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- Fri May 20, 2011 9:37 pm
- Forum: General
- Topic: who WERE the owners of Windsor Safari Park?
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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...
- Sat Oct 14, 2006 5:29 am
- Forum: Executive Lounge
- Topic: Photos,Photos,Photos,Photos,Photos,Photos,Photos,Photos!!!!!
- Replies: 12
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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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
- Sat Apr 29, 2006 8:23 am
- Forum: General
- Topic: 1977 Lion Cubs cine film uploaded 10MB
- Replies: 3
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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.