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Friday, 28th September 1979
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  • Location / Leicester/Scraptoft, England
  • Venue / Student Union Building @ Leicester Polytechnic Scraptoft Campus

The first show by the band in this village and city.

The first time at this venue.

The venue was located near Scraptoft Hall in the centre of the village 4.5 miles to the East of the cicty centre.

It was opened in April 1969 and hosted concerts until June 1992.

Scraptoft is a village and suburb of the city of Leicester.

The venue was part of the Scraptoft campus of the Leicester Polytechnic which was opened in 1960 and later closed and demolished in 2003.

'Hello America' B-Side 'Good Morning Freedom' was the rare show opener for this gig.

Entrance was granted for Student Union members only.

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  • 00 - n/a


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show info

  • Tour - Def Leppard Early Years Tour 1979
  • Fan Recorded - none yet
  • Venue - No Website
  • Venue Address - Scraptoft Campus, Church Hill, Scraptoft, Leicester, LE7 9FS
  • English County - Leicestershire
  • Area Map - Google
  • Last Show Here - n/a
  • Capacity - 1,000
  • Attendance - n/a
  • Show Time - 8pm
  • Tickets - Free
  • Total Gross - n/a
  • Promoter - Scraptoft Social Committee
  • Headliner - Def Leppard
  • Support Act - Wendy Tunes (DJ)

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A view looking towards where the polytechnic once stood.

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