The Good The Bad and The Ugly Film – Classic Gaiety Hastings – 6th October 1968

Who remembers going to see The good the bad and the ugly?

Nick Prince… The Curzon Cinema (now Kino-teatr) in St Leonards holds the record for the longest run of any film of any of the eighty film venues to have operated in the borough with the Sound of Music.. a total of 124 weeks, these include two runs of 26 weeks and alternative weeks for a further year. five times the ppulation of the town saw the film here.

Judith Monk… I certainly did and Dr Zhivago…lovely cinema.

Andy Davies… God, as a seven year old I was taken to the Sound of Music at the Curzon, I hated it then and to be honest still kind of do……..

Wendy Weaver… Graham says he was too young to see it 😆😆😆. I’ve seen it several times though

Food Hall – Plummers (now Debenhams) Hastings 21st October 1965

who remembers the food hall in Plummers? Remember it well and the first taste of yogurt, which tasted disgusting!

Brigitte Lee… I remember it. In my mind it was under the stairs?

Alan Esdaile… Pretty sure it was in a step down at the back of the entrance floor.

Richard J Porter… My wife would go there with her mother. It was opposite her Father’s Greengrocers, Coopers.

Steve Martin… Worked there early 70’s. It was Debenhams by then. Bonita’s on a Friday night after being paid my wages for the week. £4.50 tops. Good times with the football team on a Sunday. Alan, Simon etc.

Coco Pops… Remember the Wine Shop???

Hollington Youth Club – Johnny Mason early 70’s

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Pete Fairless… Looks like the vertical hold has gone on that sign!

Chris Boorman… I’d love to see some photos of Noggin’s Deluxe Disco in Tackleway Hall!

Pete Houghton… What great photo of you and your decks. How young you looked and you had some hair.

Cindy Adams… Ann Parnell and Donna moon !! I think that is me in the photo too !!

Diane Leigh…Think I see Jane

Adlehied Hoohaa Welsh… Brilliant.

Carole Strawson… I was thinking the same for me in photo 2 at the back blond hair

 

Who remembers buying piano music in Attwells 22 Grand Parade St Leonards?

Josie Lawson… I remember the address now too. It was my first transistor radio I bought there. I used to listen to radio Luxembourg on it at night, and I believe the pirate stations, I think I was 16 years then so was in the 60s. Thanks Alan for finding it…

Barry French… My mum played Piano & would pop in there for sheet music , & I’m sure I bought guitar strings from there. (These were made by Cathedral & were always breaking)

Fiona Evans… I do & clarinet reeds !

Mark Hardwick… Black Cat Pub and Grill.

Part exchange your piano for a radiogram or television in 1965.

Was this still called Attwells in 1909?

Roy Penfold… in 1911 the shop was Hermitages, listed as a pianoforte dealer with branches here, Robertson Street, Eastbourne and Tunbridge Wells. (source 1911 Kellys)

supplied by Roy Penfold

Josie Lawson… I bought a transistor radio sponsored by my dad…It was called His Masters Voice

Matt Thomas… HMV

 

King Rod and Co every Thursday & Tony Stark & Colin Bell – Regent Discotheque & Bonitas 1970

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supplied by Colin Bell

October 1969

Mick O’Dowd… Ah The Regent. Grand memories!

Peter Gladwish… FAB……and so cheap!

Andy Qunta… Yes, I remember seeing King Rod & Co at the Regent! Inspiring.

Rober Searle… Played there with Easy Street,remember seeing Shaft there with Dave Shaw on vocals.

Von Ryan’s Express – Gaiety Cinema & The Beatles Help, Curzon Cinema September 1965

Dennis Torrance… Always liked Frank not only a great cool singer but made some good films to

Patrick Lewis… Saw them both in ‘65’ when they came out.

Coco Pops… You’ll get the Iron Cross For This Von Ryan!!!!

Tony Court-holmes… saw then as well

Fake record shop Revo Records set up, in George Street Hastings for new Swedish film

photo: Royston Du Maurier-Lebek

Royston Du Maurier-Lebek… People probably did not notice yesterday in the pouring rain but a new second hand record shop has opened in Albion Buildings in George St Old Town Hastings. They have taken over one of the book shops opp “Fig Cafe” Next door to the George St entrance to The Albion Pub. THE SHOP I think is called “RevoRecords”

Bob Tipler… It’s just a fake one being set up for today as a set for the Swedish film that is being shot locally.

Pete Brazier… Got to give it a visit!

Mick St Michael… A bootleg record shop!

Coco Pops… That’s the Old Book Shop! that use to be a clothes shop?

Tony Court-holmes… Baldocks, glad to get that of my chest