Carnivals – c1900 – onwards (2)

Carnivals 1960s

Title Carnivals
Date 1960s
Location Guiseley
Photo ID J472
Comment Carnival parade on Otley Road which reaches back to Oxford Road, crowds are watching the floats and majorettes pass by. Donated by Anne North.
Carnivals 1968

D749 – Carnivals, 1968.

Carnivals – 1968

A band on Otley Road passing the end of Park Road, to the left houses have been demolished leaving cleared ground.

Top right for the Primitive Methodist Chapel and school room.

Donated by Alan Pickles.

Carnivals 1968

D749 – Carnivals, 1968.

Carnivals – 1968

Parade on Otley Road which included Fearnley’s Engineers of Castleford steam lorry.

Donated by Alan Pickles.

Carnivals 1968

D782 – Carnivals, 1968.

Carnivals – 1968

Majorettes on Otley Road, in the middle distance is the Primitive Methodist Chapel and schoolroom, cars are parked on the site of demolished houses.

Donated by Alan Pickles.

Carnivals 1968

D790 – Carnivals, 1968.

Carnivals – 1968

A pipe band leads the carnival procession on Otley Road.

Donated by Alan Pickles.

Carnivals 1968

D882 – Carnivals, 1968.

Carnivals – 1968

Tetley’s brewery dray horses in the procession, once a popular part of carnival and shows, sadly both the brewery and the magnificent shire horses are now gone.

Donated by Alan Pickles.

Carnivals 1971

H118 – St. Oswald’s Gala, 1971.

St. Oswald’s Gala – 1971

The procession of floats is on Otley Road led by the Huddersfield Pipe Band.

Carnivals 1974

Y469 – Carnivals, 1974.

Carnivals – 1974

The Queen was Julie Wear, also seen are: Barbara Schofield,  Mandy Kendall,  Deborah Hanson,  Michelle Busfield,  James Spenser,  Duncan Fisher.

Carnivals 2016

Y367 – Carnivals, 2016.

Carnivals – 2016

Spectators on Towngate by the war memorial and the band of the Royal Air Force Cadets on the Green.

Photographer Edwy Harling.

Carnivals 2016

Y368 – Carnivals, 2016.

Carnivals – 2016

As above.

Carnivals 2016

Y378 – Carnivals, 2016.

Carnivals – 2016

Vehicles taking part in the carnival parade seen here on the Green.

Photographer Edwy Harling.

Carnivals 2016

Y385 – Carnivals, 2016.

Carnivals – 2016

Children from Guiseley Infants and Tranmere Park schools take part in the parade on the Green.

Photographer Edwy Harling.

Carnivals 2016

Y396 – Carnivals, 2016.

Carnivals – 2016

As above.

Photographer Edwy Harling. 

Carnivals 2016

Y408 – Carnivals, 2016.

Carnivals – 2016

A stilt walker was one of the sights and food stalls were popular as always.

Photographer Edwy Harling.         

Carnivals 2016

Y413 – Carnivals, 2016.

Carnivals – 2016

Busy carnival scenes around the stalls and attractions on the Station Hotel car park.

Photographer Edwy Harling.

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Consolidated by Jack Brayshaw. 29 April 2022.
Last updated: 29 April 2022.

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