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Bolshi Club 1951   Comments: 3
Photo: Keith Beckett   Item #: 31893  
Bolshi Club 1951

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  The quartet in the centre of the photo from L to R,uncle Jimmy Cooke, auntie Joyce(Beckett)Cooke, auntie Vera and uncle Edward Beckett.
Item number 27597 in the album shows uncle Edward playing the drums at the Bolshi club.

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Comments by Albert.S., 9th February 2020  
Was this club in King Street West, a little further on than Gee’s School of Dancing?.

Comments by felly, 10th February 2020  
The Bolshi was wallgate labour club,the name Bolshi came from the 1930s when Paul Farrell,the leader of the Wigan communist party,used to hold his meeting there,its most recent name was pemps night club

Comments by Mick LD, 11th February 2020  
Albert - you are correct with regard to the location.

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