Havin a ‘Wayzgoose’ of a time

The 1963 Worksop Guardian staff outing to Scarborough.
The 1963 Worksop Guardian staff outing to Scarborough.

Worksop Guardian ready for a ‘Wayzgoose’ to Scarborough in 1963. This tradition was arranged by a master printer to his workmen on or about St Bartholomew’s Day (24th August) and marked the end of summer. Later known as an annual outing and dinner for the staff of a printing works or of a newspaper. Back, L-R: W. H. Tomlins (Editor), S. Benton, F. Bale, R. Ingham, M. Brown, N. Smith, D. Markham, W. Shard, G. Sellers (foreman), unknown, A. Hooton, M. Oldfield, A. Nunn, C. Nunn, S. Hutchinson and M. Hill.

Front L-R: M. Day, E. Nunn, P. Latham, V. Sissons (proprietor), K. Humphries, P. Sellers and G. Kimpton (coach driver).