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The Jazz Club at The Bee Hotel 1962

The Bee Hotel is soon to be redeveloped by Denbighshire County Council.  Many people remember it as the home of Rhyl Folk Club, but how many remember The Jazz Club?  Pat Brooks evokes happy memories of the club from fifty … Continue reading


Filed under 1960's, Clubs/Societies, Community, Memories

Farewell Old School – Welcome to the New

Pat Brooks has written many popular pieces for this blog.  Her memories of Knowles’s Newsagent, Tobacconist and Confectioner have proved to be one of our most popular posts.  Pat has also written about her memories of the Jazz Club at … Continue reading


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A Street of Happy Memories.

Pat Brooks, who has previously written about Rhyl Jazz Club and Knowles’s Tobacconist’s shop on this blog, has shared her memories of Grange Road with us. “With so many changes to Rhyl over the last decade I am tired of … Continue reading


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Christmas News

Christmas in Rhyl as reported in the press.  Firstly, a report from 100 years ago, by the Manchester Guardian.  Then a look at Rhyl nightlife, 50 years ago in 1962, as advertised in the Rhyl Journal.  Lastly, a funny little … Continue reading


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The History of Rhyl Music Club

Mr Derek Bartley has kindly contributed this excellent article on the history of Rhyl Music Club. Rhyl Music Club was founded in 1947, a year that saw the foundation of other cultural bodies in Wales including the Welsh National Opera … Continue reading


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The History of “Rhyl Folk Club”

The Bee Hotel in Rhyl dates back to the 1860’s, it is a Grade II listed building and is sadly now closed.  Work has begun on the renovation of the building.  Once home to the Jazz Club, it will be … Continue reading


Filed under 1960's, Clubs/Societies, Community, Entertainment, Memories