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

Type of event
lantern entertainment
Full title
Magic lantern entertainment
Date
30 December 1880
Time of day
19:00
Organisations linked to event
Reference
‘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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