Archive – Brentham Institute/Club Entertainment

Here are some early entertainment programmes. Click on the image to see the full programme.

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The Children’s Section production of The Mikado in 1924. Fred Perry (later to be Wimbledon Champion) was in the cast as a guard.

 

 

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The Brentham Ex-Service Men’s Association – Annual Reunion 1930. The reunion was held every year on 11th November from 1919 through to 1950. The remaining issues are yet to be digitised – to view them please contact us.

 

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The Silver Jubilee Fete in 1936. Page 2 of the programme gives a brief history of the first 25 years.

 

 

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The Brentham Horticultural Society – The Third Annual Vegetable, Fruit and Flower Show 1945. The show was to be opened by the BBC’s Mr. F.H.Grisewood.

 

 

 

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Brentham Forces – Welcome Home. A programme of entertainment in 1946 to welcome home those who fought in WWII.

 

 

 

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Brentham Players – production of Agatha Christie’s Murder at the Vicarage – November 1952. The archive holds programmes from 26th Season 1945-6 through to 39th Season 1958-59 together with some photos and press reviews. The remaining programmes are yet to be digitised – to view them please contact us.

 

 

 

Brentham Entertainments Committee – an example programme of entertainment. The archive holds programmes from 1948 thru 1954 and 1970 thru 1972. The remaining programmes are yet to be digitised – to view them please contact us.

 

 

 

 

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