WikiWirral Wirral's Biggest Online Forum
Forum Stats
12328 Members
65 Forums
73257 Topics
989095 Posts
25 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
82 registered (alan128, 10 invisible), 1411 Guests and 288 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Finsbury Park mosque. 1013
Round the Wirral with a movie camera[1934] 450
Washing machine 206
Range Rover P38A Air Suspension Help Needed 149
Loving Home Wanted For 3 Cats. 120
Ant and Dec 98
Another Scam 79
Wanted roof box 70
Benefit Cap is Unlawful 65
Loving Home Wanted For 3 Cats. 61
New General Forums
Deja Vu, Lightning Strikes Thrice, Groundhog Day
by fish5133
Yesterday at 07:38 PM
Ant and Dec
by cools
18th Jun 2017 2:11pm
Another Scam
by Excoriator
18th Jun 2017 10:00am
Happy birthday Ste
by Dilly
12th Jun 2017 7:54am
New Wirral History
Round the Wirral with a movie camera[1934]
by snowhite
16th Jun 2017 2:03pm
Bascule Bridge
by Sufee
6th Jun 2017 9:09pm
Pathe news short - merseytunnel 1934
by oldpm01
5th Jun 2017 1:57pm
1878 Post Office Directory of Cheshire query
by derekdwc
1st Jun 2017 10:41pm
Bakery at 275 Poulton Road 1925 onwards
by JAFitz
30th May 2017 8:59pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
wirral from Liverpool big wheel
New Brighton Big Wheel
Topic Replies
VW t4 fixed side window replacement
by lansyp
Bexit Offer for EU Citizens
by granny
09:38 AM
Unilever's Power Stations
by Jimbo620
08:18 AM
Where In The Wirral Is It??
by diggingdeeper
09:22 PM
Benefit Cap is Unlawful
by RUDEBOX
07:37 PM
Suspended sentence for 37,000 benefit fraud mum
by Mark
06:45 PM
What song are you listening to?
by granny
10:18 AM
live webcam from africa, a must see
by granny
09:49 AM
Sailing volunteers
by diggingdeeper
12:34 AM
June
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Shotwick - Old And New (Hall and Solar Farm)
by diggingdeeper
18th Jun 2017 11:41am
Sefton Park
by diggingdeeper
17th Jun 2017 7:28pm
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#645895 - 2nd Jan 2012 11:50pm Memories of Digby's Club?
Erainn Offline
Smartchild

Registered: 28th Jan 2011
Posts: 555
Loc: London
Get's a touch hazy looking back to 1970s Birkenhead, maybe it was the cigarette smoke that filled the buses in those days, or too much brown over bitter in pubs long gone the way of clearance...have though vague memories of a nighclub circa 1975, around the area of, the then newish flyover? Was it called Digby's? Anyone have any recollections of that spot? Seem to remember it had a small bar downstairs, with two rooms upstairs, both with dance floors and stages for live bands, rock bands as I recall. Oh and serving chicken in the basket too smile


Edited by Erainn (2nd Jan 2012 11:51pm)

Top
Google Ads
#645900 - 3rd Jan 2012 12:11am Re: Memories of Digby's Club? [Re: Erainn]
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master

Registered: 9th Jul 2008
Posts: 10268
Loc: Birkenhead
Mr Digby's, loads of punk/new wave bands and others played there ...

Jam
Sex Pistols
Radio Stars
Wire
Motorhead
Slaughtre and the Dogs
Deaf School
Siouxsie and the Banshee's
Tom Robinson Band

Never went there myself - too busy at Eric's in Liverpool


Edited by diggingdeeper (3rd Jan 2012 12:14am)
_________________________
In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser. Socrates

Top
#645901 - 3rd Jan 2012 12:14am Re: Memories of Digby's Club? [Re: diggingdeeper]
Erainn Offline
Smartchild

Registered: 28th Jan 2011
Posts: 555
Loc: London
Thanks for that, what a line up, do you think it was up and running before the punk era?

Top
#645903 - 3rd Jan 2012 12:21am Re: Memories of Digby's Club? [Re: Erainn]
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master

Registered: 9th Jul 2008
Posts: 10268
Loc: Birkenhead
Missed out Birkenhead's Mutants. No idea what is was before, it later became one of the Fun Clubs (can't remember name) then a gym I think.
_________________________
In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser. Socrates

Top
#645916 - 3rd Jan 2012 1:07am Re: Memories of Digby's Club? [Re: Erainn]
Stingray Offline
Member

Registered: 9th Aug 2011
Posts: 89
Loc: Wallasey
My schoolmates dad owned Mr Digbys & I remember The Jam playing there but didn't see that but I DID see Motorhead. I got so pist on the no 10 bus from Wallasey on a bottle of Blue Nun that I puked up on Lemmy's boots while he was givin it loads! Got booted off the stage by a roadie for tryin to nick Phil Taylor's drum sticks off his kit at the end of the gig & staggered back to Wallasey at about 4 in the morning! Oh happy days!
P.S. I did apologise to Lem when they played at The Asmosphere a few months later & he was kool as could be I even got a broken string off his bass!

