Bradford, Bowling Park Grand Piano 1923
Memories of Bradford
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!
My dad would take me every Sunday morning to the Lido. We had to practically crack the ice some days. We always had a hot Horlicks in Farmer Giles Cafe afterwards. It was just heaven being with my dad.
I used to go to The Roxy on Saturday morning. Roy Rogers etc. it was fantastic. Am I right in remembering taking jam jars and newspapers, so we could get in a bit cheaper? None of us behaved too well, there was plenty of yelling and jumping up and down.
My mum worked in Willey's wallpaper shop prior to the war and my dad worked in Morris's geocery shop. When dad joined up, mum took his job, so that dad would have a job to come back to. As mum became friendly with the Pie Shop owners, ...Read full memory