Hilda Fowler in Cheltenham - 22 June, 1897

from Look after the little ones, page 6:

I was in Standard I in the seniors and [my brother] Gilbert was still in the Infants at the time of the Diamond Jubilee, for which my sister had been named the previous year, and those celebrations remain as one of the highlights of my life. We learned patriotic songs, snatches of which I can still remember, such as ‘Three Cheers for the Red, White and Blue’ and ‘Rule Britannia’. 

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Hilda Fowler, Look after the little ones. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 1:243, p. 6. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1528631025430 accessed: 19 July, 2024

location of experience: Cheltenham


Hilda Fowler

Listening to

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Victorian street music performed by Boys
'Rule Britannia'
written by Thomas Arne
performed by Children
'God Save the Queen' performed by Children

Experience Information

Date/Time 22 June, 1897
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sun, 10 Jun 2018 12:43:46 +0100
Approved on Mon, 06 Aug 2018 17:14:46 +0100