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Bernies Bar

Bernie's Bar was a wine bar located at 34-36 Beaumont St, Hamilton. Bernie's Bar, while not specifically a gay venue, was a staple of gay night life in Newcastle in the 1970s. It was managed by Jackie and Keith Ansell, and opened in 1974 and after closing in 1975 was transformed into a number of different gay venues in the 1980s. 

To find out more information about Bernie's Bar you can listen to the oral history of Jackie Ansell

Bernie's Bar the bar
Bernie's Bar the bar
Bernie's Bar Bulmer's advertisement
Bernie's Bar Bulmer's advertisement
Bernie's Bar advertisement for Ken Lease Constructions
Bernie's Bar advertisement for Ken Lease Constructions
Bernie's Bar menu
Bernie's Bar menu
Bernie's Bar Jackie and Keith Thorn
Bernie's Bar Jackie and Keith Thorn
Bernie's Bar, Hamilton NSW
Bernie's Bar, Hamilton NSW