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Walton Gala 2001 and 2003

Scenes from Walton Gala 7th July 2001.

The procession is photographed as it passes the War Memorial.
A little later, the fun started on the playing field at Walton Social Club (formerly the Miners' Welfare).

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Scenes from Walton Gala 5th July 2003.

The procession is photographed as it passes along Shay Lane.
A little later, the gala got into full swing on the playing field at Walton Social Club (formerly the Miners' Welfare).
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Following a break of some years, the gala resumed on 17th July 2010. The gala is still being held on the Walton Sports and Social Club playing field (as at 2016), but without the street parade.


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