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Music Hall : Theatres and Performers in North London

8th January 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Canterbury Music Hall

This illustrated talk will depict some of the music hall and variety artistes that performed in North London and the theatres that they performed in there. Interesting and entertaining examples will be shown using film clips and recordings.

Keith Fawkes and Richard Norman share a lifelong interest in the history of music hall and variety entertainment and they have come together to produce illustrated talks on the subject to the British Music Hall Society and local history groups.

About Keith Fawkes

Keith is chairman of Hornsey Historical Society. For many years he was involved with the management of the world famous Players’ Theatre in Villiers Street, Charing Cross that presented traditional Victorian Music Hall.

About Richard Norman

Richard’s interest is the study of music hall and theatres buildings and their architecture and he is involved with the Frank Matcham Society.

Doors Open

Doors open at 7.30pm for the sale of refreshments and publications and close at 8pm. The main doors have to be closed at that time for security reasons, so anyone arriving after then will be unable to gain access.

A donation of £2 is requested from non-members.

Image of Canterbury Music Hall c. 1856 Wikimedia Commons



8th January 2020
8:00 pm
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Union Church Hall
Corner of Ferme Park Road/Weston Park
London, N8 9PX United Kingdom
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Hornsey Historical Society