Eccles, Broadway Cinema c.1955
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Memories of Eccles, Broadway Cinema c1955
I was born in Eccles 1945 moved to 36 The Park Eccles from 1950s my name then was Sylvina Wilks I also went to Eccles Parish 1950 also Ellesmere Park from 1956-1960
I remember well I use to get the No41 bus from Worsley(Lumber Lane) and ride into Eccles to go to the cinema. One year I went to see an Eccles Amateur Dramatics Production there. Of course this was in the late 1950's and early 1960's. To the left of the Broadway was the bus station.
I was born in The Park off Gilda Brook Road in 1951 and went to Eccles Parish School then on to Ellesmere Park secondary school, Mr Bingham was the headmaster when I was first at Eccles Parish then Mr Norcross was the headmaster, MissThomas was teacher in the infants and was only very small. On the site of the (...Read full memory)
I used to go to ballroom dancing classes in rooms above the Broadway cinema in or around 1962. I would have been 10 or 11. I learned the waltz and the quickstep, both at a very basic level. At the end of the course, we took an exam . I can remember being very embarrassed as I had to dance with the examiner, who was a very tall (...Read full memory)