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by twinkle
Fri May 20, 2011 9:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: who WERE the owners of Windsor Safari Park?
Replies: 5
Views: 6996

Re: who WERE the owners of Windsor Safari Park?

Initially it was Ronnie, David and Billy Smart. Ronnie was the MD while his two brothers toured with the circus. In 1971 the circus closed down. The Smart family owned the park until 1977 when they sold it to Trident TV. Maurice Vass, who I believe had once been the manager of Radio Luxembourg, beca...
by twinkle
Sat Oct 14, 2006 5:29 am
Forum: Executive Lounge
Topic: Photos,Photos,Photos,Photos,Photos,Photos,Photos,Photos!!!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 15005

Here we go again on one of these wonderful trips down memory lane. I love seeing these old pics. The top pic is Mushi who worked in the cat reserves as no. 2 to Ginger Eaton. The second person I think is Rob Still. I can't remember where he worked but think he had the giraffe house flat for a while ...
by twinkle
Sat Oct 14, 2006 5:23 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: AKA Dahai
Replies: 48
Views: 44154

I think it is Francis Rendell and Gary Smart at the top of the picture. Les, who was one of the drivers at the park, is in the middle at the bottom of the photo. I remember the Americans wore blue wetsuits. There were 3 of them - Lanny Cornell who eventually became responsible for freeing the whale ...
by twinkle
Sun Oct 01, 2006 8:26 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: AKA Dahai
Replies: 48
Views: 44154

please can someone tell me why the photos are no longer showing on my pc. i have checked the zone alarm settings and they are all showing as clear. help please. twinkle x
by twinkle
Thu Jul 20, 2006 9:46 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: AKA Dahai
Replies: 48
Views: 44154

PS - the lady in the background on the left is Mrs Hathaway who worked in the cash office. She used to drive a Morgan sports car [navy blue]. twinkle x
by twinkle
Thu Jul 20, 2006 9:44 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: AKA Dahai
Replies: 48
Views: 44154

I hope I'm going to get brownie points for this!! The chap in the foreground is Jack Blake. He was the Party Organiser for many years. He had worked as Box Office Manager at Billy Smart's Circus for years and years and came to the Park when it came off the road. The other man is William Bayley. He w...
by twinkle
Wed Jul 19, 2006 4:00 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: AKA Dahai
Replies: 48
Views: 44154

Hi - yes it's definitely Francis in the middle. The chap on the right is Vic Johnson who was a mechanic in the Park for many years and I think the lady on the left is his partner, Patsy Johnson, who was the Wardrobe Mistress. They lived in one of the bungalows and had a son called Kelly. I read on t...
by twinkle
Sat Apr 29, 2006 8:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: 1977 Lion Cubs cine film uploaded 10MB
Replies: 3
Views: 7259

Hi - I lost touch with Wayne several years ago and wonder if anyone has his email address please. We were great friends with him and his family hin the 70s and kept in touch for many years after they left Windsor, but I lost his address in New Zealand. Would be really grateful for any help.