Browsing Month »August, 2011«

What must the chairman be thinking?

August 18, 2011


Sorry, but I just had to get my thoughts on this posted. I m sick of hearing our “manager” , Mr Redknapp constantly being interviewed by his friends in the media and talking about the proud club he is in charge of almost in the 3 rd person venacular? Suddenly he has become coy, evasive […]

Our next date at The Dunkenhalgh Hotel is announced!

August 7, 2011


Following on from the huge turnout at the “Summer in the Park” All Dayer last weekend, the next event at the Dunkenhalgh Hotel +Spa is now announced for SATURDAY OCTOBER 29th 2011 This second event will be a two-roomed affair running from 8.30pm – (with a possible after party if enough people are staying […]

Next Monday , the next Smooth Radio National Northern Soul Show!

August 6, 2011


Great to see so many Northern Soul lovers have flooded the Smooth radio website ( with votes for our All – Time Northern Soul TOP 20 survey that will be broadcast live to the nation next Monday August 29th between 8pm and Midnight. In addition to that chart, which of course is packed with All […]

PARKERS RE-UNION (Pt 3) Tues Dec 27th, Band on the Wall, Manchester

August 3, 2011


The 3rd Parkers Re-Union, a Christmas special,  is now confirmed to take place at the Band On The Wall, Swan Street, Manchester on Tuesday December 27th . The night runs from 9pm until 2am and features original Parkers duo Dean Johnson and Richard Searling with special guest Mike Stephens. Tickets are now on sale priced […]


August 3, 2011


On behalf of both myself and Neil, thanks to everyone who supported our very first “Summer in the Parks” soul All Dayer at the Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa , Clayton-le-Moors , Lancashire on Sunday July 31st. Over 600 attended , with 300+ staying over until Monday morning . We are now lining up the next […]


August 3, 2011


The second Northern and Modern Soul All Nighter takes place at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool on Saturday September 10th. Following on from the success of the first, a 4th room (The Galleon bar) has now been added to cater for early arrivals. The Galleon Bar opens at 8pm through until 11pm and will feature […]

Ritz Reunion All Dayer – what a great day out!

August 2, 2011


In beautifully warm weather, over 600 souls from all around the UK made it over the the 4-Star Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa for the inaugural Ritz Reunion All Dayer last Sunday. Almost all the rooms were taken up in the 700-year old venue and all 3 music rooms seemed to get a big thumbs up […]

Live act now added to Blackburn Wigan Casino Anniversary event!

August 2, 2011


Just added to the Wigan Casino 38th Anniversary event taking place at the King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Saturday September 24th is the legendary Tommy Hunt who will be performing hits past and present on what promises to be another sensational celebration of the Wigan Casino All- Nighters. Richard Searling, Dave Evison and Kev […]