Waltons Friendship Society
Waltons Friendship Society

2014 "UK" Walton's Event

This very first UK Walton's event went very well and was enjoyed by all those who attended. Those who had bought Golden Tickets were able to enjoy a very nice meal with both Jon and his wife Marion the night before the main days event. This was a special opportunity for fans to chat and spend time with Jon in a very relaxed environment and was a great success.

 

The following morning Jon and his band, brought down from Liverpool to perform with Jon on stage carried out a 2 hour sound check when they went through the song list for that nights performance. Then after lunch the event began when those attending had the chance to meet with Jon, get an autograph and take some photo's.

 

Then Jon was interviewed by Martin who hosted the event and the guests got the chance to hear about Jon's time on the show, speak about other cast members and his music career, after which they themselves had chance to ask questions of Jon.

 

Following the raffle and auction when everyone had the chance to win and buy some great Walton's items, Jon and his band prepared to play live on stage.

 

This was for many attending the highlight of the day. Jon and his band performed for about 70 minutes, and he sang some of his own original songs as well as some cover versions of such people as elvis and the Beatles. The whole event was enjoyable for everyone and the society would like to thank all those who came as far away as Wales and Ireland and from across the UK, but especially Jon and Marion for taking time out of there own trip to Europe to appear at this UK event.

Event organizer Martin with his daughter Hayley with Jon and Marion.
Jon on stage with his band.
Jon and Marion enjoying a meal with Walton's fans.
Fans had chance to meet Jon at the event.

Walton's Friendship Society is proud to announce we are holding an event here in the UK on September 13th 2014 at which we will be joined by our very special guest for the day,Jon Walmsley. We are very excited to announce this event and are very grateful to Jon for agreeing to attend. Full details of the event can be found below including venue location and the days events etc.

 

Jon welcomes the chance to "Come Home" as he is the only English born member of the cast and he is looking forward to performing his music live to an audience here in the UK, make sure you buy your ticket now tobe  in with a chance to see Jon perform live.

 

The event will take place at the following venue,

Shottery Memorial Hall,

Hathaway Lane,

Shottery,

Stratford Upon Avon,

Warwickshire,

England. 

CV37 9BL.

 

Event Itinery.

 

Friday September 12th:- The chance to enjoy an evening meal at a restaurant in Stratford Upon Avon where the guests will be Jon Walmsley and his wife. For the chance to attend this meal please see the ticket information below.

 

Saturday September 13th:- The whole days event will take place at the Shottery Memorial Hall.

 

1.30pm - 3.00pm:- Society members, sponsors and members of the public will be able able to meet with Jon and obtain autographs as Jon does a signing session. 

* If you are not a sponsor of the event or a society member, there will be a small charge for things to be signed.

 

During this time everyone will be able to walk around the hall and view/read the exhibits and photo's about the Walton's series and its many cast members.

 

 

3.00pm - 4.15pm:- Jon will be interviewed on stage in front of everyone about his whole career giving a great insight into his life. During this period of time the audience will also be able to take part in a Question And Answer session with Jon.

 

4.15pm - 4.45pm:- Time for a 30 minute break during which time everyone can get a drink and refreash themselves.

 

Throughout the whole event Teas, Coffees and light refreashments will be available to buy on site and there will also be a licensed bar on site as well.

 

4.45pm - 5.30pm:- Messages will be read out to everyone from other cast members from The Walton's who are unable to attend but who wish to pass on messages to you all.

 

There will also be a raffle drawn for signed items donated by the cast members as well as a short auction of itmes donated by the cast which they will of signed for you to bid for to help raise more money for charity.

 

5.30pm - 5.45pm:- One last short 15 minute break.

 

5.45pm - 6.45pm: For all your entertainment the main part of the event will be the hour long concert on stage during which time Jon and his assembled band members will play for you all a selection of his choices of music. 

Event Ticket Information

There is a limit to the amount of people who can attend this fantastic event featuring Jon Walmsley, so we reccomend that you pay for you chance to be with us as soon as possible and avoid any disappointment. 

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Gold Packages:-

 

Package includes:- *Meal with Jon and his wife on Friday September 12th in Stratford Upon Avon, the night before the main days events.

                            *Free signed photo of Jon for each person.

                            * Free entry into the events main day on Saturday Sept 13th.

                            * V.I.P seats close to the stage for the days main events.

 

Price of Gold Packages:- Only £100 per person. 

 

( Very limited amout of Gold Packages available so please purchase early).

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Society Members Special Offer:- The cost to Society members to attend the days main events will be just £13, this is a saving of 25% on the cost of an adult ticket. Society members will also receive one signed item by Jon free of charge and will also be given priority seating in the main hall for the days main events. Please purchase these tickets as soon as possible.

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General tickets sales prices:-

 

Adult price:- £16.00.

 

Concessions:- £14.00 ( Under 16's and over 65's ).

 

Family Ticket:- £55.00 ( 2 Adults and 2 Concessions, a saving of £5.00 ).

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Waltons Friendship Societ

waltonfs@lineone.net

 

 

Want to join us?

Then simply complete the application form via the membership heading at the top of this page.

Membership Prices Frozen again for 2017!!

Why become a member?

 

1) You will be entered free of charge into every single Society competition which have brilliant prizes, see our competition page.

 

2) It is the only way to receive the concluding part of every interview with people from the show, see interview page.

** So far we have concluding parts of our exclusive society interviews with both series creator Earl Hamner as well as Judy Norton who played Mary Ellen in the series, waiting to be sent out to you as soon as you become a member, with more to follow, so join today!

 

3) Should an event involving people from the series be organized by our society then members will receive a priority ticket booking period before non-members.

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COMPETITION No1:- The first Walton Friendship Society competition has now been drawn and won by a society member living in Yorkshire in England, see the competition page for more details and winners reaction.

 

Competition No2:- This competition prize is also a book written by a cast member. "My Secret Life" by Martha Nix Wade who played Serena in the series.

 Well done to our member from Kent here in the UK for being drawn out as the prize winner.

 

Competition No3:- Congratulations to Jane from Stroud in the Uk who is our latest prize winner and recieves a beautiful signed colour photo of Judy Norton who played Mary Ellen in the series.

 

Competition No4:- This was drawn in August 2015 and congratulations got to Victoria from Coventry who the signed photo of series creator Earl hamner!

 

Competition No5:- Congratulations go to our December 2015 competition winner who is Sheila from Cambridge who has won the superb colour action photo of Erin and Mary Ellen which has ben signed by Judy Norton, its a superb prize, well done.

 

Competition No6:- Congratulations go to our March 2016 competition winner who is David from Devon in the UK who has won a superb signed photo of series creator Earl Hamner.

 

Competition No7:- Congratulations to our August 2016 competition winner who is Alison from Essex in the UK who has won a great copy of the book on the Walton's by Earl Hamner.

 

Competition No8:- Congratulations to Kate from East Sussex who has won the December 2016 prize draw competition and wins a superb colour signed photo of Judy Norton who played Mary Ellen in the series.

 

Competition No9:- This will be drawn in March 2017 and the winner will recieve a superb colour signed photo from Jon Walmsley. To be included in this draw simply ensure your a society member by th start of March 2017, Good Luck!.

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