400 Club, Osborne Road
Admiral Drake, at Rudmore
Africano Club Fratton Road was above Conservative Offices on the corner of Hampshire Street and Fratton Road. It also had other names, Las Vegas, Downtown, amongst them.
Air Balloon, at Rudmore
Alma Arms, Highland Road.
Ambassador Ballroom, above the Ambassador Cinema, which later became the Odeon in Cosham High Street.
Angerstein Hall - St Mark's Institute.
The Apsley, Southsea
Assembly Hall Fareham.
Auckland Arms, Southsea
Barley Mow, Southsea
Basins at the Tricorn.
Beach Club, Hayling Island
Beat Cruises on the old Isle of Wight Ferries.
Birdcage in 1965, was at Kimbells in Osborne Road but then in Eastney Road and later known as The Brave New World and The Pack.
The building was origianlly as the Court Ballroom opened in 1953.
It was demolished and an apartment building now stands there.
Black Cat Café Kingston Cross
Black Dog, Havant
Bottle in Wall, Hampshire Terrace, Southsea also known as, Indigo Vat, Portsmouth Club, Hole in the wall
Boar's Head Pondarosa, Boarhunt
Bottle in Wall, Indigo Vat, Portsmouth Club Hampshire Terrace, Southsea
Brave New World: Eastney Road, from December 1968, formerly Birdcage Club
Brewery Tap, London Road, North End
Brook Club, St Paul’s Road Southsea also known as the In Place
Caddy's, Cue Ball Club, Goldsmith Ave(Now the City Gym)
Caesars Club North End then Soul Parlour, Parlour, Oasis, Gatsby's, London Road North End
Calross Club, Clarendon Road
The Cambridge, Portland Road
Centre Hotel Southsea for folk and Jazz in the 70s.
City Bar, near Guildhall
Clarence Gardens North End
Clarence Pier Pavilion Southsea Beach in the 1960's, rebuilt after war damage and opened 1961 below.
The Cobden Arms, Arundel Street, now demolished
Coliseum/ Empire Theatre???? Edinburgh Road Closed September 1958
Common at Southsea
Connaught Hall Fareham.
Conservative Club Albert Road
Conservative Club, Fratton Road, location of various clubs Downtown Club, Crescent City, Africano
Contented Pig, Frog & Frigate, The Landmark, Fratton Road
The Star, Lake Road
Co-op Hall, Albert Road Southsea – in later years, the Wedgewood Rooms, Dukes, The Wedge
Co-operative Hall, Leigh Park.
Co-op Club, Kingston Road, Buckland, closed in 2011.
Co-op Hall, Garnier Street, Fratton ---- is this the Co-op workers social club?
Cosham Trades Hall, Waite Street, now the Trades club. It was in Souithampton Road but this was later renamed Wayte Street.
Cosham British Legion, Sixth Avenuie.
Court School of Dancing: Eastney Road, became Birdcage Club became Birdcage Club August 1965
Conservative Club, Downtown Club, Las Vegas Club, Fratton Road.
Craigstone Inn, Denmead
Crown Bingo Kingston Road
Crytal Palace Pub, Fratton Bridge.
Cumberland Tavern, Charlie Hurdles, Eastney Road
The Curlew, Havant
Dockyard Club, Bullfrog Blues Club, Onslow Road, Southsea.
Drayton Methodist Hall, Havant Road Drayton
Drivers Restaurant on the Hard
Ellie Jays, Guildhall Walk
Embassy Ballroom corner of Bramble Road and Fawcett Road.
Empire/Coloseum, Edinburgh Road Closed September 1958
Emptifish Bar, Turret Hotel, Southsea.
Empress Ballroom, Stubbington Ave North End.
Esatablishment Club, Malcolm's
The Fat Fox, Albert Road, Southsea
Fawcett Inn, Southsea
Festival Bar/Honky Tonk Bar, South Parade
The Flying Angel Hall Mission for Seamen, changed names in the 1950's to The Assembly Hall, and was where the new Library now stands.
Fishers, Marmon Road
Florence Arms, Southsea
The Foresters Hall - Hampshire Ex-Servicemen's Club, Fratton Road.
Fratton British Legion, Fratton Road
Fratton Trades Club, Fratton Road
Froddingto Arms, Fratton Road.
George at Finchdean,
Golden Eagle, Southsea
Golden Fleece, Commercial Road
Goodwins Youth Club, Salisbury Road, Cosham
Green Dragon, Cowplain
Green Posts, London Road, North End
The Grotto, Hayling Island
Grove Club, Paulsgrove Community Centre.
Guildhall Concert Hall, city centre – rebuilt after bomb damage and opened June 1959
Hampshire Ex Service Mans Club in Fratton Road
Harvest Home, Copnor Road
Hillside Youth Club, Paulsgrove
Hilsea Community Centre
Hilsea Lido Blue Lagoon
Hoddy's, Granada Road
Honky Tonk Bar, Friscos, Lush, Bliss, Peggy Sues, Zoom, Festival Bar (PLEASURAMA) South Parade
Images, below Neros,(PLEASURAMA) South Parade
Horseshoe, Doc's, Kings Road/Hampshire Terrace
Incredible Black Cat Club London Road, North End 1968
India Arms, Elm Grove
Indigo Vat, Hampshire Terrace, Southsea also known as Bottle in Wall, Portsmouth Club, Tina's, Cellar Club, Scandalls
Inn Lodge, Burfields Road
In Place, St Paul’s Road Southsea, also known as the Brook Club
Irish Club, Kings Road
Jimmy's, (originally The Black Prince) Winston Churchill Ave in the mid 1990's
Jolly Sailor, Southsea
John Pounds Scholl, Portsea
Kimbells Corner House opposite Theatre Royal, Commercial Road
Kimbells, Osborne Road. Also the location for the Birdcage 1965. Blue Lagoon 1967.
