Fun for pupils by church and film!

WE take a trip back in time 23 years ago for the first of our two School Yards this week, when youngsters swapped a day at school for a day at church and a guard of honour. It was for the wedding of Sherri Cray and Clive Mackrow. The duo were used to mar

WE take a trip back in time 23 years ago for the first of our two School Yards this week, when youngsters swapped a day at school for a day at church and a guard of honour.

It was for the wedding of Sherri Cray and Clive Mackrow. The duo were used to marching - but this time it was the Wedding March they made together in 1986.

They met as teenagers in the Boys and Girls Brigades and were then warrant officers, writes COLIN GRAINGER.

They had special attention for their wedding when boys and girls from their groups provided a guard of honour at the Memorial Baptist Church Plaistow.

Clive, was then with the Second Thameside Boys Brigade Company, and Sherri, was with the 196th London Girls Brigade Company, both based at the church's Swift Centre in Barking Road, Plaistow.

For the second feature it was back 20 years ago to when the then Newham North East MP Ron Leighton was put in the picture by some young journalists.

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The children, from Brampton Junior School, East Ham, were taking part in a Newham Arts Education Council project at Gainsborough School, Hamilton Road, Stratford.

Mr Leighton, who raised money for the project, was invited to watch the pupils making a video film.