Amnesia?

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Foz
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Postby Foz » Fri 04 Apr, 2008 9:30 pm

I'm not sure if it this place was a nightclub or a venue but it was open in 1981. Does anyone remember where 'Amnesia' was? (pun not intended).


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Postby Phill_d » Fri 04 Apr, 2008 10:30 pm

Can't say I've ever heard of it sorry!
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Postby Brandy » Fri 04 Apr, 2008 10:39 pm

mmmmmmm sorry i carnt remember lol
no seriously
wasn't it in city square??
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ExplorerRich
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Postby ExplorerRich » Sat 05 Apr, 2008 7:34 am

Only Amnesia nightclub I've ever heard of, (and thrown some serious shapes in), is in Ibiza......... the drinks ain't cheap either

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Postby Geordie-exile » Mon 07 Apr, 2008 1:06 am

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Postby Glenny3363 » Mon 07 Apr, 2008 3:35 pm

There is, apparently, a bootleg album of Soft Cell playing the Amnesia, suprising what a quick bit of Googling can dig up!
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Juan23
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Postby Juan23 » Mon 29 Sep, 2008 1:59 pm

Foz wrote:
I'm not sure if it this place was a nightclub or a venue but it was open in 1981. Does anyone remember where 'Amnesia' was? (pun not intended).


Bit late on this, but "Amnesia" was, as correctly stated above, situated in the old (Yorkshire??) bank building just off City Square on the corner of Boar Lane and Bishopsgate Street. It wasn't open for very long (1981/1982?) and eventually became "The Observatory" sometime in the mid '80s.
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Postby Geneva » Wed 19 May, 2010 11:22 pm

I remember the Amnesia club - it was on the corner of Boar Lane by the station. It went on to be the Observatory and then Flares. I think it was the Amnesia for only a short time - remember seeing Mark Almond (Soft Cell) in there once. Not sure but before being the Amnesia I think it was called Bistro 5 more of a coffee bar.

Other places we used to go at the time were, Valentinos a bar down stairs from the precinct area off Briggate and Jacomellies which was a bar above the Bernie Inns restaurant.

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Re: Amnesia?

Postby mjg1320 » Sun 19 Apr, 2015 11:25 am

Oh yes loved the Amnesia in 1981. Closed before long and and I graduated to the Warehouse. Happy days
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Re: Amnesia?

Postby j.c.d. » Sun 19 Apr, 2015 5:32 pm

I think the Building was originally Barclays but can't find the right picture to check.

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