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GI Dance at Wooda


  • The event is being held at Wooda, at Poughill, on Saturday 16th September from 7.30pm until midnight 



The GI Dance – a highlight of the Bude at War weekend, for sure!

Back in the day, dances were held at the Headland in Bude where the Americans said ‘local damsels would lure us there’. Join us as we step back in time with the sounds and the songs that propped up a nation.


This year we are proud to be working with Wooda, at Poughill, just 1.5 miles from Bude town centre. There, their most magnificent barn will be filled with the nostalgia of a brave, young and great generation.


We have the incredible Liberty Sisters, a tight vocal harmony group who we have had the pleasure of working with many times before. Keeping it local, the fantastic, young and talented Miss Lizzie Hobbs will be providing some very snappy tunes, a bit of jazz and jump jive. For those of you wanting the big tunes from Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw, the Metric Big Band – local Bude musicians, will deliver them to you in spades.


There will be a full bar, a proper 1940s raffle and quirky attention to detail as well as the three performing groups delivering live music all night long.


So get your best frocks out, polish those shoes and dress up for the era as we take you back in time to commemorate the reason we are all here.


 Liberty. Freedom. Making the most of short time and special occasions. Lest we forget.


Tickets are available from Bude Visitor Centre, or Click here to purchase online.

The Liberty Sisters

The Liberty Sisters

Lizzie Hobbs


Metric Big Band

Metric Big Band