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Sandy Powell Plaque Unveiled


Over 100 people watched BMHS President Roy Hudd OBE unveil a British Music Hall Society Blue Plaque to comedian Sandy Powell in Eastbourne on Monday 13th April. Vice President Wyn Calvin MBE, ventriloquist Steve Hewlett (complete with Sandy’s old dummy), the Mayor of Eastbourne Janet Coles and Parliamentary Candidate Stephen Lloyd were also in attendance.

Film footage of the event can be seen on the website Eastbourne Live:


Sandy Powell Plaque Unveiling On Monday 13th April

Sandy P and dummy

Photo by Don McPhee – courtesy of the Voices of Variety website

The British Music Hall Society will be unveiling a plaque to Sandy Powell  at his old home – 11, Elms Avenue, Eastbourne, BN21 3DN on Monday 13th April at 3pm. The BMHS President Roy Hudd OBE will be unveiling the plaque and also attending will be Wyn Calvin MBE, Vice President of the BMHS;  Stephen LLoyd, Parliamentary Candidate for Eastbourne and Janet Coles, the Worshipful the Mayor of Eastbourne. Ventriloquist Steve Hewlett will also be attending and will be bringing along Sandy’s old dummy, used in Sandy’s cod vent act. The dummy now resides in the Water Rats Museum but has been allowed out for the day!

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