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Naughty Nineties Music Hall on Saturday 5th June

Join the Naughty Nineties for a show packed with singalong favourites

Saturday 5th June 2021 3pm – 4pm via Zoom

Have a pen & paper handy for a special Music Hall Quiz!

Free entry
Doors open at 2.50pm on the day
Click on the Zoom link below to watch
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86518891461

Story of BMHS’s Inception & Archive on Video

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:

A Reminder of Music Hall And Variety Day

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.

A Romp Through 200 Years Of Popular Entertainment On Thursday 20th May

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:

http://www.ticketsource.co.uk

(Under ‘Find an event’ just type in ‘British Music Hall Society’)

The meeting opens at 7.15pm and the talk starts at 7.30pm

Music Hall And Variety Day – a message from our Vice President Debbie Hudd

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:

Music Hall Georges Talk on 11th May

For more information click on the link below:

Music Hall Georges – an illustrated talk

More Radio Interviews for Music Hall And Variety Day

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

Music Hall And Variety Day – a message from Paul O’Grady, the BMHS President

BMHS President Paul O’Grady, talking about the forthcoming Music Hall And Variety Day, says:

“On the day before many theatres re-open, it seems appropriate to remember an aspect of our glorious performing history and tradition which has influenced so much entertainment today.”

BMHS Chairman Adam Borzone adds:

“After a difficult 14 months in the world of theatre the British Music Hall Society hopes to provide a little joy by commemorating some performers and theatres of the past, as well as enjoying those who continue to work in this style of entertainment.”

To find out more about the day click on the link below:

http://www.britishmusichallsociety.com/musichallvarietyday.html

Music Hall And Variety Day – Radio Interviews

The BMHS has organised several radio interviews this coming week to promote Music Hall And Variety Day on Sunday 16th May 2021.

On Monday 10th May – BBC Radio Northampton’s Bernie Keith Show will be chatting to BMHS Vice President Debbie Hudd around 10.45am (https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p09fwshf) and BBC Radio Devon will be chatting to BMHS Patron Lady Anne Dodd on The Pippa Quelch Show around 3.10pm (https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p09fskgs).

On Tuesday 11th May Lady Anne Dodd will be chatting to BBC Radio Cambridge’s Dave Webster at 10am (https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p09fs6hv) and Debbie Hudd and BMHS President Paul O’Grady will be talking on BBC Radio Kent around 6.10pm (https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p09fszvz)

On Wednesday 12th May Kate Garner will be appearing on BBC Radio Northjampton’s Bernie Keith Show at 10.45am (https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p09fwsn6)

Music Hall And Variety Day – One Week To Go

For full information on events organised by the British Music Hall Society for this special day click on the link below:

http://www.britishmusichallsociety.com/musichallvarietyday.html

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