in Croydon Town Hall, Croydon

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. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1529669430850 accessed: 8 June, 2023

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

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