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Belle Vue Gardens. Donated Image Collection

Title

Belle Vue Gardens. Donated Image Collection

Description

This collection contains images that members of the public have generously shared with us. We would be happy to add others if you want to send us high-quality jpgs.

Subject

Belle Vue Gardens, Manchester

Publisher

Chetham's Library, Manchester

Collection Items

The Coots family enjoying Belle Vue in 1968
Our kind donor Lorna Coots writes:
"The first image is my sister Julia Coots, the second is my father Eric Coots and sister Julia with my brother Joe Coots. The boy on his own is my brother Joe again."

Photos and press cuttings concerning John Bullock, manager of the New Elizabethan Ballroom
Mr John Bullock's son writes:
"My father, John D J Bullock originally from Burnage in Manchester, joined Belle Vue in 1959 as Assistant Business Development Manager having spent four years as an assistant manager with ABC Cinemas in Manchester. In…

Mark Redgrave in little cars on 4th August 1964, aged 6.  <br /><br />
In this photograph which Mark tells us were taken by his Aunt. He writes, 'I loved these little cars.'

Mark Redgrave on the helicopter ride in 1964
Mark Redgrave sent two photos that he says were taken by his Aunt in the 1960s. He writes that the helicopter ride was a favourite when he was little.

Railway Employees Carnival and crowning of Britains Railway Queen 1960
12-page illustrated programme for the carnival for Railway year 135 on 10 September 1960

Railway Employees&#039; Carnival Celebrations
16-page illustrated programme for Railway Carnival Day 25th September, 1926. "Official Carnival Programme" at foot of first page.

View of the Water Chute
The Water Chute was introduced to Belle Vue by Sir Leslie Joseph in 1957. After closure it went to Blackpool Pleasure Beach where it was called 'Vikingar'
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