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1980s, Adam & Eve, Aquarius, blog, Brampton Mile, Carl Flint, Chesterfield, Dirty Stop Outs, Facination, Miners' Strike, Tufty Gordon -

They say a picture says a thousand words – and the author of a title starring hundreds of the town’s revellers of the ‘80s is about to prove it. Neil Anderson is set to officially launch his new ‘Dirty Stop Out’s Guide to 1980s Chesterfield – In Pictures’ at Soresby Street’s Tallbird Records next week and a limited number of free tickets are available. He’ll be talking about growing up in an era dominated by nightclubs like the Aquarius, Moulin Rouge, Fascination and the Adam & Eve. The book is the follow-up to the best-selling ‘Dirty Stop Out’s Guide to...

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Our 1990s Chesterfield reunion is finally set to go ahead next month - despite being previously postponded because of lockdown. The event – which celebrates the era defined by venues like the Bradbury Club and Xanadu – follows our sellout hit just a few weeks before the original lockdown. Over 75% of tickets have already been sold for the 1990s Reunion that takes place at Real Time Live on Saturday, October 2nd. The event follows the success of the ‘Dirty Stop Out’s Guide to 1990s Chesterfield’ book that was published in 2019. Author Neil Anderson who is helping organise the...

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1980s, Adam & Eve, Aquarius, Chesterfield, Facination, Loony Juice, Margaret Thatcher, Miners' Strike, Moulin Rouge -

Danesmoor sisters Marie Brierley and Kay Booker were first in the queue when we were looking for people to re-enact the photos that appear on the cover of our new ‘Dirty Stop Out’s Guide to 1980s Chesterfield – In Pictures’. The sisters happily settled back into the pose they first struck in Woolies photo-booth in the town over three decades earlier with one exception – modern life dictated the cigarette had to be replaced by an e-cig… The ‘then and now’ shot has become a massive Facebook hit with over 30,000 viewing it within hours of it being uploaded. Author...

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1980s, Aquarius, Blue Bell, Brampton Mile, Chesterfield, Dirty Stop Outs, Facination, Moulin Rouge -

They say a picture says a thousand words – and our new book packed full of photos of revellers from the '80s is set to prove just that!  The brand new ‘Dirty Stop Out’s Guide to 1980s Chesterfield – In Pictures’ – which is now on sale – is crammed full of hundreds of pictures of life in the era dominated by nightclubs like the Aquarius, Moulin Rouge, Facination and the Adam & Eve. The book is set to be the follow-up to the best-selling ‘Dirty Stop Out’s Guide to 1980s Chesterfield’ which was published in 2013. The title was...

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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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