Glasgow Garden Festival 1988

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Re: Glasgow Garden Festival 1988

Postby Josef » Mon Feb 09, 2009 11:19 pm

:D

You don't post on here often enough, Mac.
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Re: Glasgow Garden Festival 1988

Postby MacotheIsles » Wed Feb 11, 2009 10:44 pm

You don't post on here often enough, Mac.

You are very kind, sir. My paucity of posting is due to the fact that I am dwarfed by those with a far superior knowledge of the city than my own. I therefore conserve my powder until the odd opportunity permits me to raise my head over the parapet, fire a few blanks and then duck back down again.

Anyway... Here's a few more shots; emulsion up or emulsion down: who can say?

Single deck tram. Can't remember if I've posted this before- if I have then apologies. At least it's the right way round. I think.

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Rotunda under attack from skdiver trailing pink smoke. I seem to rember one or two aeriel displays.

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The High Street. The skeletal representations of Glasgow landmarks housed genuine shops as I recall.

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Another tram. Note the legendary Garden Festival anorak visible inside the cab.

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One of the harbour events. I think this may have been a reenactment of the Battle of Largs.

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Coca Cola Rollercoaster. Can't remember why I took this pic from behind a tree.

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Balloon seller. I bought a dolphin shaped balloon and took it all the way back to Motherwell on the train without anybody bursting it. By putting just the right number of paperclips on its string I could get it to hover around the house at a constant height. One day no paperclips were necessary for this phenomenon and I knew the end was nigh.

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Re: Glasgow Garden Festival 1988

Postby mrsam » Fri Feb 13, 2009 2:14 pm

MacotheIsles wrote:
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The castle thing is a representation of the Wallace Monument from Stirling, it was stored after the event by my house by Tillhill forestry company the errected in Stirling in Kings Park as a play park

Was 6 at the time of the festival and must try to find pics from the festival. Got no memories only pictures :(

BTW reading this topic there was discussion way back on page 12ish bout a standing stone up north in a glass box, and the possibility of that being at the festival. Well no chance the Stone is Suerno's stone and as the stone is believed to be in it's original location, the box was erected in the 80's to protect the stone.

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Re: Glasgow Garden Festival 1988

Postby Mori » Wed Mar 04, 2009 12:03 am

The aftermath and clearance of the GGF 1988.

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Re: Glasgow Garden Festival 1988

Postby BTJustice » Sat Mar 07, 2009 6:19 pm

I found a stack of garden festival pictures today and have posted them in my flickr page;
http://www.flickr.com/photos/route9auto ... 852429783/
Here are a few for the thread;
My season ticket;
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Re: Glasgow Garden Festival 1988

Postby mrsam » Thu Jul 09, 2009 11:38 pm

Garden Festival Scanns of Adverts From the Guide - With a Glasgow slant
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Cover

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Greater Glasgow Council

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Candlerigs Market

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Princes Square Gardens

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Frasers


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Re: Glasgow Garden Festival 1988

Postby mrsam » Thu Jul 09, 2009 11:43 pm

Garden Festival Scanns of Adverts From the Guide - With a Glasgow slant - Part 2

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Glasgow Uni

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Nardini Tennents

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Evening Times

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Clyesdale Bank

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Mobile Phoes

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More Moile Phones

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Cola

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Scottish Power

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Water Of Life

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Strathclyde Council

More to follow


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Glasgow Garden Festival

Postby mrsam » Thu Jul 09, 2009 11:50 pm

Scans From The Glasgow Garden Festival Guide - with an 'Around The World' slant

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Cover

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Glenrothes

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Cumbernauld

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Livingstone

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Irvine

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Central Regional Council

Glasgow version here

Moe to come

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Re: Glasgow Garden Festival 1988

Postby nuttytigger » Fri Jul 10, 2009 12:00 am

I cannot believe the size of that mobile phone!

I just watched mock the week on mine!
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Re: Glasgow Garden Festival 1988

Postby Dexter St. Clair » Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:01 am

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The height of sophistication in Glasgow in the eighties tho that Tennents should be in a poof's glass.
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Re: Glasgow Garden Festival 1988

Postby mrsam » Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:13 pm

More

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Gateshead

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Cloths etc

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Embra

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Site specalists

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Stirling 8)

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Mair Tennents

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Glasgow Parks

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Ayrshire and Cal Mac

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Ainstruther(bonny bairn :? ) and the East Neuk of Fife

What a treasure trove of 80's cheese and bad taste

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'One for the railway heads'

Postby mrsam » Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:33 pm

Scans of the British Rail leaflet and Trackdown Quiz that my folks collected and saved in thier book 8O

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'Welcome to the Rail Paviliaon' - Front

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Back

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Re: Glasgow Garden Festival 1988

Postby Lucky Poet » Fri Jul 10, 2009 11:17 pm

Fascinating adverts there, Sam. I especially liked the Edinburgh one: 'Congratulations Glasgow, well done you. Best regards, the capital city.' Meeow.

Strange to see the SSEB there too, large as life and not yet sold off.
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Re: Glasgow Garden Festival 1988

Postby purplepantman » Sat Jul 11, 2009 12:52 am

Love the Cumbernauld one!

Now being transported to the HC thread...

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Re: Glasgow Garden Festival 1988

Postby mrsam » Sat Jul 11, 2009 9:55 pm

Amazing how some adverts try to connect in with the Garden Festival theme whilst others are more tenuous. The Post Office advert (Not Shown) has no connection and fails to mention the post office in the 'Glasgow Street' bit of the festival.

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