The Mayfair

In the late 1950s the school celebrated May Day with a fair. We have tickets and photographs from 1959 and 1957. Were you there - do you remember these events?

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The sheep is carved by the Deputy Mayor watched by the Mayoress, The Headmaster, and Mr Evans, the butcher, who was responsible for the barbecue.

The sheep is carved by the Deputy Mayor watched by the Mayoress, The Headmaster, and Mr Evans, the butcher, who was responsible for the barbecue.

Stanmore Mayfair 1957 Radio celebrity “Grace Archer” crowns the May Queen.

Stanmore Mayfair 1957
Radio celebrity “Grace Archer” crowns the May Queen.

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This picture appeared in the newspaper in 1956(?) with the headline “Stanmore’s pretty May Queen”  The caption read: “The Mayor of Winchester, Councillor Miss E. M. Barnes, crowns the May Queen after opening Stanmore Fete. The pretty May Queen is Miss Penelope Hudd and her attendants are Ann Mason, Angela Martin, Amanda Trigg and Glenis Sommerbell; and the two pages, Anthony Stride and Richard Bramley.

This picture appeared in the newspaper in 1956(?) with the headline “Stanmore’s pretty May Queen”

The caption read: “The Mayor of Winchester, Councillor Miss E. M. Barnes, crowns the May Queen after opening Stanmore Fete. The pretty May Queen is Miss Penelope Hudd and her attendants are Ann Mason, Angela Martin, Amanda Trigg and Glenis Sommerbell; and the two pages, Anthony Stride and Richard Bramley.