Alan Derby

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    Another excellent turnout of regulars and as always new faces enjoying the unique atmosphere of The Twisted Wheel a 60's Cellar Club playing a fantastic mix of music to cater for all tastes, brilliant afternoon thanks to Pete John Jock and Special Guest DJ Ginger who once again played some fantastic tunes keeping the Dance Floor Full. Looking forward to the 9th July when Jos and John Kane will be guesting on the 17th Anniversary of Pete resurrecting The Twisted Wheel, sure to be a cracking afternoon, we have friends from Nottingham coming up their first time at The Wheel they will see what Manchester has to offer that no one else can. Al, Pat Kev & Sue
  1. Hi Dennis, sorry we missed last month it's always a cracking night, we will be all coming along on this one we have friends from Nottingham coming up to Manchester and they will be joining us at your brilliant venue, looking forward to hearing some fantastic music that you, Steve and Alan will be serving up. All the best to you and Rita Al
  2. Just over a week to go to our next Sunday of Soul at Prestwich, great news on the Guest DJ front along with our dear friend Alan Dillon our mate from Stoke Steve Bland will be spinning some vinyl, with residents Des and Bernard it's sure to be a cracking afternoon of Northern, Motown and 60's classics with a bit of Modern thrown in!! Hope you can join us, don't forget all proceeds go to Local Charities, thanks for all your support it is much appreciated. Al
  3. NORTHERN & MOTOWN SUNDAY SOUL AT PRESTWICH CONSERVATIVE CLUB RESIDENT DJ's DES JONES & BERNARD HEAP GUEST DJ ALAN DILLON AND STEVE BLAND (STOKE) 2.00 TILL 7.00 £4 ON THE DOOR Great venue, good dance floor, cheap bar and secure parking, only 5 minutes walk from the Metro Link Station All money raised goes to The Rotary Club of Bury for donating to Local Charities.sundaysoul FLYER.pdf
    Another fantastic afternoon at The Twisted Wheel lots of new faces combined with the die hard regulars to create the unique atmosphere that only the Wheel has, Pete John and Jock with Guest OZZ kept us royally entertained with a brilliant mix of 60's Wheel Classics - Northern - Motown - R&B and a bit of Ska. Next months Guest DJ -Todmorden's finest our mate GINGER who will have the place bouncing. Al Pat Kev & Sue
    A slow start to proceedings but picked up nicely big thanks as always to Des and Bernard for keeping us entertained, our Guest DJ's Steve and Joules had the dance floor rocking everyone had a great afternoon and raised another £110 for Local Charities over £5500 now thanks to all our supporters. Thanks as usual to our Pat and Sue who run the event 'Priceless' also our Steve & Kev for helping with the equipment, not forgetting Maggie for clearing away the Glasses. Looking forward to 2nd July Guest DJ our own Alan Dillon hope you can join us. Al
    Bank Holiday Weekend the Manchester Run the Tragic events of last Monday expected a low turnout!! Wrong Again!! A fantastic crowd who enjoyed a great afternoon of 60's soul Northern Motown R&B and a bit of Ska thrown in, Pete John Jock and Guest DJ Phil Stone kept the place bouncing, once again plenty of new faces who really enjoyed the unique atmosphere of The Wheel if you have not been yet give it a try I am sure you will have a memorable afternoon. A minutes silence at 6.00pm in memory of those who lost their lives in the Terrorist Attack at the Manchester Arena was impeccably observed by everyone. Next up 11th June Guest DJ Ozz. Thanks guys for another brilliant afternoon see you in fortnight. Al Pat Kev & Sue
    Another cracking afternoon of 60's Northern Motown and a bit of Ska thrown in, unfortunately Yocky couldn't make it (get well soon), Pete John and Jock kept the place rocking with a little help from our mate Andy Scoffin who stepped in to give the boys a break. Lots of familiar faces and plenty of new ones Phil and Carol from Padiham their first time at the Wheel and they loved it. Next up on the 28th May our dear friend local DJ Phil Stone he will have the place bouncing, our friends from Stoke making the trip why not join us at the best Soul Club in North sure to be a cracking afternoon. Thanks Pete John Jock and Andy for once again making our Sunday. Al Pat Kev & Sue
  4. NORTHERN & MOTOWN SUNDAY SOUL AT PRESTWICH CONSERVATIVE CLUB RESIDENT DJ's DES JONES & BERNARD HEAP GUEST DJ THIS MONTH SCOOTER STEVE 2.00 TILL 7.00 £4 ON THE DOOR Great Venue, good dance floor, cheap bar and secure parking only 5 minutes walk fro the Metrolink. All money raised goes to The Rotary Club of Bury for donating to Local Charities sundaysoul FLYER.pdf
    Another fantastic afternoon of Soul and despite the sunny weather we had a great turnout, Des and Bernard along with Guest DJ Phil Stone kept the place rocking thanks lads really appreciate your support raising money for Local Charities. As always special mention for our Pat and Sue for running the place and Steve for helping with the gear. We raised another £150 (thats over £5300 since we started) thanks to all ou supporters the money will go The Rotary Club of Bury for donating to Local Charities. Next months Guest DJ Scooter Steve sure to be another brilliant afternoon. Regards Al
  5. Great review by Pete, what a brilliant turnout a few new faces but filled with the regular supporters of this fantastic venue, Pete and Birthday Boy John Kane had the stage room bouncing all afternoon, Jock and John played a fantastic mix of Northern Motown R&B and Sixties Classics well done filled the floor. Great to see our mate Andy Scoffin and Steve & Chris from Stoke with Karen Paul and their friends they had a brilliant afternoon and will be attending the 28th May already looking forward to it, first Yocky on the 14th always fills the Place. Thanks to all at The Wheel for making our Sundays so memorable. Al Pat Kev & Sue
    What a fantastic night the music was a brilliant mix thanks to guest DJ's John and Pete together with residents Wayne Vance and Linda thanks for putting on such a memorable evening and letting us Present the Cheque to Julie Verne of Broughton House, £2750 going to very worthy charity well done everyone the DJ's and all who helps and attends the event, special thanks to Graham for organising the event and Pat Sue Kev Phil Steve for efforts on the day. Looking forward to the next Saturday Night at The Carlton Club. Regards Al
    A big thank you to Pete John Jock and Guest DJ Andy, kept us all royally entertained with the dance floor full once the sun worshipers joined us, quite a slow start to the afternoon but never ceases to amaze me how many turn up even on a such a lovely sunny day from all corners of the country , that's the pulling power of The Twisted Wheel brilliant atmosphere and fantastic 60's music with a great mix of Northern Motown and R & B, looking forward to John Kane's 60th Birthday Celebration on the 30th April. Al Kev Pat & Sue
  6. Looking forward to another brilliant afternoon of soul, Guest DJ now confirmed as our dear friend Phil Stone together wit Des and Bernard sure to have the place rocking. Regards Al
  7. NOTHERN & MOTOWN SUNDAY SOUL AT PRESTWICH CONSERVATIVE CLUB RESIDENT DJ's DES JONES & BERNARD HEAP GUEST DJ's EVERY MONTH 2.00 TILL 7.00 £4 ON THE DOOR Great Venue, good dance floor, cheap bar and secure parking All money raised goes to The Rotary Club of Bury for distribution to Local Charities sundaysoul FLYER.pdf