Len Banana Day – Remembering Len Saunders

A Tribute day and evening for Len Saunders aka Len Banana will take place in December. comprising: Holy Cross school choir; poetry, song, storytelling;St Helens Art Club Tribute to Len art and writing exhibition; Len Banana Tribute Band;film clips of Len’s performances repeated throughout the day; friends and family, Centre 8, Unnamed Players, Len’s Writing groups (from Citadel, St Helens Mind and Writers Unite) – stories, poems, recitals and reminiscences. Grand raffle – with star prize a painting of “Len A True Artist” by Carol Anne Eaves. The Steve Prescott Bridge will also be lit up yellow.

Date: 7th December 2017

Location: Lucem House Community Cinema Plus+ , Corporation Street (opposite The Lamb)

Dress code: Where something yellow if you like.


1130 Official opening of stage one ‘Yellow Brick Road’ and ‘The Writing Room’ dedicated to Len

Tribute book available for public signing and memories

1200 -1400 Book Launch of Len’s Poetry Collection, at Wardleworths Books, kindly sponsored by St Helens Council Arts Service

1600 – Steve Prescott Bridge lit yellow for Len

1700 -1800 Welcome Reception, drinks, Choir Len Banana Tribute Band

1800 -1900 Tributes and film clips of Len

1900 -1930 Seasonal buffet

1930 – 2025 Tributes and film clips of Len

2025 – 2030 Introduction to film ‘Scrooge’ by Sue Gerrard (short story)

2230 – DJ Ian Knowles music and song


FREE and open to all from 11.30am to 4pm

Tribute from 5pm to 7.30pm £5. Welcome reception, tribute event and seasonal buffet. Www.wegottickets.com/event/421473

Tribute + film from 5pm to 11pm. £10. Welcome reception, tribute event, seasonal buffet and film “Scrooge”. Www.wegottickets.com/event/420694


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