31 December (1983) Bon Marche closed

  • 31 1983 (Sat.) Bon Marche closed. When the shop opened in 1907: “The support of the upper structure of the premises is by an iron girder weighing over five tons, which does away with all columns, and gives additional space internally. It is the first of its kind in Cardigan.”
  • 31 1887 (Sat.) Reported that a crayon study by Frank Miles was to appear in the January edition of Cassell’s Magazine.

 

16 December (1966) Save Pride Moreta of Thorn!

  • 16 1966 (Fri.) Pride Moreta of Thorn (Snowflake, bull) saved from the butchers!
  • 16 1948 (Thurs.) Pav: Variety Concert: Al Roberts and Dorothy renowned BBC and TV ventriloquist presenting Granfer, Grandma and George and Dorothy. Conjuring, mimicry, cartoons and rag pictures. See him play tunes on a toy ballon and a bicycle pump. Once seen – never to be forgotten. Accompanist Mrs Wynne-Evans, LRAM, ARCM. Chairman Dr Gwyn Jones; Compere T H Evans, St Dogmaels. Buses will run to all districts after the Concert.