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The Wendyhouse, Leeds, 2012

One of my favourite YouTube videos is the one taken at the Xclusiv Club in Batley, 1984. The (Black) Gold Age of Goth, it shows perfect hairdos and artless makeup in the incongruous surroundings of a sleepy, little West Yorkshire … Continue reading

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Mission to Dublin

Ireland… Dublin… a smart hotel far north of the city. A lobby, smart businessman strolling about and specifically avoiding a knot of people in one corner, clutching drinks and sporting the finest selection of black t-shirts this side of Glasnevin. … Continue reading

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Post-punk Punditry: The Blogging Goth a Talking Head?

It’s been a busy time for The Blogging Goth. I’ve been on my travels, with a week in beautiful Venice – a desperate attempt to submerge myself in continental culture before the bigots put up the fences. I fielded the … Continue reading

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World Goth Day 2016: The Goths Write Back

#worldgothday is now trending in United Kingdom https://t.co/ovClDHhbGi — Trendsmap UK (@TrendsUK) May 22, 2016 A fantastic sight, before lunchtime on an otherwise lazy Sunday! World Goth Day is officially upon us, and social media is whipping up a storm … Continue reading

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All Goths Eve: The Night before World Goth Day

Good evening all, I hope you are preparing to be proud of who you are, as it is World Goth Day on May 22nd! Once again, all our thanks to DJ Cruel Britannia and DJ Martin OldGoth for giving us … Continue reading

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On The Web in Hull: Spiders Nightclub

Mention the city of Kingston-upon-Hull to anyone vaguely alternative in the UK, and chances are they’ll tell you ‘Spiders Rocks’! It’s possibly one of the most formidable nightclubs in the country, running consistently since 1979. That longevity probably owes to … Continue reading

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Whitby Bands Poll: Result!

We let our recent competition to win two tickets to April’s Whitby Goth Weekend run on a little longer, hoping for a surefire winner to break ahead. Except, our final poll ended up showing Wayne Hussey of The Mission and … Continue reading

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