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1960s, 1970s, 1980s, Barnsley, Blackpool, Bridlington, Brighton Beach, Cabaret club, Chesterfield, Doncaster, Knutsford, Leeds, New Lodge WMC, Sheffield, Skegness, Working Mens Clubs -

It’s no surprise the kids ended up as staunch clubgoers in later years. Their own experience of life with the ‘club family’ started at an early age and happy memories of the ‘club trip’ were etched into their DNA. It was regularly a military operation involving scores of coaches heading for the coast depending on size of club and number of children involved. They were well organised and gave a sense of amazing freedom to the kids that got to roam about a sea resort for the day on their own. Cleethorpes, Bridlington, Blackpool and Skegness were always popular destinations...

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1970s, Cabaret club, Club Fiesta, Sheffield -

Massive thanks to the hundreds that voted in our recent poll to decide Sheffield’s best club of the 1970s - we were truly bowled over by the interest! There really was only ever going to be one winner - the Fiesta. Like it or loath it, Sheffield had seen nothing like the palatial cabaret club when it opened in the summer of 1970. It truly set the standard for everything that followed in the era. The purpose-built venue cost £500,000. The equilvant investment today would run into tens of millions. The Fiesta had over 100 staff and attracted the biggest...

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Alvin Stardust, Cabaret club, Club Fiesta, Lipthorpe, Sheffield in the 1970s, The Fiesta -

It was 50 years ago this month that Sheffield's legendary Fiesta cabaret club first opened its doors. What are your memories of that amazing place? We're celebrating by adding new merchandise to our collection!

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