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Worcester Street party
« on: Sunday 20 August 17 12:33 BST (UK) »
Can someone please try to date this street party ... taken in Worcester. Clothes and bunting may help.  Thank you. Sean
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England:Worcestershire:BROWN,LANNI(e), BRIDGES
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Re: Worcester Street party
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 20 August 17 14:16 BST (UK) »
Could it be celebrating the coronation in 1953
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Re: Worcester Street party
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 20 August 17 19:11 BST (UK) »
I Wondered if it could be a WW2 Peace Party....V.E. was in May and they are wearing warm clothes.
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Re: Worcester Street party
« Reply #3 on: Monday 21 August 17 11:15 BST (UK) »
Agree with Carol. It looks very much like the 1945 VE parties - I have a few photos of those and clothes of that era.

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Re: Worcester Street party
« Reply #4 on: Monday 21 August 17 12:13 BST (UK) »
I expect you are correct . . . .  just wondering if one would expect to see more uniforms around in1945 . . . .  thought there are not many young men around are there.   :-\
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Brown, Johnstone, Eskdale, Brand  (Dumfriesshire,  Scotland)
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Percy, Dunning, Hyne, Grigg, Farley (Devon, UK)
Duncan (Fife, Devon), Hugh, Blee (Cornwall)
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Re: Worcester Street party
« Reply #5 on: Monday 21 August 17 12:59 BST (UK) »
The second and third people holding Union Jacks on the left above the table, have flags with motifs in the centers. Do these motifs represent the monarch?

Also there is a sign at the rear right which is mainly obscured, but it could read " God save" (God save the Queen?)

Therefore would go for a 1953 Coronation street party.


PS. Why are two boys at the front right holding model/toy aircraft?


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Re: Worcester Street party
« Reply #6 on: Monday 21 August 17 13:05 BST (UK) »
It could be VE day celebrations, the forces were still very active at that time. It could be prior to eating or after but there seems a lack of food - maybe due to rationing?

VJ day was in August 1945, VE day in early May 1945 and the coronation a miserable early June day in 1953 - take your pick re the weather in UK.

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Re: Worcester Street party
« Reply #7 on: Monday 21 August 17 13:18 BST (UK) »


Therefore would go for a 1953 Coronation street party.


PS. Why are two boys at the front right holding model/toy aircraft?


Tony


Clothes and  headgear are more 1945 than 1953 - I remember 1953 and we had both a  street party and a  school party then  8)
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Re: Worcester Street party
« Reply #8 on: Monday 21 August 17 13:34 BST (UK) »
Just been looking at pics of the two different years:

1953 parties
https://tinyurl.com/y9udf5ng

1945 parties
https://tinyurl.com/ya8njbv9


They look very similar - maybe more food and crowns in 1953  :)
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