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December 24, 2022

England in Winter: Beautiful Vintage Black and White Photos Capture People Having Fun During Cold Season in the 1960s

England is a beautiful place to visit at any time of year, but there's something about winter that brings out its true magic. 

Travel back in time and take a look at how people had fun during winter in England in the sixties through these 23 beautiful black and white photographs:

Filipino dancers having fun during a snowball fight, London, 1960.

Christmas lights and decorations in Regent Street, London, 1961.

A boy about to throw his snowball, 1961.

Highgate Swimming Club, 1962.

A camel walking through the snow in the village of Winkfield Row, Berks, 1962.

A woman, holding a mistletoe, got pulled through a porthole by her sailor husband for a homecoming kiss as the crew of HMS Bulworth returned for Christmas holidays, 1962. (Reg Lewis)

Whitestone Pond in Hampstead during the winter of 1962. (Arthur Sidey)

Children on holiday from school throwing snowballs on Tooting Bec Common, 1962.

Children on holiday from school throwing snowballs on Tooting Bec Common, 1962.

The statue of Eros in Piccadilly Circus, London on New Year's day, surrounded by policemen as midnight strikes, 1962. (Arthur Sidey)

Children wave to the Mirror photographer before descending Hampstead Heath on New Year's Day, 1962.

Children build a snowman with the help of their boxer dog in Hadley Wood, Hertfordshire, 1962. (George Greenwell)

Little boy playing in the snow on Hampstead Heath, 1962.

People ice skating on a frozen lake during the winter in 1963.

Children sledging at The Grove, Kenilworth Road, Coventry, 1963.

A man and his dog ice skating on a frozen lake near London, 1963.

Little boy feeding pigeons in Trafalgar Square during winter, London, 1960s.

Children skating on the ice at Welch's Meadow, Leamington, 1969.

Children skating on the ice at Welch's Meadow, Leamington, 1969.

Swansea shoppers pick their way through the snow in High Street, 1969.

Three boys built their igloo at Roath Park, Cardiff, 1966.

Rugby in the snow, 1969.

A couple building their snow-woman, 1969.




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