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JAZZ To find out more visit saga.co.uk/sandbanks-jazz Jazz and Swing at Sandbanks Peninsula Thrill to the rhythms of live swing and jazz at the attractive Sandbanks Peninsula. 4 nights HALF BOARD from £449^ Departing: February 10, 2020. Holiday code: AN331 Hosted by: Margaret Saddington. This Special Interest holiday includes: · Expert Host · Saga Host · Included themed activities · Hosted welcome drinks reception · Meet and greet with expert host · Free hotel Wi-Fi · Hotel porterage · Cancellation rights Plus, this hotel features: · All breakfasts and dinners Included excursion: · One excursion · Four jazz sessions from four live bands Sandbanks Hotel QQQQ The Sandbanks Hotel enjoys a scenic setting on the Sandbanks Peninsula This 4-star hotel is set in one of England's most enviable seaside locations, beside the beach on the narrow strip of land that divides the Sandbanks peninsula from the mainland. This means you can admire views over the English Channel and the Isle of Wight on one side, and the islands of Poole Harbour on the other. Look forward to tempting British cuisine at the Seaview Restaurant, which certainly lives up to its name, and drinks in the lounge bar. There's also a ten-metre indoor pool, a gym and sauna. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. The hotel even has its own watersports academy (extra charge) where, if you're feeling adventurous, you can try your hand at sailing, kayaking and anything else water-related. There are 105 en-suite rooms, each with a television, telephone, hairdryer and tea and coffee-making facilities. Poole railway station is three and a half miles away, and Bournemouth is just a ten-minute drive from the hotel. The hotel has its own car park where you can park for free, on a first-come, first-served basis. Margaret Saddington The Eagle Jazz Band Your programme `Get with the beat' on this special jazz and swing holiday, as you relax in an exclusive location and enjoy dynamic performances from four bands. The music of jazz and swing has a fascinating history ­ by the 1920s, jazz was so popular the decade was known as `the Jazz Age' while a little later, `Swing' followed with its distinctive beat and driving rhythm, providing an unforgettable `soundtrack' for the 1930s-40s. As well as enjoying some of this great music performed live during your stay, there will also be two music-related talks from your knowledgeable jazz host, Margaret Saddington, plus an included full day visit to Beaulieu with its famous National Motor Museum. Bands Dart Valley Stompers Led by founder Jeremy Huggett, the six-piece Dart Valley Stompers will get you out of your chairs and on your feet with their lively interpretations in traditional and New Orleans styles. Ralph Allin Quartet Look forward to some `hot jazz' from this quartet led by jazz violinist Ralph Allin, with a broad repertoire ranging from Hungarian gypsy to traditional. The Eagle Jazz Band Led by Matt Palmer, the band has a broad repertoire the focus is on the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s, with a mix of popular songs and classic compositions. Washington Whirligig ­This band play music ranging from early New Orleans to mainstream jazz, blues and swing. Treat yourself to an upgrade Upgrade to a harbour-view room from £10. Upgrade to a sea-view room from £19. Prices are per person, per night and subject to availability. Please call for details. Jazz and Swing. Sandbanks Hotel. ^All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing and are subject to availability. Sole occupancy rooms: (supplement per person, per stay): £50. For the latest prices and offers, visit saga.co.uk/holidays or call for further details. See enclosed Essential Information. 64 Please quote SPNT9 Questions on an existing booking? Call FREE on 0800 056 5115 for UK or visit saga.co.uk/managemybooking