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Laurel and HarDay

2nd September 2017

 

It was the 25th Anniversary of the ANNUAL EVENT and great things were promised

Even Ronnie Dunn brought some sales stuff out of exile

Grand Sheik Gary Winstanley was in change of a whole box of tricks - ably assisted by Julia Barlow

Early in the proceedings was Colonel Buckshot's Big Mansion Showcase, based on the Through The Keyhole television show.
MC Ian Parker worked hard with panelists Claire Carter, Averril Renton, Kevin Hepplestone and Bill Bailey

Andrew Shepherd stunned everyone with his one-man play The Fiddle & The Bow

Neil Evans (above), Ian Parker and Eric Woods are the only folk who have been to all 25 events

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The Kneesie-Earsie-Nosey World Championship was briefly interrupted by Ethel 

A rule had long been quoted that no one by the name of Gary could win the Kneesie-Earsie-Nosey World Championship.
But there are no rules in the Sons of the Desert and Gary Winstanley won the award this year (presented by Ian Parker).
Great was Gary's glee!

What else?

There was a delightful printed souvenir programme, L&H films, a video presentation of highlights from the 25 years of this Wigan event, plenty of souvenirs for sale, an auction, toasts and...

A SURPRISE VIDEO TREAT:

Or go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pwktdVjyog


FOR GARY'S SLIDE SHOW OF THE DAY:

Or go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_H1j1t1DvEQ