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Press release from Sue Milestone, OEPFC UK - West of England Branch:

 

WELCOME ALL ELVIS FANS

EUROPEAN ELVIS SUMMER FESTIVAL 2012

Base Nautique, FONTET 33190, South West France

 

Friday 14th September 16.00 – Sunday 16th September 22.00

 

100% ELVIS

NO IMPERSONATORS, JUMPSUITS, WIGS or costumes of any kind allowed

THE PRICE: 60 Euros per person for the weekend

The Venue: ‘Base Nautique’ Park in the pretty and quaint village of FONTET situated alongside the picturesque canal of the famous Garonne River, approximately 70 kilometres East of Bordeaux in South West France. The venue includes a swimming lake, toilets & showers plus clubhouse with covered area.

FONTET is accessible:

BY AIR: Bordeaux & Bergerac Airports (45mins)

BY RAIL: Marmande, Libourne (station before Bordeaux for easier access) or Bordeaux Station

BY ROAD: Paris – Chartres – Tours - Angouleme –Bordeaux -La Reole – Fontet. (Base Nautique de Fontet 33190)

 

NOTE: Due to the situation of the canal, basin and swimming lake the venue is not suitable for children.

A fantastic fun-filled week-end of LIVE ELVIS MUSIC is on offer to all Elvis Presley Fans throughout Europe, Ireland, UK and the rest of the world with fabulous groups playing your favourite Elvis Presley numbers from Country & Western to Rock & Roll, R & B to Gospel.

Also featuring Ricky Norton presenting his fantastic ‘Like Elvis in Las Vegas’ show.

Coming direct from his performance in August at Graceland, where he was personally invited by EPE to perform during Elvis Week for this years very special 35th Anniversary.

As well as live music, there will be 100% Elvis Discos and a selection of videos which will run throughout the week-end, plus a favourite Elvis Movie that will be shown at midnight on Saturday.

Also special guests who knew Elvis and will give an insight into his fascinating life. These special guests will be available to meet & greet fans, sign autographs and answer questions.

 

American Classic Cars of the fifties & sixties.

We are inviting owners to take part in exhibiting their fabulous Classic Cars of the Elvis era at our event.

Further details can be found on-line at: www.elvismyhappiness.com.

 

To Wine & Dine Elvis Fans:

We are providing Continental Breakfast, Hog Roast, BBQs & Pizzas, Crepes, Ice Creams and possibly Elvis favourite ‘Peanut Butter & Banana Sandwiches' plus Mississippi Mud Pies and Carrot Cake ON SITE.

 

Special Packs are available for this fantastic week-end which includes T-Shirt, Keyring, Fridge Magnet, Postcard & wrist-band for entry- all for 60 Euros. A list of Accommodation in the area will also be included.

These packs need to be pre-ordered before 31st May 2012 as a limited number of fans can be accommodated in the Park. These packs can only be purchased online at: www.elvismyhappiness.com.

Special Packs will NOT be available to purchase at the event.

Traders are invited to buy and sell Elvis Merchandise. Traders need to pre-reserve online before the 31st May 2012, as there is a limited number of pitches available.

Further details on: www.elvismyhappiness.com.

Caravan & Camper Van owners need to reserve online. Space is limited to 25 plots with electricity & water, plus 100 independent spaces for tents & camper vans.

 

Further details on: www.elvismyhappiness.com

Supported by the Official ‘Elvis My Happiness’ Paris Fan Club. www.elvismyhappiness.com

Supported by the Official Elvis Presley Fan Club Bristol & South West Counties: mail@peggsue.co.uk

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS

IMPORTANT:

FANS ARE STRONGLY RECOMMENDED TO ARRANGE A COMPREHENSIVE TRAVEL INSURANCE POLICY INCLUDING CANCELLATION COVER AND TO HAVE FULL COVER FOR ALL PERSONAL BELONGINGS, PUBLIC LIABILITY, ACCIDENTS, DAMAGE OR LOSS.

The organisers do not accept any responsibility and are not liable should any accidents, damage or loss, to persons & personal belongings occur while attending this event. The Organisers also reserve the right to change any part of the programme without notification.