The Blue Lagoon
Blackburn Road, Bolton

The Blue Lagoon was on Blackburn Road, just outside Bolton town centre, next to the Wryton Stadium where they held the wrestling.

It was run by an Eddie Gent, who always wore a trilby, and was for 15-18 year olds, so no alcohol until it changed later on into one of Bolton's "dives", incorporating a casino!

I remember seeing the Four Pennies there, also Tony Sheridan.

John Buck

I made a mistake here, it was originally called the Drumbeat when it was run by Eddy Gent, and became the Blue Lagoon later, when it was a night club and casino.

John Buck

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Topic: Blue Lagoon, Bolton
Neil Smith says...
Very late night spot in Bolton, run by John (Polish owner) and compere was Eddie Earl (formerly of Hippodrome Club, Farnworth). Trio did backing on stage; Terry Walkden on Keyboards, Neil Smith, Guitar and Keith Haslam on Drums. Later Terry and ... Read More
4th May 2014 10:23am
Jim Morris says...
The Blue Lagoon owner was Polish, but called Adam, not John. Frank Holt was the doorman there. Also, it was next to The Wryton Stadium, but on Higher Bridge Street, not Blackburn Road.
12th May 2015 11:02pm
Paul Johnson says...
I think this later became the Neptune?
The first Nightclub I ever attended....
12th August 2014 6:52am

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