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WASH 1996
Thursday, 3 Sep, 2009 – 9:59 | No Comment
WASH 1996

I think the first WASH cost something like £14… It was £18.50 in 1986 when it went to 3 nights for the first time, by 1996 that price had doubled to £38, and here we …

WASH 1995
Thursday, 3 Sep, 2009 – 0:35 | No Comment
WASH 1995

One of the most entertaining things about WASH in the past were the trips to the Princess Theatre, this involved a walk of a mile along the seafront (though there was one evening when the …

WASH 1994
Wednesday, 2 Sep, 2009 – 23:44 | No Comment
WASH 1994

The problem with going out with Teachers is that they can’t get time off to go to WASH, in 1994 I was going out with a Teacher and so we couldn’t set off until she …

WASH 1993
Wednesday, 2 Sep, 2009 – 22:37 | No Comment
WASH 1993

The Tenth Anniversary… and the only ‘Tin’ in sight was the tins of lager in the Wharfedale caravan !
In 1993 the dates for WASH moved from Mid October to the first Friday in November, three …

WASH 1992
Wednesday, 2 Sep, 2009 – 22:15 | No Comment
WASH 1992

1992, the year we had a true Eurovision superstar at WASH, Johnny Logan, who had won the contest for Ireland in 1980 and 1987 and had written the winning Irish entry earlier in 1992 (for …

WASH 1991
Wednesday, 2 Sep, 2009 – 21:36 | No Comment
WASH 1991

In 1991 I used to go down to Leeds Central group every week as well as my own (Wharfedale) group, so as they were short of transport I ended up taking two girls from Leeds …

WASH 1990
Tuesday, 1 Sep, 2009 – 19:29 | No Comment
WASH 1990

In the early 1990’s WASH was a sell out every year, and there were so many people wanting to go that you had to book as soon as the booking forms came out, or you …

WASH 1989
Sunday, 30 Aug, 2009 – 20:21 | No Comment
WASH 1989

I think 1989 was the first year that I was WASH booking officer for Wharfedale 18 Plus. Now the booking officer doesn’t really have a lot to do, they just have to arrange who is …

WASH 1988
Sunday, 30 Aug, 2009 – 20:12 | No Comment
WASH 1988

“Agadoo doo doo, push pineapples, shake the tree
Agadoo doo doo, push pineapples, grind coffee”
Yes 1988 was the year Black Lace hit WASH…

What the committee said…

WONDERFUL WASH
The fifth WASH event at Hunstanton was a sell out …

WASH 1987
Saturday, 29 Aug, 2009 – 23:42 | No Comment
WASH 1987

When we woke up at home on the morning of WASH it was to the news of the Great October Hurricane that had swept across from the West Country to the Wash leaving a trail …

WASH 1986
Saturday, 29 Aug, 2009 – 22:32 | One Comment
WASH 1986

Back in 1986 there were a lot of very tired Southerners at WASH as there was far too much sitting up watching TV into the early hours.
Earlier in the summer Yorkshire TV, whose region covers …

WASH 1985
Wednesday, 26 Aug, 2009 – 18:38 | No Comment
WASH 1985

WASH 1985 was held on October 18th, 19th 20th, but couldn’t get a mention in Plus News as it was still classed as a Regional Event and clashed with a National Event – The Small Games …