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The War In Stratford, and the Mop
In 1939 when the war was announced, I was 18 years old. I was stood on the side of the road next to the cinema waiting for my mum to ...
Shrove Tuesday, Pancake Day
Shrove Tuesday sees many traditions, the Atherstone Ball Game being one that is key to Warwickshire, but pancake racing is also a spectacle that has seen countless people cheer from ...
Ivo Eagle, Circus Performer of Nether Whitacre
Ivo Eagle was the stage name of a man who spent most of his life as a travelling performer, and was also a photographer in the 1920s. When he retired, ...
Elephants in Royal Leamington Spa
Elephant Wash The wonderful picture of elephants outside Woolworths in Nuneaton (on the home page of ‘Our Warwickshire’) reminds me of the connection between Leamington and elephants. Did you know that ...
Early Aviator at Barford Fete
This flight took place at the Barford Primrose League Fete and Flower Show in July 1912. The fete was held in the fields by the river Avon in conjunction with ...
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