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milktray
10-02-2012, 17:02
Does anyone else remember a box of chocolates around in the 80's called Festival or Festivals. They came in a carton like Roses and Quality Street but the carton was sort of a octagon shape. I don't think they were around for that long. I'm pretty sure they must have been around early-mid 80's sometime.

Heather74
10-02-2012, 17:35
I thought we had a picture on board some where, but I'm having trouble finding it.
I've definitely heard of them before.

stuckinthe80's
10-02-2012, 17:54
I remember them very well. My grandma used to buy them sometimes for us to eat if I was staying overnight. Happy days!

sixtyten
10-02-2012, 19:28
There was a post but seems long gone.
I was in the TV advert, in a cast of thousands
Three local schools were involved in the making of the advert (Ashburton, Edenham & another I can't remember).



Uploaded it to Youtube.
This video had to be purchased direct from the Nestle/Rowntree Archives
We bought it when we arranged a school reunion many years back.
This would have been filmed in 1981


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDAwS1KgG9Y&feature=youtu.be

sixtyten
10-02-2012, 19:38
http://i636.photobucket.com/albums/uu86/DarrenLeeStephens/Screenshot2012-02-10at183240.png

Heather74
10-02-2012, 19:43
Thats the one, I knew I'd seen it. IIRC a forum member was actually in it.

stuckinthe80's
10-02-2012, 20:05
Wow that certainly brings it back to me! I must admit I never liked them that much but ate them because my gran bought them and loved them!

milktray
14-02-2012, 01:59
Ah thanks Sixtyten, that ad does bring back some memories! How long were Festivals around for and when were they discontinued, does anyone know?