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1953 Coronation Street Party, Distillery Road

Barry Draper, formerly of 52 Distillery Road, provided these photos. The first shows children in fancy dress as part of the 1953 coronation street party celebrations, Distillery Road.

Barry provided these names: Bisto Kids: Julie Draper & Maurice Blackburn
Hoola Hoola Girl: Pauline Smith
Pilot: Clive Walker
Fairy: Peter or Paul Simioni
Little Girl with the sweets attached: Gaynor East

Children's fancy dress

The second was taken at night:

Children's fancy dress

See also Sue O'Donnell's photos of the party.

Published January 2013; updated August 2015