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New Romantic club spawns anniversary one-off


It was the club where fashion and music collided and where the New Romantic movement was born.

Thirty years ago this month a pair of enterprising DJs, Steve Strange and Rusty Egan, opened the doors of the Blitz club in Covent Garden and swept stars-to-be Boy George and Spandau Ballet into its glamour-conscious orbit.

Though the original building is long gone, organisers are planning a special one-off night to mark the occasion.

Jane Witherspoon reports.

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