Moses Heap in Ramsbottom, Lancashire - 18 July, 1896, in the afternoon
from My Life and Times, or An Old Man's Memories, page 61:
On July 18, 1896, we [the choirs] met at the Independent Park Chapel, Ramsbottom, after tea in the School, we retired to our musical items, there was a large congregation and all went off well.
Moses Heap, My Life and Times, or An Old Man's Memories. In Rossendale Collection, Rawtenstall Public Libraries, 1961, number RC 942 ROS, p. 61. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1657885556116 accessed: 22 September, 2023
Listening tohide composers
|unspecified choral music||performed by Lancashire choirs of the particular baptist society|
|Date/Time||18 July, 1896, in the afternoon|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
An annual ‘friendly gathering’ of church choirs of the particular Baptist society had begun in August 1891, when choirs from Manchester and Goodshawfold met together to walk in the countryside and sing (see Listening Experience 1657883272536) The gathering grew rapidly in subsequent years until choirs from a very wide Lancashire area were involved.