“It was always the place to go when you wanted a few laughs at the end of the night,” former patron Emma Lynch, now in her early 50s said, “we’d grab the mic and sing our hearts out until someone told you to get off the stage.”
“I think its brilliant a whole new generation of kids will be able to go to ‘The Possum’, they have no idea what they’re in for!”
“Possum Bob” says the Military Rd institution will remain largely unchanged.
“The interior will get a deep clean, and we’ll have fresh upholstery on the seats and some new carpet, but that’s about it,” he said.
A new sound system, with top quality microphones for late night revellers, is also planned.