Astral Club Queens Road Hastings 1975

Surprised they put opposite the cinema, when it was opposite The Disc Jockey record shop.

Dizz Corinne Ryder… Was it above Chelsea Girl?

Barry Upton… I think it was once Toffs night club ?

Dizz Corinne Ryder… that rings a bell, was just a bit too young to go though!

Maureen Fuller… The Astrel Club was where the Pamdor Club originally was above Chelsea girl entrance at the back. My ex husband Les Martin used to work their

Yvonne Cleland… I used to love the Astral Club! Late late nights and a free meal hahaha

Maureen Fuller… Can you remember the name of the lovely lady who cooked the late night suppers loved her curries?

Yvonne Cleland… I can’t, I’m sorry, but her spag bols and chicken in a basket were to die for! xx

Leigh Wieland-Boys… Yep – there regularly, always had the whitebait

Sam Rosewell… Was this Flamingo’s in the 80’s? (Not that I went in there, slightly too young!) Was a better scene back in the day….

Alan Esdaile… Yes, Sam.

Neal Hunter…It was great being a DJ there. Broke my leg falling down the stairs between the bar and disco at 1am on 22 Oct 1974 which was the day my son was born. Great days.

Tony Davis… was great Djing there with Merlins Music Box. Was it Betty that did the food?

Maureen Fuller… don’t think that was her name she was a Greek lady l think

Tony Court-holmes… used work behind the bar there

Ian Quinnell… AAHHHH good (but slightly vague) memories of those days

Alan Esdaile… Graham Bradley was asking about the Astral Club. Anyone else have any cuttings or photos?

Graham Bradley… You are right Alan definitely opposite Alan Jensen . I remember Jacky, Veronica and Betty working there and there were queues down Queens Road trying to get in . Great Days

F M Reardon… I remember the Astral and Jo.I used to work at the Pump House pub and my mate used to work at the Aquarius. When they closed we used to head down to the Astral and enjoy the rest of the nite.That was back in 73. Great days.

Tony Court-holmes… worked the bar there a couple of times

Charlie… Does anyone remember a bouncer there called Murray

Alan Esdaile…If its the Murray I think it is, I do see him occasionally driving round in his van and he toots but haven’t seen him since before lock down.

Tony Davis… think he still looks the same as well.

Willie Wicking… Great times our friend Clive was an EF student leader he used to get us in lots Swedish girls some of who I still have contact with now

Clive Richardson… It was STS students that I worked for Willie. Happy times.

Graham Bradley… Murray Smith I think that’s Murray surname, he’s still about and his sister runs Battle Kennels Tony right he still looks the same.

Yvonne Cleland… The Astral Club! Great little place! X

John Busbridge… When it was the Pam Dor it used to have a thick glass entrance door which I thought was open walked right in to it, never been right since!

2 thoughts on “Astral Club Queens Road Hastings 1975”

  1. I remember the Astral and Jo.I used to work at the Pumphouse pub and my mate used to work at the Aquarius Disc.When they closed we used to head down to the Astral and enjoy the rest of the nite.That was back in 73.Great days.


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