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Paul - Will try and make this one sound like it will be a good night and with spener

Gary might still be in his fishing gear on the night,but will still be good to get him behind the turntables again. PS it is also Pauls Birthday!!!!!!

Its going to be full !!

The place only hold 400 so get there early

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This is a free night only if you arrive before 9.30.......£5.00 after.

Please contact Myself or Paul Donnelly on here or facebook to reserve your place.

The Parkway Club holds approx 400 and that number WILL be reached before the night judging by the response so far.

It will be a great night.

Im not going to blurb on about the large carpark,the cheap bar,cracking sound system or the large sprung dancefloor.........damn done it now.

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me and Andy have had a meet up today to discuss the unbelievable interest in this years PETERBOROUGH WIRRINA REUNION....we are not going to move the goal posts however those who want to join us please arrive early doors,

open at 7-30 and its free entry until 9-30, thereafter £5

SMUDGE 7-30 TO 8-30

JONAH 8-30 TO 9-30

GARY SPENCER 9-30 TO 10-30

PAUL DONNELLY 10-30 TO 11-30

SMUDGE 11-30 TO 12-30

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Requests for tickets now over 200 so plenty of room left for those that want to turn up on the night.

The ticket reserve option. To clarify this guarantees you entry on the night whatever time you arrive, this can be done via Facebook private message to myself of Andy Smith or if you prefer, email to PaulDonnelly@aol.com

Doors open at 7:30pm, FREE entry until 9:30pm, thereafter £5.

Music Policy? 5 hrs of Wirrina memories concentrating on 1975/1976

Raffle? Expensesâ"žÂ¢ have been kept to a minimum to allow Andy to offer free entry however the cost of the venue has to be met. Therefore depending how many people pay after 9:30pm some of the Raffle income may be used to settle venue Invoice, all other proceeds will be donated tohttp://www.sense.org.uk/ A polite message for those that do gain free entry, please give as generously as your wallet allows you to.

For those attending the Parkway Club for the first time,

Parkway Sports & Social Club

Maskew Avenue

Peterborough

Cambridgeshire

PE1 2AS

MAP? Click on link below

http://peterboroughparkwayclubs.org.uk/Directions_to_Parkway_Sports_and_Social_Club.php

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Expectations on the music for the night were set high after listening to the Skeggy radio show which really captured the mix of new and 60's current plays frorm '75 and '76. I was really looking forward to a great night of authentic tunes of the day.... not just another oldies night. It was great to hear The Trammps, The Brothers, Willie Mtichell, Yum Yums, Tommy Bush, N.F Porter, Bobby Freeman, Tobi Legend, Rodger Collins and even LJ Johnson and The Exciters... they all captured the sense of the scene back then. But I'm afraid the night just didn't live up to the expectation musically, and didn't do the Phoenix, Wirrina nights justice.

You didn't really need to play tunes that weren't around at the time... Alfie Davidson, and the bloody awful Holly St James amongst others, and there was also far too heavy a use of Torch anthems. Where were Bobby Hutton, Frankie Crocker, Rmishots, Kenny Smith, Chaumonts, Eloise Laws, Pointer Sisters, Third Time Around....and plenty of other tunes of the day ?

If you plan to have another.... can you give it a bit more authenticity...If a job's worth doing..... etc.

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