The Queen Visits Bolton

The Queen Visits Bolton

December 1, 1988: The Queen looks absolutely radiant on her visit to Bolton during the town’s 150th birthday celebrations. Well-wishers in the crowd are obviously delighted to meet her too. Accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, the Queen officially opened the £40...
Manchester’s Freddie and The Dreamers backstage

Manchester’s Freddie and The Dreamers backstage

December 7, 1963: Manchester band Freddie and the Dreamers pull silly faces backstage before playing the Majestic Ballroom at Bradford. Behind the grimaces are, from left, Roy Crewdson, Derek Quinn, Freddie Garrity, Bernie Dwyer and Pete Birrell. The group were at the...