Esoteric London

No. 482: Highbury Corner, N1

Posted in Clubs, London Types, Theatrical London by esotericlondon on January 3, 2012

Highbury and Islington Underground Station, Highbury Corner, London, N1. Photo © Roger Dean 2011

The Handlebar Club was founded in April 1947 in the dressing room of comedian Jimmy Edwards at The Windmill Theatre in London. To become a full member one must sport ‘a hirsute appendage of the upper lip with graspable extremities’ and must not have a beard.

More information on the club can be obtained by visiting by clicking here. R.D.