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[Magic lantern entertainment] (lantern entertainment, Gravesend, Kent, England, 10 January 1877)

Type of event
lantern entertainment
Full title
Magic lantern entertainment
10 January 1877
Time of day
Scholars at infants' annual winter treat
People linked to event

STIRTON, J.A.  (fl. 1870s) – lecturer

Organisations linked to event
‘Intelligence Country’ in Sunday School Chronicle

“Gravesend. - Princess Street. - On Wednesday evening, 10th inst., the infants' annual winter treat took place. The schoolroom was tastefully decorated, and in the centre of the room was a large Christmas-tree loaded with toys, etc. [...] At a special teachers' meeting, held on Dec. 4, it was resolved to start a children's Band of Hope in connection with the above schools, and a committee was appointed to carry out the idea. The committee invited the scholars to a dissolving views entertainment on Wendsday, the 10th, when, after an enjoyable entertainment, during which Mr. J. A. Stirton officiated as lecturer, Mr. M. A. Bevan explained the object of the meeting and the features of the Band of Hope.”

Lucerna ID 7001665

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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