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Kent nightclubs in the 1990s: Classic pictures from Amadeus, Atomics, The Priz and more


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Things were certainly different during nights out in Kent in the 1990s.

There were no mobile phones - so if you wanted someone's number, you'd have to write it down on your hand or a beer mat. Then the next day you'd have to pluck up the courage to call the landline, hoping their parents didn't answer.

Clamouring to get close to Ross Kemp, AKA Grant Mitchell, at The Priz in Folkestone in the 1990s. Picture: Kev Goodwin
Clamouring to get close to Ross Kemp, AKA Grant Mitchell, at The Priz in Folkestone in the 1990s. Picture: Kev Goodwin

You'd also come home stinking of smoke and with cigarette burns in your clothes. Lighting up in pubs and clubs wasn't banned until 2007 and people would often dance the night away with a pint in one hand and a cigarette in the other.

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