World Marble Championships in Tinsley Green, 1930s style Brighton News

WHAT style, playing marbles in a fur coat.

This stunning archive photo of Argus is dated around 1937 and is believed to show the annual Tinsley Green marble competition.

The World Marbles Championship is still going strong – if Covid allows it – and is held at the Greyhound pub on Friday mornings.

Notice the player who is still holding his beer mug with his other hand.

Army girl circa 1942

Our other archival footage today is from around 1942 and shows Army girls working in greenhouses somewhere in West Sussex.

Working on the land around 1942

Working on the land around 1942

Worthing and many flat areas in the county had many greenhouses like this where food was grown to supply the people of the United Kingdom during World War II when imports were limited.

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This notice was published: 2021-05-13 04:48:00