Top
#645964 - 3rd Jan 2012 10:16am Re: Memories of Digby's Club? [Re: Stingray]
j_demo Offline
Forum Addict

Registered: 4th Nov 2011
Posts: 1880
Loc: Wallasey/New Brighton
Originally Posted By: Stingray
My schoolmates dad owned Mr Digbys & I remember The Jam playing there but didn't see that but I DID see Motorhead. I got so pist on the no 10 bus from Wallasey on a bottle of Blue Nun that I puked up on Lemmy's boots while he was givin it loads! Got booted off the stage by a roadie for tryin to nick Phil Taylor's drum sticks off his kit at the end of the gig & staggered back to Wallasey at about 4 in the morning! Oh happy days!
P.S. I did apologise to Lem when they played at The Asmosphere a few months later & he was kool as could be I even got a broken string off his bass!


only lemmy can break a bass string. xD

Top
#645967 - 3rd Jan 2012 10:23am Re: Memories of Digby's Club? [Re: Stingray]
Erainn Offline
Smartchild

Registered: 28th Jan 2011
Posts: 555
Loc: London
Stingray, a Wonderful story smile

Top
#662207 - 3rd Feb 2012 5:28pm Re: Memories of Digby's Club? [Re: Erainn]
judgejohn Offline
Beginner

Registered: 9th Jun 2011
Posts: 3
Loc: prenton
sex pistols didnt play digbys-they played the new hamilton as "spots"

also played at digbys

the skids
the ruts


Edited by judgejohn (3rd Feb 2012 5:29pm)

Top

Moderator:  Mark 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Bexit Offer for EU Citizens
by granny
Today at 09:38 AM
Benefit Cap is Unlawful
by RUDEBOX
Yesterday at 07:37 PM
VW t4 fixed side window replacement
by Mike72
Yesterday at 08:00 AM
Range Rover P38A Air Suspension Help Needed
by Martin1943
20th Jun 2017 8:06pm
Loving Home Wanted For 3 Cats.
by DavidC
20th Jun 2017 8:32am
For Sale & Free
Washing machine
by GingerTom
20th Jun 2017 9:05pm
22" full 1080p hd and freeview tv
by monsterz4
20th Jun 2017 8:50pm
Apple TV box the 1gen
by monsterz4
20th Jun 2017 8:48pm
42 lf smart tv
by stumpyduck
20th Jun 2017 8:15pm
Wanted roof box
by monsterz4
19th Jun 2017 10:32am
Featured Member
Registered: 12th Jun 2010
Posts: 167
Newest Members
Fairz87, mikerobbo84, Robbo1960, Gwhiz03, SamphireGreen
12328 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Shotwick - Old And New (Hall and Solar Farm)
by diggingdeeper
15th Jun 2017 10:19pm
Sefton Park
by diggingdeeper
15th Jun 2017 10:02pm
Property Law
by lau2908
14th Jun 2017 8:04pm
van driver needed
by futurepast
14th Jun 2017 7:34pm
Sailing volunteers
by dogsbrain
14th Jun 2017 4:31pm
News : New Topics
Bexit Offer for EU Citizens
by granny
Today at 09:38 AM
Benefit Cap is Unlawful
by RUDEBOX
Yesterday at 07:37 PM
Finsbury Park mosque.
by Beethoven
19th Jun 2017 11:42am
Grenfell Tower - Notting Hill
by diggingdeeper
14th Jun 2017 5:13am
Manchester airport
by Dilly
9th Jun 2017 6:01pm
New Enthusiast Forums
VW t4 fixed side window replacement
by Mike72
Yesterday at 08:00 AM
Range Rover P38A Air Suspension Help Needed
by Martin1943
20th Jun 2017 8:06pm
Loving Home Wanted For 3 Cats.
by DavidC
20th Jun 2017 8:32am
Loving Home Wanted For 3 Cats.
by DavidC
18th Jun 2017 6:02pm
Code reader
by madrob
16th Jun 2017 9:09am
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
Benefit Cap is Unlawful 65
Deja Vu, Lightning Strikes Thrice, Groundhog Day 34
Bexit Offer for EU Citizens 16
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Fri 4:43am
Sunset Fri 9:45pm
Local Time Fri 11:08am
WikiWirral Can . . . .
Advertising Click me
To Advertise with
Wikiwirral Click Me