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Yes I went to most of them, they were quite good and not a bad venue for an all-nighter. Soul Sam was on a couple of times in the 70's, Richard Searling and Keith Minshull in the 80's. I remember one night in the mid 80's when there was about 20 punters in and on one of the coldest nights of that winter no heating on inside, I only managed to last until about 2:30. I only live about 2 mins. walk from the pier and have been watching it slowly fall apart over the last 20 odd years. the beach looks a lot better now without it.

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Made the trip down from Widnes a few times . Always had a great night.

Since then I've spent many a happy hour down in Colwyn Bay at a friends or at Cambrian photography.

Must admit it was looking rather derelict  last week before it was finally demolished

Steve

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Used 2 like the pomagne fuelled niters & the warm up @ the friendship  club , even got put up when the niter  was cancelled @ the last minute , be thanx 2 swirl , won’t mention the trouble with the red & clear caps 🤮

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 The friendship club, that's long gone, there's a school there now. I remember the Pomagne now, foul tasting stuff.

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Time Marches On... Saw KC and the Sunshine Band there in 1974 and went to just the one Allnighter in 1978. Not quite Cleethorpes Pier but neverthelesss a good venue for this part of the country. Big following of the music up there back in the day with plenty travelling from Holyhead, Llangefni and Bangor.

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Went there in 1977 with my mate from Alsager same time as we went as regs to Tiffs in Newcastle, happy days

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Nobody has said it so.

 It's the end of the pier for this one. 

Sorry I know it was a really bad joke.  Went once but strangely don't remember the night at all so must have been good 

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