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According to someone it was 37,000 at the casino one Saturday 

Simon. Guessing Prestatyn would take some beating at its peak with about 3000 from all over the world  Ste

I was 14 and not allowed to go  by my Mum and Dad. A few if the older Widnes lads went. I had to wait until I was 16 before I managed a nighter at the Casino.  Never looked back. 

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18 minutes ago, Simon T said:

what was biggest attendance at northern event and when was it?

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Guessing Prestatyn would take some beating at its peak with about 3000 from all over the world 

Ste

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Butlitz is several halls at the same time.

In one room its hard to imagine more than a couple of thousand.

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8 hours ago, Sunnysoul said:

 

Slightly before my time but still being talked about when I started going in less than complimentary terms. Was it in a bus garage or something ?

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2 hours ago, Merve said:

Slightly before my time but still being talked about when I started going in less than complimentary terms. Was it in a bus garage or something ?

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Should have clicked thread before replying !!!!!! Its all in there 

I was 14 and not allowed to go  by my Mum and Dad. A few if the older Widnes lads went. I had to wait until I was 16 before I managed a nighter at the Casino.  Never looked back. 

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1 hour ago, Winsford Soul said:

I was 14 and not allowed to go  by my Mum and Dad. A few if the older Widnes lads went. I had to wait until I was 16 before I managed a nighter at the Casino.  Never looked back. 

Same age here mate, was easing my way into things in 75 

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I went with some mates. What a dump. As said concrete floor in like an old bus depot. 

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I believe it was an old tram or bus depot. i remember going also.

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Was there with my brother it was an old tram/bus depot as was already stated it was a shithole dusty concrete floors, cold toilets were worse than Wigan’s, don’t know how many were there but didn’t seem like 6000 also most of the acts advertised never showed. Possibly the worst nighter I ever attended.

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I remember (well partly) going to one 'do' there. Before it started I spent a few hours in the Dragonara Hotel with Chris Burton,  Keith Minshull and the group - trouble is, I can't remember who they were. Think they were an all girl group.

Can anyone fill in the gaps in my memory?😄

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39 minutes ago, Julianb said:

I remember (well partly) going to one 'do' there. Before it started I spent a few hours in the Dragonara Hotel with Chris Burton,  Keith Minshull and the group - trouble is, I can't remember who they were. Think they were an all girl group.

Can anyone fill in the gaps in my memory?😄

That’s a blast from the past. Dragonara hotel. 

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A recent one which is still going is fitzys at king power Leicester. Always a packer 1500 or more but mainly in the motown/crossover room .the northern room loads of room 

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14 hours ago, Algsoul said:

went once never again   shite  hole

Yes, Very Nicely Put, Went Once Too, Dusty concrete floor to dance on, Acoustics Appalling, Only good Thing Was Seeing The Acts that Turned Up, Oh, and leaving the building  at the end for the journey Home 

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Leeds Queens Hall was the one I was referring to, over 7000 capacity according to the flyer...

 

 

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4 minutes ago, Sunnysoul said:

 

According to the last post from Ian.  7200 turned up. Massive crowd that beats anything else I've heard of anywhere,  anytime 

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21 hours ago, Chalky said:

Leeds Queens Hall was the one I was referring to, over 7000 capacity according to the flyer...

 

 

There were two all-nighters held at the Queens Hall, Leeds, as stated is was a huge old tram shed.   Went to both, didn't learn from the first hoping second would have been sorted, it wasn't it was just as bad.

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On 05/03/2021 at 13:40, Samplat said:

I went with some mates. What a dump. As said concrete floor in like an old bus depot. 

If I remember right , it still seemed empty in parts , depended where you were in the building , probably one of the crapest nights of my life 😂👍

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On 11/03/2021 at 12:38, Gogger said:

If I remember right , it still seemed empty in parts , depended where you were in the building , probably one of the crapest nights of my life 😂👍

 

TOTALLY AGREE.......

IT WAS SHITE🤮

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