On Wednesday 9th October 2019, I will be giving a talk at The Water Rats, 328 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8BZ on ‘The Art of Music Hall and Variety.’ No surprises to hear that Walter Sickert will pop up as well as Laura Knight, Maggi Hambling and Alfred Concanen. And ‘AB’, Alfred Bryan, my favourite caricaturist of the period is likely to feature. I am sure I won’t be able to resist slipping in a few family references – maybe some Daisy Dormer sheet music.
This talk is part of the British Music Hall Society’s monthly ‘In the Limelight’ talks where some aspect of entertainment from the past is explored. All are welcome and you don’t have to be a member of the Society to attend.
Tickets can be purchased in advance via TicketSource, link here:
If you aren’t organised enough to pre-book, there will be tickets available on the door as I doubt it will be a sell out. Although I am hardly selling it myself in saying that! Doors open 7pm, talk at 7.30pm.
Image is from Yale University Art Gallery (Public Domain), Gatti’s Hungerford Palace of Varieties. Second Turn of Katie Lawrence, Walter Sickert.