Cecil George Harwood et al. in Charmouth, West Dorset - 1951, at night

from Down Memory Lane, page 97:

The day arrived for our trip to Charmouth, a small but unspoilt seaside resort and a popular place for camping […] One evening a chappie turned up at our camp fire, which we had two or three nights, he had an accordion with him. He was passing he said, the fire looked inviting, so he dropped in and before we realised it we were singing camp songs with music and soon the whole camp was sitting around, but by 11 o’clock we had to finish up …   more >>

cite as

Cecil George Harwood, Down Memory Lane. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 1:309, p. 97. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1534325563214 accessed: 13 April, 2024

location of experience: Charmouth, West Dorset


Cecil George Harwood
Bus conductor time keeper, inspector, factory worker, Garden Boy, Gardener […]
Gladys Harwood

Listening to

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unspecified campfire song and music performed by Youth club members

Experience Information

Date/Time 1951, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:32:43 +0100
Approved on Wed, 07 Nov 2018 13:10:23 +0000