Famous faces of Preston's Tokyo Jo's in the 90s and noughties

After its recent success Tokyo Jo's Summer Reunion will return on Bank Holiday Sunday August 25

By Nicola Jaques
Tuesday, 30th April 2019, 1:15 pm
Updated Tuesday, 30th April 2019, 2:25 pm
Tokyo Jo's in Church Street Preston in its heyday
Tokyo Jo's in Church Street Preston in its heyday

Organiser and former DJ Brian Hudson shares his memories of the famous faces to grace the Church Street club in its heyday. Were you there?

The Hitman and Her - In 1991 Pete Waterman and Michaela Strachan made a trip to Tokes for an edition of their hit television dance music show
George and Zippy from Rainbow.......we're not sure why either but it happened!

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English singer and songwriter Gabrielle from Hackney released her debut single "Dreams" in 1993 and appeared at the club for a performance
English radio personality and DJ Steve Wright and his afternoon team also made an appearance
Currently on their Odyssey Tour celebrating their 30 years as a band, there are some who might remember all five on the club circuit three decades ago....
Peter Andre has enjoyed many a come back but way before the days of Celebrity Get me out of here he could be found in the club remember 'Flava'?
British electronic music group N Trance were formed by Kevin O'Toole and Dale Longworth in 1991 - Set You Free was a big hit at the reunion
She's back on tour with a new album and will grace the stage of Lytham Festival this summer but singer Sophie Ellis Bextor enjoyed a night in Tokes in her early career
Fresh from their success as winners of ITV talent show Popstars: The Rivals Girls Aloud comprised of singers Cheryl, Nadine Coyle, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Kimberley Walsh made one of their first performances on the famous third floor