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[Magic lantern entertainment] (lantern entertainment, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, 26 December 1883)

Type of event
lantern entertainment
Full title
Magic lantern entertainment
Date
26 December 1883
Audience
poor children
Reference
‘Intelligence Country’ in Sunday School Chronicle

“Birmingham - On Dec. 26th, 250 poor children met in the school-room, Coventry-road Congregational Church, Small Heath, and were served with a substantial dinner of good old English fare, after partaking of which, Messrs. Rhichard Gough, Astbury, and Taylor addressed the children. An entertainment of a musical character was then given. Teat being subsequently served, and a magic lantern display following. ”

Lucerna ID 7002765

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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