Mansfield Colliery Welfare

This is an intriguing photograph believed to be taken in the Mansfield Colliery Welfare at Forest Town November 1981 – why, and for what is this flag being presented?

Chad M6835A

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  • I was about 5 yrs old when I went to Texas with the Coronets, along with many others. My dad Stan Phillips, mum Rose Phillips, the Highways, I have some photos I will add to the site.

    By Rosemarie Phillips (22/06/2016)
  • My Dad Ben Woodland trained the Mansfield Colliery Coronets Band and I remember him and my mum going to Texas with the band at about that time.

    By Ken Woodland (31/01/2016)
  • It is definitely Geoff Piggin and Lol Foster but I believe the visitors were from Texas and they came to Mansfield in around1980

    By Judith King (22/08/2012)
  • I think that about that time some visitors from the United States came over from Wyoming, they probably presented the flag to the Welfare. The 2 gentlemen are - left Geoff Piggin, and right Lol Foster

    By tony anthoney (04/06/2012)
  • That is Lol Foster, from Coronation Drive, Forest Town. I lived opposite him..

    By martin arthur fisher (05/04/2012)
  • Don’t know why but the chap on the right looks like Lol Foster

    By ady (20/11/2011)

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