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Quorn Events and Leisure

Like most active villages, Quorn has always loved fetes and carnivals. We include information and photographs recalling village events, often taking place in the Stafford Orchard park. These include Jubilees, celebratory occasions, and the many festivals which have occurred over the years.


 Eva and James Pell, 75 Meeting Street  Eva and James Pell, 75 Meeting Street
Can you help with any more names for the people in these pictures, or do you know the ...... cont.
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 Cycle racing on Quorn Green!  Cycle racing on Quorn Green!
Before it became a car park, Quorn Green in the centre of the village, on Station Road ...... cont.
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 Quorn ladies outing, 1950s?  Quorn ladies outing, 1950s?
Little is known about this photograph, other than it is Quorn ladies group enjoying an ...... cont.
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 Quorn Scout Gang Show programme, 1963  Quorn Scout Gang Show programme, 1963
Below is a Quorn Scout Gang Show programme from 1963. Remember that if you want to ...... cont.
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 Enjoying the sunshine! Quorn 1920s  Enjoying the sunshine! Quorn 1920s
This photograph was taken on the Greens at Barrow, which is within the parish of Quorn, ...... cont.
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 Tom Gartshore from Quorn – Fishing advice, 1952  Tom Gartshore from Quorn – Fishing advice, 1952
Loughborough Monitor, Friday 17th October 1952 They only catch ‘tiddlers’ today - ...... cont.
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 Football – Quorn match win! 1952  Football – Quorn match win! 1952
Loughborough Monitor, Friday 17th October 1952 Quorn Recover From Shock Quorn 2, ...... cont.
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 Collecting leaves on High Street, Quorn, October 1952  Collecting leaves on High Street, Quorn, October 1952
This great picture appeared in the Loughborough Monitor on Friday 17th October 1952, when ...... cont.
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 Fundraising for Quorn Church Rooms - garden fete accounts, 1923 to 1927  Fundraising for Quorn Church Rooms - garden fete accounts, 1923 to 1927
The Church Rooms were built in 1929, but the construction was preceded by several years ...... cont.
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 Pillings Lock, Quorn  Pillings Lock, Quorn
Pillings Lock is in the Parish of Quorn, to the north-east of the village itself, and is ...... cont.
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 Stafford Orchard Park, 1936, Sarah Farley  Stafford Orchard Park, 1936, Sarah Farley
This wonderful photograph was taken in 1936 on Stafford Orchard, the park in the middle ...... cont.
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 Quorn Garden Party, June 1963  Quorn Garden Party, June 1963
Loughborough Monitor - 7th June 1963 Garden party raises £94 Quorn Church Rooms ...... cont.
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 Quorn Fete - Effort for Church Hall Fund - 1927  Quorn Fete - Effort for Church Hall Fund - 1927
Loughborough Monitor and Herald - 30th June 1927 Quorn Fete - Effort for Church Hall ...... cont.
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 The Chequers Inn, 1980s  The Chequers Inn, 1980s
The Chequers Inn, formally the Hurst, on Loughborough Road in Quorn, used to be a lively ...... cont.
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 A jolly outing from Quorn! - continued  A jolly outing from Quorn! - continued
This photograph was taken on the same day as the pictures in artefact 1852. The ...... cont.
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 A jolly outing from Quorn!  A jolly outing from Quorn!
These photographs were taken on an outing from Quorn, and everyone seems to be having a ...... cont.
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 Quorn Mayday 1950s – photographs taken on Leicester Road  Quorn Mayday 1950s – photographs taken on Leicester Road
Image 1 This photograph is taken standing on the bridge looking down Leicester Road ...... cont.
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 Quorn memories from the 1940s  Quorn memories from the 1940s
Judy Goacher (nee Dorman), who now lives in Canada, visited Quorn in June 2014 for the ...... cont.
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 Quorn WW1 fundraising event, Saturday 26th September 1915  Quorn WW1 fundraising event, Saturday 26th September 1915
These two postcards were acquired several years ago, but it was only recently that they ...... cont.
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 Rawlins Grammar School, Quorn, Christmas 1947  Rawlins Grammar School, Quorn, Christmas 1947
This photograph shows pupils, teachers and a few visitors enjoying a Punch and Judy show ...... cont.
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 An unknown event, on an unknown date, probably on Stafford Orchard  An unknown event, on an unknown date, probably on Stafford Orchard
So who are this happy group? They seem to be mainly men dressed as women! What was ...... cont.
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 Miss Judy Dormon - Carnival Queen.  1945  Miss Judy Dormon - Carnival Queen. 1945
Loughborough Echo - 22nd June 1945 A dance was given in the Village Hall, lent by ...... cont.
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 Quorn Amateur Dramatic Society’s fine start - 1950  Quorn Amateur Dramatic Society’s fine start - 1950
Loughborough Monitor - 9th February 1950 The newly-formed Quorn Amateur Dramatic ...... cont.
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 2nd Quorn Scouts summer camp, 1952  2nd Quorn Scouts summer camp, 1952
These photographs were taken during a kit inspection at 2nd Quorn Scouts summer camp, in ...... cont.
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 Wright's Christmas Party - 1972  Wright's Christmas Party - 1972
29th December 1972 – Loughborough Echo M Wright and Sons of Quorn held their annual ...... cont.
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Total: 260 artefacts returned over 11 pages


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