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Yes it Was,

I can remember it as the Gaumont. And what an amazing place that was.

I skipped college one day to see Woodstock there.

Can you remember how steep the stalls were? Everyone had a great view.

Even if the bod in front of you had a hat on.

Yet another victim of the Architect Criminals of the time.

What year would it have dissapeared?

I had to cut the picture down as it would have been too easy. :P

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Now theres another VICTIM, The County Hotel. :angry:

The chinese I ued to use as well, another great loss,

turned into a sewing machine shop! :huh:

The name of the night club is on the tip of my tongue :P

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The Gaumont was demolished in the late 1970s; I used to pass the site on my way to school.

The only nightclubs I can think of are 1) Penelope's, on Wollaton Street; Madisons -built on the site of the Gaumont and The Heart of the Midlands on Talbot Street; though that was more of a cabaret venue.

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Yes, that was it Madisons, the 'in place' in the place of the Gaumont

Penelope's, Was that upstairs in the new building on the opposite side of

Wollaton Street. Later to become Arrabella's run by Alan & Margaret of

Ariba Club (Bottle Lane) fame.

Not to be confused with Isabella's, which was in the square next to the Masonic

Hall nearby. Or Annabel's Which was on Victoria Street, downstairs next to the

Tratoria.

The Heart of the Midlands was a Cabaret type premises, which later turned into

Rock City.

Not that I am a Clubbing type of person you understand! :D

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Madisons. I did some Christmas bar work there in the early 80s. I can still hear Hot Chocolate's "It Started With a Kiss". Very funny seeing Forest players getting blind drunk and chasing the talent.

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Did'nt one of the players come a cropper in Colwick after a visit to said

establishment.

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I think he had more concerns than his Jag :lol:

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And heres how it looks today (23/12/04)

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70s ?

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Thanks Nick

Who's on at the Panto?

Reg Varney?

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It's Robinson Crusoe but I can't make out any names lookks like REO and LYNN or Cynn and a Tony but thats it

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Mr Google might know?

G.Oogle gave me an Ebay listing

ROBINSON CRUSOE

THE ONE AND ONLY

KEN DODD

WITH

LYN KENNINGTON

BILLY WHITTAKER

GEORGE BARNES

AT THE THEATRE ROYAL

NOTTINGHAM

YEAR 1972

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70s ?

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That car looks like it's parked ?

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That might even be me?

My first car that went on the road was a Ford Cortina MK1 just like that.

You could not get a photo from that position now, without getting knocked down!

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I'd say that photo was from the middle to late Sixties. By 1972 they'd built the subway under Theatre Square.

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i remember in the early 60,s walking by the pub facing the gaumont, next door to gibbons stamp shop [ was it called the hand and heart ?] when what i thought was a window box or a chimney fell between me and my husband , but it was the landlady , she fell from an upstairs window flat on to the pavement . we stopped with her t untill the ambulance came then left . i thought she was dead but heard later that she survived the fall

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I think it was the Hand Inn later to become the Stage Door.

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Quite correct Zab

If you walked back up wollaton street there was a third pub, stood back on the left near the co-op.

Knocked down many years ago. Cant remember the name?

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Thanks Den

Nottstalgia is currently the only place this pub is documented on the net.

Does anyone remember it?

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