Harrogate, The Pump Room From Valley Gardens 1921

Memories of Harrogate


I remember the pianist who played for a week at the St James, I had forgotten what he was called until I saw your entry. A few years later I worked at the St James as a projectionist with a Mr Bell; there was a Miss Greenan who was secretary & in the box office. I can also remember one of the usherettes, a very tall (...Read full memory)

Born in Waterloo Street, Harrogate, in early 1940s. Attended above school until left in 1956. Started work at J.S.Driver, grocers on Beulah Street, Stan Wood manager. Remember 'Syncopated Sandy,' playing piano for whole week at St. James Cinema! Apparently, he didn't move from the Piano Stool for (...Read full memory)

Montpelier night club down the hill from the war memorial. Does anyone remember the club in the 1960s? The night club was one of best late night spots in Yorkshire. Dance floor, meals, bar and gaming room. Cabaret artists each week. 5 bob to get in, 1/9d half a pint. Very dear in those days. Jimmy Cummings was the (...Read full memory)

Is there anybody out there who attended West End and who remembers having playtimes on the oval, the purpley/blue uniform with those horizontal block coloured ties, lessons on etiquette and table manners? If so please contact me......were the school records and pupil reports archived and if so, can copies be obtained?

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