Crowning ceremony of the 1955 Bo'ness Fair Queen, Margaret Grant.

Looking back on Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival through the years

Bo’ness Children’s Fair Festival is the biggest event in the town’s annual calendar.

By Fiona Dobie
Friday, 19th June 2020, 4:45 pm

For hundreds of years, people have come together to mark the special occasion for children in the community.

Unfortunately the Covid-19 pandemic means this year’s event won’t see all the usual traditions followed, however Queen Elect Lily Harvey will still be crowned albeit on a date in August with a ceremony behind closed doors filmed for an online audience.

Here we take a look back in the Falkirk Herald archives to the big day over the decades from the 1950s to the 1990s.

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