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Any original photos of the Palais Ballroom in Aldershot - Beatles gig venue 1961?
18 May 2014
8.18am
DesertBlooms
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Hi everyone, no doubt the majority of members here are familiar with this famous Beatles gig venue in Aldershot back in 1961.

I have established that the Palais Ballroom was located on the corner of Perowne Street and Queens Road but i am looking for a photograph of the original building. 

The location for this venue often gets mixed up with another building near by but i have been told that it is this one on the corner.

Indeed i believe that what you see here is the original building but a car park now stands to the rear where the stage and part of the dance floor would have been.

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Does anyone know what the building looked like back in 1961?

I would be most grateful

Regards

DesertBlooms

18 May 2014
7.00pm
salviandres
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ballroom.jpg

IN Savage Young Beatles Appears Much Photos Of This Stage: This Is From 8 Of December Of 1961

BAllroom-2.jpg

 

And This From The Next Day

Pete.jpg

This Is A Year Late

@DesertBlooms, See The PAage For More Photos

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26 May 2014
2.11pm
DesertBlooms
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Thanks for your photos and thanks to everyone who has read this post.

I have seen the photographs from this gig and some of them are really good quality. Wonderful stuff.

It seems no photographs are available of the exterior in its original form.

I am still not 100% convinced this is indeed the building because every now and then someone comes along and says that its the ' other ' location.

The ' other ' location being the white building further along – see attachments photo below.

bexp1.jpg

bexp2.jpg

Hopefully something will turn up.

Thanks

DesertBlooms

Read more: http://beatleforum.proboards.c…..z32pJa8ybT

7 June 2014
11.35pm
thisbirdhasflown
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salviandres said
ballroom.jpg

IN Savage Young Beatles Appears Much Photos Of This Stage: This Is From 8 Of December Of 1961

BAllroom-2.jpg

 

And This From The Next Day

Pete.jpg

This Is A Year Late

@DesertBlooms, See The PAage For More Photos

Not really them at the Ballroom, huh?

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25 June 2014
7.38pm
salviandres
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I did A Pigmy by Charles Hawtrhey And The deafaids

Thats Can You Dig It By Georgie Wood

Ohh My Soul

25 June 2014
7.55pm
thisbirdhasflown
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salviandres said
http://www.beatlesource.com/sa…../1961.html

Thanks, salviandres.

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