Joan Crossley-Holland et al. in Swanbourne Preparatory School, Swanbourne, Buckinghamshire - at the end of 1951
from The Hidden Roads: A Memoir of Childhood, pages 122–123:
We were allowed ‘out’ three times each term: twice for a Sunday, once for a whole weekend.
After my very first outing from Swanbourne, I pressed my mother to stay for Sunday evensong. First she said no. Then, against her better instincts, she said yes. […]
My mother stood near the back of the congregation and I took my place in the choir.… more >>
Kevin Crossley-Holland, The Hidden Roads: A Memoir of Childhood (London, 2009), p. 122–123. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1546773349112 accessed: 4 October, 2023
Listening tohide composers
'The day Thou gavest'
written by C.C. Scholefield
|performed by boys and congregation in Swanbourne Preparatory School chapel|
|Date/Time||at the end of 1951|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, in private, indoors|
Kevin Crossley-Holland describes his life as a boarder at Swanbourne Preparatory School, which he attended from September 1951 until July 1954.