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How Many Nighter Venues Have There Been ?

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The second most important venue thread has got me thinking. Has anyone ever tried to put together a list of all the nighters there have been over the years ( not including weekenders ), to see how many came and went or are still around. I've listed the one's I have attended ( that I can remember) at some point or other to start

Wigan Casino

Maxim's (wigan )

Cricketers ( wigan )

the old cinema - name escapes me ( wigan )

Clifton Hall

Cleethorpes Pier & Winter Gardens

Bradford Queens Hall

Tony's Empress Ballroom - Blackburn

Morecambe Pier & Carlton Club

Samanthas

Take Two

Coconut / Pineapple Grove - preston ( I know it was something tropical to do with fruit )

Twisted Wheel ( 80's)

Rotters Manchester

Hyde

Parr Hall

Stafford

Windsford

Notts Odd Fellows - Leicester

Hinckley Sports Center & Town Hall ? ( it's where I met the wife I should really remember !! )

Newcastle Upon Tyne - Tiffs ( Mr M's sign over the door I remember )

Dolphin Centre - Darlington

Kirkcaldy

Dundee - was it called Clouds?

Boston - Elizabethan Suite

Peterborough - Wirrana & Fleet

Notts Palais

Derby Assembly rooms

St Ives

100 Club

Leighton Buzzard

Six Hills - Leicester

Barnsley

Middleton

Bidds

Sheridans

Stoke Kings Hall & Queens Hall

Trentham Gardens

Lifeline - Retford

Keele

These are the one's I can remember off the top off my head but sure i've missed places where I was taken without realising it, no wonder my head's muddled these days

Not bad for a guy in his late twentys :lol::lol:laugh.gif

Lets see how many I didnt go to

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Just remembered another Steam in Crewe

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The second most important venue thread has got me thinking. Has anyone ever tried to put together a list of all the nighters there have been over the years ( not including weekenders ), to see how many came and went or are still around. I've listed the one's I have attended ( that I can remember) at some point or other to start

Wigan Casino

Maxim's (wigan )

Cricketers ( wigan )

the old cinema - name escapes me ( wigan )

Clifton Hall

Cleethorpes Pier & Winter Gardens

Bradford Queens Hall

Tony's Empress Ballroom - Blackburn

Morecambe Pier & Carlton Club

Samanthas

Take Two

Coconut / Pineapple Grove - preston ( I know it was something tropical to do with fruit )

Twisted Wheel ( 80's)

Rotters Manchester

Hyde

Parr Hall

Stafford

Windsford

Notts Odd Fellows - Leicester

Hinckley Sports Center & Town Hall ? ( it's where I met the wife I should really remember !! )

Newcastle Upon Tyne - Tiffs ( Mr M's sign over the door I remember )

Dolphin Centre - Darlington

Kirkcaldy

Dundee - was it called Clouds?

Boston - Elizabethan Suite

Peterborough - Wirrana & Fleet

Notts Palais

Derby Assembly rooms

St Ives

100 Club

Leighton Buzzard

Six Hills - Leicester

Barnsley

Middleton

Bidds

Sheridans

Stoke Kings Hall & Queens Hall

Trentham Gardens

Lifeline - Retford

Keele

These are the one's I can remember off the top off my head but sure i've missed places where I was taken without realising it, no wonder my head's muddled these days

Not bad for a guy in his late twentys :lol::lol:laugh.gif

Lets see how many I didnt go to

A few more

The Touch

Yate

Gloucester Jamaican Club

Boscombe

Va Va's

Glenrothes

Wigan Tiff's

The Rocket

Shotts

Plymouth

My House (Several locations) :D

Edited by Dave Thorley

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The second most important venue thread has got me thinking. Has anyone ever tried to put together a list of all the nighters there have been over the years ( not including weekenders ), to see how many came and went or are still around. I've listed the one's I have attended ( that I can remember) at some point or other to start

Wigan Casino

Maxim's (wigan )

Cricketers ( wigan )

the old cinema - name escapes me ( wigan )

Clifton Hall

Cleethorpes Pier & Winter Gardens

Bradford Queens Hall

Tony's Empress Ballroom - Blackburn

Morecambe Pier & Carlton Club

Samanthas

Take Two

Coconut / Pineapple Grove - preston ( I know it was something tropical to do with fruit )

Twisted Wheel ( 80's)

Rotters Manchester

Hyde

Parr Hall

Stafford

Windsford

Notts Odd Fellows - Leicester

Hinckley Sports Center & Town Hall ? ( it's where I met the wife I should really remember !! )

Newcastle Upon Tyne - Tiffs ( Mr M's sign over the door I remember )

Dolphin Centre - Darlington

Kirkcaldy

Dundee - was it called Clouds?

