Centre Page – Yelton Hotel Hastings – Christmas Eve 1997

supplied by Karen Sweatman

Karen Sweatman… This was Christmas Eve. Centre Page appeared on Christmas Eve in the Yelton for a few years on the trot.

Alan Esdaile… early Yelton Hotel advert…

Andrew Reid McDuffie… Hold on……Is 1997 a long time ago now???

Karen Sweatman… Still seems like yesterday to me!

Andrew Reid McDuffie… Me too!

Dizz Corinne Ryder… I remember them from Mr Cherry’s in St.Leonards!

Gerry Fortsch… Dave was in hospital with my dad and they stayed friends. I knew him from The Suspect.

Robert Searle… Nice to see another photo of Dave Easton Centre Page

Angela Jordan… My Nan and grandad worked there years ago

Lance Collins… Worked a few times with Centre Page. Good days.

Mick O’Dowd… Loved that place. Good bands/atmosphere and a really great selection of people and assorted weirdos!

Karen Sweatman… I’m delighted to say that I fit the weirdo category!

Lance Collins… We have all grown up to socially acceptable responsible adults

Dave Nattress… Played the Yelton once with The Prisoners. Good gig. Dear old mate, Andy Leaney – (RIP) broke a string and then cut his finger, somehow, blood everywhere but like a trooper kept playing. But then Seasick Steve used to do well with 3 strings!

Gerry Fortsch… Always take new skin to a gig.

Pauline Richards… And the late Dermot Murphy.

Conan Howard… I always remember a guy called Les from this group had a wife called Cathy I think.  What a stunner she was.  Friends of Allen Watts in the 70s ..Len

Gunhill and Mick Box from Uriah Heep – Yelton Hotel 1996


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supplied by Karen Sweatman

Karen Sweatman….These were taken in 1996 at the Yelton. Gun Hill were joined by Mick Box from Uriah Heep. John Lawton (vocalist) used to sing with Uriah Heep, hence the Heep connection.

Alan Esdaile….very ‘eavy very ‘umble

Mick Mepham…..IN THE YELTON!!!!!!!!

Andy Qunta…..Wow! I’m a big fan of Uriah Heep, & also great memories of the Yelton, so this is fantastic! I don’t know Gun Hill but I probably should!

Mike Raxworthy……Hey Karen – had never seen these pics. Mick Box came down 3 or 4 times and gigged with us in Hastings and at the Six Bells in Chidingley. I think the Yelton got their moneys worth that night!

Rik Goodman…..Ah…. those were the days!