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Our popular Quiz Night returns to the Community Coffee Lounge on the evening of 29 November starting at 7:00pm. There will be a wide range of questions from different ... Click to read more >
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I was a 50s teenager, influenced by early Elvis and skiffle; but my love of rock 'n' roll really began in the late 40s and early 50s with jump, swing and fun music on 78rpm discs played on my Grandma’s ‘radiogram’. I started collecting records and got involved with the 60s scene and bands at college dances, where I learned to play drums, eventually joining the Loughborough based 'Moonstones' band between 1972-83.
After studying Art & Design in Leicester and Birmingham, I taught in Nottinghamshire, Southend, Derbyshire, and at De Montfort University.
Now retired, I spend time on rock ‘n’ roll, painting, photography, drama at Leicester Little Theatre and walking. No time to be bored!