Shrove Tuesday: 13 fabulous photos of Scarborough's traditional Skipping Day down the decades, including 1980s

Scarborough marks Shrove Tuesday every year with the Foreshore skipping, a tradition that goes back some 115 years.

Tuesday, 5th March 2019, 10:03 am
Updated Tuesday, 5th March 2019, 10:08 am
1954.

Here are some great black and white photos, courtesy of Getty Images, from decades ago, and, from the Scarborough News files, pictures from the early 1980s - do you know anyone on those ? There are also pictures from 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Our main image is from 1954; this one is from 2015.
Keeping fit in 1986 !
PCSO Karen Foster, Amelia Mollicaand PC Caroline Scholes in 2016.
Little has changed ... as this image from 1954 shows.
Abie and Poppy Gehrke enjoy the skipping event with their gran in 2017.
A line-up from 1982.
Fun from 2016.
All boys together in 1986
And the adults joined in, in 1939.
Pancakes made by the Sea Cadets, all in aid of charity, in 2017.
Do you recognise anyone, from 1983 ?
A packed seafront in 1951