Boston - Elizabethan Suite

Peterborough - Wirrana & Fleet

Notts Palais

Derby Assembly rooms

St Ives

100 Club

Leighton Buzzard

Six Hills - Leicester

Barnsley

Middleton

Bidds

Sheridans

Stoke Kings Hall & Queens Hall

Trentham Gardens

Lifeline - Retford

Keele

These are the one's I can remember off the top off my head but sure i've missed places where I was taken without realising it, no wonder my head's muddled these days

Not bad for a guy in his late twentys :lol:laugh.gif:D

Lets see how many I didnt go to

Blimey, tough one.

Add to the list...

Bensons (also Bradford i think)

Wigan Tiffanys

Leicester Starlight Club

Middleton

Brookfields Wolves

er.... :lol:

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How did I miss the Starlight Club, I DJd there

Weren't Maxims and Wigan Tiffs the same place just got renamed as I remember

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How did I miss the Starlight Club, I DJd there

Weren't Maxims and Wigan Tiffs the same place just got renamed as I remember

Don't know, but it was Tiff's when Richard Searling did it.

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Dave

My house in Wigan was also a popular venue with a regular attendance of about 10

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The Catacombs

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Blimey, tough one.

Add to the list...

Bensons (also Bradford i think)

Wigan Tiffanys

Leicester Starlight Club

Middleton

Brookfields Wolves

er.... :lol:

Up the junction in crewe

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The Catacombs

Dixiland -Colwyn Bay Pier

Ritz- Manchester

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Dixiland -Colwyn Bay Pier

Ritz- Manchester

I have to admit I have never heard of Dixiland

Dont remember nighters at the Ritz, remember lots of dayers

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Warrington Parr Hall

Mansfield Leisure Centre

Chafers - Bramley

Mojo - Sheffield

Esquire - Sheffield

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I have to admit I have never heard of Dixiland

Dont remember nighters at the Ritz, remember lots of dayers

:lol: The Ritz was one of the most sucessful allniters of the 90's, at times had nearly 1000 in (Richard Searling's 50th). For a while it was the must do on bank holidays.

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Tiffany's and Maxine's in Wigan were both the same.

Hanley Stoke on Trent

Trencherfield Mill Wigan

Golbourne

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Just remembered another Steam in Crewe

the junction ...crewe

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the junction ...crewe

Already mentioned in Post 9.

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The Catacombs

not strickedly an allnighter..........but what the heck had some great children of the night times there super small dingey and full of dodgy bast**ds.......just as it should be :lol:

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a fav of ADEY C, I'll bet....market harboro .....how about..BLETSOE in bedfordshire ...the night spot bedford

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DJ'd at one in Market Harborough once, think it was the town hall.

Plus others

Wolverhanpton Civic

Albrighton

Hensford

Alsager

Sandbach

Edited by Dave Thorley

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Hi All

A few I remember from the past....

Abraham Moss Leisure Centre, Manchester

Congleton - ones that Beggsy ran 2 diff places one was at a sports centre the other something like Jackson Community Centre

Bolton Town Hall

Dodgey night club in Piccadilly Gardens MCR - name escapes me now

Cheers

Phil

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More

Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Cardiff ?

Colwyn Bay

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DJ'd at one in Market Harborough once, think it was the town hall.

not the one i'm thinking of

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Alfreton Leisure Centre

Edited by MAK

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Coalville

Carlisle wasn't there one there for a while

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A few from the distant past

Ambassadeur club -----Bradford

Blue Orchid -----------Derby

Lord john (Jim????)----Huddersfield

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Alfreton Leisure Centre

WHO CAN REMEMBER THE NIGHT OWL IN LEICESTER

JOE

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Just remembered Bretby, I ran it with Chris King, shows I'm getting old when I don't remember things like that biggrin.gifsad.gif

And Swanage, Dorset, I DJ'd there, god the memory is getting poor

Edited by Dave Thorley

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Dave

Yea dont know how I had forgot it , should have remembered as me and my mate Dunc from Warrington got our bags nicked out of Brian Rae's car on the car park. I did slow down a great deal in the mid 90s as a had a family to bring up, so didnt get to many ( if more than the 1 I can remember )

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not the one i'm thinking of

The Lantern? Which then changed to The Frollicking Fekup, not sure if the was a nighter.

Kelmarsh?

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Tiffany's and Maxine's in Wigan were both the same.

Hanley Stoke on Trent

Trencherfield Mill Wigan

Golbourne

Dont remeber Trencherfield

Was the one in Golbourne run by Dean Mitchell, I remember going to some of his do's in Golbourne just forgot the nighters

Used to go to Notts Odd Fellows with Dean in that camper van thing he had, with a lass called Jane from Worsley Mesnes

Steve

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Could have had a mention but I didn't see it (eyes a little tired), Winding Wheel in Chesterfield, best nighter venue I've ever been in.

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Market Harborough Town Hall - thats another one I had forgotten going to

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Could have had a mention but I didn't see it (eyes a little tired), Winding Wheel in Chesterfield, best nighter venue I've ever been in.

Another one I ran and forgot, time to take me off to the funny farm unsure.gif

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carousel...manchester

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Lifeline's had three homes so far, Sheridans, the Fox @ Colsterworth and Old Bell @ Barnby Moor. We are moving as of April to Brookfields Club (The Stables) @ Shareshill, Wolverhampton. It's the home of New Century Soul Club too if it hasn't been mentioned already.

