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The fall of Fairfield

Posted on December 18th, by Paul Dennis in Culture. 5 comments

Critics of the proposed two years’ closure of the Fairfield Halls claim the plan jeopardises its future. The halls would be mourned, says Paul Dennis, but largely by people who didn’t go

I recently visited my solicitors in my home town of Burton on Trent to tie up a bit of business. As soon as I mentioned Croydon he said: “Ah, the Fairfield Halls“. His is a … Read More »



Review: Bourbon and Blues at Matthews Yard

Posted on April 2nd, by Paul Dennis in Culture. No Comments

Blues fan Paul Dennis hopes that this one does what it says on the tin

I’m not a picky man. Give me a couple of shots of red eye and a hot band with a cool blues shouter and I’m as happy as the proverbial pig.

So, Blues and Bourbon at Matthews Yard – promising at least a dozen types of bourbon, similar numbers … Read More »