After the love has gone - Dougies

Dougies Night Club

ORIGINALLY a cinema back in 1910, Dougies went on to become a hugely important nightclub in the black music scene from 1983 until its closure in 2007...

The club was first opened in 1983 by Mr. Irvine Douglas who had previously owned a popular north London club/restaurant called Dougies Hideaway that he’d established back in 1976.

Douglas decided to choose Hackney, east London as a location for his new club, as a result of a

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