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1913 Millenary Ox-Roast, Corporation Street, Tamworth

This postcard shows the 1913 Millenary Ox Roast at the rear of the Drill Hall, which was built in 1911. Mr Redfern, who was in charge of the Ox Roast, was a butcher of Lower Gungate and is shown wearing ...

A float from Alders Paper Mill seen in the Tamworth Carnival

Alders Paper Mill staff are here seen with their float containing the 7 mile roll of paper, ready for the Tamworth Carnival. Alders Paper Mill was founded by Quakers and was in production for about ...

A.J. Fryer, Uttoxeter Carnival

A.J. Fryer (Arthur), owner of Fryer's garage on Derby Road, at the 1936 Uttoxeter Carnival. The car he is driving is a half size scale model with round plates advertising 'FRYERS FOR VAUXHALLS'. The ...

Abbots Bromley Carnival

A parade at the Abbots Bromley Carnival passing the Butter Cross in Abbots Bromley. The group in the foreground are representing C.W.S. (Co-operative Wholesale Society) Federation Flour. The float behind ...

Abbots Bromley Horn Dance

Abbots Bromley Horn Dancers performing by the Butter Cross. In the background can be seen Crown Bank with the Crown Inn and Wheeldon's taklors and outfitters shop. he horn dance is an annual event ...

Abbots Bromley Horn Dance

The horn dance is an annual event which takes place on the first Monday after the first Sunday after the 4th of September. The tradition is believed to date back to 1226 when it was part of a three day ...

Abbots Bromley Horn Dance

This colour-tinted postcard view shows the Abbots Bromley Horn Dancers posing for the camera in their new costumes on 12 September 1904 in the garden of the Vicarage in Abbots Bromley. On the reverse ...

Abbots Bromley Silver Jubilee Fete

Abbots Bromley Fete was one of several special carnivals in the area to celebrate Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee. This picture shows a fancy dress contest and includes Britannia, Little Devils and Dracula. ...

Abbot's Bromley: The Horn Dancers. Photographed by William Blake.

Photograph of a book illustration containing a village scene and a group of horn dancers. Horn dancing is an annual tradition, which is believed to have originated in 1226 at the Barthelmy Fair at ...

Aeroplane Pageant Float, Stafford

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

Aethelfleda Millenary Pageant Costume, Stafford,

In 1913 a Millenary Pageant was performed in the castle fields to celebrate 1000 years of Stafford's history from its founding in 913 AD by Aethelfleda. This photograph is of Nora Ramscar Wright, ...

Agricultural Show, Stone

High Street decorated possibly for Staffordshire Agricultural Society's annual County Show, which was first held at Stone in 1844. On the left are the offices of Joule's brewery. The County Show was held ...

Air Training Corps, Mayor's Civic Parade, Stone

The aim of the Air Training Corps was to prepare cadets for service in the Royal Airforce or the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy. The Stone Air Defence Cadet Corps (later the A.T.C.) was founded in ...

Alders Paper Mill float, Railway Goods Yard, Tamworth

The Alders Paper Mill ship float and employees are pictured here, ready for the Tamworth Carnival, in the Railway Goods Yard.

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 ...

Alstonefield Wakes

Alstonefield Wakes was held on the Sunday after 29th June, the feast day of St Peter. The procession set off from the school and was led to the church by a band. The children traditionally carried flowers ...

American Forces Parade, Stafford

American forces from Yarnfield camp on parade in Gaolgate Street, Stafford, marching towards Gaol Square. On the right can be seen the trustees Savings Bank and Melia's food store. This image is from ...

Amington Band, Tamworth Carnival

Amington Band marching along George Street during the 1951 Tamworth Carnival. Amington Band was started in 1917, with Roland Davis as Bandmaster. The band began by using old instruments, until they ...