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1980s, Aquarius, Blue Bell, Brampton Mile, Chesterfield, Fred Tipping, Hare & Greyhound, John Williamason, Margaret Thatcher -

It became one of the most popular books in Chesterfield's history and we want you to star in its return! Our ‘Dirty Stop Out’s Guide to 1980s Chesterfield’ celebrated the town in an era dominated by nightclubs like the Aquarius, Moulin Rouge and the Adam & Eve. The book – which was originally published in 2013 – was an overnight success when it was launched and went on to sell thousands of copies. Further editions followed on the 1960s, 1970s and the 1990s and a range of merchandise was launch in 2020. Now author Neil Anderson now set to launch...

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Brampton Mile, Chesterfield, Fred Tipping, The Brampton Mile, Three Horse Shoes -

The toll of casualties over the years must stretch into the thousands as groups steered themselves to attempt a rite of passage rarely matched in the entire country at the time.

The Brampton Mile started, in the 1980s at least, in the middle-class surroundings of the Terminus Hotel (closed around 1999 and now demolished). It was such a legend we've now launched a brand new T-shirt to celebrate its (questionable) legacy.

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Brampton Mile, Fred Tipping, Loony Juice, Three Horse Shoes, Whitbread -

“I knew it was good when I began to see two tellies and could only switch one of them off” – said much-missed Three Horse Shoes landlord Fred Tipping. Dirty Stop Outs' Neil Anderson tells the story of his legendary and rather illegal Loony Juice.

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