Item BCA - 2019.1698 - May Queen 1993 at the May Day Fair in the Market Square

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BCA - 2019.1698


May Queen 1993 at the May Day Fair in the Market Square


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This was the May Day fair in the Market Square in 1993. The May Queen Kelly Beckett was crowned and her two attendants were Anna Beckett with the blond hair and Lorna Henderson with the long dark hair.

Wesley Smith from ITV Central news crowned the May Queen.

The chairman was Max Norman, seen enjoying a pint and with the Wesley and the 3 girls on the stage.

Gerald Pickford is driving the Wesley and the three girls in the vintage car. Gwyneth Wright was the vice chairman and can be seen in a white sweater and red trousers.

Jim Gascoigne is in the wheelchair with his granddaughter Zoe on his knee and the lady by them wearing an apron is Mrs Glyde.

Karen Raleigh is with the white pooled called Chloe and Colin Rouse is with the Golden Retriever called Goldie.

Tara Wright was the 1992 May Queen and can be seen on the stage behind the Kelly and her attendants.
The man standing next to Dor Thomson just outside the WI Hall (now called the Village Hall) is David Mills.

Nigel the clown gave a great show and didn't charge for coming.

Claire Handley in pink & orange top

Jenny Bromley with her lovely golden retriever holding out the tail

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