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A lot of us met our future partners there me included.There was nowhere like The Rink - we saw all the big bands of the day and even were taught to dance by Harry Waterworth,a great dancer.I would not change those years with anyone!
I was interested in Doris's memory of the rink in that her boyfriend at the time was George Pennington, sax player. I knew Geoge and we played together from time to time in dance bands at the Rink. One band I remember was Bob Forbet. I played drums. Also another local band was Fernley Mitchell. It all seems light (...Read full memory)