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New Century Manchester Allnighter CIS Reunion Friday 07 Dec 2007


CIS Reunion Manchester

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Hi All

Well we can finally release the news that we have an event that we have been itching to yell about!!

We our heading back to our first home the wonderful CIS in Manchester on Friday December the 7th, we launched N.C.S on the 6th December 2003, it was a breath of fresh air to some and a pain in the rear to others.

This will be a once a year event and for the first one, boy have we got a line up for you to enjoy.

Ducie Bridge

Steve Cato will start the evening at 6pm across the road with the now famous Ducie Bridge warm up which is a good place for you travellers to meet and greet and listen to some soul music in an old style Manchester Pub until 10.30.

Main Hall

We kick off in the Main Hall (upstairs) at the CIS at 8pm with good quality oldies until 11pm when we will be proud to introduce on stage from Philadelphia...


Mr Ronnie Walker

Ronnie in January of this year wowed the crowd's at our Sunderland soul night and Wolverhampton All-nighter (see video below)

Along with Ronnie in the main hall we have..

100 Club - Ady Croasdell and Keith Money

Lifeline - Andy Dyson and Mick H

Stafford legends Guy Hennigan and Dean Anderson

Scotland's Kenny Burrell

and The New Century Soul Manchester Residents

Mark Bicknell, Steve Thomas, Karl Rhodes, Carl Willingham, Des Parker, Andy Whitmore and Kiddo.

Room Two

Room Two 70' cross-over will open at 12am with Solar Radio's 'Sunday Soul Selection' crew

Shaun Robbins & Bob 'the Crate' Smith Paul Thrower and Brett Franklin

(more room Two info below)

Video Clips

April 2004 - Allnighter - Main Room Clip 

1 min (0.6mb) clip of

a quick walk into the main room from the April 2004

Hit the image to run!

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April 2004 - Allnighter - Main Room Clip 

5 min (4.5mb) clip of

guest djs Carl Willingham and more DJs

Hit the image to run!


Ronnie Walker -"Thanks To You"

Jan 2007 at New Century Brookfields Wolverhampton








Tickets are £10 each and are now available online at

Online Purchase

or paypal ... lydiahurford@yahoo.com

or via post

Address for cheque made payable to:

Lydia Hurford

34 Hulme Court

Linby Street


M15 5AR

or you can take a chance and pay £12 on the night.

This really does promise to be a night to remember so we hope to see you there


Chris Waterman

New Century Soul



More Info

Road, rail, or space shuttle, the New Century Venue has to be one of the most central and easy to get to venues.

Street Map


More Room Two Info

Shaun Robbins & Bob 'the Crate' Smith are the two presenters of 'Solar Radio's *Sunday Soul Selection* ... real 'strings & things' for a Sunday ... !

The Show has been such a success that Soul Brother Records have released in effect, The Best Of The Sunday Soul Selection on CD which is one of their all-time best sellers.

Plus, you can now buy Sunday Soul Selection T-shirts in store ... !

Shaun & Bob have DJ'ed around the Country inc. The Orwell, The Birmingham Hilton Luxury Soul Weekender, The North West Soul Festival, amongst others ...

Bob, from Brighton Town has been a Promoter, Collector, Record Dealer & DJ since the birth of the 70's Modern Soul scene down South ...

Paul Thrower, also a regular guest on the Sunday Soul Selection, is one of *the* scene's personalities ... & the chances of bumping into Paul at the various Soul Weekenders, the length & breath of the Country, inc. abroad are very high ... ! Needless to say, Paul is never at home ... ! As a Punter since day numero Paul has built up a wonderful 70s Modern Soul collection & is one of the regular jocks @ the very popular Chi-Soul All-dayers on the South Coast.

Shaun's the main presenter of the Radio Show which incs. regular quality guests, such as Ivor Jones, Steve Plumb, Togetherness Sean O'Connor, Brian Goucher, Eddie Hubbard ... etc. & has become one of Solar Radio's flagship shows ... ! Shaun, Paul and Bob will be joined by Mr Brett Franklin, who if my memory serves me right Brett missed only one All-nighter in the two years we where there. For more NCSC News and Info visit http://www.newcenturysoul.co.uk

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