Videos tagged with Morecambe

Never short of a dance partner describes Anne's lifelong love of dancing

Never short of a dance partner describes Anne's lifelong love of dancing

Anne describes her love of dancing which started at the age of twelve and continues to this day. Borrowing pennies from her older brother to get into her favourite Morecambe venues, The Tower Ballroom and Winter Gardens. And the creative approach she adopted to decorating her one and only dress! When the war started the regular turnover of Army and RAF recruits stationed at Morecambe, ensured Anne was never short of a dance partner!

Oh! I do like to be beside the seaside

Oh! I do like to be beside the seaside

Maureen Rhodes was born and bred in Bradford. In the 1950's her parents brought her to Morecambe twice a year as a child. With typical northern humour, Maureen recalls those glorious bucket and spade days spent on Morecambe sands. Apologies - original version had some sound interference.

'Stopping with Uncle Ben'. A Bradford boys holiday memories of Morecambe

'Stopping with Uncle Ben'. A Bradford boys holiday memories of Morecambe

Phil Kitching, a Bradford boy, describes happy childhood days at Morecambe during the 1940's, on the beach, on the piers, in the Winter Gardens and at Happy Mount Park. He also recalls the big star comedians of the day, Albert Modley and Frank Randall. A 'Wise words from Morecambe' film.

Morecambe - The greatest place on Earth

Morecambe - The greatest place on Earth

Dickie Siddle recalls his happy early and teen age years making the most of Morecambe's amazing array of entertainments and facilities. A 'Wise words from Morecambe' film

1960s concert scene and youth culture in Morecambe

1960s concert scene and youth culture in Morecambe

Colin recalls the excitement of watching huge bands in Morecambe including The Cream and The Who. He also reminisces about the 'disco tech' pub era and the local café bars. A Wise words from Morecambe' film.