17 MAY 1990 PRINCESS DIANA MAKES A DREAM COME TRUE! EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE OF HER VISIT TO NOTTINGHAM!

imageNottingham: May 17, 1990, Princess Diana demonstrates her sign language skills, above, at the Nottingham and Notts Society for the Deaf in Forest Road, during their Centenary Celebrations.
imageThey all wanted to say it with flowers when Princess Diana went on a walkabout in Nottingham. The Princess, looking stunning in a primrose yellow and pink two-piece summer suit by Catherine Walker, was showered with them.
imageHundreds had waited hours just to catch a glimpse of Princess Diana on her whistle-stop tour of the city. They were not disappointed. Royal fever spread through crowds from Forest Road to Bulwell.
imageThe busy Princess visited the Raleigh factory, toured a social, residential centre for multi-handicapped adults on Bestwood Road in Bulwell, and officially opened the new indoor tennis complex at Highfields, University Boulevard.
imageimage Diana speaks, above, with Sarah Loosemore, Britain’s number one tennis lady in 1990.
Below, Princess Diana in deep conversation with John Logan, Tennis Development Officer for Children Leisure Services, who was at the moment, in charge of a children’s short tennis game.
image Speaking with workers at the Raleigh Bicycle factory below.image

Receiving a Raleigh bicycle as a gift for Prince Harry

Receiving a Raleigh bicycle as a gift for Prince Harry

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Social Residential Centre, Bestwood Road, Bulwell

The Social Residential Centre, Bestwood Road, Bulwell

imageAnd, she even had time to drop in on toddler Rebecca White’s birthday party at the Nottingham and Notts Society for the Deaf Centre, seen above, in the news article.
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The Princess listening to the deaf choir at the Nottinghamshire and Notts Society for the Deaf

The Princess listening to the deaf choir at the Nottinghamshire and Notts Society for the Deaf, during her 17 May 1990 visit for their Centenary Celebrations

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