Liam Gallagher and Peter Hook to feature in new Haçienda documentary

'You Own The Dançefloor?' is set to be screened in Manchester next month

Liam Gallagher is set to feature in a new film about Manchester’s now defunct Haçienda club alongside ex-New Order bassist Peter Hook and Inspiral Carpets’ Clint Boon.

The documentary entitled You Own The Dançefloor?, is set to be screened at a charity fundraiser at the city’s Royal Northern College Of Music on August 15.

Former club DJs Graeme Park, Mike Pickering and Dave Haslam also feature in the film which was put together by director Chris Hughes.


“I went to the club a few times but I was never a regular, I was mainly an indie kid then,” Hughes told the Manchester Evening News.

“But I’m fascinated by music culture. I went to the [2000] auction because I thought it’d be interesting, and I wanted to own a piece of the club.”


Hughes, who assembled a team of 15 volunteer editors, sound engineers, film makers and TV creatives, said he put the film together for charity.

He added: “The club’s story has been well told and all the people who have helped me out wouldn’t have done so if this wasn’t for charity.

“But, you know, people get very misty eyed when I asked the question: ‘What made The Haçienda so special?’. It’s like I’m taking them back to the best night of their lives.”

The club opened in 1982 was supported by New Order’s record sales and the late Tony Wilson’s label Factory Records.


Following persistent financial troubles, it closed down in 1997. Parts of the club were carved up and auctioned off three years later.

The Haçienda became the subject of 2002 film 24 Hour Party People starring Steve Coogan as Wilson.