The 25 photos you’ll only understand if you were a Leeds SpeedQueen clubber

It was one of the most diverse and open nights in Leeds’s clubbing history.

By Andrew Hutchinson
Tuesday, 30th April 2019, 2:48 pm
Updated Tuesday, 30th April 2019, 2:50 pm
PICS: James Hardisty
PICS: James Hardisty

Speed Queen will be fondly remembered by clubbers who dared to be different during the 1990s and 2000s when boundaries were broken, institutions formed, and music, fashion and art were intertwined on the independent scene. It was formed by pioneers Suzy Mason and Kas Shaw who were part of a cultural movement in the city. Your YEP has trawled its archive and found these photos which hopefully will evoke happy memories. READ MORE: 30 unseen photos from inside Leeds nightclubs in the 1990s | The 11 long-gone Leeds nightclubs we haven't forgotten

Can you spot yourself from this 2006 photo?
Founders Kas Shaw and Suzy Mason.

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Do you recognise these two revellers in April 2006?
Cool shades and fab dress.
Nadia (left) who had worked at the club for seven years in 2006.
This 18-year-old was at SpeedQueen for the first time in April 2006..
SpeedQueen at The Warehouse.Do you remember these clubbers?
It was also about the accessories and make up.
A reveller poses for a photo with our snapper in April 2006.
On the dancefloor at The Warehouse.
These two clubbers blew a kiss.
Do you remember these three clubbers?
Have you spotted someone you know?
Double denim was the look.
A white collared shirt was all the rage.
Can you spot yourself on the dancefloor at The Warehouse?
We have no idea why these three are behind bars.
We're surprised he was allowed a drink on the dancefloor.
The SpeedQueen dancers in April 2006.
Strike a pose ladies.
Photos like this are what memories are made of.
Who was this cool dude?
Club promoters Suzy Mason and Kas Shaw at a SpeedQueen night at Gatecrasher in Leeds in July 2007.
Do you remember this promo card?
Do you remember this promo card?