This is the time when many of us will be dusting down our party gear and getting booked in for work doo’s and Christmas party’s of all kinds.
A chance to let our hair down and relax a little .this has always been the case, in times gone by people would go to a Hotel or Village Hall for a Party or Ball.
Here is such a party held for Filey Golf Club Members at the Royal Cresant Hotel in the fifties , Don’t they all look lovely , Eddie and Enid Cammish are on this one , Kindly donated by Pat Danby as with this gathering at the corner cafe was too do you recognize anyone ? Pat says the gentleman stood up she thought, Managed the Filey Laundry.
In the parish magazine of 1901 there were many festivities to welcome the new century among
Them was a fancy Dress Ball at the Victoria Hall in Murray Street, This took place to make funds for the Infant School heating fund.
This was a huge Parish Event making £46.7s towards the fund.
The Victoria Hall burnt down in 1918 this was a much used community facility .After this many things then took place at the Grand Hall (Buccaneer) on Union Street which opened in 1911