Wigan Casino– The temple of Northern Soul at 50 years.

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Wigan, Lancashire, September 1973. This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the Wigan Casino hosting its first Northern Soul all-nighter, making itself the centre of the booming Northern Soul scene. From September 1973 until 1981, Wigan Casinos Saturday “all-nighters” drew Soulies primarily from northern England, but also from other parts of the country. The origins… Read more »