On Tuesday afternoon we could go with the class at school to listen to the orchestra playing there for the sum of one penny. I think the conductor was Maurice Miles.
Cavendish Grammar had their speech day there one year. Wells Dressing events were held there too. Tea dances. Satrurday night dances. During the war years and afterwards the Pavillion Gardens Concert Hall was tops for getting in the big bands. Dancing to the tune of the big bands what a wonderful memory. To name ...Read full memory
My father was the MD of the company who demolished the Hotel in the 60,s we lived in Buxton during that time.
I'm trying to find people with memories or family stories of Punch and Judy performances in Buxton, Henry Bailey (a performer) or his family, Elizabeth Figg, or son Harry Russell. They lived in Bennett Sreet from the late 19th Century to the early 20th Century. Henry and Harry feature in what is believed to be the ...Read full memory
The best thing about Peak Dale is that my nanny lives in Peak Dale. xxx
William Smith owned several Bath Chairs to convey invalids around Buxton.
I remember my mother telling me that my grandad used to work there, also my uncle.
I was baptised in this church in 1927.
My great grandfather was James Simoson Blair. He lived at Moorcroft in Buxton up to 1927. When he died he was quite a prominent figure and was captain of the golf club, and a trophey is presented each year even now in memory of him. Does anyone know or have information on him or the family? Thanks.
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