BUTLINS FILEY 1965
Tam Maguire
(My real name is Tommy Maguire but, by Scottish tradition, I've nearly always been referred to as 'Tam.')

I was a Redcoat at Filey for the 1965 season.

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This is me with two of the lads who worked on the Fun Fair -
John Stewart and John Anderson.

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 This is me and Maurice, with two of the perks of the job.

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After which, I had to go and see the doctor. (Just kiddin'.)
The other lad is my mate John Stewart (see above)

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A couple of couples
On the right is Sean Kennedy who was a dance instructor and compere.
The girls are two campers from Newcastle.

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Some of the 1965 dancers and Ents. Team
Back Row: Yvonne Ashwood, Mark Simpson from "The Highlanders"
(who went on to become Andy Stewart's pianist); Mrs. and Mr. Cozens (Denise's parents).
Front: Denise Cozens, Marion Bennett, Alexander Morrison ("Highlanders") and Lynn "Kim" Blackburn.

The invitation to the end of season Redcoat Party.
L to R: Brian Bowness (compere), Ron Stanway,
Jack Wilde (Manager), Bill Young (Asst. Man.),
Sean Kennedy (compere), and Dave Creamer (TT Coach)

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It turned out to be a right knees up.

In 1966 I changed jobs, and became a Fairground operative.

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The full crew of lads who worked on the Fun Fair 1966.
(I'm on the back row - 4th from left.)

But I still kept in touch with the girls.

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My favourite memories - the 1966 Filey Revue Dancers
including - Denise, Heather, Eddy, Mandy and Susan

We are sincerely grateful to the photographers who took these pictures,
and preserved them as windows to the past,
and to TAM MAGUIRE for sharing them.

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See Also:
BUTLINS FILEY 1964 and 1965 - Penny Holmes

1965 BUTLINS FILEY REDCOATS version 1

1965 BUTLINS FILEY REDCOATS version 2

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