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Front page report in Marylebone Mercury June 1st 1995 of visiting German Scouts featuring C.Jordan, D.Hart and M.KilcooleyMarylebone Mercury June 1st 1995

Cub Scouts success in District Competitions c2015Press article - cub scouts c2015

Peter Sellers - Bluebottle

Peter Sellers has spoken and written about the origin of his Goons character Bluebottle. Up until now, it's been difficult to trace a photo of the inspiration for this character, Ruxton Hayward. We're delighted to be able to offer-up this photo of Ruxton Hayward taken at a reunion of The Diehards.View the photo

There's a page on Wikipedia about Bluebottle and the character's origin story.Read more on Wikipedia

Watch Peter Sellers and Harry Secome tallk to Michael Parkinson about the reality and origin of the Goons characters, including Sellers' Bluebottle.Watch an excerpt of the Parkinson interview

Jack Evans receiving the Silver AcornPress article - Jack Evans - Silver Acorn

Jack Evans and other Scouts receiving Trophy from Mayor c1928Press article - Jack Evans receiving trophy.jpg

8th St Marylebone Scouts' distinctive neckerchief
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