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Collection Description

Collection Title
English Provinces: Hastings (1878-1986)
A collection of thirty programmes and prospectuses from Hastings, from 1878 to 1986. The collection includes a small amount of press cuttings - both reviews and concert advertisements.

The majority of programmes are from concerts given at the White Rock Pavilion, from 1929 to 1986. These include a few prospectuses a newspaper adverts concerning the Hastings Musical Festival.

Other venues represented in the collection include the Music Hall and Public Hall. The earliest programme in the collection is from a concert given on both 17/01/1878 and 18/01/1878 in the Music Hall. This concert featured the Royal Tyrolese Singers.

At the end of the collection there are a few programmes from concerts where the venue of the concert has not been specified. These include a programme from the Hastings Musical Festival from 1928, and a programme from a concert of part-songs and solo songs given by the "Glee & Madrigal Union" and "Excelsior Quartette" on 18 May 1880.
Date range of collection
1878 - 1986
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Location Details

Royal College Of Music, Library
London SW7 2BS
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020 7591 4723
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Mon-Fri by appointment
Building Information
The CPH collections now form part of the RCM Library. The majority of the concert programme collections are stored off-site so you need to request items before arriving. Requests for programmes are processed on Thursday for delivery to the library the following week. The Library itself is open Monday to Friday during term times and Tuesday to Friday during vacations. We can advise you about our hours when you contact us.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council