All ready for the off, hats and all, for the Ribbleton Hall High School's anniversary trip to Blackpool - around 700 children set off for the seaside resort to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the school. Funny headgear was the order of the day as they kicked off their trip with a fancy hats competition

This is how Lancashire looked in 1983

A selection of your photographs from days gone by.

This week we are looking at 1983. Do you recognise yourself or anyone else in these pictures? Let us know. READ MORE: Stories that hit the headlines back in 1983

Pupils from the Sandham-Fitchett school of dancing in Grimshaw Street, Preston, waltzed away with 48 cups and 162 medals from three big competitions. Pictured are Kirsty Bell, Louise Wood, Zoe McLaughlin, Jill Ramsbottom, Martine Fitchett-Proll, Johanne Foster, Anette Foster and Susanna Boccaccio with some of their haul
Pupils from the Sandham-Fitchett school of dancing in Grimshaw Street, Preston, waltzed away with 48 cups and 162 medals from three big competitions. Pictured are Kirsty Bell, Louise Wood, Zoe McLaughlin, Jill Ramsbottom, Martine Fitchett-Proll, Johanne Foster, Anette Foster and Susanna Boccaccio with some of their haul
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Ingol St Margaret's Church threw open its doors to other clergy, schools, clubs and residents to foster better relations in the village during a "love thy neighbour" summer festival
Ingol St Margaret's Church threw open its doors to other clergy, schools, clubs and residents to foster better relations in the village during a "love thy neighbour" summer festival
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Deputy heads John Cocker and Jenny Helpin with other staff members from Broughton High School who turned up in fancy dress for the annual "Civvies Day". Pupils paid 10p to wear their own casual clothes, but the teachers went one better and chose outfits with a story-book theme
Deputy heads John Cocker and Jenny Helpin with other staff members from Broughton High School who turned up in fancy dress for the annual "Civvies Day". Pupils paid 10p to wear their own casual clothes, but the teachers went one better and chose outfits with a story-book theme
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