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WHO CAN REMEMBER THE NIGHT OWL IN LEICESTER

JOE

My mate Gaz Keen always rants on about the Night Owl but I never went

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Chapel in Rotherham, just the one though I think and there was one in Stoke above the Bus Station back in the 80's?????

Edited by chalky

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Could have had a mention but I didn't see it (eyes a little tired), Winding Wheel in Chesterfield, best nighter venue I've ever been in.

I've often thought the Winding Wheel would be a cracking venue, never knew it had been, when was that Chalky?

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was,nt there one in wakefield called ..... rachealls

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carousel...manchester

Was that the place inside Belle Vue, abolutely huge place where the bouncers wouldnt let anyone sit on the floor?

If not thats another one for the list but cant remember what it was called

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Was that the place inside Belle Vue, abolutely huge place where the bouncers wouldnt let anyone sit on the floor?

If not thats another one for the list but cant remember what it was called

Also Manchester International & International 2

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Another from 80's, Paddocks Club in London, opposite or at side of Daily Mirror (I think) buliding.

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I've often thought the Winding Wheel would be a cracking venue, never knew it had been, when was that Chalky?

I ran it for a year after Stafford closed. DJ's included Butch, Ian Clarke, Guy, Keb, Ady Pountain, Jonathon, Adam, Robin over two rooms, one modern the other northern. From the day we started to the day it closed we were harrassed by the police and thats why it's a hard venue to use. Asked not long ago and the police in the town are just anti allniters. Shame

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Dont remeber Trencherfield

Was the one in Golbourne run by Dean Mitchell, I remember going to some of his do's in Golbourne just forgot the nighters

Used to go to Notts Odd Fellows with Dean in that camper van thing he had, with a lass called Jane from Worsley Mesnes

Steve

Went to a couple at Trencherfield Mill about 6 years ago.

The one in Golborne was run by Dean.

Not sure if it's the Miners Welfare Club or summert like that.

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I've often thought the Winding Wheel would be a cracking venue, never knew it had been, when was that Chalky?

It was 1987 for I think 6 nighters. First one upstairs was northern and downstairs modern etc. Northern went downstairs and the upstairs became oldies room, Steve Smith in charge of that one I think??? The December one was Kebs last nighter outside London before going into retirement, got a rousing ovation that went on for ages and Guy was stood there tapping his feet waiting to start his set laugh.gif

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was,nt there one in wakefield called ..... rachealls

No , that was Raquel's - but it was not an all - nighter ........

Wakefield has had two notable all - nighters : The Metro , and the Wakefield Unity Hall , which I was the promoter of 1976 - 1977 ........

I also ran , with Bill Payne , all - nighters at Stoke Tiffany's ........

Malc Burton

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I ran it for a year after Stafford closed. DJ's included Butch, Ian Clarke, Guy, Keb, Ady Pountain, Jonathon, Adam, Robin over two rooms, one modern the other northern. From the day we started to the day it closed we were harrassed by the police and thats why it's a hard venue to use. Asked not long ago and the police in the town are just anti allniters. Shame

Yeah they were a complete set of b*stards!! Stopping the coaches and searching all who entered the car park in town centre!! They caught one person with a bit of gear from the six all-nighters. Think in the end the venue had to concede to the police as they were refused an extension for one of Colliery Brass Bands ph34r.gif

I think the stance of the police may have softened a bit now Dave, other all-nighters from other types of music have been held in the area and other clubs have been open all night. Might be worth a try again wink.gif

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It was 1987 for I think 6 nighters. First one upstairs was northern and downstairs modern etc. Northern went downstairs and the upstairs became oldies room, Steve Smith in charge of that one I think??? The December one was Kebs last nighter outside London before going into retirement, got a rousing ovation that went on for ages and Guy was stood there tapping his feet waiting to start his set laugh.gif

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No, I ran them all with Danny Everard. It was sort of the end of the Stafford era, everyone went off to do other things after that. But even with the police hassel, they were good fun.

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Yeah they were a complete set of b*stards!! Stopping the coaches and searching all who entered the car park in town centre!! They caught one person with a bit of gear from the six all-nighters. Think in the end the venue had to concede to the police as they were refused an extension for one of Colliery Brass Bands ph34r.gif

I think the stance of the police may have softened a bit now Dave, other all-nighters from other types of music have been held in the area and other clubs have been open all night. Might be worth a try again wink.gif

I'll give them a ring, but need to get 'The Powerstation' off the ground first :D

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No, I ran them all with Danny Everard. It was sort of the end of the Stafford era, everyone went off to do other things after that. But even with the police hassel, they were good fun.

When I said Steve in charge I meant you gave him responsibility for that room, sure thats what he mentioned in conversation about the venue once.

Rob Marriott charging the squad to get in, "don't give a f*ck who you are, tenner (or what ever the entrance fee was back then)" laugh.gif

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