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Children's Christmas party in Parish Hall
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Children's Christmas party in Parish Hall

The Handcross Social Club gave their third Christmas party in 1948 for the benefit of the children of the members.
Winners of the children’s fancy dress competition were:- 1. Susan Moon “Bo-Peep”, 2. Barry Ray “Robin Hood”, 3. Laurence Ray “Bonny Prince Charles”.
The significance of Laurence’s stage name will be clear to those who remember that Prince Charles was born on 14th November 1948, just four weeks earlier. Laurence was so overcome with patriotic pride that he burst into tears!
Others I can recognise are Shirley Wheatland in the back row to the left of Bo Peep’s crook, Joy Greenfield as a sailor girl, and Raymond Trickey as perhaps Chu Chin Chow to the left of Joy.
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In the front row on the left is Brenda Peskett - "For Export Only".
Added by Andrew on 22 August 2016
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