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NORTH HILL CARNIVAL

July 1951

North Hill Carnival and Dance was held in fine weather. The event was organised by the North Hill Village Hall committee, Miss Jean Gillbard being the secretary.

Assembling at the school, the colourful procession led by Mr H Kinver and Miss Monica Reilly and their two attendants, misses Barbara & Margaret Andrews, proceeded through the village to the playing field. Leading the procession were mounted marshals in scarlet coats – Messrs P Peter and B Bloomfield.

Prize winners included:

children .. under 14, comic -  Mervyn Jones (Mr Ration, the butcher); James Reilly (Yankee Doodle went to town);

children .. under 14, original – Valerie Warne (Sunflower); Joy Worden (Black cat for luck); Cynthia Crapp (Scotch girl);

tableau original .. Misses M & J Gillbard (In an old world garden); Ivor Stephens , C Bartlett, T Bartlett and Jean Percy (Red Indians); Misses Mavis Peter Budge, B Hollingsworth, H Hollingsworth, P Jasper, C Pridham, Roger Peter Budge (The Icy North)

tableau .. Messrs R Halls, C Warne, R Hocking and J Orchard (Over the garden wall)

 

What year was this? Nikki Slater thinks it was around 1984. Can you name any of the people in these photos or tell us more about what is going on? E-mail to northhillhistory@gmail.com .

 

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01 - Sharon Thomas and Angela Ruby are attendants.(TW)

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02 - Diana Ruby and Micheala Goodchild are attendants. (TW)

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04 – Brian Ruby and possibly Robert Smith (walking). (TW)

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06 - Anita Randall, attendant on the left. (TW)

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09 - Kenneth Smith driving the tractor. (TW)

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10 – Tessa Walker nee Smith, her sister Kay with Rachel, Susan, Sharon & Robert Thomas, and Angela and Diana Ruby. (TW)

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12 - Sharon Thomas the fairy queen. (TW)

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13 - Mandy and Karen Dawe are attendants. (TW)

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16 - Micheala Goodchild and Diana Ruby are attendants. (TW)

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17 - Angela Ruby and Nikki Duance who thinks they won second prize (possibly 50p each).

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18 – Tessa Smith and Nikki Duance as Little Red Riding Hood.

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19 – North Hill Youth Club float;some of the names are Angela Ruby, Brian Holden, Michaela Goodchild, Stuart Budge and Nikki Duance.

 

 

Contributors

Brian Ruby supplied the photos #01-#16

Nikki Slater (nee Duance) supplied photos #17-#19 and captions

TW – Tessa Walker’s captions

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