Verbena Daphne Brighton in Gissing Village, Norfolk - September, the 1920's, at night

from Nuts in May: memories of care-free days, pages 78-80:

All being safely gathered in came the wonderful festival of Harvest Thanksgiving. Great sheaves of corn were delivered to the church door […] The first service was held on Thursday night at 8 o’clock, and people who never set foot in the church at any other time turned up in their best. Our choir caps and capes had been starched for the occasion […] 

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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. 78-80. accessed: 20 July, 2024

location of experience: Gissing Village, Norfolk


Listening to

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'Come ye thankful people come'
written by George Job Elvey
performed by Choir
unspecified Methodist hymn singing performed by Choir

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:59:36 +0100
Approved on Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:12:09 +0100