Tyne and Wear HER(9097): Newcastle, Cloth Market, Nos. 6 and 8 (Balmbra's Music Hall)

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    "1902 by A. Stockwell; originally the 'Carlton Hotel' which had a billiard hall. Listing description is wrong, the building was designed and constructed as a public house and billiard hall not a music hall. Replaced the Wheatsheaf PH (HER 16672) owned by John Balmbra. In 1962, the centenary of the Blaydon Races, it became a music hall once again and revived the name Balmbra's. The famous Tyneside comedian Dick Irwin performed here for many years. In 1981 the music hall became a disco. In 1983 pool tables were installed in the auditorium....."
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/9097
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 9 months ago
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