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Feb 25, 2014 - SOUL MAGAZINE - A review of Wigan Casino Soul Allnighter, Northern Soul in May 1980 from Backbeat Soul Music Magazine Wigan Casino The first of a new series taking a cheeky look at the most influential clubs throughout the ages. Where better to start than Wigan Casino? Feature by Daniel Jones | 06 Apr 2015. 2am, 23rd September, 1973. Station Road, Wigan. The double doors of a grand ballroom – once known as The Empress – swing open in the Sunday morning mist. From inside, the thump of The Sherrys’ Put Casino Hire Wigan – Whatever type of event you’re putting together in Wigan, Scotland, make sure you blow your guests away with our amazing fun casino nights. Whether it’s a private party, fundraiser, corporate event, or wedding reception, our luxury casino tables are a fantastic way to provide your guests with memorable entertainment, anywhere in Wigan. This page will in time. List the true way Wigan casino ran. Not adapted to coincide with a film The Wigan Casino was a nightclub in Wigan, England.Operating between 1973 and 1981, [1] it became known as a primary venue for Northern soul music. It carried forward the legacy created by clubs such as the Twisted Wheel in Manchester, the Chateau Impney (), the Catacombs (Wolverhampton) and the Golden Torch (Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent).It remains one of the most famous clubs in Northern England The first record I heard in The Wigan Casino was 'Everlasting Love'. Imagine what a restoration of this great building would have looked like today! The Ritz, in Manchester, has a similar likeness. Comment by: Juice on 6th December 2011 at 18:24 Would be really keen to hear from anyone from back in those halcyon days. Contact me on [email protected] . Comment by: peter ainscough on 8th Wigan Casino: The Heart of Northern Soul 11 October – 19 February 2005 Our final exhibition of the year. This exhibition explores and celebrates the history of a local dance hall credited by many as the birthplace of Northern Soul. Built in 1915 the building firstly named the Empress Ballroom (known in Wigan as the Wigan Casino first opened it's doors on September 23rd, 1973 to the sounds of "Put Your Loving Arms Around Me" by The Sherrys, and 652 people walked in. It must have seemed inconceivable at the time that Wigan Casino Soul Club would eventually have over 100,000 members, and would be voted "Best Discotheque In The World". Wigan casino #40. Regular price £4.95 York Minster #23. Regular price £6.00 Tower bridge #22. Regular price £6.00 Ferris wheel. Regular price £6.00 Big ben #21 (see video below) Regular price £5.00 Eifell Tower #41. Regular price £4.00 Phone box #24. Regular Wigan Casino only existed for eight years from 1973 to 1981, the building was formerly the Empress Ballroom and was destroyed by fire in 1982 or 1983 and demolished a short time later. The space was then occupied by a car park, and when the old Morrisons in Hope Street closed in 1986, the temporary Morrisons was a prefabricated building, and later became Wigan council offices. And then there

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