TGC 216 Posted November 24, 2013 Report Share Posted November 24, 2013 The Empire Empire Palace of Varieties opened in 1898 and lasted 60 glorious, racy years, showing risqué comics, saucy ladies, mind-boggling magicians and rock 'n' roll stars, with huge billings including Charlie Chaplin and Harold Lloyd. Read more: http://archive.thisisnottingham.co.uk/Imposing-stately-pleasure-drome-styled-like/story-19582110-detail/story.html#ixzz2lXAvyDb3 I remember Dad taking me to the Empire occasionally. We sat up in the cheaper Gods of course. He's call in Watmoughs sweet shop, and Dad would splash out on 2oz of Nuthalls Mintos! If I was lucky, I;d get one cut in half with his trusty penknife! http://tgc6266gmail.blogspot.co.uk/ I always seemed to get sat behind a pillar, and spent most of my time standing up to see the acts. Do you have any memories of this wonderful old place to share please? Cheers. Quote Link to post Share on other sites
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