Soul at the Birchfield, Birchfield Park Sports and Social Club, Widnes

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28th April 2006

St James Social Centre, Orrell Soul at the Birchfield is held at the premises of Birchfield Park Sports and Social Club, just off Birchfield Road, Widnes, WA8 9ES, at the junction with Tuson Drive. The venue is home to the local Rugby Union club and on Northern nights, the venue is held in one half of the building, the rest continuing as a Sports and Social club. There is generous car parking on site.

Bar and dancefloor of St James Social Centre, Orrell Soul nites at the Birchfield are held on the fourth Friday of the month from 8pm till 1am, with a 4 admission fee payable on the door. The music policy is stated to be "Current 'In Demanders', Classic Northern and Oldies, The Best in 6T's Soul" - here you will hear the oldies, in particular, those forgotten oldies. There is a guest DJ every month to broaden the music provided by regular spinners Dave Truscott, Chris Penn and Biff.

The promoters have their own website where venue dates, guest DJs and directions are shown (the flyer for the current year is online).

This is a small but very friendly venue, there is some attendance by local handbaggers but never enough to be troublesome. Note: the bar closes at 11:30, but last orders are never called, so keep an eye out for the shutters starting to come down around 11:15 pm!

From M62, take junction 7 for A57 Warrington (do not follow the Widnes signs which lead into the town).
At first traffic lights, turn right onto B5419 (Wilmere Lane).
At the junction, turn right onto A50580 (Lunts Heath Road).
Within a hundred yards or so, take first exit left at roundabout onto A568 (Birchfield Road).
The club is 400 yards on the right at the junction with Tuson Drive).
You can find a location map on the Multimap site.

Forthcoming dates
Friday 28th July 2006
Friday 25th August 2006
Friday 22nd September 2006
Friday 27th October 2006
Friday 24th November 2006
Friday 22nd December 2006

Photos from the venue...
click on the date links in the side panel

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All images are copyright 2006, Alan Milewczyk (Al's Soul Shack)