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#688097 - 25th Apr 2012 9:38pm Vale Park
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A tranquil Vale Park in New Brighton, no date


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#688128 - 25th Apr 2012 11:06pm Re: Vale Park [Re: pablo42]
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Shoulder pads and skirt lengths suggest it was the 40s. A few chaps about and babies - just after the end of WWII?

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#688136 - 25th Apr 2012 11:20pm Re: Vale Park [Re: Moonstar]
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Wonder if the Baby in the black pram has done one? Dad's certainly keeping it at arm's length...

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#688144 - 25th Apr 2012 11:40pm Re: Vale Park [Re: Geekus]
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raftl

Good Caption.... that could be why everyone on the bench are looking at him then!
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#688145 - 25th Apr 2012 11:44pm Re: Vale Park [Re: granny]
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....could be why everyone on the bench are looking at him then!


Dad's probably the culprit but he's trying to blame the Baby...

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#688147 - 26th Apr 2012 12:44am Re: Vale Park [Re: pablo42]
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Just found out it was 1948

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#688162 - 26th Apr 2012 8:43am Re: Vale Park [Re: pablo42]
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I know that it's the way that the imaage looks and a certain element of "rose-tinted specs" but could you imagine that many people sitting and quietly enjoying a Park like that now. It'd be full of youths mouthing off, litter everywhere, dog sh*t and the band-stand would be covered in grafitti......

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#688165 - 26th Apr 2012 9:11am Re: Vale Park [Re: AR_One]
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To be fair, Vale Park hasn't changed all that much. It's still a great spot to stroll around and the cafe is very popular (just try getting a table outside when the weather is nice). I very seldom see litter or dog dirt lying around, inspite of how many dog walkers visit the park.

It's a gem of a place, and the little gallery inside Vale House and the local History info they provide all contribute to the popularity of the place. You'd be surprised how many people still go to hear bands at the bandstand.

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#688168 - 26th Apr 2012 9:44am Re: Vale Park [Re: Geekus]
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Here's a rare old picture of the bandstand being built in 1924:

http://www.20thcenturyimages.co.uk/trolleyed/4/21/1956/index.htm


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#688189 - 26th Apr 2012 11:50am Re: Vale Park [Re: Geekus]
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They also have Fairy Weddings!


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#688194 - 26th Apr 2012 12:02pm Re: Vale Park [Re: granny]
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Is that Vale Park bandstand, granny? It looks like a scene from a play. When was it taken?

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#688196 - 26th Apr 2012 12:05pm Re: Vale Park [Re: Geekus]
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And to think the Council tried to sell it off as a Nursing Home development!

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#688205 - 26th Apr 2012 12:20pm Re: Vale Park [Re: Geekus]
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Is that Vale Park bandstand, granny? It looks like a scene from a play. When was it taken?


It is Vale Park taken I think 2008, no later. It was a mock up Fairy Wedding,like a play, and photographs to be used for making a book. but I don't think it got off the ground after that.
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#688208 - 26th Apr 2012 12:28pm Re: Vale Park [Re: granny]
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...those jackets look a bit Austin Powers, don't you think? Talk about psychedelic!

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#688213 - 26th Apr 2012 12:33pm Re: Vale Park [Re: Geekus]
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All hand made 'Livery' style.
Thing is it's not very easy to see them, as they only allowed fleeting glimpses before they shrunk in size again.


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