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School productions c1958-63

I attended St Nicholas Church of England Junior school from 1958 – 1963 and have two photos from this time.

The first photo shows our production of The Yellow Shoes in which I was Mother Clutterbuck.  The second is the School Nativity Play in which I was the Innkeepers wife.

Can anyone else recognise themselves here?

St Nicholas Church of England Junior school
From the private collection of Sheila Tobin
St Nicholas Church of England Junior school
From the private collection of Sheila Tobin

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  • I was at St Nicholas Infants and Junior from 1955 to 1961, after which I attended Hove County Grammar. Although not in this Nativity picture, I certainly recognise the costumes. I must look out the one I have somewhere in the loft and post it here. It will be of the Christmas 1960 production, when I wore one of the silver halo or a run-of-the-mill angel.

    By Diana Whitty (12/02/2010)
  • I remember being an angel, I was born 1947, can’t remember much about infants but Mr Slack, Mr Lawrence I remember well in the juniors, and Mr and Mrs Turner.

    By Linda Packer (18/06/2010)
  • Mmm, I too was at St Nics about the same time – seems like a million years ago now! I of course remember Mr Slack…… scared the hell out of me!! I was in Miss Peters class and also Miss Jansens or Jansons class. I remember the different colour teams - the reds, the greens, blues and yellows; seem to remember I was in the reds. I was actually down there last September and stood up on the pathway that runs around the north side of the school and peered into Miss Peters old classroom and remembered the funny times we had of screaming laughter when we should have been learning! Paul Edwards

    By Paul Edwards (03/08/2010)
  • Yellow Shoes photo – back row, far left is Jeff Roberts. Front row, far left is Dave Tester. Nativity Play photo – no.5 looks like Dave Tester again. In one production of the nativity play in St. Nicolas Church, I played Joseph, Karen Clarke was Mary, and Christine Smart the Angel Gabriel. I used to have the photo, but can’t find it.

    By Gary Wells (25/10/2010)
  • I believe I am the angel kneeling to the right of the crib. My name was Susan Ross. I think I was in year 1 at St Nicholas and two of us were chosen to be ‘little’ angels because we had blonde hair.

    By Susan Crofts (29/12/2013)
  • Hello all,
    My year group took part in the 1967 and 1968 Nativity performances, as a mark to the 50th anniversary, I created a facebook group to collect together the various group photos over the years it was performed.
    I use the 1968 group photo as a cover picture.
    Please join if you were involved in any of the photos


    By Ray Hamblett (09/07/2018)

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