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Fund raising JLP01_08_081369

Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A man with a RNLI lifeboat collection box at the Laing Sports Ground, with children in the background sitting in a boat on the grass.
A Gala Day was held by Laing at the Laing Sports Ground on 14th June 1969, as a replacement of the annual Sports Day. Sports events were held by the Sports Club, which included hockey, tennis, bowls, and football tournaments. A traditional English fete programme featured coconut shies, bingo, pony rides, catering and a beer tent, candy floss, and roundabouts. The day ended with a beauty contest, prize draw, and the election of Miss Sports Club. In the evening there was a fireworks display and a gala dance which continued until midnight

Media ID 24431229

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1960s Fair Festival Laing Spirit People Sports Ground


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