‘LIKE A JOUSTING KNIGHT OF THE OLDEN DAYS …’
‘The motorcycle broadsides wildly, throwing up a cloud of dust from the spinning back wheel. The crouching rider -
So began the article in the July 24 edition of Look-
KENT YOUTH MOTORCYCLE CLUB
On this occasion, the article features Kent Youth Motorcycle Club, whose members include the young mascots of both Canterbury Crusaders and Eastbourne Eagles. Some of the most exciting names in the sport at that time began their careers with the club, including Barry Thomas, Dave Jessup and Dave and Gordon Kennett.
In 1971, youngsters across Britain were far more familiar with the sport than most teenagers are today and it was no surprise to see article and pictures in comics, magazines and the huge range of annuals that were bought and avidly read every Christmas.
Enjoy this article in PDF form by clicking on the link above.
You can also remind yourself of the children’s TV programmes of the time by clicking the link opposite.
Anglia Television provided the independent TV service for the East of England as well as producing network programmes such as the much-
(Junior TV Times)
July 24, 1971
For the full article in PDF format, just click on the image above
A selection of the comic strips and features that entertained readers of Look-
For the week’s children’s TV schedule in PDF format, just click on the image above