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Legendary music venue West Runton Pavilion to be remembered with special night

Just Regional
Jun 25, 2014 2 mins read

Legendary local music venue West Runton Pavilion is to be remembered in a special night this autumn.

Saturday, October 4, will see music fans gathering at West Runton Social Club to bring back as many memories possible in recognising the importance of the once proud and vibrant venue.

A committee has been set up to ensure the nights does the history of the venue proud and proud replica West Runton Pavilion tickets are being printed so that people today can own a little bit of history. The team behind the event includes Rock the Lobster’s Malcolm Birtwell, Future radio presenter Nigel Pearce and Pam Kilgour.

Nigel, who presents the Monday morning session live at 9.30am to noon on Future Radio 107.8FM, said: “This event should be a great success. This venue was always a must for anyone who was in the scene at the time. Motorhead, Hawkwind, The Rolling Stones, Slade,The Who, Souxsie and the Banshees, Sham 69, The Clash, The Stranglers and Slade were just some of the super-groups who played there when touring Britain.”

It is planned to have a display of memorabilia and photographs of some of the artists who played there on show. If you have anything you’d like to share with others please bring it along on the night. The Pavilion was demolished in 1986 to make way for property developments. Demand for tickets is expected to be high and there are only 250 available

Tickets are available from  Malcolm via malcypoos@msn.com or call 01263 821838. They are priced at £2.50 each if collected, £3.25 each if posted and £4.50 on the night.

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