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[Magic lantern entertainment] (lantern entertainment, London, England, 30 December 1880)

Type of event
lantern entertainment
Full title
Magic lantern entertainment
30 December 1880
Time of day
Organisations linked to event
‘Intelligence Metropolitan’ in Sunday School Chronicle

“Deptford - On Thursday, 30th December, about sixty children, members of St. John's Freeman Band of Hope, assembled for their annual Christmas treat. The girls had an excellent tea. Toys, &c., were distributed afterwards among them, taken from a Christmas tree. Miss Marchant, the president, then gave a short address, and all left at half past six o'clock. The boys arrived at seven, and were amused by a magic lantern entertainment. They subsequently partook of supper. A friend then addressed a few words to the boys, who were dismissed about nine o'clock, each with a small present. Both entertainments were opened and brought to close by a short prayer, and the children sang hymns in the interval.”

Lucerna ID 7002115

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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