Vanilla is 19 years old
Date for your December diaries .... Vanilla will be celebrating it’s 19th birthday on FRIDAY 8th December
Do you remember 1998? What were you doing back then?
This was the year when a small piano bar, formerly Dotz, was acquired by Steph Kay and her family and was quickly refurbished into Vanilla Bar, the first dedicated women's venue in the then burgeoning Gay Village.
It was also the year of Cher's 'I believe' top hits here , it was the year that the 1st female ice hockey game in Olympic history Finland when beat Sweden 6-0 and the big film was 'There's Something About Mary' starring Cameron Diaz.
Since then, this small but influential bar, has gone onto to win many plaudits and is still going strong through all the high's and low's of village evolution.
So with all this in mind, it is entirely appropriate that Steph with wife Mel and their hard working team, plan to celebrate in style this December.Read More