As I have said in previous postings I have been going through part of the Mick Twyman archive. My latest research is getting a glimpse of local political and civic life in the past. I have come across many interesting political posters and photographs finding out many interesting facts.
For example they used the town silver for other purpose like holding drinking competitions. I like the way this guy has taken off his top hat while the mayor and town sergeant look on.
They even had models of the Winter Gardens made in Chocolate and they would then eat it, Civic life certainly was fun in those days.
At one event it all got much for the Chief Constable they had to carry him home.
It look like the Mayor had the same problem at this event. judging by the expressions on their faces it looks as if everybody had to walk home.