Holiday makers et al. in London, England - between 1919, night and the 1920's, night

from Starting from Victoria, page 97:

One Saturday, I think the one prior to Easter Monday, we had an engagement a little way down the line from Fenchurch Street, and when we returned about 10 p.m. the station was packed with holiday makers. One of the quartet observed that the crowd looked more like a party of mourners than holiday makers and suggested we should cheer them up. Why he thought a third rate male voice quartet would make them cheer up beats me—he must have been a conceited …   more >>

cite as

Leonard W. Ellisdon, Starting from Victoria. In Brunel University The Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 1:229, p. 97. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1532090616443 accessed: 10 August, 2022

location of experience: London, England

Listeners

Leonard W. Ellisdon
company director and secretary
1885-1968

Listening to

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'When evening's twilight gathers round'
written by John Liptrot Hatton
performed by Leonard W. Ellisdon's male voice quartet
'Do ye ken John Peel' performed by Leonard W. Ellisdon's male voice quartet

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1919, night and the 1920's, night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:43:36 +0100
Approved on Thu, 30 Aug 2018 10:39:02 +0100