Welcome to ABBAtalk. We love ABBA!

ABBAtalk is unofficial and is not affiliated with ABBA or Polar Music International. ABBAtalk began in March 2013 with my good friend Mike and, four months later, we held our first event in London. Entitled 'ABBAdance', our disco/party attracted attendees from across the UK, Europe and even Australia!

In January 2014, ABBA historian Carl Magnus Palm launched his heavily updated biography 'Brights Lights Dark Shadows' at our second ABBAtalk event. Carl Magnus gave new insights into ABBA's music and played clips of previously unheard interviews with Björn, Benny and Frida before answering fans' questions and signing copies of the book. The event was filmed and clips will be published later this year.

'ABBAdance Vol. 2' is on 9th August and we would love to see you there! Tickets are on sale below.

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London, June 2014

JOIN US!

From 7pm until midnight, we’ll play ABBA’s hits, rarities and live recordings alongside and YOUR favourite album tracks and the very best of the ABBA members’ solo careers! For our second ABBAdance, we’re celebrating the 35th anniversary of ABBA’s legendary 1979 tour and the forthcoming album release ‘Live at Wembley Arena’ (due in September). Entry is only permitted by purchasing a ticket in advance. Tickets cannot be bought on the door.

PLUS: The annual ABBA fans’ picnic takes place earlier the same day, on 9th August, in St James’s Park. It is not organised by ABBAtalk, but by some good friends of ours. Take a packed lunch and make a day of it, before making the short trip to ABBAdance Vol. 2!

LOCATION & TRAVEL

‘ABBAdance Vol. 2’ is being held at The Hop Poles, 17-19 King Street, Hammersmith, London, W6 9HR. Telephone 0208 748 1411. (www.hoppoleshammersmith.co.uk)

Important note: For ‘ABBAdance Vol. 2’, The Hop Poles will accept cash only (no credit/debit cards) for drinks and food. There are cashpoints (ATMs) immediately next door to The Hop Poles.

London Underground: There are two stations named Hammersmith and both of these are a 1 minute walk from ABBAdance Vol. 2. To plan your Tube journey, please visit: journeyplanner.tfl.gov.uk

By car: The 24 hour car park at Kings Mall, W6 0LJ (www.kings-mall.co.uk) is a 5-minute walk from ABBAdance Vol. 2.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express (www.expresshammersmith.co.uk) is a 1 minute walk from ABBAdance Vol. 2.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

To ensure the security and enjoyment of all our guests, we reserve the right to refuse entry and/or issue a refund. You will be sent by e-mail or by Facebook message a Ticket Reference which you must bring with you. All guests will be wrist-stamped on arrival. In the unlikely event of ‘ABBAdance Vol. 2’ being cancelled, all tickets will be refunded in full. Otherwise, tickets are non-refundable. The venue is strictly cash only (no credit/debit cards). Smoking (including e-cigarettes) is not permitted at the event, but The Hop Poles provides designated outdoor smoking areas. We reserve the right to change the venue. If you have any queries please contact Chris on Facebook or e-mail chris@abbatalk.com

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WHO WE ARE

Hi everyone! I was born too late to see ABBA during their heyday, but I've been a fan since receiving ABBA Gold for Christmas '98. I designed this website and I publish the latest news to Twitter. Thanks for dropping by!

Chris Williams



Hello! When we started ABBAtalk we never imagined it would grow so quickly. You'll find me on the Facebook group and taking care of our Instagram account - Follow for your daily spoonful of ABBA!

Mike Dudley



Hi! I help with Twitter and the Facebook group. My first encounter with ABBA was watching 'A for ABBA' on BBC TV in 1993. I can honestly say that not a day goes by that I don't think about ABBA!

Gareth Jones



G'day! I've been an ABBAtalk member from the beginning and recently started helping out with the Facebook group. Alongside Chris, I interviewed Carl Magnus Palm on stage in 2014.

Trent Nickson



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