We’ve put together this list of places you may have fond recollections of – or not…
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5. The Regal, Ripley
Cliff Richard performed here many years ago and people from Ripley, Heanor, Belper and further afield will have enjoyed a night out at this place over the years. The central dance floor was always an ideal place to shake your stuff to the latest Take That track and try and attract the attention of the person you fancied.
6. Harvey's, Belper
When all of the other pubs in Belper closed this is where people would end up. Best-known for its rather small dance floor, wooden decor and late-night lock-ins, you had to be pretty drunk to think going there was a good idea. Unfortunately it attracted a number of problems post-90s, including under-age drinking, and was eventually closed before being reopened as Hacketts in the noughties.
7. The Pav, Matlock Bath
The Pav closed as a nightclub in 2008 and holds fond memories for many people in Matlock and the surrounding areas who would spill into it when the pubs closed. One former reveller recalls: "It was above the mining museum and was a bit like going back in time. I think it was only £3 to get in. It had a cafe inside which meant you didn’t have to wait until the end of the night to get food. It was a bit of a meat market. Most people who went moaned about it being rubbish but still went every week."
8. The Gaslight, Buxton
Over the years this place has had many names but back in the late 90s/early 2000s it was known as the Gaslight. The floors were sticky, you could buy chips upstairs and you could even see yourself throwing some shapes on the dance floor thanks to the wall of mirrors that surrounded it!