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Bude Pavilion

Dec 27, 2017 by

During the 1960s I was an agent and manager of ‘pop’ bands and visited Bude on several occasions. The proprietors of The Pavillion at that time were a couple and their son (adopted I believe) The lady was wheelchair bound and the husband was a garage owner who restored classic cars. The son was the dance hall manager. Unfortunately, I cannot remember their names...

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Question from a reader
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Hello –  after the great success of Bude at War I was trying to find out more about the Jeep that was uncovered on Crooklets beach around 25 years ago after a storm. Apparently, when the sand was drawn back the Jeep was uncovered; did anyone get any photos of it or any numbers off it? Any help would be greatly appreciated. There is a...

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My Evacuation Memories
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I was evacuated to Bude and I, along with a little girl named Sylvia, was looked after Mr & Mrs Dando of Stonehill Rise, Stratton. I remember going to the little school in Poughill and going to Sunday School. I stayed with them for about a year but my mother came and took me to High Wycombe. I still love Cornwall and come to...

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