Festival fun for musical children

class mates: Cromford School Music Festival at the Pavilion in Matlock Bath.
class mates: Cromford School Music Festival at the Pavilion in Matlock Bath.

This charming photograph of Cromford School Music Festival was sent in to the Mercury by Cromford resident Janet Kirk.

The picture was taken in 1946 or 1947 at the Grand Pavilion in Matlock Bath.

Girls in pretty dresses with bows in their hair, sit shoulder to shoulder with smart boys wearing blazers and ties while headmaster Mr Routledge keeps the group in order.