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Collection Description

Collection Title
English Provinces: Royal Tunbridge Wells (1906-2002)
Description
A collection of 36 programmes, prospectuses, items of correspondence and press cuttings, relating to performances given in Royal Tunbridge Wells, from 1906 to 2002. Some items list the geographic location as “Tunbridge Wells”, while later items list the location as “Royal Tunbridge Wells”. The collection is divided into general programmes, then a subset of items relating to the Tunbridge Wells International Young Artists Competition.

General items (1906-2002)

A collection of 27 programmes, prospectuses and press cuttings from Royal Tunbridge Wells, from 1906 to 2002. The collection contains a number of undated items, including a programme which is suggested is from 1877.

A significant number of items in the collection are from performances which took place in the Assembly Hall. These include a number of programmes from concerts given by the Tunbridge Wells Symphony Orchestra (or Royal Tunbridge Wells Symphony Orchestra), as well as a few programmes from the BBC Concert Orchestra. There are also a number of programmes from operas given by Kent Opera. There is one programme from a concert that took place in the Assembly Hall Theatre.

The following venues are also represented in the collection: Great Hall; Music Club; Opera House; The Pantiles; Pump Room; Trinity Theatre.

Tunbridge Wells International Young Artists Competition (1992-1996)
A collection eight programmes, prospectuses and correspondence from the Tunbridge Wells International Young Artists Competition. The competition took place in Kent College Penbury and the Assembly Hall.

Arrangement:
The collection is divided into general items then items from the Tunbridge Wells International Young Artists Competition. The general items are divided by concert venue then by date; the items from the Tunbridge Wells International Young Artists Competition are organised by date.
Format
Date range of collection
1906 - 2002
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Royal College Of Music, Library
London SW7 2BS
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Telephone
020 7591 4723
Visiting Information
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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Additional Collection Information

Accrual Status
Open
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Collection Creator(s)
Collection Collector(s)
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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council