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Framed Print : The 300-year-old custom of holding a fairground service on Good Friday was revived in

The 300-year-old custom of holding a fairground service on Good Friday was revived in



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The 300-year-old custom of holding a fairground service on Good Friday was revived in

The 300-year-old custom of holding a fairground service on Good Friday was revived in Watford, Hertfordshire, during the afternoon. The fairground folk of Flanagans Famous Funfair joined together to sing the hymns in Cassiobury Park, Watford, and to listen to a local folk group play. They were accompanied by a merry-go-round by local preachers of every denomination. 28th March 1970

Mick Spurling
Daily Mirror
Mirrorpix
Watford
Hertfordshire
England
DM 70 2930

Media ID 21814893

© Mirrorpix

Amusement Carousel Fairground Funfair Hertfordshire Merry Go Round Ride Watford 1970


A2 Premium Frame with A3 Poster

Step into the past with this captivating framed print by Mick Spurling from Memory Lane Prints. Witness the beautiful revival of a 300-year-old tradition in this evocative image of the Good Friday fairground service in Watford, Hertfordshire. A must-have for history enthusiasts and those who appreciate the beauty of tradition, this framed print adds a touch of nostalgia and charm to any room.

Premium Paradise Wooden Range A2 Premium Poster Frame (62x45cm) with A3 Poster (42x30cm) and mounted behind a white matt board to make your photo really stand out. FSC Certified and Rainforest Alliance Certified for environmental, social, and economic sustainably. High transparency tempered glass window with a smooth finished frame. Great for filling empty walls, decorating blank spaces, or creating eye-catching gallery walls. Frames arrive ready to hang. Sent with secure, protective packaging. Smooth wooden veneer mimics the real wood look and feel with ultra-durable scratch resistance tempered glass.

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Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 40.4cm x 40.4cm (15.9" x 15.9")

Estimated Product Size is 62cm x 44.6cm (24.4" x 17.6")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


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In this photo print, we are transported back to the year 1970 in Watford, Hertfordshire. The image captures a momentous occasion - the revival of a 300-year-old tradition: the fairground service held on Good Friday. As the afternoon sun bathes Cassiobury Park in its golden glow, Flanagans Famous Funfair comes alive with excitement and joy. The fairground folk gather together, their faces beaming with anticipation as they prepare to sing hymns and listen to a local folk group perform. The air is filled with melodies that resonate through the park, creating an enchanting atmosphere for all who have come to witness this special event. Adding to the merriment is a magnificent merry-go-round spinning gracefully nearby. Its vibrant colors and ornate decorations catch the eye of children and adults alike, inviting them into its magical world of whimsy. What makes this gathering even more remarkable is that it brings people from every denomination together. Local preachers stand side by side, united in their purpose - spreading love and faith among those present. This photograph by Mick Spurling not only captures a snapshot of history but also serves as a reminder of how traditions can be revived and cherished over time. It immortalizes a moment when Watford embraced its rich cultural heritage while celebrating unity amidst diversity – truly an unforgettable sight etched forever in our memories.

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