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Tribute to Glenn Stevens

Tribute to Glenn Stevens

A personal tribute from Tracey Walsh, owner /operator of New York New York.

"This week with terrible sadness we have lost one of the generals and founder people of our gay village as it is today , he was snatched away by this invisible monster coronavirus .  Glen Raymond Stevens played a huge part in building the foundations of our gay scene to what it is today, he introduced a completely new wave of gay bars that were flamboyant and full of gayiety encouraging gay people to be who they wanted to be and to express themselves in the way the chose to!  Glen owned and entertained in some of the most famous gay bars in Manchester , Newyork Newyork , Central Park, High Society and many more... Glen was a fantastic showman and will be remembered by anyone and everyone who met him, a true legend RIP Glen xx"

Hughes Kol facebooked Bless him ...he was so encouraging when I started my dance career in the Village....Sunday night at New York New York was the place to be....and when he phoned Quentin Crisp in New York for us all to say hi to Quentin .....happy memories pre HIV .....sorry to hear has gone PANDA

and

Gill Wild Facebooked RIP Glen, great entertainer. Remember him from the Shamrock in Bengal Street.

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Scott Crabtree told us "What a great guy who will sadly be missed"

Many more tributes can be read via our FB page here

Published: 2-Apr-2020

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