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#543007 - 6th Jul 2011 8:40pm wirral show parade through liscard
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does anybody remember the parade that used to go through liscard, i always remember in the mid 80s, as a kid, we used to stand by the old Kwik Save and watch them all go passed and then upto the wirral show, does any1 know where it started from, and has any1 got any old photos
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#543023 - 6th Jul 2011 9:11pm Re: wirral show parade through liscard [Re: lemonhead]
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It used to start at the old bus depot on Seaview Road.

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#543030 - 6th Jul 2011 9:19pm Re: wirral show parade through liscard [Re: lemonhead]
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I was once on one of the floats,will look for the pics!

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#543039 - 6th Jul 2011 9:32pm Re: wirral show parade through liscard [Re: Bezzymate]
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i was on a float as well. thought they only had a parade once?

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#543045 - 6th Jul 2011 9:39pm Re: wirral show parade through liscard [Re: Roslynmuse]
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are you sure it started from the bus depot, it used to pass through liscard and up Seaview Road to New Brighton
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#543087 - 6th Jul 2011 10:59pm Re: wirral show parade through liscard [Re: lemonhead]
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Originally Posted By: lemonhead
are you sure it started from the bus depot, it used to pass through liscard and up Seaview Road to New Brighton


The year I was on a float (?1985) it definitely did; I think we went down Seaview Road to Wallasey Road and then up Belvidere Road; it mightn't have been the same every year though.

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#543148 - 7th Jul 2011 8:30am Re: wirral show parade through liscard [Re: Roslynmuse]
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yes defo started at bus depot, where asda is now
and if i remeber correctly it went via liscard & wallasey village on the way to new brighton,

we used to stand at top of edinburgh road and watch it, the people on floats used to throw sweets and stuff for the kids

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#549493 - 19th Jul 2011 10:21pm Re: wirral show parade through liscard [Re: free_spirit]
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Originally Posted By: free_spirit
yes defo started at bus depot, where asda is now
and if i remeber correctly it went via liscard & wallasey village on the way to new brighton,

we used to stand at top of edinburgh road and watch it, the people on floats used to throw sweets and stuff for the kids


i remember getting loads of free milk shakes one time
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