leodis logo

Leeds City Council

Open archives compliant site

Supported by BIG Lottery Fund

Enrich UK Lottery Fund

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

Add a comment to this photograph
Please note: Please enter your comments about this photograph in the form below. Once approved your comments will appear after the photograph description. To allow your e-mail address to be displayed please tick the box.  If you have already submitted comments without displaying your e-mail and you wish to alter this please contact us.

Name *:

Comment *:

My email:

Display my email:


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

User Comments:


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


Not displayed



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.




Buy a copy of this photograph 2009922_169435

Select the size, finish and quantity of the photograph you require.  If you require sepia toning please tick the appropriate box. Please note the size of the photographs will be as near as possible to that requested, however to avoid distorting the image sizes may not be exact. VAT will be added to the order at checkout.

Please note there is no negative available for this image there is a one off fee of £3.40 to pay in addition to the usual print costs.
Quantity: Sepia Toning (+50%)
Size Matt Gloss
10 x 8 inches £6.25 £6.25
12 x 9 inches £8.96 £8.96
16 x 12 inches £10.42 £10.42
Add to basket