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Location - Leeds & District

Gipton 'Family Allowance' Toy Faire, Wykebeck Community Centre (Gipton)
Black & White image6th December 1984. Image taken at the Wykebeck Community Centre during one of two 'Family Allowance' Toy Fairs. The other was held on the same day at the Henry Barran Centre. Local residents in possession of a Family Allowance book were able to buy new and quality second-hand toys as Christmas presents for their children. These were offered at a much cheaper price than in the shops, sometimes between only 10p and 25p. Many toys were donated to the committees and toy wholesalers gave substantial discounts. The Christmas Toy Bonanza was held annually.
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Henry Barran Centre, celebration of its Golden Anniversary (Gipton) (5 comments)
Black & White image2nd July 1988. Group photograph taken at the Henry Barran Centre on the occasion of its Golden Anniversary. The Lord Mayor, Councillor Arthur Vollans is pictured presenting his gift of an ornamental wall-clock to the Henry Barran Centre Management Committee. Local people were invited to enjoy a buffet meal at 1938 prices, and take part in fun activities and competitions. From left to right are Mrs. Linda Bosomworth, Councillor Lorna Cohen, Mrs. Lily Shackleton, Lord Mayor, Councillor Arthur Vollans, Councillor Terry Briggs, the Lady Mayoress, Warden, John Holmes, Mr. Eddie Manning and Michelle Houghton, about to present the Lady Mayoress with a bouquet.
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