Posts tagged with: Firth Park

The Stunt Kites. Nine gigs at various venues in Sheffield, Retford and Barnsley. April to September 1979.

Monday 9th April. The Easter school holidays, and a teenage gathering for Stunt Kite co-founder, school pal and punk-rock charmer Steve Chapman’s eighteenth birthday. The evening started in The Bay Horse in Pitsmoor, one…

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John Cooper Clarke || Fàshiön Music. The Limit Club, Sheffield. 21st June 1979

“School’s out for summer. School’s out forever.” Sing it Alice. That’s it. Finished. Done. Seven years. Two and a half thousand days from pre-teen to young adult. From ‘The Beano’ to Eno,…

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Zaine Griff - The Limit Club, Sheffield. Thursday 8th March 1979

“So, thanks to all at once and to each one, whom we invite to see us crowned at Scone.” “Very good Roger, except it’s pronounced ‘Scoon’”. “But Sir, it says ‘Scone’ here, you could…

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Snips, The Limit Club, Sheffield. Friday 15th September 1978

Firth Park Comprehensive School, the Brushes Building. It’s a July afternoon near the end of term, and lessons are over for the day. I’m in the music room, sitting behind a drum kit.…

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