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Images of celebrities at the Mermaid Hotel who had been invited to the Island by Lady Butlin to see the opening of the St John's Recreation Centre by the Duke of Edinburgh including from left Mrs Wise, Ernie Wise and Dame Vera Lynn [image A-B], Mrs Morecambe, Dickie Henderson, Eileen Warr, Colonel Arthur Warr, national secretary of the UK Canadian Veterans and Eric Morecambe [image C-D], The Krankies, unknown, Stuart Gillies and unknown [image E-F], Jimmy Savile [image G], Mrs Wise, Ernie Wise, Dame Vera Lynn, Terry Devine, daughter Karen and wife Jean [image H-I] [from JEP 28/03/1983 p. 5].
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|Date||March 27th 1983|
Butlin, Lady Sheila
Philip, 1921-2021, Duke of Edinburgh, consort of Queen Elizabeth II
Lynn, Dame Vera
Warr, Arthur, Colonel
St John's Recreation Centre
|Keywords||Hotels | Royal Visits | Pubs | Celebrities | openings | Entertainers | entertainments | recreation grounds|
|Dimensions||9 35mm negative|
|Level of description||File|
|Access restrictions||Closed for preservation. Please view digital image.|
|JEP Photographic Job Number||1983/976.|
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