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Denis Healey MP crowns Ann Marie Duffy Queen of Gipton Gala.

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Denis Healey MP crowns Ann Marie Duffy Queen of Gipton Gala.
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5th July 1986. Image taken at Gipton Gala on 5th July 1986. It shows Denis Healey M.P. crowning Ann Marie Duffy the Queen of Gipton Gala watched by local people in fancy dress costumes. Denis Healey went down on bended knee to present the Queen with a Silver cup. Her attendants, Princess Katie Manning and Prince Shane Bosomworth were also presented with a gift. The Gala was held in the field behind Coldcotes School and there was a procession with floats decorated by local organisations, other attractions included stalls, refreshments and entertainment.

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Deanoo

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Yeah I remember the galla , It was held down in braders at the youth centre , are shaine aka "luggs" won somthing but i cant remember what it was. an thats my mam lynda bosomworth-manning in the white uniform at the back .. these were the good old days

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15-Oct-2010

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Luke

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Gipton Gala still takes place to this day.A small fairground attends presented by Athas Of Leeds Fun Fairs.(its in recent years taken place at Fernville end of Gipton.I believe around last saturday of june or first saturday in july.

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10-Mar-2014

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