The Museum of Club Culture – Only After Dark
July / August 2015 – A celebration of Hulls nightlife and Youth Subcultures in association with guest curator George Norris.
Celebrating and chronicling Hulls rich nightclub and music heritage that reverberates down the years from the Working Mens Clubs and Music Halls to the Big Band Ballrooms and Folk clubs, the Trad and Modern Jazz coffee clubs and pubs to the Mod R&B Allnighters, the Discotheques and gigs, the Punk hangouts and Electronic dance music club nights. An exhibition that spans the generations with memorabilia, club flyers, membership cards, clothing, posters, photography and film all contributed for the exhibition by the people of the city.
Only After Dark is dedicated to the Night Owls the Rock n Rollers the Teds, the Beatniks, Mods and Rockers the Weekend Ravers, the Soulies the Punks and New Romantics and all the party people of Hull for puttin on the style and dancing the night away. Nightspots referenced include The Bier Keller,The Tower,The Wellington Club Oddessey Discotek, Dingwalls, Romeos and Juliets, Skyline Ballroom, New York Hotel and Ballroom, Baileys, Spiders,Trogg Bar, Kon Tiki, Blue Lamp, Club Penguin, Brick House, Silhouette, LAs, Adelphi, Gondola Club and Coffee Bar, Grannys Parlour Folk Club,Telstar, Movin Scene,The Waterfront, Majestic, The Locarno, Disco 66, Club 51, Ocean Eleven, Spiders, Eclipse,The Room, Fruit just a few names that resonate with memories down the years in Hull the City of Club Culture.
Preview 6pm -8.30 pm on Friday 10th July. Exhibition Open Weekends 11am to 4.30 pm from Saturday 11th July to Sunday 9th August at The Museum of Club Culture Suite 5 Bond 31, 42 High St Hull.