1954 Speech Day Awards given by Everest Climber

'It was 'standing room only' at Retford Town Hall on Saturday afternoon, as the annual speech day of Retford Grammar School, when pupils and parents combined to give a tumultuous welcome to the guest of honour, Brigadier Sir John Hunt, leader of the successful Mount Everest Expedition…' Press cuttings from a scrapbook compiled by Eric Coupland Spencer. 1954.

Courtesy of Eric Coupland scrapbook and shared by the Bassetlaw Museum

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