Image shows the residents of Midgley Place posing for the camera at their celebration of VE Day, when a party was held in the street. The children are seated at tables arranged in a line across the width of the street, where a party tea is laid out. The mothers and carers are standing behind the children wearing their best dresses, some waving Union Jacks. A washing line strung across the street holds more Union Jacks and 'V's' for Victory. Mrs Owen is the lady on the extreme left. There are 6 boys seated behind the tables, the four in the middle are named, from left to right, Peter Poulter, Neville Owen, Keith Owen and Colin Desmond. Bobby Gossom, wearing a white shirt is seated at the right-hand end of the tables. On the front row, fourth from the right in a light coloured dress is Eveline Owen. At the extreme right of the front row is Terry Wormald, and, next to him, is Joyce Gossom. The two boys together on the left of the front row are two brothers who were evacuees from London lodging with the Desmond family.