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Hundreds of towns, a thousand venues.

 

A directory of the wrestling halls of Britain with the memories of those who watched their grappling favourites all those years ago.

Professional wrestling was staged in just about every town in the United Kingdom...

 

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Working Men's Clubs, Public Halls and the most glamorous venues of them all. Our wrestling heroes could be seen appearing at the Royal Albert Hall one night and Willenhall Baths the next. 

Take a look around some of the wrestling halls of Britain.

Blood Sweat & Speedway

Blood Sweat & Speedway

SS Brighton

SS Brighton

Bromsgrove Tales

Bromsgrove Tales

Cardiff Memories

Cardiff Memories

Down Digbeth

Down Digbeth

Down the Palais

Down the Palais

Hastings Pier Memories

Hastings Pier Memories

St James Hall

St James Hall

Majestic Grappling

Majestic Grappling

Preston Pride

Preston Pride

Saturday Night Wrestling

Saturday Night Wrestling

Friday Fight Night

Friday Fight Night

Tooting Memories

Tooting Memories

Confessions of a salesman with behind the scenes tales at the New St James Hall, Newcastle.

 

Little did the management realise that ice cream vendor David Sutherland was taking notes to share with Wrestling Heritage readers decades later.

Time traveller extraordinaire Ron Historyo invites you  into his time machine for the journey of a lifetime, exploring the  towns  and cities of the  country from the perspective of Britain's  wrestling heritage.

Derby
Doncaster
Dundee
Exeter
Hartlepool
Hanley Grappling
Hastings
Hull
Ireland
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Isle of Man
Isle of Wight
Midddlesbrough
Morecambe
New Brighton
Plymouth
Portsmouth
Rotherham
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Aberdeen
The End of an Era
Aberdeen
Altrincham
Belfast
Bolton
Chelmsford
Clyde
Cornish
Coventry
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The vibrant city of northern England hosted professional wrestling most nights of the years, from the smallest of smoke filled clubs to the grand daddy venue of them all, the Kings Hall at Belle Vue.

Ron Historyo has been seeking them out.

Free Trades Hall

Free Trades Hall

Central & East

Central & East

Salford

Salford

South

South

Outskirts

Outskirts

1970s

1970s

Conclusions

Conclusions

When wrestling really was golden.

Martin Campbell tells the story of wrestling in Wisbech.

Take your ringside seats and prepare for the excitement.

Part 1

Part 1

Part 2

Part 2

Part 3

Part 3

Part 4

Part 4

Part 5

Part 5

Part 6

Part 6

Part 7

Part 7

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