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Not so much an artefact as a treasure trove of artefacts - flyers, photos, anedcotes, playlists and the definitive Casino story from journalist and regular Dave Nowell and DJ Russ Winstanley - founder of the legendary all nighters.

At one time, voted the top nightclub in the world by Billboard magazine!

Robson Books. ISBN 1-86105-126-3

Keep The Faith!
Artefact added : 5th June 2007
by Tony/Longfella
Tony/Longfella Says –
The 70s Granada documentary on the Wigan Casino from the "This England" series is on youtube in full (26 mins) at

uk.youtube.com/wa...

They lay the "grim up north" stuff on a bit thick but some great footage of the venue and the dancers.
COMMENT ADDED 22nd July 2007
davy Says –
i knew the casino in late 60s,scotch corner was the place,,
COMMENT ADDED 8th August 2008
southsider Says –
Amazing scene this-never was part of it (too young!) but I remember a northern souler coming to our church disco & clearing the floor. So much passion.
COMMENT ADDED 30th March 2012
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