Venues:
AddressYearDay
Roebuck, off Islington Row, Birmingham1966Sunday
White Lion, Horsefair, Birmingham1967Sunday
Crown, Hill Street, Birmingham1979Sunday
Victoria, John Bright Street, Birmingham1979Sunday
White Lion, Horsefair, Birmingham1982Sunday
Star Club, Essex Street, Birmingham1983Sunday
Wellington, Bromsgrove Street, Birmingham1984Sunday
Date Formed:
December 18th 1966
Date Folded:
1987
Early Residents:
Pam Bishop
Roy Palmer
Charles Parker
Joan Smith
Alan Bishop
Joy Ashworth
John Fryer
Jane Marshall
Barbara Miller
Tony Seymour
Duncan Skene
Rod Stevens
Douglas Miller
Graham Langley
Richard Hamilton
Ann Barrie
Fred Grindrod
Alan Hale
Rosemary Lucas

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The history of the Grey Cock can be found at The History of the Grey Cock Folk Club , set up by Pam Bishop. There is  a piece written by Mike Turner, about the  formation of the club and the first 10 years of running , a list of guests booked from  May 1968 to  November 1982  and photos taken at the club, so I do not intend to go into much detail about the club here. 

The club was originally opened on December 18th 1966 at the Roebuck, and after  8 months it moved to the venue that most people remember, the White Lion on the Horsefair. In April 1976 through to July 1979 they moved from the Crown to the Victoria, then from September 1982 through to April 1983 they moved back to the White Lion. Their penultimate venue was the Star from April to December 1983, with the final venue before the club closed down in December 1986, being the Wellington in Bromsgrove Street.

 

A series of adverts from the Broadside Magazine together with leaflets, produced by the club, can be seen by clicking on the images below.

Photo Album:
Information Sources:
Grey Cock webpage
Pam Bishop
Broadside
Grapevine
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