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The Five Star Soul at the Goldmine, Orsett Hall in finals of Soul Survivors Awards

Goldminer LogoThe Goldmine was the No. 1 Night Club on Canvey Island, Essex that was made famous for its Jazz, Funk and Soul nights. For the last few years, the memories of The Goldmine have been resurrected at Orsett Hall in Thurrock, Essex and have a huge following. There are four events each year with the next one being on Friday 3 February 2017.


The Five Star Soul at the Goldmine, Orsett Hall is put together by local businessmen Steve Abbs and Simon Croft and they are very proud that the events are in the Final 3 of the Soul Survivors Awards that are being held next month in London. Simon Croft said: "A huge thank you to everyone, from our 5 Star Soul crew and supporters, we've reached the last 3 of the Soul Survivors Magazine yearly vote for the Best Soul Club outside London. Can we make a last BIG push to win it Goldminers?!"

We would really appreciate if you haven't voted yet, please click this link and mark an "x" next to best club The Best Soul Club (Outside London) 2016 category being 5 Star Soul at the Goldmine and let's celebrate the award in style on 3rd February 2017 at our next 5 Star Soul Night!

THANK YOU x 1 million....


The DJ line up for the Five Star Soul at the Goldmine, Orsett Hall event in February is as follows (subject to change):


Special Guest DJ:

Tony Matthews - Caister


Live DJ's:

Brian "The Reverend" Kelly - Caister, Lagoona Soul, Soul by the Jetty

Jon Ovel - Goldmine, Hadleigh Suites

Mark Lee - Zero Radio, Family Affair

Roni O'Brien - Caister

Gary Walden - STOMP Radio


With plenty of Jazz, Funk and Soul with fantastic Soul DJ's between 7.30pm and 1.00am. The event is strictly for the Over 30's. Tickets are selling fast and are £15.00 each, available from or from the Events Team at Orsett Hall on Tel: 01375 891402 or Email: Please note there is a £2.00 booking fee for tickets purchased from Orsett Hall.


Why not stay the night at Orsett Hall! We have a special rate per room for Bed and Breakfast based on 2 people sharing, subject to availability. Simply call our Reservations Team on Tel: 01375 891402 or Email: and quote 'Goldmine'.


Published: 23/01/2017


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