MEMORY LANE: Carnival queens, bogies and comic capers - VIDEO

With summer in full swing, here’s some photos of High Peak carnivals and well dressings from yesteryear - how many people do you recognise?

The pictures feature in the August edition of Memory Lane, the Buxton Advertiser’s retro special.

Buxton Advertiser archive, the 2000 Buxton Carnival

Buxton Advertiser archive, the 2000 Buxton Carnival

Each month we delve into our archives to cover a different theme.

And it’s easy for you to get involved.

Do you have a photograph you’d like to share? Send it to Memory Lane, Buxton Advertiser, 10 Scarsdale Place, Buxton, SK17 6EG or email it as a jpeg attachment to, marking your email Memory Lane’.

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And remember, if you spot yourself, friends or family, please let us know, either by email or on social media using the hashtag #derbyslive or #BAMemoryLane.

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