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As part of the Gerald Reece archive material from the great local historian’s collection, I last weekend featured a large gallery of photos of the 1988 Brownhills Carnival Parade, actually taken by Gerald’s son Gary for a local authority project. … Continue reading
Earlier in the week, talented, longstanding contributor Lisa Ashby promised to send in some material about the entries of the B-CASS Disabled Centre into Brownhills Carnival in the late 80s and 90s – good to her word, Lisa has done just that and I can share them with you now.
I thought I’d continue sharing the hugely popular 80s archive images today and the real treat from the immense Gerald Reece collection this weekend consists of this set from Gerald’s collection but actually taken by his son, Gary for a … Continue reading
I’ve had a very generous donation of photos from old freiend of the blog and community activist Dawn Hayton, who has scanned a real assortment of gems from her mother’s collection – they really are stunning. There are three distinct … Continue reading
Following the features I posted here recently regarding the experiences of Brownhills Carnival in the latter years by Lisa Ashby, I’ve had a great contribution come in from reader Lorraine Margetts of Shire Oak.
Over the years I’ve featured on the blog, and received a very warm response to anything connected with the late, great and absolutely legendary Brownhillian Reg Morris – a man noted for his community spirit, mischief, bravery and willingness to undertake any stunt or challenge, not matter how silly or difficult.
The rash of Walsall Wood School-related material continues, with another wonderful pair of submissions from quiz supremo Lynn Lynk – and through the connections of the blog, we not only got the images restored, but possibly found out more about one of them!
A couple of weeks ago, old pal of the blog Lisa Ashby sent in a wonderful article with some great supporting pictures showing her involvement in the Brownhills Carnivals of the late 80s and early 90s.