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Hamel's Flying Exhibition at Stafford

Reception by Mayor of Stafford Ebenezer William Taylor (wearing a bowler hat) shaking hands with Gustav Hamel. Gustav Hamel gave the first flying demonstration in Stafford to a large paying audience at ...

Harrods trio

Made for the Harrods Exhibition, 1934. Trio. 1985.P.120. 1934. Over glaze painted bone china. H (cup) : 60 mm, D (saucer) : 142 mm. D (plate) : 137 mm. Bone china tea cup, saucer and side ...

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 ...

Horticultural Show, Shire Hall, Stafford

Displays at a horticultural show held in the Great Hall at the Shire Hall, Market Square, Stafford. Featured is James A. Heap's display of chrysanthemums. He was tenant at Shugborough Walled Garden ...

Indisputably the Largest Menagerie in Europe - Advertisement from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Stephanus Polito's Travelling Menagerie Advertisement for a forthcoming visit by one of the few travelling menageries of the time. The cost of entrance was one shilling. These were very popular ...

John Bagnall's Trade Stand, The County Show, Stafford,

John Bagnall's trade stand with farm machinery at the County Show, Common Road site. Bagnall's Victoria Works were located near Pitcher Bank, and later on South Walls. Staffordshire Agricultural Society's ...

Ken Dodd at Bingley Hall, Stafford

This view of comedian and entertainer Ken Dodd was taken during his celebrity appearance at a trade show held in Bingley Hall at the Staffordshire County Showground near Stafford. On the left is Peter ...

Ken Dodd at Bingley Hall, Stafford

Ken Dodd the comedian, actor and singer-songwriter makes a celebrity appearance at a Trade Show held in Bingley Hall at the Staffordshire County Showground near Stafford. On the right are several children ...

King George VI Coronation Celebration Programme, Stone

9:30am Coronation mugs (Kindly given by Mr. E. J. Johnson of Altona) will be presnted to the children from the Urban District at the various schools. 1:00 pm A PROCESSION will be formed in the ...

Land Settlement Association trade stand, Royal Show, Wrottesley Park

The Land Settlement Association trade stand at the Royal Show of 1937, held at Wrottesley Park. The Land Settlement Association was a government scheme set up in 1934 to re-settle unemployed workers ...

Lotus Display Stand, Kenya Trade Fair,

Lotus was originally named Bostock's and was founded in the eighteenth century by Thomas Bostock, a cobbler. His three sons started their own factories in Stafford, Stone and Northampton. Edwin Bostock's ...

Lotus Ltd trade stand, Moscow

Lotus Ltd staff in front of their stand at the International Exhibition of Footwear and Allied Trades in Moscow. The export trade to the Soviet Union was an major part of Lotus of Stafford's business ...

Lotus Ltd. stand at the County Show, Hopton, Stafford

A Lotus Ltd. shoe display in a trailer at the Staffordshire County Show held at the County Showground, Hopton, Stafford. Standing by it is Ron Withers. The display is advertising 'Lotus Playbucks for ...

May Queen, Rowley Street, Methodist Hall, Stafford

In the absence of the traditional village green, the Rowley Street Methodist Church Hall, with its attractive decorations of streamers and flags, provided an excellent substitute for the crowning of the ...

Meynell Puppy Show, Sudbury Hall

The annual Meynell Puppy Show at the Meynell Hunt Kennels, Sudbury Hall, Derbyshire.

Miniature Garden winner, Eccleshall

Mike Skerratt with his First Prize winning entry for the Miniature Garden at the Eccleshall Agricultural & Horticultural Society Show in 1954.

Model Railway Exhibition, Stafford Borough Hall

This was Stafford Railway Circle's 21st Anniversary Exhibition held in the Borough Hall, Eastgate Street, Stafford. The donor of the photograph, John Davies, is the young man wearing the railway cap. ...

Model Railway Show, Shire Hall, Stafford

Stafford Railway Circle model railway show in the Great Hall at the Shire Hall, Stafford. Stafford Railway Circle was formed by local railway enthusiasts in 1957. From left to right: Bob Warmington, ...