King Kong bonfire bid

Memory Lane: King Kong bonfire

Memory Lane: King Kong bonfire

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Looks like there’s some monkeying around going on in this picture taken in 1935.

It was the very impressive bonfire, complete with King Kong in Ripley and on the back of the picture it says, ‘silver jubilee beacon bonfire held at Forty House Field. The fire was lit by Captain Laurie, of the Butterley Company.

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