Just outside the town centre, on the banks of the River Severn , it opened in The ground closed at the end of the Football League season and the club moved to a new stadium, provisionally titled The New Meadow , on the outskirts of the town. Local legend says that over 22, were inside the stadium for the league match against Wrexham A. C on 21 August , although the official figure is given as 16, The official record attendance is 18,, on 26 April against local rivals Walsall. Centuries before Shrewsbury Town occupied the site, Gay Meadow was known locally for the fairs, carnivals and circuses which took place there.
Shrewsbury Town F.C.
Remember Hanley in the s? Take a look at these pictures to jog the memory - Stoke-on-Trent Live
Spending months at a time travelling the globe is fantastic and all, but sometimes we just wish that we could click our heels and be back in London. Now more than ever, this is a city that welcomes gay visitors with open arms. With so many friendly gay hosts ready to welcome you to their home or hand you the keys to one of your very own, London boasts all manner of gay-friendly accommodation. A gorgeously Gay Bed and Breakfast ideally situated for visits to nearby Soho, the village-y vibe of the surrounding area leaks into this 18th-century townhouse. With quaint decoration that showcases the best of classical London style that will make you feel like true British royalty staying here! With just three rooms, hosts Richard and Andrew are sure to shower you with attention and will offer up as much or as little advice as you need on the local area and the best gay hangouts.
Meet gays in Stoke-on-Trent
For hundreds of years, members of the LGBT community have been venturing to London to find refuge from discrimination in their home villages, cities or countries. Old Compton Street in particular has a ton of different gay and lesbian restaurants, cafes and clubs, and the Admiral Duncan at 54 Old Compton Street even displays a plaque in honour of those who lost their lives in the homophobic bomb blast in London. Vauxhall is considered to be the second most popular gay-friendly area in London behind Soho, of course , and originally became a gay destination in London during the s after the opening of the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens. Vauxhall was also a popular destination for the LGBT community during the s as it was famous for many cabaret and drag acts, and The Royal Vauxhall Tavern has been welcoming members of the gay community since the Second World War.