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Pete Bowyer Band

The Pete Bowyer band pictured at the Dujon which was on Market Place.

Ray Allan Band

The Ray Allan Band pictured somewhere in Peterborough in late 1950s/early 1960s.

Kenny Colson Band

The Kenny Colson band pictured somewhere in Peterborough on a 1960s dance night.

Terry Mann Band

The popular Terry Mann Band who were a regular entertainment in the city over many years. The two images show them in 1968 and again towards the latter stage of their reign at the Baker Perkins Clubhouse.

Poverty Street

Peterborough band “Poverty Street”, L-R: Rick Salmon, Mick Davison, Tom Collier and in front, Eddie Duff. Dated around 1982.

Halcyon Rehearsal Rooms (1977)

The rehearsal rooms at the rear of the Halcyon pub in 1977 …… a very lively music venue at the time that even played host to a very early Thin Lizzy on their way up to rock gods status !

Thanks to Faz Farrow for the image.

Johnny Duncan & The Blue Grass Boys (1957)

American star Johnny Duncan and his skiffle group The Blue Grass Boys pictured after a publicity appearance at the Chapman’s Record Store on Long Causeway in 1957 prior to headlining at the city’s Mansfield Palais.

Studio Rockers

1980s band the Studio Rockers

From our Facebook group ……

Steve Allen Discotheques

A familiar name in 1970s and 1980s Peterborough, believed to be pictured outside the Halcyon pub in Westwood.

From our Facebook group ……

  • Dawn Bester My Dad used to work for Steve Allen too.
  • Jane Abbott Mr Entertainment!
  • John Watts Best venue.. Cloud Nine
  • Cheryl Altadonna My mum work for steve allen
  • David Fairchild Steve Allen was “guest” DJ at East Coast Soul weekend last year, filled the stage with style
  • Steven Fagioli Think that’s Stuart Skipworth, Pete Mills, Dave Palmer, Dunno?, Steve Allen. Looks like the Halcyon.
  • Dave Bradley yes it’s the Halcyon Steven !
  • Jane Abbott Diesn’t Stuart Skipworth do Northern Soul nights?
  • Peter Tibbs The person next to Dave Palmer is Paul Collins
  • Dave Bradley I seem to remember your face Peter, did you go to Eastholm ?
  • Peter Tibbs Yes I did Dave
  • Dave Bradley Thought so Peter!,you were a year or so above me , but remember talking to you at Steve Allen gigs in the 70’s and at the Wirrina !
  • Peter Tibbs Used to live down on the Eastfield Road ops Prince of Wales and later the super burger ,worked. Down the Wirrina for many years and was a DJ with Steve Alan disco, also carpenter at Jelling Builders
  • Dave Bradley I lived on Oxney Rd and was a plumber for my dad’s firm when I left school in 75, was supposed to have left in 74 but they changed the leaving age !
  • Sharon Conner Steve Allen did the disco at my wedding in 1984.
  • Julie Kirby Is that Dave Palmer that worked at Baker Perkins Steven Fagioli if so he was Neil’s best man
  • Steven Fagioli Yes it is. He was in the year above me at BP. Was working for Titex tooling last time I saw him at the NEC, doing a live demo. Have seen him out in Carluccios and various other places round town Julie. He used to work very near Neil at BP.
  • Julie Kirby Havent seen him in years, next time you see him say hello for us.