Yates's Wine Lodge: Archive pictures from one of Blackpool's most famous bars

It was one of the places to be during any night out in the town centre.

Thursday, 26th September 2019, 1:57 pm
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge

Destroyed by fire in 2009, the bar was the place for food by day and partying by night. Here's some of our old pictures:

Yates's Wine Lodge
Reopening of Yates's Wine Lodge, Talbot Square, Blackpool. General manager Craig Southall with Fai Aslam (left) and Aislynn Taggart.

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Yates's Wine Lodge: Maggie and Jim Thompson.
Reopening of Yates's, Talbot Square, Blackpool. General Manager Craig Southall (second from left) and managers (from left), Mike Gawecki, Sam Barrow and Harry Higgs.
Star Search Karaoke Contest - Suzie Bean, Fiona Merrifield, Sarah Jones, Felina Merrifield, Tommy Russell, Chris Farrell, Keith Jones (DJ), Matt Neil, Terry Beswick, Karen Pettitt and Lisa Jones.
Yates's Wine Lodge: Gordon Brown accepting his budget-busting beer from Yates's Area Manager Dave Robertson.
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge: Hen night from Manchester
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge: Licensees from pubs and clubs in Blackpool met with police for a meeting at Yates's Wine Lodge to discuss how to reduce crime.
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge: Reopening in 2008
Yates's Wine Lodge: Yates's Wine Lodge: Reopening in 2008
Yates's Wine Lodge: Lucy Bumbey and Derek Patterson in the refurbished Yates's
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge: Finalists in the Blackpool heat of the Yates's 2004 wannabe contest
Yates's Wine Lodge: Barpersons Paula Hill (left) and Kirsty Lucas
Yates's Wine Lodge
Judges in the Star Search Karaoke Contest - Town Centre DJ Lee Hirst, Radio Wave's Chris Bovaird and Hayley Kay, Gazette Entertainments Editor Robin Duke.
Yates's Wine Lodge: From left, Jasper Woodworth, Sam Mayor, Kevin Jones, Jimmy Moss and Franky West.
Yates's Wine Lodge: Michael Thorne, Yvonne Reed and Gary Thorne
Yates's Wine Lodge: General manager Craig Southall with Fai Aslam (left) and Aislynn Taggart.
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge: Aerial view Clifton Street Blackpool, Talbot Square, Talbot Road, Yates's Wine Lodge, Abingdon Street, Town Hall
Yates's Wine Lodge: American Forces marching through Blackpool
Yates's Wine Lodge: Early 1900s
Yates's Wine Lodge: Blackpool football club team parade
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge
Yates's Wine Lodge