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Lancashire Telegraph: First drinks at Zanzibar in Blackburn

They were raising a glass to celebrate the official opening of Blackburn’s newest bar when this photo was taken.

Zanzibar opened in the former Merchant’s pub on the corner of Darwen Street and Railway Road in the early 1980s and soon became a popular stopping off point on the town centre ‘circuit’.

Were you a regular at Zanzibar on a Friday or Saturday night? Do you remember the DJs and the promotional nights they had down there? By John Anson, Lancashire Telegraph

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