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All Saints' Church Club Day, Leek

All Saints’ Church Club Day procession with the church banner by the Nicholson Memorial at the eastern end of Derby Street. In the background is the Talbot Hotel on Ashbourne Road, which was refurbished ...

Armistice Day, Stone

Service and civic parade in front of the War Memorial on Granville Square, Armistice Day. The Stone War Memorial on Granville Square was unveiled on 10 January 1921 by Lord Dartmouth, Lord Lieutenant ...

Armitage Church Fete

The 1972 Armitage Church Fete held in the grounds of Armitage Lodge which has since been demolished. A Rugeley Times photograph, courtesy of the Birmingham Post.

Bethesda Primitive Methodist, Sunday School walk, Whit Monday, Station Road, Hednesford

All the walkers are dressed in their best clothes. It was tradition on Whit Monday that all the Sunday Schools in the District marched towards Blackford Football Ground where a rally was held. The members ...

Bible Class, Holy Cross Church, Bilbrook

Reverend Pitman is pictured with a group of Bible Class attendees.

Carnival Procession, Stafford,

Carnival procession at the junction of Sandon Road and Browning Street.

Catholic Procession, Stafford,

The Catholic Procession was organised by the parishes of St. Austin's and St. Patrick's. The route was from St. Patrick's Church in the north of Stafford to St. Joseph's Convent on Lichfield Road, ...

Ceremony to dedicate churchyard extensions, St. Nicholas' Church, Fulford

Included in the procession (from left to right) are ?, Bishop of Lichfield, Percy Forster, Reverend Arthur E. Smith and Mr Ernest Jenkinson. The churchyard extension was given by the Wildblood family. Photograph ...

Choir, St. Mary's Church, Stafford,

The Collegiate Church of St. Mary is the parish church of Stafford. The present building is a mixture of genuine medieval and the work of Sir Gilbert Scott, who restored the church in 1841 - 1844 in ...

Church Parade, Rugeley Camp

A typical Sunday morning Parade at Rugeley Camp during World War I, where the Regimental Band would play well-known hymns for the troops. The large building is the Regimental Institute where the lower ...

Church Parade, Rugeley Camp, Cannock Chase

This is an excellent view of one of the many Church Parades carried out on the Camps. It would have been a regular occurrence and the Military Band, of which there were many, would have accompanied the ...

Church Parade, Rugeley Camp, Cannock Chase

Church Parades were an important part of life within the Camps. Every Sunday or on special occasions there would have been services. Most denominations were catered for by the provision of meeting rooms ...

Circus Parade, Stafford

'Lord' George Sanger's Circus parading down Gaolgate Street towards Gaol Square.

Club Day procession, Church Street, Leek

The procession was part of the Sunday School festival which took place every year on the first Friday in August. The event is now held on the second Saturday in July. A mixture of adults and children ...

'Club Feast', Marchington

The 116th annual Marchington 'Club Feast'. The procession is seen leaving the church, with some villagers carrying banners. A policeman stands in front of the Dog and Partridge pub, and Mrs Lucy Sandham, ...

Coronation Celebration Poster, Codsall

Codsall village celebrations on the occasion of the Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary. This poster lists the schedule of the day's events, including refreshments, processions and sports for ...

Crowds preparing for a procession, Market Place, Leek

The occasion is thought to be either a Sunday School or Band of Hope procession.

Decorated Bicycles, Stafford Pageant,

The annual Stafford Pageant included a procession through the town, and ended with a fair on the town common. A prize was awarded to the best decorated entries and along the route collections were made ...