March 29, 1988: Amazement in the market town of Brigg as Princess Diana visits. Her first visit was in March 1988 when she launched the Brigg Regeneration Project and called in at Falcon Cycles to mark the completion of a £1 million expansion project before going on to open the New Enterprise Centre at Grimsby. Her second visit was in 1991.
Tiffany vase from the large Collection of Tiffany donated by Joseph Briggs to the Haworth museum in Actrington Lancs were Briggs was born When art nouveau & Tiffany passed into the dark years of obscurity in the 1930s Joseph had the unenviable task of closing down a company that was a shadow of its former self literally throwing away large stocks of unsold items. At the same time he also sent more than 130 of the finest Tiffany pieces back to his home town.