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Father Redcap

Picture source: Ian Chapman

The Father Redcap was situated at 319 Camberwell Road. This pub was also known as the Red Star and is now Planet Nollywood a Nigerian club.
I recall drinking at the pub 84-85 it was our local and Friday nights during the live music run a working gent in London Transport conductor gear would roll up when we were long a few pints take the stage and play guitar like no one else !! Long ago and far away halcyon daze for sure.
Stephen Nankervis (July 2020)

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Name Dates Comments
Alan Woodrow 1980s  Art Baxter (of the Rock 'n' Roll sinners) used to sing here. Is he still alive?
Paul Lucas c.1945 My Father & mother used to run the pub their names were Ronald and my mums name Ealinour (Nella) for short they ran it for some time before I got ill and they had to move to Middlesex
Benny McHale 1986/1987 I drank there in 86-87. It was a Courage pub then and was ran by an Irishman called Eddie Houlihan.