Friday, 31 May 2013

LINK: NORTHWICH and SURROUNDING AREA PAST and PRESENT (FACEBOOK GROUP)

NORTHWICH CARNIVAL 1963 Photo: Angela Jones/ Northwich & Surrounding Area Past & Present
Many Middlewich people travelled to Northwich Memorial Hall in the 1960s for appearances by
popular groups of the day including Gerry & The Pacemakers, The Searchers and The Beatles who had a special affinity with Northwich and opened the town's Carnival fifty years ago this summer.

Here's a link to a new Facebook group featuring photographs of Northwich and surrounding area over the years. Middlewich is well represented, as are other towns and villages in Cheshire, but the main focus is on Northwich.
Those of us who lived in Middlewich but went to school in Northwich enjoyed the best of both worlds.

NORTHWICH AND SURROUNDING AREA, PAST AND PRESENT

3 comments:

  1. I once had a similar posed photo, taken at the Nothwich Memorial Hall, when the Carninal Queen was my youngest sister Lynn Astles.The group in that photo was the BEATLES. The photo also had with it a postcard with ALL of the Beatles signed names on it. Unfortunately, both the photo and the postcard were lost during house moves, over the years. (:
    What would that be worth today ???

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  2. An absolute fortune, Cliff. And talking of your sisters, Kay used to work in the offices at ERF during my time there.

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  3. Yes, even Northwich has haunted pubs. We listed a lesser known one here too: http://www.ghostpubs.com/haunted_pub/north_west_england/cheshire/northwich/detail.html

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