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Posted By: GUEST,Malcolm Storey
13-Sep-14 - 06:25 PM
Thread Name: Whitby. Was it always in August?
Subject: RE: Whitby. Was it always in August?
The room in the Metropole that was originally used for song events was called the American Bar. Fancy me forgetting that when I think of all the great and good that performed there including the Holme Valley lads.

It was where the Chinese Restaurant main area is now and there was a long narrow bar along most of the wall away from the cliff.

It is perfectly feasible that the Hiring Fair did move there for one year. Well spotted Keith. I had been thinking of the Ballroom, which at that time was not really equipped for the sort of event the Hiring Fair was.

Not that it is much better now, in my opinion.