Thank you (and you will see this statement a lot) To every one who made our Dolly Parton and the Country Superstars Weekender one to remember! Its months in the planing and so much hard work but it was tremendous. We started it last year with our first event with a chance for people to come and see us and be able to have a chat and get to know us personally as we are normally we are only seen on stage and briefly at meet and greets.
We never thought it would grow so fast but boy it did....... with over 600 people in the main ballroom on the Saturday night and a SOLD OUT hotel with 500 rooms.
Firstly I have to thank my wonderful band Tennessee Allstars Band they played great all weekend and were very supportive, Wol Webster and Darren Bass thank you for your extra help, you both went above and beyond x x Then Team CSE Gwendoline Aslett Matthew Endersby Tracy Vedamuttufor your work from morning till night!!! and support of Michael Crust Mandy Brocklehurst Pauline Williams Thank you all, Peter Hewitt Thank you for help throughout the weekend with Costume repairs, furniture removal at 2am and everything in between x x Thank you Justine Brown (we call her the glue) for your DJ'ing, Lighting and Dance teaching really keeps the programme together x x.
Thank you IOW Tours Geoff Holt Oli Williams David Hazell you were terrific, professional, supportive and so helpful on the days and Check in ran smoothly thanks to your help.....
Thank you to The Entertainers:
Working alongside The Dolly Parton Experience - Sarah Jayne's Tribute Act Show and The Country Superstars Experience Hosted By No1 Dolly Parton Sarah Jayne and Andy Crust Sarah Jayne Dolly Crust Andy Kenny Rogers Crust
Friday: Richard Palmer
Saturday: Duncan Norvell Lee Jackson Elvis
Friday: Richard Palmer
Every night in the Lounge Shaun Murray
You all worked to the Top of your abilities making our Guests Happy and leaving with nothing but praise for you.
Thank you to the Staff of The Grand Burstin Hotel - Britannia Hotels your staff worked tirelessly supporting our weekend from start to finish.... From Management to Hotel Floor ensuring things ran smoothly for 600 People.
Thank you to our Safety Team - Steve Hall and John Rogers for keeping all our guest safe and had the unenviable task off turning people away because we were full.
Thanks to Westernview Western Wear Ange Church and Mick we love having you both with us and so do the guests knowing your shop is there for all their needs. It's always a giggle too x
BUT THE BIGGEST THANK YOU GO'S TO THE Wonderful GUESTS.
What a turn out of Country Fans, Line Dance fans and general public who like to just have a great time away at the weekend. You made our weekend so special with your comments and smiles. Thank you x x
We would really love to thank you for Taking part in the Raffle, Donations and in our MAD Bingo with Matthew Endersby and Tracy Vedamuttu and your generosity smashed last years total by raising an amazing £1022.56 for the Dolly Parton's Imagination Library here in the UK Thank you Thank you Thank you x x
Please Forgive us if we have missed you off with so many people to thank its hard to remember everyone. Andy and I are absolutely exhausted but really looking forward to doing it again next year x x x We will tag a few of you (guests) in this post but if you know some that attended please tag them in the comments.
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