U.K. Subs play the Top Rank Suite in Cardiff, Wales

Line up:
Charlie Harper - vocals
Nicky Garratt - guitar
Alvin Gibbs - bass 
Steve Roberts - drums

EIGHTH DATE OF THE ‘OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 1980 UK TOUR’

 

From the collection of Rob Jones

  • Above: Press cutting, from the collection of Rob Jones (Bones). Click to enlarge
    Bones: "The cutting is a piece from our local paper regarding punks not being able to get into the Subs gig at the Cardiff Top Rank in 1980. Apparently if you had short hair and Dr Martens you were banned. I seem to remember that I wore Converse trainers back then, so that's why I probably wasn't thrown out. I do recall that venue used to make you take all your bullet belts, studded wrist bands, safety pins etc off and put them in a box before entering. At the end of the night it was a free for all with everybody grabbing anything they liked! Ah! memories....."
  • Below: Photo from this gig from the collection of Alvin Gibbs. Click to enlarge.
From the collection of Alvin Gibbs. Click to enlarge.


Garratt, Gibbs, Roberts & Harper - click image to enlarge

 

  • Below: Tour itinerary front cover, belonging to Chutch, photographed by Paul Mileman
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Itinerary cover

  • Below: Inside pages of the above itinerary, scanned from Nicky Garratt's copy
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From Nicky Garratt's collection

 

From Nicky Garratt's collection

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