in Croydon Town Hall, Croydon - the 1920's

from Memoirs of Henrietta Burkin, page 37:

At one time when I went to the Sunday Evening service at St Mary’s le Strand, a few of us used to meet in a room afterwards for coffee and a chat, and someone had the bright idea of forming a Concert party. We went every Sunday for rehearsals; we thought up a few sketches, had a “comic”, a pianist, and me singing. Oh the confidence of youth! We decided, would you believe, to hire the Croydon Town hall no less, for a show. We could only hope to sell tickets to friends or colleagues at the office. When I think of that …   more >>

cite as

Henrietta Burkin, Memoirs of Henrietta Burkin. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 2:118, p. 37. accessed: 9 December, 2022

location of experience: Croydon Town Hall, Croydon

Listening to

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Unspecified songs performed by Henrietta Burkin
Unspecified piano music performed by Woman

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1920's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:10:31 +0100
Approved on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:44:43 +0100