Bradford, Bowling Park Grand Piano 1923
Memories of Bradford
i was brought up in myrtle street all during the war ...i remember the Tivoli picture house, i well remember the life we lived ...so poor but a real community spirit...our doctor was Dr. Black, up Lapage St. we first went to Bowling Back Lane school then later to St. Peters in Leeds Road....i was 12 in 1945 and well remember the ...Read full memory
I was born in 1953 and live at Number 2 Thornton Square just on the opposite side of Manchester Road to Ryan Street where I went mumming down to Donisthorpe Street where my Great Auntie Doris lived. I was dressed in what was called a siren suit in red with a pointy bit at the top of the head. It is lovely to hear of someone else who remembers mumming night.
I remember all this so well. The coffee bar was the Alassio first frothy coffee, first coca cola and dancing at the Gaumont seeing The Beatles, Helen Shapiro and so many others... great days!