Corner Cinema

820 Seven Sisters Road,
London, N15 5PQ

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jeremyb
jeremyb on February 19, 2010 at 11:31 pm

Hi Kevin, this clip of Club Noreik is on youtube, but you don’t see much of the interior:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRp88w-e1gg

Best wishes, Jeremy

exciterlamp
exciterlamp on February 19, 2010 at 5:32 pm

Hi Laurie. I don’t suppose that you have any photos of the inside of the Corner even as a club? I started at St Ignatius College, Stamford Hill, in 1959 and used to look at the stills outside the Corner, though I never went in. It closed not long after. I remember that a couple of doors up there was a sweet shop, where they made delicious sweets on the premises. Happy days!

exciterlamp
exciterlamp on February 19, 2010 at 5:19 pm

No reply from Candice re my resonse to her comments on Ken Roe’s posting. This is her only posting. She obviously has an agenda which has nothing to do with the love of old cinemas.

laurieboost
laurieboost on January 17, 2010 at 9:19 pm

Hi Laurie Boost Jnr here, the Club Noreik did indeed get its name from my brother Kierons name backwards. The club was compulsory purchased in the late 70s for redevelopment.

exciterlamp
exciterlamp on January 15, 2010 at 3:15 pm

Candice, When I read Mr Roe’s comments I took them to be a statement of fact. Would you be making a similar fuss if he said that the club had been frequented by Scots or Irish?

Yvonne1
Yvonne1 on December 11, 2009 at 12:31 am

KenRoe, You stated “Keeping the Noreik name, it later became a nightclub, frequented mainly by blacks…”

Why did you feel that you needed to refer to the colour of people who visited club Noreik? Why? Is it an issue for you?

jeremyb
jeremyb on September 18, 2009 at 4:55 pm

And thanks to Kevin’s lead, I discovered that Kieron was the name of the son of the club’s owner, Laurie Boost, who was the business partner of Laurie Jay.

Doolally
Doolally on September 18, 2009 at 4:13 pm

Kevin, so it is!

ouy knaht!

exciterlamp
exciterlamp on September 18, 2009 at 10:26 am

It is Kieron backwards.

jeremyb
jeremyb on August 26, 2009 at 4:35 pm

Hi Doolally, I have tried to research that but can’t find much. I believe that Noreik is a fairly common surname in Norway…maybe the owner had Norwegian connections!!

Doolally
Doolally on August 25, 2009 at 10:32 pm

Where did it get the name ‘Noreik’ from?

jeremyb
jeremyb on August 25, 2009 at 11:51 am

Here’s a poster advertising The Who at Club Noreik on Saturday March 13th 1965. They had also appeared on January 23rd. Gene Vincent appeared there on August 15th 1964 according to genevincentuk website.

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Capelmawr
Capelmawr on July 5, 2009 at 5:05 pm

Following its nightclub days it featured as a “concert” venue and the Rolling Stones played here just before they became really famous.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on November 9, 2005 at 10:38 am

Here are 3 photographs I took on a gloomy rainy day in June 1980 when demolition had commenced. The last name of the building ‘Club Noreik’ is above the corner entrance. The building had been painted black and had lost its decorative features and corner dome. The roof had already been taken off and the front doors were open. I peeked in but wasn’t allowed to take photographs.
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