The Warrior Hotel, Warrior Square, St Leonards – advert 1972

Richard Moore… Resident band from late 70’s to March 83 when it went ito liquidation. Many happy memories there and wonderful functions.

Virginia Davis… Went to a couple of firms Christmas parties there in late 70s.

Merv Kennard… Did a few student discos there in the mid 70s.

Keith Blizard… Had our wedding reception there half the guests had food poisoning

Perri Ann Haste… I can remember working here one summer in the late 70’s

Mandy Taylor… I worked there .. chamber maid in the 80′ .. hard work but loved it ..

Ian Johnson… Played the sound there

Mick Barrow… Used to have the Lifeboat AGM there early 70s

Pat Burgess… Memories I worked in reception from 1965 till it closed in 67. Are you sure the date is correct, as I think Viceroy closed it on 67.

Alan Esdaile… Hi Pat, the publication that this ad came from was 1972 but I suppose its possible that they reused the ad from an earlier publication?

Paul Coleman… I had my marriage reception there – a long long time ago.

Gary Benton… It certainly didn’t close until the 70s as I remember going with my parents several times to eat in the restaurant called the Warrior Tent. If it had closed in 67 I would have only been 6 and too young to remember it.

Heather Wilson… Went there for dinner dance on our wedding day in 1980 .so it was open then x


FM Disco & Pirate Disco with Mervin K (Merv Kennard) 1974 – 1976


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supplied by Merv Kennard

(1) & (5) FM Disco – British Rail Club Warrior Square 1974, (2) Pirate Disco – The Kings Head Old Town 1976, (3) The Carlisle 1975, (4) Beckley Village Hall 1976.

Merv Kennard… White art work was done by a artist friend called Steve and cost me £5. Yellow signage I did myself.


Tramps Disco Club Warrior Square. 1976/1977








Pete Fairless…..I’m in shock! These belong in the museum, anyway. What a great bit of social history. Not one over eighteen, I’ll bet!

Joe Knight…..looking good Alan!!!!

Eve Neuke….How many nights did I spend there as a foreign 16-year-old student!

Jim Breeds….Whatever happened to Go-Go girls? 🙁 Gosh, Tramps. I didn’t go there very often but that’s another memory bank nudged.

Mick O’Dowd….They went! Always remember you playing Van McCoy’s The Hustle and I have never heard it sound better than at Tramps!

Jeanette Jones……Great memories:)

Peter Pursglove…..That was my last Venue with Paul Casson RIP , we used to pack them in there


Andre Palfrey-martin collection

Andre Martin…..Just look what you could get for 40p – great value eh Alan ! from Hastings Observer Autumn 1977

Dawn Leaney… Loved Tramps! The 2 girls nearest the camera in the photo in the middle are Karen and Lynn and they were in my class at school at the time this was taken! We were about 15/ 16 ! 🙂 good times!

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