players out there. I try to get as many as I can each year.

3 thoughts on “Beatles Day 17 – White Rock Theatre Hastings Sunday 3rd April 2016.”

  1. Congratulations to Pete & his hard working team.
    Both auditoriums were packed.
    I cant single out any performances, I just thought every act I saw was great.
    It was really refreshing to see so many young bands/musicians playing so brilliantly.
    It shows that the future of Hastings music is in safe hands.


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