West Runton Pavilion & Cromer Links

North Norfolk's Legendary Live Music Venues of the 1960s, 70s & 80s

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Reply westruntonpavilion
3:13 PM on August 23, 2015 
I've been asked to find out if anyone has any information or memories on Julius Pam. They played at the Links a few times in the early 70s and at various other venues in Norfolk. Please email Julie - details on the 'Contact' page - if you can help. Thanks
Reply westruntonpavilion
7:30 AM on February 3, 2015 
Ken Bloom contacted me to say: ' I was the DJ a few times at the old West Runton Pavilion. I remember very well the night Slade came, me with my tiny speakers, them with a lorry load of gear! Great memories. My DJ name was Mark Christie. Still doing the odd one or two a year for fun.'
Reply westruntonpavilion
3:35 PM on October 13, 2014 
Hi Bern
It was actually 1965 when the Abject Blues band were supported by The Ultimate. Unfortunately, I don't have any more dates either!
All the best - Julie
Reply Bern Brown
12:55 PM on October 11, 2014 
My band, Abject Blues, played at the Roayl Links Pavilion on more than one occasion, however, the only date I'm sure of is 20th November - but I'm not sure of the year - could have been '66 or '67. I have the poster, which shows that we were supported by The Ultimate, and that the next weeks group was Adam Faith's backing group, The Roulletes. As I remember it, we were given accommodation in a caravan, perched on top of a very windy cliff. Happy days.
Reply westruntonpavilion
2:48 AM on September 27, 2014 
Stuart McClean's memories:
Too many bands to mention, lots of beer, a few scraps, sleeping in gardens and a long walk home in the early hours, fish and chips running with grease from the park chippy, coaches coming in from all over and Pud on the door. Happy days!
Reply westruntonpavilion
2:46 AM on September 27, 2014 
Stephen Stolady remembers a bouncer who wore thick glasses, who he and mates nick-named 'Wheels'. Does anyone else remember this bouncer?
Reply westruntonpavilion
10:52 AM on June 25, 2014 
Message from Mac Harrison

Had many great nights in the sixties. Will never forget old friends, gone and still here.
Reply westruntonpavilion
6:49 AM on June 4, 2014 
Message from Trevor Hunton:

I was a regular at Cromer Links and then West Runton in my teens and watched loads of brilliant bands including Queen for as little as 50p. A lot of these bands are still around still playing gigs and festivals.
Reply Trevor Scarff
5:51 AM on November 27, 2013 
Lookng through some old comments on site.Came across one by my old mate Kevin Dorey who had some great nights at Cromer with who sadly died a while ago RIP
Reply Trevor Scarff
2:39 PM on November 26, 2013 
Great memories great times.Paying 1 to see the great Rory Gallagher.Seeing Queen and knowing they would be big.Miss you Budgie and all the good times.Free bus to Holt,getting lucky in the woods! bomb scare with Slade.RIP cromer Links