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Collection Description

Collection Title
McCann Collection: United Kingdom (1921)
One box of programmes from the McCann collection, from 1921. The collection contains programmes from concerts given in the United Kingdom. The programmes were collected by the concert agent Norman McCann (1920-1999).

The contents of the collection are as follows:

Queen's Hall – 12 programmes; 1 prospectus
The collection includes three programmes and one prospectus from the Henry Wood Promenade Concerts.

Royal Albert Hall – 15 programmes
The collection includes six programmes from the concert series "Special Sunday Concerts". The collection includes seven programmes from the series "London Ballad Concerts".

Other London venues:
St. Angela's Preparatory School, Forest Gate; Alhambra; Camberwell Palace (2); Church of St. Michael, Cornhill; Aeolian Hall (4 programmes, plus press cuttings; 1 prospectus); Morley College (2); City Temple, Holborn; Old Vic Theatre; "Vocal Academy", 90 Maida Vale; Wigmore Hall (5); Central Hall, Bromley; St. John's Church, Hammersmith; Holy Innocents' Parish Hall, Paddenswick Road; Waverley Park Methodist Hall, Ivydale Road, Nunhead; Kingsway Hall; Kensington Town Hall; Fulham Town Hall; Wesleyan Central Hall, Westminster; Central (Small) Hall, Westminster (1 programme, plus press cutting).

Provincial venues:
Grand Theatre, Birmingham; Philharmonic Hall [Liverpool]; Queen's Hall, Wigan; Union Church, Queen Square, Brighton; Free Trade Hall; Royal Pavilion, Brighton; Palace Pier, St. Leonards; Town Hall, Birmingham (2); Colston Hall, Bristol; Premier Skating Rink, Chesterfield; Freemasons' Hall, George Street, Edinburgh; West Pier Brighton (4); Devonshire Park, Eastbourne; Usher Hall, Edinburgh; Llandudno Pier (2).

In addition, there is a festival programme for the Bath Festival: concerts took place in the Pump Room and the Assembly Rooms.

There is a programme which has "Northwood War Memorial Hospital" on the cover. However, it is not certain whether the concert took place here or in the Northwood Men's Club, as the club is thanked for use of their hall on the back cover of the programme. There are two programmes from multi-venue tours.
Date range of collection
1921 - 1921
Accumulation Dates
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Not Specific
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Location Details

Royal Academy of Music Museum
Marylebone Road, London NW1 5HT
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11.30am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday 12.00pm - 4.00pm Weekends
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council