Tribute night to Abba and Elton John at Foakes Hall in Dunmow

PUBLISHED: 10:34 09 June 2017 | UPDATED: 10:34 09 June 2017

Dancing Queen, an Abba Tribute is coming to Foakes Hall, Dunmow

Dancing Queen, an Abba Tribute is coming to Foakes Hall, Dunmow



See Abba and Elton John at Foakes Hall in Dunmow, not on the same night, of course and not actually the real thing, but their representaives on earth.

As fundraisers for their next production, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, in October, the award-winning amateur theatre company, The Dunmow Players are bringing some of the UK’s best live tribute acts to their town, starting with Dancing Queen: The Concert, a tribute to Abba, on Friday, June 23.

The act has been touring worldwide for over 15 years, and includes all the favourites such as Dancing Queen, Waterloo, Name of the Game, Mamma Mia, Chiquititta and Money, Money, Money.

Other shows planned are Crocodile Mock, an Elton John tribute, on Friday, September 1 and a Queen tribute on Friday, September 22. all at Foakes Hall.

Peter Dedman, Chairman of The Dunmow Players, has teamed up with Paul Roberts Productions to produce the shows. The acts will be unseated gigs to allow for dancing, and there will be a licensed bar. Dressing up is welcomed but optional. Proceeds will be directed back into The Dunmow Players, a non-profit-making organisation, to fund their shows.

Peter said: ““I want The Dunmow Players to be known for not only their own shows but also for bringing entertainment to Dunmow.

“We won an award for Sister Act last year and we want to build on that success to produce even more lavish shows for the local community. The tribute acts will help to fund that vision.”

Dancing Queen: The Concert will be at Foakes Hall, Dunmow, CM6 1DG, on Friday, June 23. Doors open 7.30pm. Licensed bar. Tickets £19 from For general enquiries contact


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