High Days and Holidays

Bought from Woolworth for 6p, these colourful candles would have made any cake fit for a birthday celebration! Pin on Pinterest

Postcards and badge from Skegness

Skegness has been a favourite holiday destination for families from Leicestershire for many years. It's famous bracing sea breezes and wide beach were a huge attraction to land-locked county residents.
In 1965, the Leicestershire Workers’ July Fortnight was introduced. Factory holidays were changed from the first two weeks of August to the first two weeks of July. This meant that factories such as The Brush in Loughborough would effectively close down for the fortnight, with many workers boarding East Coast ‘specials’ holiday trains to popular destinations such as Skegness. Pin on Pinterest

Wedding cake decorations and confetti, 1950s

These decorations were of the type that might have decorated a wedding cake in the 1950s.The shiny silver plastic ladies shoes hold wax flowers and cream fabric leaves and a gold plastic ring has a ceramic white dove perched on it. Pin on Pinterest

Paper Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration concertina style paper chain in bright colours, made by Harley-Quin. Decorations like these would be brought out every year to trim the house for the festive season. Pin on Pinterest

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