Local Folk

The Evening Argus girls c1960s

By Peter Grossmith

Does anybody recognise themselves in this 1960's photograph taken in Preston Park during the Brighton Carnival?

The photo was entered in an Evening Argus competition which asked for a group photograph of 'The Evening Argus Girls'.

My photograph won me a prize which if I remember correctly included a roll of film.

If you recognise yourself or anyone else - please post a comment below.

Photo:'The Evening Argus Girls' in Preston Park: Brighton Carnival 1960s

'The Evening Argus Girls' in Preston Park: Brighton Carnival 1960s

From the private collection of Peter Grossmith

This page was added on 04/03/2016.
Comments about this page

Second on the left is Paula Young. There are references to her on other pages on the site.

By Julia Hart (06/03/2016)

I think the girl on the right (next to the "G") may be Margaret Wright. She lived in Olive Road, Hove and is pictured in my Knoll Infants School picture from c1954.

By Michael Weller (12/03/2016)

I went to school in the 70s with a lad and his mum was an Argus girl. The lady on the far left looks like his mum. Their surname was Fallbrown.

By Andy Mountford (17/03/2016)

My classmate, Valerie Garnham, was an Evening Argus Girl in about 1966. Does anyone have a photo of her at that time?

By Jackie Collins Buck (12/03/2017)