A Grand Skipton Evening Out

‘Twas the evening of Museums at Night in Skipton and the lathe was sleeping,

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I wish I had one of these and a boy to turn the great wheel.

There was a people’s curated exhibition with many interesting artefacts.

SAMSUNG CSCI wonder if this could be turned on the great wheel lathe (I guess not looking at the two varieties of wood used for the captive rings.)

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Echoes of Skipton’s busy industrial past and productive cotton mills.
SAMSUNG CSCAnd memories of an Indian childhood told in a cross-cultural American traditional red work quilt.

More treats in the streets outside.

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The Penny Plain Theatre were out roaking in people (notice the boxing glove, it was used) to gamble away their hard-earned cash in a fruitless search for sudden wealth

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I told them they’d be beamed around the world “… perhaps even into parts of Lancashire …”

Skipton Ukelele Band were out.

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As well as some buskers, including this delightful quintet.

SAMSUNG CSCOne to one finger puppet show.

SAMSUNG CSCI spotted this S-scroll on a cast iron support column which I must have walked past hundreds of times and never before noticed.

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I’ll bet it looks good under all those layers of paint.

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Felt a very small amount like being in ole Manhattan.  Funny old world!

 

 

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