Videos tagged with Morecambe
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!
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.
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.
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.