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Help – 1951 Festival of Britain?

We asked for ”Help is definitely needed here as we didn’t know what was happening and who the pupils were in the photograph.” Peter Spearpoint tells us: ”Zetland Juniors in Duncan Place; Old King Cole’s band, the boy in white suit on the right is Peter Spearpoint;  I have the photograph at home!”

Back row: Peter Thompson, Brian Richardson, ??, Ken Fawcett, Peter Spearpoint, Pam Middleton, ??, ??, Keith Wilkinson?, ??, ??.

Front row: ??, Dorothy Harmer, Rosemary Stonehouse, ??, ??, David Bramwell, Barbara Southwick.

Peter Thompson tells us: ”I seem to remember performing this at the town hall so whether it was for the Festival of Britain, 1951, I don’t know. If it was 1951 I would be seven and a half years old. This was a playlet based on the nursery rhyme “Old King Cole”. The two in the front row in romper suits are either both mice or a black cat and a white mouse.”

Image courtesy of Marian Toulson, thanks to Janet Lingard (nee Thompson) who assisted by brother Peter Thompson (drum player in image!) for the updates; also to Peter Spearpoint for the additional update.

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