The Billerettes shook their pompoms at the 1980 Buxton Carnival
The Billerettes shook their pompoms at the 1980 Buxton Carnival

17 pictures to take you back to the High Peak in 1980

So much has changed in the High Peak in 40 years but so much has stayed the same.

By Lucy Ball
Wednesday, 26th February 2020, 11:21 am

We have unearthed photos from our archive showing life in the High Peak in 1980.

And while technology may have advanced and fashions too people are still turning out for the May Queen, Burbage Show and Longnor Races just like they were three decades ago.

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