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Historical exhibition, Festival of Britain, Stone

Stone Historical Exhibition, part of Stone's Festival of Britain events July 1951. Inspecting some ceramic exhibits are, from left to right: R. H. Heeley; Miss Ethel Mary Parker-Jervis O.B.E., J.P.; Councillor ...

Laughing Policeman, Stone

Mr Reg Blakeman as the 'Laughing Policeman'. This photograph was taken at a carnival or fete, possibly Stafford Carnival, or an event in Stone on the Common Plot or at Mr Barratt-Green's garden at Walton ...

Local dignitaries on the occasion of the Chadsmoor, Hednesford and District Music Festival

Some of those pictured are: Bernard Rastall (second left on the back row), Jack Keddie, (back centre), Lawrence Hawkins (in front of Bernard Rastall), Ike Jacques (second from right), Mrs Keddie - Headmistress ...

May Queen, Endon

The Endon May Queen celebration takes place late in May, during the Spring Bank Holiday. It includes the crowning of a 'Well-Dressing Queen' and Endon is now one of the places in Staffordshire to continue ...

Maypole dancing, Brewood

A postcard view of maypole dancers in formation around their maypole, at an unidentified location in Brewood.

Maypole Dancing, Eccleshall,

Maypole dancing in the grounds of the Old Vicarage.

Maypole dancing, Whiston

Mercia Boys Morris Side, Stafford

The Mercia Boys Morris side pictured outside King Edward VI Grammar School on Newport Road, Stafford before the Stafford Festival. Playimng the fiddle to the right is John Lawson..

Miss Jean Exton, "Miss Co-operator", Stafford

The sash of office for “Miss Co-operator 1952” is being presented to Miss Jean Exton, aged 17, by one of the judges, Mr S H Adamson, at a function held at the Stafford Assembly Rooms on Saturday 11 October. ...

Morris Dancers at the Bass Museum, Burton-on-Trent

Morris Dancers wearing a Staffordshire Knot on their costumes, taken in the yard in front of the Joiner's shop.

Mums verses Daughters Football Match, Armitage

Pictured at the Croft School, Armitage are the participants of a Mums verses Daughters charity football match. Three men made up the numbers for the Daughters team and water pistols, custard pies and ...

Music Festival, Stafford

This postcard view shows a group of children at a Music Festival in Stafford in 1936. Please contact us if you recognise anyone in the photograph or the exact location. Photographer: Fred Parsons of ...

Musicians, Festival of Diwali, Stafford,

Festival of Diwali at The Blessed William Howard School, Rowley Avenue. Diwali is a Hindu and Sikh festival, also known as the 'Festival of Light' as it celebrates that darkness is driven away by light. The ...

National Garden Festival

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The National Garden Festival on this site between May and October 1986 is a very important event for Stoke-on-Trent. First of all it will see the restoration and reclamation of this 180 acre site – one ...

National Garden Festival, Stoke-on-Trent

The National Garden Festival took place at Etruria between May and October 1986 and was opened by Queen Elizabeth II. It led to the restoration and reclamation of a 180 acre derelict site. The site is ...

Newcastle Cinema, Nelson Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The streets are lined with people trying to catch a glimpse of King George V and Queen Mary on their way to their civic reception in the Queens Gardens. The building in the background is Newcastle ...

Polish dancers, Bridge Street, Stafford

Polish dancers at Stafford Festival, leading the procession along Bridge Street towards the Market Hall. Stafford Morris Men are following behind them. In the background can be seen the Express and Star ...

Pony and Trap, Eccleshall Festival,

The first Eccleshall Festival was held in 1979. The festival takes place every two years.