1970 1980s Harrogate - a Memory of Harrogate.
I spent some of the happiest years of my life in Harrogate, working in "The Grange" hotel (an old peoples home basically, along West Stray), I also worked in "Blind Jacks" behind the Prospect Hotel (we sold Old Peculiar ale and wow it was potent stuff - I was warned not to sell too much to people and keep an eye on them as it was so strong and tended to take people by surprise lol), and in both the Stalls and Buttery Bars at the Harrogate Theatre -in the late 1970s early 1980s. Me and a group of mates used to go to Picassos Nightclub, the Carrington Nightclub, Kings Club and the Bali Hai. I also did office work at an Opticians (Dolland & something). I have been struggling to remember the name of a pub we used to go to on Sunday lunchtimes that was halfway down Parliament Street on the hill, on the Baths side of the road, but my online research shows its no longer there - Does anyone remember these places? I'm from New Zealand and have looked online but everything has now changed (as it would I guess). I'd look forward to hearing from anyone who remembers that time in Harrogate. I have extremely fond memories. Sara - The Kiwi.
A memory shared by on May 7th, 2019.
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