Visit The Esquire Club!

What a great piece of memorabilia; this is an advert singing the praises of Sheffield’s Esquire Club (now The Leadmill), printed in 1964 in a Manchester blues magazine of all places.  The owners of the legendary Twisted Wheel Club there had a managerial tie in with The Esquire for a time, and figured enthusiasts might […]

Looking back [4] • Viv Stanshall, Leadmill

Although Viv Stanshall remains one of my favourite artists, this was the only time I got to see him on stage. The Bonzos had just finished touring before I got into going to concerts, and his career after that was erratic to say the least and he didn’t really tour that much.  But in 1991 […]

Model Leadmill

Back in the early days, the Leadmill produced a promotional cut & glue model of the building, with the strap-line “The Leadmill revolution has only just begun”. Thanks to Steve Marshall for this photo