Uncle Funk packs the dance floor at Dunmow Foakes Hall

PUBLISHED: 19:00 28 February 2017

The Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity night

The Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity night

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There was a full house on Saturday night at Foakes Hall for the Round Table and 41 Club’s annual charity concert night which raised £5,000 for good causes.

The Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity nightThe Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity night

The Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity nightThe Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity night

The crowd were entertained by the band Uncle Funk and the Boogie Wonderband and DJ Pete Sparks with the dance floor packed from start to finish to some classic ‘70s tunes.

The Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity nightThe Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity night

The Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity nightThe Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity night

Round Table chairman Jon Worby said: “It was a superb night. So many people made a great effort with some fantastic ‘70s outfits. I was born in the ‘70s and have always loved the music.

The Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity nightThe Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity night

The Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity nightThe Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity night

“My family brought me up on the disco classics and named me after the Bee Gees – my middle names are Robin Barry Maurice.

The Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity nightThe Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity night

The Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity nightThe Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity night

“I was in my element on the dance floor showing off my Saturday Night Fever routine. It was a great night and we hope everyone enjoyed it like I did.”

The Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity nightThe Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity night

The Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity nightThe Seventies band Uncle Funk packed out Foakes Hall in Dunmow for a Round Table charity night

See: www.greatdunmowroundtable.co.uk for more photos from the night.


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