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it was allso called digbys


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Digby`s,but how far back was that?I can only remember as far back as Ma Bakers and pink flamingos,which ever it was named first,might be the other way round.

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Well befor my time that.At least we can establish it has been a club for at least 40 yrs.

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Originally Posted by jonno40
wasnt there a infamous murder that took place here where the post master was locked in to the building there was no way in or out but some one managed to kill him??


The murder of the watchman happend in the building to the left of the cool room, think its the Buffet place now and its the door on the side were he was kill.

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I'm sure "Mr Digby's" and "Ma Bakers" were around at the same time and so couldn't be at the same place, or this was an upstairs and downstairs jobber?

I thought Ma Bakers turned straight into Pink Flamingo.

Can't find any pictures of Mr Digby's anywhere - they used to get quite a few of the big bands on there, certainly more than Hamiltons.


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mr digbys was where the zoo was

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I remember new orleans (had my first 'ciggy' haha in there) I also remember Ma bakers and the pink flamingoes but I think it was pink flamingoes,Ma bakers and then new orleans (don't quote me though as I'm 31 so could be wrong...got me thinking now...WOW never knew about the murder at all,when was that??




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I used to go to it when it was New Orleans/Basin street but it was still quite often known as Ma Bakers.

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Originally Posted by SoundLad
The Cool Room used to be a Funeral parlour the Basement which is know the cool room is where the bodys where layed out but dont quote me on this.. The building next to it know the Regenville (buffet 88) used to be the post office happy The first time i went to the Regentivill i was overwheled by the Atmosphere of the joint very atmospheric gotta be haunted 100% smile


If the pic is correct why is the Post Office letters further along over the Cool room and beach


I think the Cool Room used to be cubik and mainly for beatnicks
then it may have been the California before any of the other names

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