|||Bramley Carnival float (Bramley) (5 comments)
Colour photograph of a decorated float parading along Upper Town Street during the Bramley Carnival of 1976, with people lining the streets to watch. The carnival had been a regular event in the early part of the 20th century but the 1976 one was the first for many years. Buildings in the background numbered 216 - 218 are boarded up or have windows broken and are scheduled for demolition.
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|||Bramley Carnival, float (Bramley) (4 comments)
Colour photograph of Bramley Primary School's float in the Bramley Carnival of 1976. Teachers and pupils are dressed in Victorian costume and are depicting a Victorian school day. The carnival, which had not been held since the early part of the century, was resurrected in 1976 and has since become a regular event again. The float is part of a parade travelling along Upper Town Street; shops in the background, including Thompson's bakers and confectioners at no. 216, are boarded up and scheduled for demolition.
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|||Bramley Carnival, float (Bramley)
Image taken at a Bramley Carnival around the late 19th or early 20th century. A horse-drawn decorated float by Oliver Hudson and Son of Pudsey, manufacturers of wholesale and retail confectionery, is seen in the centre. The Carnival, believed to date back to around 1865, was first held officially in 1892.
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|||Central Library, float (City Centre)
|14th July 1962
Children Day float passing the central Library on the way to Roundhay school rock band posing as The Shadows. They are advertising apprenticeships with Thomas Smith of Rodley, crane makers
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|||Corporation Street, Bruntcliffe Lane junction, Carnival (Morley)
View of a decorated float with a Christmas theme taking part in the procession at Morley Carnival of 1984. The float has just turned on to Corporation Street from Bruntcliffe Lane. Houses on Morris Place can be seen in the background.
Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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