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It's all about Jazz at The Daffodil

The Daffodil has announced it is hosting some spectacular events at its stunning venue over Jazz Festival week; the first being Tuesday 1st May, with a fundraising night for The Amy Winehouse Foundation, hosted by Mitch Winehouse, father of world superstar Amy, who died so tragically in July last year, aged just 27.

Amy Winehouse’s death left not only her family and close friends heartbroken but had a huge impact on people all over the world. Amy’s family launched the Amy Winehouse Foundation on what would have been her 28th birthday. The Foundation has been set up in Amy’s memory to support charitable activities in both the UK and abroad that provide help, support or care for young people, especially those who are in need by reason of ill health, disability, financial disadvantage or addiction.

The event at The Daffodil will start with Tattinger Champagne and canapés, followed by a four course dinner and a live performance from
rat-pack style singer, Mitch Winehouse throughout the evening, with The Daffodil’s resident House Band, headed by Alex Steele. The tickets for the event are limited and cost £100 each.

To book now please contact The Daffodil on: 01242 700 055; Email: eat@thedaffodil.com.

Wednesday 2nd May is the opening of Cheltenham’s illustrious Jazz Festival and The Daffodil will be hosting some headline acts throughout the week. One of the country’s leading jazz vocalists, Jacqui Dankworth, daughter of Dame Cleo Lane will be the first performer in an intimate duo alongside her husband Charlie Wood on piano.

From 10.30pm-12pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, The Daffodil will be hosting late night jazz. This will be the perfect opportunity to end your evening with stylish cocktails and cool, live jazz in such opulent surroundings.

Thursday 3 May, will be an eclectic evening of guitar led, flamenco inspired sounds with TG Collective. On Friday 4th May, Zara McFarlane will be producing soulful classic jazz standards alongside her own originals and on Saturday 5th May, for one night only, get your dancing shoes on and be transported back to the prohibition era of 1920s and 30s America with The Rabbit Foot Spasm Band.

All concerts (except The Speakeasy), include a cocktail on arrival and a mouth-watering three course dinner for an indulgent evening of jazz delights.