• Belfast Between The Wars


Northern Whig, Thursday 22nd July 1926

A most attractive programme has been drawn up for the garden fete arranged by the Lady Mayoress (Lady Turner) in aid of the Queen Alexandra Memorial Fund, to be held at Belfast Castle on Saturday.

Lady Turner is being assisted by a large band of helpers, the Lord Mayor (Sir William Turner) acting as treasurer for the effort, with Sir Frederick Moneypenny as his deputy, and Mrs. Dawson is secretary.

The following ladies will be in charge of stalls: Lady Dixon, Lady Clark, and Mrs. Torrens (fruit and flowers); Mrs. Hume (cakes and sweets), Miss Turner (ice-cream), Lady Campbell (variety), Mrs. Swiney and Mrs. Walter Richardson (baskets), and Mrs. Montague Douglas Scott (fortune telling).

Captain D. Crichton has arranged a splendid series of outdoor sports, including football, bowling at wicket, darts, coconut shy, golf approaching, and a treasure hunt.

Dances will be contributed by Mr. Brown’s clever pupils.

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