1981: These children are all dressed up ready for a street party in Blidworth to celebrate the wedding of Prince Charles and Diana. Are you on this picture?

This week’s fascinating pictures from Mansfield and Ashfield’s past

Take a trip down memory lane with these fabulous bygone snaps from Mansfield and Ashfield.

If you have any photos which you think our readers would like to see, send them to: newsdesk@chad.co.uk. In case you missed these fabulous retro shots of when Mansfield was hit by floods in July 1973, click here to see part two. https://www.chad.co.uk/retro/10-more-incredible-shots-of-the-severe-floods-that-hit-mansfield-in-july-1973-1-9873459

1981: Did you go on the rodeo machine at Mansfield Carnival? I wonder what the longest time staying on the mechanical beast was.
1981: Did you go on the rodeo machine at Mansfield Carnival? I wonder what the longest time staying on the mechanical beast was.
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1981: Pupils from Rufford Comprehensive School in Edwinstowe gave this teacher a proper soaking at their school fair. Do you recognise anyone?
1981: Pupils from Rufford Comprehensive School in Edwinstowe gave this teacher a proper soaking at their school fair. Do you recognise anyone?
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1981: A fabulous bygone shot featuring Mansfield Colliery Cricket Club. Did you play for this team?
1981: A fabulous bygone shot featuring Mansfield Colliery Cricket Club. Did you play for this team?
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1981: A fantastic bygone snap featuring dancers from Christine March School of Dancing during their show. Did you take to the stage for this event?
1981: A fantastic bygone snap featuring dancers from Christine March School of Dancing during their show. Did you take to the stage for this event?
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