King's Theatre Albert Road, Southsea
Kon-Tiki Hayling Island.
LDB Cafeteria, Arundel Street
La Cage, Havant
Landport Liberal Club
The Lanyard, London Road, North End
Lawrence Arms, Southsea
Lee Tower Ballroom, Lee on the Solent.
Liberal Club, Duncan Road
Liberal Club, Lake Road, this later becamne the RNOC Club.
Magpie Pub, Fratton Road
Manor Court Youth Club, Drayton
Marina Club or Sound Barrier in Goldsmith Avenue plus, Ricky's
Martines, Guidhall Walk
Mecca Locarno Ballroom, Arundel Street known sometimes as 'the Mecca' (the owning company)
The Mermaid, New Road, Portsmouth
Mikado Cafe, Palmerston Road, Southsea.
Milton Arms Barn, Priory Crescent.
Neros, 5th Avenue, (PLEASURAMA) South Parade
Oasis North End,London Road, had various names Top Cat, Ceasars, Gatsby's, Parlour, Soul Parlour (above Snooker Hall)
Oddfellows Hall, Kingston Road, The Hornpipe Art Centre (casino)(Blue Water)
O’Donnell’s, Hampshire Terrace formerly The Wig & Pen
Old house at home, Paulsgrove
The old stables near the Guildhall – T. Rex and Alexis Korner played there.
Parade Pub, Clarence Parade
Paradise Found Club, Foresters Hall, Fratton Road 1968
Paulsgrove Secd Mod
Pelham Arms, North End
Pheonix, Torrington Road, North End
Pomme D'or, Southsea
The Pondarosa, Boarhunt.
Tom and Betty Butler who ran The Ponderosa at Boarhunt
The Portland Hall, Southsea
The Portsbridge, Hilsea
Portsmouth Art College
The Pure Drop pub.
The Pyramids, Frogh on the Front, Southsea
The Railway Hotel, Claremont Road near to Fratton Station was the best known venue for Folk and Jazz, rhythm & blues, rock & roll, now demolished
RMA Tavern, Eastney
Radical Club, Fratton Road
Railway Hotel, Walmer Road Fratton
Rendezvous Jazz Club 1960-65, Ashburton Rd, then the Oddfellow's Hall, Kingstone Road
Red Door Club at St Cuthbert’s Church Hayling Ave.
Ricky's Club in Goldsmith Avenue, opposite Fratton Station footbridge, subsequently Sound Barrier, Club Romantica, The Marina and the Pied Piper,
and previously called the Fratton Hall Ballroom!
Rifle Club. Goldsmith Ave
The Rock Gardens Pavilion Southsea scene of the famous Emptifish riot
Roller Skating Rink Southsea which ran live band nights as a Roller Disco type evening
Royal Beach Hotel, Royal Lodge, Timber Tavern, South Parade.
Rose in June, Hayling Island
The Salutation, New Road.
Savoy Ballroom, Neros Southsea.
The Service and Ex Serviceman’s Club, Copnor Rd
Spring Arts Centre, Havant
Solent Club, Hayling Island
Solent Hotel, Southsea
Some Place Else Club, Palmerston Road
South Parde Pier Southsea, Gairty Bar, Albert Tavern, re-built in 1904 after a fire, then burnt down in 1974 and re-built, again.
The Stag, New Road, Portsmouth
The Star, Lake Road below, with the House of Wax next door
The Star Ballroom was on the floor above Burtons the Tailors, on the corner of Meadow Street and Commercial.
The Square Tower, Old Portsmouth
Stage Door Club, Granada Road
St James hurch Hall Milton
St Josephs Church Hall Copnor
St Margarets Church Hall, Eastney
St Marks Hall, Angerstein Hall in Angerstein Road North End. Now demolished and replced with a row of house on Stamshaw Road corner.
St Mary’s Arms, St Mary's Road had Rockabilly
St Nicks Church, Copnor.
Students’ Union House – Black Sabbath gigged.
The Sunshine Inn, Farlington
The Talbot Inn, Goldsmith Avenue, where Paul Simon played
Theatre Royal, Portsmouth
Thorngate Hall, Gosport
Tony's, around the corner from Nero's
Tramway Club, North End at North End Junction. Probably on the southern corner of London Road and Strubbingto Ave. just behind where Whites used to stand.
The Tricorn Club, in the 1960's follopwed by Granny's.
Somewhere in amongst the concrete of the Tricorn Centre, was the club, also Granny's, Cromat, Basins
Unity Hall, Arundel Street also know as the Labour Club
The Waterloo Hall, Waterlooville. The "Heroes of Waterloo" Public House was originally on
the Hambledon Road and London Road (North) corner of the cross roads in the centre of the town.
Alongside it, on the right of this photograph, is the single storie building known as the "Waterloo Hall".
Here and at St Georges Church Hall is where most of the dances were run.
The Hall was built on the 'Heroes' Tea Garden and next to Wadhams motor showroom, just out of picture. This photo was taken in 1937.
Weslet Central Hall, Fratton Road.
Wimbledon Park Social Club.
The Winchester, Portsmouth
The Wine Vaults, Albert Road
The Woodman, Purbrook