Burnley Civic Trust Heritage Image Collection

Competitions

The Burnley Express were on hand to record various competitions, including some organised by the Express. They Include beauty, dancing, gardening, speaking, painting and other craft competitions, sheep trials and quizzes. There was also the annual soap box Derby which took place at Hammerton Street on Boxing Day.
Dancing Champs Present Medals Dugdale Arms Sports Quiz Mini Boys Go Into Top Gear Team Fails At First Hurdle Team Fails At First Hurdle Manxland Comes To Cat's Whiskers Manxland Comes To Cat's Whiskers Manxland Comes To Cat's Whiskers Thrills And Spills As Soap Boxes Let It Rip Thrills And Spills As Soap Boxes Let It Rip Thrills And Spills As Soap Boxes Let It Rip Thrills And Spills As Soap Boxes Let It Rip Thrills And Spills As Soap Boxes Let It Rip Thrills And Spills As Soap Boxes Let It Rip Wendy Has The Right Idea Scouts Are The Soap Box Kings Crunch For Derby Battlers Crunch For Derby Battlers Crunch For Derby Battlers Crunch For Derby Battlers Crunch For Derby Battlers Boxing Day Up On The Moors Boxing Day Up On The Moors Rotary Quiz Rotary Quiz Flashback Winner Receives A Plaque Flashback Winner Receives A Plaque Prizewinner Judges Radio Section First Aid Competition Ian Is The New Conker Champion Ian Is The New Conker Champion Walshaw Novelty Teasel winners Football fever helps Children in Need. (5 of 5) Football fever helps Children in Need. (4 of 5) Football fever helps Children in Need. (3 of 5) Football fever helps Children in Need. (2 of 5) Football fever helps Children in Need. (1 of 5) Chess Battle (2 of 2) Chess Battle (1 of 2) Skippers Trolley dash (5 of 5) Skippers Trolley dash (4 of 5) Skippers Trolley dash (3 of 5) Skippers Trolley dash (2 of 5) Skippers Trolley dash (1 of 5) Something afoot Imagine Christmas 3000 The soap-box racers return The soap-box racers return Now She's No Problems Now She's No Problems
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