The Spartan Club was a gay club in a basement in Tachbrook Street, Victoria. It was frequented by gay celebrities such as Kenneth Williams. It was run by Patric Walker, later to become the astrologer for the Evening Standard.
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I once had a boyfriend who worked as a barman at the Spartan. One evening the place had closed and I was waiting for my friend to finish tidying up and come home, when a cry was heard "Miss Williams is coming, Miss Williams is coming!" Kenneth Williams came in, accompanied by someone who looked like a bodyguard, and I talked with him briefly: he'd not long returned from a holiday in Morocco.