Some wonderful photos next of busy David Livingstone Grounds during one summer in the late 1930’s.
The Livingstone Memorial was busy that day, as were the grounds with many hundreds of people coming along for some summer fun. Groups of people huddle around the seats under the large trees sitting in the shade. Shuttle Row museum provides a splendid backdrop for the many children’s games taking place.
Games of rounders are underway, hosted by the scouts in their kilts. The trees still standing in the background, are now felled, one of which is lying in the park today. At the very back, beside the play equipment, children are treated to rides on ponies.
Whilst an ideal location for a gala, in 2018, renovation work is underway meaning this years summer gala will take place in Stonefield Public Park. Who can remember the grounds being busy like this?
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