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Mayfair Ballroom Newcastle - Main Bar

Primary bar in main suite downstairs facing the dancefloor.

 

The Mayfair Ballroom and Concert Hall was one of the most popular venue's in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, later hosting a rock club, which became the largest and longest-running of its kind in Europe. Situated on the corner of Newgate Street and Low Friar Street, it closed in 1999 to make way for a leisure complex, now known as The Gate.

 

22 November 1961 photographed by Turner's.

 

Turner’s was established in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1900s. It was originally a chemists shop but in 1938 become a photographic dealer. Turners went on to become a prominent photographic and video production company in the North East of England. They had 3 shops in Newcastle city centre, in Pink Lane, Blackett Street and Eldon Square. Turner’s photographic business closed in the 1990s.

 

Ref: TWAS:DT.Tur/4/AG1833/a

 

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Taken on November 22, 1961