Two generations of George Formby fans start their own George Formby Society Branch in South Shields.
It is the 50th anniversary of his death and the formation of the official George Formby Society.
Both James Bassett aged 7 who is one of the youngest members of the George Formby Society and renowned George Formby impersonator and ukulele teacher Colin Bourdiec have the support of the official George Formby Society to start this branch where the large repertoire of George’s songs will be sung, played and remembered here in the North East.
We anticipate Formby fans coming to the region from far and wide to support this venture.
The first meeting of this new George Formby Society, which will perpetuate the legacy that is George Formby, will be held at the Top Club in South Shields on Monday the 11th July 2011 commencing at 7.30pm and will be held on the second Monday of the month.
All ukulele players and Formby fans are invited.