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Date and rate announced for the 2nd “Summer in the Park” All -Dayer at the Dunkenhalgh!

September 26, 2011

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As promised , and following on from the roaring success of event #1 , the second “Summer in the Park” All- Dayer is now confirmed to take place in 4-star splendour at the Dunkenhalgh hotel and Spa, Blackburn Rd; Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire on Sunday July 29th 2012. Even better news is that we have managed to […]

Great new Motown book on sale at Blackburn this Saturday!

September 22, 2011

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In addition to 6 hours of classic Wigan Casino Northern Soul, we are delighted to announce that Neil Rushton’s fantastic new book, “Hype and Soul” chronicled by Motown’s legendary press officer, Al Abrams will be on sale this Saturday night at the Wigan 38th Anniversary celebrations at The King Georges Hall,   Northgate in Blackburn. Doors […]

An interview with me in Sabotage Times – this link to read it….

September 20, 2011

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Just to let everyone know I ve just completed an interview with the excellent online magazine – The Sabotage Times. If you would like to read the article put together by Finton please go to: www.sabotagetimes.com/music/northern-soul-legend-on-25-years-of-expansion-records Hope you like it – and that picture of me from around 1975!   

This Saturday @ Blackburn , Wigan Casino 38th Anniversary- DJ schedule announced.

September 19, 2011

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The DJ schedule for the 3-roomed soul night out at the King Georges Hall in Blackburn is now confirmed – in addition to the very best in Jazz Funk and Disco anthems from venues like “Angels”, Rafters” and “The Ritz” with DJ Colin Curtis and friends in the Windsor Suite, there’ll be Southport Weekender 80s […]

SAT SEPT 24th – WIGAN CASINO’s 38th ANNIVERSARY… and MORE!

September 18, 2011

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Next Saturday September 24th we celebrate Wigan Casino’s 38th anniversary with a 3 roomed soul night at the King George’s Hall, Northgate in Blackburn. The twelfth such celebration of the opening of arguably the most influential of all Northern Soul All-nighters at a venue which lends itself to comparison with the original club in Wigan..a […]

A good win when most needed- Wolves 0-2 Spurs

September 13, 2011

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Must admit I m surprised at two things here – a clean sheet and 3 points at a venue which has rarely been fruitful for Spurs. My goodness we needed this , 3 points gets us up and running and with Liverpool next (still smarting from the Stoke defeat) it was vital we got something […]

All-Nighter #2 Blackpool Winter Gardens, Saturday September 10th

September 13, 2011

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Over 600 attended the second Northern and Modern Soul All-Nighter at this splendid venue and it was good to see so many travellers in the crowd. Thanks to all the local radio DJs for their support of the night – it is recognised and much appreciated, same goes for all the hardworking team who handed […]

Don ‘t miss a great (all) night tonight in Blackpool!

September 10, 2011

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Tonight it’s the next Northern and Modern Soul All-Nighter in Blackpool. Once again we are at one of the town centre’s iconic venues, The Winter Gardens where we take over the Spanish Hall suite of rooms for 9 hours of top-notch Northern and Modern Soul, both anthemic and under-played. On top of that we’ve got the […]

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