Jovial reunion at historic village Old Timers enjoy tea and scones

People looking at the old newspapers at the Back to Fairfield reunion. Picture: Simon Bennett
People looking at the old newspapers at the Back to Fairfield reunion. Picture: Simon Bennett
Old friends Marj O'Malley (73), Lola Bleakley (76), and Shirley Duffy (74) at the reunion. Picture: Simon Bennett

Old friends Marj O'Malley (73), Lola Bleakley (76), and Shirley Duffy (74) at the reunion. Picture: Simon Bennett

Pictures on display. Picture: Simon Bennett

Pictures on display. Picture: Simon Bennett

Fairfield Old Timers group. Picture: Simon Bennett

Fairfield Old Timers group. Picture: Simon Bennett

John Cochrane (71) and Fred Butterfield (82) are old mates and played soccer together for Lansvale. Picture: Simon Bennett

John Cochrane (71) and Fred Butterfield (82) are old mates and played soccer together for Lansvale. Picture: Simon Bennett

A red Fairfield Champion. Picture: Simon Bennett

A red Fairfield Champion. Picture: Simon Bennett

Married couple Anna (73) and Algie (80) married 55 years chatting about old times in Fairfield. Picture: Simon Bennett

Married couple Anna (73) and Algie (80) married 55 years chatting about old times in Fairfield. Picture: Simon Bennett

Old friends Marj O'Malley (73), Lola Bleakley (76), and Shirley Duffy (74) at the reunion. Picture: Simon Bennett

Old friends Marj O'Malley (73), Lola Bleakley (76), and Shirley Duffy (74) at the reunion. Picture: Simon Bennett

Pictures on display. Picture: Simon Bennett

Pictures on display. Picture: Simon Bennett

Fairfield Old Timers committee. Picture: Simon Bennett

Fairfield Old Timers committee. Picture: Simon Bennett

THE Fairfield Old Timers Group reunited at Fairfield City Museum and Gallery last Saturday. Photographs of Fairfield were on display as members reminisced about the good old days. They also enjoyed a tour of the historic village at the museum and a cup of tea and scones.

More than 200 former and current Fairfield residents attended the event. Organisers Adela Donohoe and Sue Evans said "there were a few tears but everyone had an absolute ball and are asking about the next reunion".