Midge Gillies who has written a biography of Marie Lloyd, will be giving a live, illustrated Zoom talk about the famous music hall star on Wednesday 16th June at 7pm. Tickets are £4.80, which includes a 50% donation to Westminster Arts Reference Library.
Details of the talk can be found by clicking the link below:
Saturday 5th June 2021 3pm – 4pm via Zoom
Have a pen & paper handy for a special Music Hall Quiz!
Doors open at 2.50pm on the day
Click on the Zoom link below to watch
BMHS Committee member John Orchard has made a short film about the beginnings of the British Music Hall Society and a visit to the Society’s Archive with contributions from BMHS Archivist David Reed, BMHS co-founder Gerald Glover and founder member John Cliff. To watch the film, click below:
Music Hall and Variety Day was a great success on 16th May. For those who missed it here is a taste of the day with Mr. Tom Carradine encouraging you to sing along with some music hall favourites.
May’s In The Limelight meeting, via Zoom,features Peter and Christine Padwick taking us on A Romp Through 200 Years Of Popular Entertainment. Starting in the late 18th century with folk songs the evening covers music hall, ragtime, swing, radio and television.
Tickets are £3 for members and £5 for non-members (you only need to purchase 1 ticket per device rather than 1 ticket per member). Tickets can be booked via Ticketsource:
(Under ‘Find an event’ just type in ‘British Music Hall Society’)
The meeting opens at 7.15pm and the talk starts at 7.30pm
Please click below to see and hear a message of support for Music Hall and Variety Day on Sunday 16th May from our Vice President Debbie Hudd:
There are a couple more interviews to add to the list printed here on the 9th May. They are:
Thursday 13th May BBC Radio Suffolk. Georgy Jamieson will be chatting to BMHS Vice President Wyn Calvin and BMHS Vice Chairman Dean Caston at approx. 8.10pm
Friday 14th May BBC Radio Cambridge – Lady Anne Dodd will be chatting to Dave Webster on his afternoon show at approx 3.10pm.
A reminder that our President Paul O’Grady and Vice President Debbie Hudd will be chatting to Dominic King of BBC Radio Kent on Tuesday 11th May at 6.10pm