Having a whale of a time in Ormskirk

The other day my good lady wife started to tell me a story about how she went to see a huge dead whale which was being displayed in Ormskirk. At first, she thought it must have been in the 1960s but it seems it was actually in the 1970s. A little Googling later she found this on the BBC website from 2016:-

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-35891577

Her search continued and bingo she found the very evidence she was looking for on the Ormskirk Bygone Times Facebook page, with photos too.

Whale comes to Ormskirk – Photographer known

Hard to imagine such a touring display happening these days.

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