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22-4-1987 Bluebird toys opens new factory (4373)

22-4-1987 Bluebird toys opens new factory (4373)

Bluebird toys opens a new factory production line ©CALYX Pictures ARCHIVE Bluebird Toys new factory on Kembury Park opened by Mayor Sid Daniels ©CALYX Pictures ARCHIVE Bluebird Toys new factory on Kembury Park opened by Mayor Sid Daniels ©CALYX Pictures ARCHIVE...

Opening of Bluebird toys 22-5-1984

In 1980 Torquil Norman (seen in the pictures with Mayor Harry Garrett) founded Bluebird Toys with his first product being the now famous Big Yellow Teapot House. Breaking with tradition and creating a new architectural style of dolls house, Bluebird Toys came up with...

Diana would be 92 today.

Diana would be 92 today.

I was privileged to photograph Diana Dors on a couple of occasions. Diana would be celebrating her 92nd birthday today, 21-8-1982 Opening Princes Margaret Hospital fete. ©Calyx Pictures. ©Calyx Pictures. Diana Dors opens the PMH fete 21-8-82. ©Calyx Pictures. Diana...

RIP Sir Bobby Charlton. His visits to Swindon

RIP Sir Bobby Charlton. His visits to Swindon

The late Sir Bobby Charlton visited Swindon on several occasions, including: 20-2-1991 Sir Bobby joined in an ice hockey session with some young Wildcats and coach Daryl Lipsey. 23-4-1991 Sir Bobby Charlton holds a football masterclass at Lydiard Park. 7-1-1988 Sir...