You've just added another local tip. The domino costume represented intrigue, adventure, conspiracy and mystery, four elements that were a distinct part of the masquerade atmosphere. Why locals love it Gay or Not, this bar is not to be missed fun and vibrant not to mention full of friendly local and a mouthy but funny drag queen or two this is a great place to start your night out or chill out on a Sunday with fun, games and cabaret! By Kate McMullin Senior general news reporter. Phil Hunter Jones owned and ran Masquerade Bar in Liverpool for more than 20 years Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe See our privacy notice More newsletters. The Most Friendly Bar in Liverpool.
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The bar was even used as a police drop in, so people could come in and talk to the police privately. The sponsor of many public balls, Heidegger "refused entry to anyone not attired in something clearly identifiable as costume" . Strictly Come Dancing Shock as Strictly Come Dancing star quits after eight years on show Fans of the show are devastated about the news. The former owner of one of Liverpool's most vibrant gay bars has died - prompting tributes to pour in for the "true gent and huge personality". Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.
Jeff said Phil, born and bred in Merseyside, became known for his favourite beverages - an ice cold gin and tonic and a blue sambucca shot. New Balance Liverpool confirm talks with rival manufacturers over lucrative new kit deal with New Balance partnership set to expire. Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice. However after buying the rights to the name, Phil revived the venue and it became one of the first in Liverpool to have permanent drag queens. The original Masquerade had been one of the city's first gay bars, on Cases street, before it closed in the s. Meanwhile Rebecca Wilinski said: Sign up with email.