TODAY’S delve into the Lancashire Telegraph archives has produced this photograph taken at a craft fair at Gawthorpe Hall, Padiham, in 1989.

Potter and teacher David White from Todmorden was giving a demonstration of his art to the crowd but for some reason, his aueince appeared to be somewhat reluctant to shake his hand covered in wet clay.

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