Eighties pop group Bucks
Fizz will be among the host of celebrities coming to Coventry
later this month to help the SkyDome complex mark its first
Many famous faces who
have appeared at the club during the first year will be coming
back for the bash on 30 October.
A VIP party is being
held at Ikon, Diva and Bonds, while there will be a week of
entertainment at Jumpin Jaks in the run-up to the big day.
And people who were born
under the same star sign as the complex – Scorpio - can apply
for tickets to join the exclusive party.
Ian Knight said:
"The first 20
people who come to the box office with some proof of date of
birth showing that they share a star sign with the clubs -
meaning born between 24 October and 22 November - will be
given two VIP invites.
because of the nature of the party this will have to be on a
first come first served basis subject to availability.
"The night will
be a great celebration and I would not like to think that
people were having to toast their big day somewhere else.”
Stars from Eastenders
and Brookside are expected to come along to the party, and
snooker legend Jimmy White and ex Coventry City player Robbie
Keane will also be invited.
Manager Ian Knight came
up with the idea of holding the party as a thank-you to some of
the people who have helped make the complex such a success.
A ballot box will being
going on reception at the venue for three days from tomorrow to
enable other clubbers to put their names down for tickets to the
Fifty people who enter
their name and their telephone number will be plucked at random
and will be allowed to come to the party with a guest.
Bucks Fizz will be
returning to Jumpin Jaks following the success of their first
visit. In the last 12 months they have appeared along with other
blasts from the past such as Jason Donovan, Brotherhood of Man
and Black Lace.
Bucks Fizz will be
playing their hits such as Eurovision winner 'Making Your Mind
Up' and 'Land Of Make Believe'.
Jaks manager Andrew
Macleod said the group, which still has one original member, are
as popular as ever:
events during the week-long celebration include a £500
winner-takes-all karaoke grand final, with all winners from
weekly heats invited back to battle it out.
they get around the country is phenomenal and they always
create a great atmosphere.
"When they came
to Coventry earlier this year our customers loved it - it was
the best response we have had for an act.
"That is the
reason we have asked them back as the showpiece of our
birthday celebrations, Jaks is referred to as the ultimate
party venue and they are the ultimate party band.”