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New Century Soul 16th Anniversary & The End Of An Era

New Century Soul 16th Anniversary & The End Of An Era magazine cover

December 6th, 2003, the start of a journey for Marcelle and Chris Waterman.  This was the date for the very first New Century Soul Club all-nighter.  The Club’s name being taken from the venue, New Century House which was part of the CIS building on Corporation Street in Manchester.

Other venues that have been home for New Century Soul include venues such as Wulfrun Hall in Wolverhampton, Queens Hall in Burslam, Air & Melodies in Birmingham, The Rocket & VSMC (Marble Arch) in London, Steam in Crewe, Maxims in Wigan, The Stables near Wolverhampton, Radcliffe Civic before finding a new home at Bury Town Hall.

November 30th 2019 will mark 16 years and the final all-nighter under the banner of the New Century Soul Club :( 

As a massive thank you to all those who have supported Marcelle & Chris over the years or to those who want to come along for the first time, entry will be FREE.

The Kenwood Suite will return for the final night alongside the Elizabethan Suite.  Top Djs in both rooms will mean there will be something for everyone, big all-nighter sounds downstairs and something a little different maybe upstairs, split for choice!

Elizabethan Suite

DJS from

Andy Dyson

Calvin Lee Hughes

Dick Krop

Matt Sneath,

Colin James 

plus others TBA.

Kenwood Suite

9 - 10.15 Robbo & Simon 

10.15 - 23.15 Paul Johnson & Gis Southworth

23.15 - 12 midnight Les Harrison

Midnight - 00.45 Lenny Dopson

00.45 - 01.30 Mick Howard

01.30 - 02-15 Pete Hollander

02.15 - 0300 Chalky

Please come along and show your support and appreciation to two of the finest and dance the night away for one last time.


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Total respect for what they have achieved over the years.  I've been lucky enough to have attended most of the above mentioned  apart from the London and Birmingham ones. Chris and Marcelle have become more than promoters,  they have become firm friends and it was a privilege to be invited to help them celebrate there wedding.  Wishing you both everything you want away from the promotional side of the soul scene.  


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