Bazaar" held by the Primitive Methodists in Guiseley Town Hall which has a full
It was usual for entertainment to be provided at the bazaars so these
people are ready for proceedings to begin.
is the period immediately preceding Lent, the word "shrove" is derived from
"shrive" meaning to confess.
Shrove Tuesday being the last day before Lent and a
period of abstinence and austerity, any rich foods would be eaten up, pancakes
using eggs would be made giving rise to the name "Pancake Tuesday", a custom
still observed by many.
Seen here is the opening ceremony for children at a grand bazaar held in
Guiseley Town Hall, these bazaars were very elaborate occasions with music,
entertainment, stalls and novelty attractions, they usually were held for