Alexandra Hotel St Leonards-on-Sea photo, late sixties

Graham Sherrington… old boring photos are IN!!!!!

Andre Martin… Was that not a Burni Inn restaurant downstairs

Colin Bell… That’s how i remember it too?

Neil Duncan… Worked here in the 60’s and can remember the rodents scamperiing across the restaurant floor at meal times.

Tony Court-holmes… drank in there many times

Joan Ann Cooper-fenner… Used to go every week to dance and was live band , early 1972

Pete Millington… SPYKE (Chris Sayer, Ian Williams, Peter Millington and Terry Chedzoy) played there 3 times a week between 1969 and 1972. Packed every night, an amazing time.

Beez Neez – EF student dance – Hastings Pier 4th August 1978.





supplied by Mick O’Dowd

Mick O’Dowd… Beez Neez,Monday August 4th 1978 EF Student Dance Hastings Pier. These student gigs were quite lucrative mid-week business for bands and discos.

Alan Esdaile… Great gigs with EF Students. It was Bill Loveland that used to do all the bookings.

Kevin Burchett.. yes i remember bill loveland he booked the early part of the evenings in scalliwgs for the ef students and i think it may have been his son that helped him.

Mick O’Dowd… Believe it or not the attendance for this gig was just over 600.

Mark Harris… Feels like yesterday!!

Jeanette Steve Jones… It was Yesterday

Edward Adams… yeah 28 years ago

Pete Prescott… What was the line up

Mark Harris… Pete, me for starters!

Mick O’Dowd… Mark Harris, David Fussell, Jackie Hazell, Teresa (?), I’m struggling now. C’mon Mark, you got the chronicles I gave you with the vital info in.

David Fussell… Great to see those photographs brings so many memories back. How long have I been on the road now oh 45 years.

Mark Harris…L to R: Julie Harris, Jeff Stevens, David Fussell, Mark Harris (me!), Keith Jenner, Barry Upton, Jackie Hazel, Melanie Ethrington. (Julie Harris of course became Richardson and now Bowles!)