Verbena Daphne Brighton in Gissing Village, Norfolk - April, the 1920's

from Nuts in May: memories of care-free days, page 50:

Easter Sunday, and up we were with a whole boiled egg and camp coffee for breakfast. The time dragged as we waited to put on our new stockings and shoes, and “Was it gong to rain?” […] [Then] Gissing Church packed with daffodils and primroses, our clean choir caps and capes, the thrill beyond measure to hear the rector announce the first hymn, “Alleluia! The strife is o’er!” how we sang. And later the beautiful …   more >>

cite as

Verbena Daphne Brighton, Nuts in May: memories of care-free days. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 2:104, p. 50. accessed: 8 December, 2023

location of experience: Gissing Village, Norfolk


Listening to

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'Alleluia! the strife is o'er'
written by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina arr. W.H. Monk
performed by Choir
Christ our Passover...' performed by Choir

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:16:45 +0100
Approved on Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:10:46 +0100