Dig out your glad rags, your dancing shoes; we’re going on a night out.
Step into our virtual, time-travelling taxi and come with us as we take a look at 11 Capital nightclubs from yesteryear that are gone but not forgotten.
1. Americana Disco
Formerly the Edinburgh Meat Market (not a euphemism), Fountainbridge's Americana night club, pictured here filled with dancers in 1972, was the brainchild of Paddy Reilly who launched a number of popular nightclubs in Edinburgh. Photo: W. Stout
Exterior of Tiffany's disco in St Stephen Street, Stockbridge, 1980. Tiffany's later became Cinderella Rockefella. It sadly burned down in 1991. Photo: Ian Brand
Originally the Caley Picture House, Revolution night club enjoyed a roaring trade for a number of years. Today it is a Wetherspoon's pub. Photo: MARSAILI McGRATH
4. Buster Brown's
Dancers at Buster Brown's disco in Market Street, September 1979. This popular and long-running nightclub was latterly known as Electric Circus before it closed in 2017. Photo: Bill Newton