We want your stories from afterdark Liverpool in the 1970s!


Opening of Hofbrauhaus in SheffieldThe era defined by glam rock, industrial action and the rise of punk, is set to be immortalised in a new book by Liverpool writer Jade Wright.

The Dirty Stop Outs’ Guide to 1970s Liverpool will celebrate the era that saw the closure of The Cavern and the birth of a whole new style of music in the city.

Former Liverpool Echo music and features writer Jade Wright is keen to include as many memories, photos and memorabilia as possible and is calling on people to contact her with their stories.

Did you trip the light fantastic at the Grafton, or was Liverpool Stadium more your thing?

Were you a regular at Eric’s? Did you see legendary gigs by Kate Bush at The Empire or Queen at The Cavern?

The Dirty Stop Out’s Guide series has already proved a massive hit in Sheffield – one volume even persuaded a couple to re-marry after nearly 30 years apart!

We’re delighted to say that Liverpool is now getting the Dirty Stop Out’s treatment – and where better when it comes to music, fashion and a love of going out?

Jade said: “I want this book to truly represent 1970s Liverpool; to be everybody’s scrapbook of a great time in their lives, and for that, I need your input.

“It was the era of flamboyant fashion, industrial action and dancing round handbags. There was so much going on across Merseyside – in Liverpool but also in Wirral and all the areas around and I really want to get that right, by including memories from people who were there, and have the T Shirt, so to speak.

“This is a people’s history, looking at the decade through the eyes of those who lived it – flares and all. I’d love to be able to share your stories and pictures of a great time in the city’s history.”

You can contact Jade at The Dirty Stop Outs’ Guide to 1970s Liverpool Facebook Group or by email at jade@jadewright.co.uk.

The Dirty Stop Outs’ Guide to 1970s Liverpool is set to be out in the Autumn.

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