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princess ballroom skegness

PostPosted: Mon Mar 07, 2011 3:44 am
by kimptdarr22
after all the years of going to butlins at skegness i have never seen the inside of the old princess ballroom. until now,i finally found a picture!! any one else of pics of memories of what it was like inside?

PostPosted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 8:11 pm
by minehead forever
this is were the reds smelt the smoke coming from the escalator,shortly after the ballroom was evacuated,few hours later the building was gone.

PostPosted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 10:42 pm
by Joker
Have a read on AJ whos site it is was a Redcoat on duty in the ballroom at the time.

PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 5:06 pm
by kimptdarr22
another rare pic.

PostPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 9:44 am
by minehead forever
what a dramatic picture,thanks for the link alex,some great viewing.

Re: princess ballroom skegness

PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 6:56 am
by kaiyara
ohhh .... so sad ... those who attended the ballroom are very lucky people... they will have these memories forever.

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Re: princess ballroom skegness

PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:35 am
by SkegRed
l have been informed by a long standing Camper that it is called the Prince's Ballroom NOT the Princess,l have always in my 6 seasons known it as the Princess ballroom but l stand to be corrected Maybe my Good friend of long standing Alex(Joker) knows??)
l have added a photo of Skegness 1962 in the Ballroom on the stage doing a Sing-a--long in those days l might add it was a single story building in my days
l'm in front of the mirror at the back behind the two female Redcoats also in the photo Roger Roberts, Carole (Radio Butlins),Joe Boyle, Ken Wood (holding the song sheet),Bob Daley,Val

Re: princess ballroom skegness

PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:47 am
by SkegRed
Another photo of the Skegness 1962 Redcoats having a Sing-A-Long in the Princesss Ballroom But in colour
l think l prefer the Back and White one

Re: princess ballroom skegness

PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 1:04 am
by taffdillon
Hi all,
Brill photo's and brill website.