“I said I had hundreds of pictures in boxes and he said I should dig them out and put them up on the Facebook page that has been created about the alternative nights at Neros.”. These adverts enable local businesses to get in front of their target audience – the local community. “I was quite theatrical at the time, so I was loving it. “I started off on mild stuff like Duran Duran and Spandau Ballet then started to get into Siouxsie and the Banshees, Southern Death Cult, Bauhaus, amongst others. "I had my laptop on me and pulled up a couple of photos that I had on there and he said ‘Oh my God these are amazing’. Manor Way, which runs through Whitchurch, was opened. Get involved with the news in your community, This website and associated newspapers adhere to the Independent Press Standards Organisation's Editors' Code of Practice. It experienced a revival in the late Seventies and early Eighties, which was largely associated with post-punk, ska and soul music. These pictures are the perfect window into the world of the alternative crowd from 1980s Cardiff, Get the biggest stories sent straight to your inbox. Newsquest Media Group Ltd, Loudwater Mill, Station Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. “At the time people had never seen anything like it,” she laughed. The former goth, who now works as a pharmaceutical representative, said people were genuinely shocked at the way she and her friends looked in the ’80s. Though, due in large part to its association with coal and iron industrialists, much of Southern Wales looked upon the paper with an undisguised distrust.
1863-1868, 1874-1896, 1898-1910, 1912: Cardiff Times. “People would say to my mum ‘Jayne is looking a bit weird lately’ and my mum would fire back: ‘She isn’t taking drugs, and she isn’t causing any problems, it’s just a phase she’s going through!’”.
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Jayne was a regular at alternative city centre haunts like The Lexington in Queen Street, Neros nightclub in Greyfriars Road, The Mars Bar in Charles Street, and alt-nights at The Philharmonic in St Mary Street, which burned brightly but briefly in the early to mid-1980s. “My mother was fuming. “Ever since I can remember, from early on in my youth I’d make collages out of pictures and go and have pictures taken in photo booths.”. See photos images. But, as these pictures from the Echo archives show, some of those who attended the meetings were good-humoured and peaceful. As a subscriber, you are shown 80% less display advertising when reading our articles. She decided to dig out her incredible archive of old pictures that were gathering dust in boxes at home after a chance conversation when visiting her brother in hospital. “We all used to meet up in St David’s Hall on Saturday afternoon and sit on the balcony on level three – and we were removed because there were complaints from customers because we were scaring them. “I actually started off as a teenage skinhead, then a modette, then got into goth. Historic newspapers from the world’s largest archive are the perfect gift to commemorate a birthday, anniversary or other special occasions. “That’s going to be fantastic – to meet up with friends from years ago and to remember those who are no longer with us,” she said. With their unmistakable gravity-defying hair and heavily made up faces, these brilliant pictures are the perfect window into the world of the alternative crowd who frequented Cardiff’s clubs, pubs and bars back in the ’80s. If you have a complaint about the editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then please contact the editor here. She went to St David’s Hall and kicked off about it, telling them: ‘How dare you, my daughter is a good girl’.
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“We went to the South Wales Echo and there was a piece in the paper about it. “All this has been a bit of a revelation. Daily Echo archive pictures from 1980. We've been having a dig through the Daily Echo archives and came across these snaps from 1980. Tiger Bay, the movie partly shot in Cardiff was in cinemas this year.
Newsquest Media Group Ltd, Loudwater Mill, Station Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? Jayne remembers one incident when she and her alternative crowd were turfed out of St David’s Hall, which had recently opened, because of their ‘scary’ look. I'm A Celebrity 2020 will still go ahead as national lockdown is announced in Wales, TV fans were questioning whether the new ITV series can go ahead at Gwrych Castle in Abergele after all, The £1m Pembrokeshire home dating back the 14th century that has an ancient well in its conservatory, A home full of history by the sea linked to London's Big Ben, The gated modern mansion in Llanelli that comes with its own cinema room and hidden hot tub, It's a pinch of posh in an exclusive spot in Carmarthenshire, The cheapest places to buy a home in Neath, The average value of properties in Neath is £135,206, Contemporary Cardiff mansion hidden in an exclusive location for sale for £1.5m, If you can find it maybe you can enjoy its unique design, mini cinema and gym, I'm A Celebrity announces new spin-off show called The Daily Drop after axing Extra Camp, Vick Hope will present I'm A Celebrity...The Daily Drop from a virtual studio, Emotional moment Ruth Jones discovers her grandfather helped found the NHS, The Gavin & Stacey star takes an emotional journey on BBC's Who Do You Think You Are? Now, of course, it’s commonplace for people to take pictures at everything.
1863-1867: Brecon and Radnor Express and Carmarthen Gazette. Incumbents. These pictures are the perfect window into the world of the alternative crowd from 1980s Cardiff ... “We went to the South Wales Echo and there was a piece in the paper about it. 1850-1872, 1874-1877, 1897: Cambrian News. Cookies on BNA: ... Merthyr Times, and Dowlais Times, and Aberdare Echo: 1892-1899: South Wales: Monmouthshire Beacon: 1837-1872, 1874-1877, 1888-1895, 1897-1900, 1909-1911: South Wales : Monmouthshire Merlin: 1829-1872, 1874-1884: South Wales: Montgomery County Times and Shropshire and Mid-Wales … They were brilliant, brilliant times.”. 17420 pages . By Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. “I was visiting my brother who was in hospital at the UHW in Cardiff when we started talking to the guy who was in the bed next to my brother. The pictures have been unearthed by 51-year-old Jayne Lloyd-Lewis who was a fan of the goth-look back in the day when mods, punks, goths, new romantics, psychobillies and all manner of tribes roamed the earth – and the streets of the Welsh capital. We've been having a … Skinheads regularly travelled in packs, and their gatherings often resulted in intimidation and the threat of violence. “That was taken at Neros in 1981 I think, I was only 15 then,” she said. Do you have any memories or pictures from the past you'd like to share with our readers? If you are dissatisfied with the response provided you can contact IPSO here. 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