You may not be able to name the year this photo was taken but if you are an Ilke…

You may not be able to name the year this photo was taken but if you are an Ilkestonian you will definitely know the month – the showmen’s caravans give it away.
With the Annual Charter Fair approaching, Danny Corns has sent us some interesting ‘away from the rides’ pictures for the paper..
This memory-reviving snap shows White Lion Square (roughly where the Health Centre is now). To the right you can see people waiting for a bus.by the advertising boards. In the background is the Premier Ballroom at the bottom of Market Street.
The picture was thought to be taken in the early 1960s, October of course.



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