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Collection Description

Collection Title
McCann Collection: United Kingdom (1939)
A collection of one box of programmes from the McCann collection, from 1939. 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

Other London venues:
Guildhall; Royal College of Music (2); London Museum, Lancaster House, St. James’s; People’s Palace; May Fair Hotel; Davis Theatre, Croydon; Central Hall, Westminster; Alexandra Palace; Aeolian Hall; Chelsea Polytechnic; Hampstead Concert Studio, Swiss Cottage; 34 Hampstead Heath; Studio, 8 Greville Place; Wigmore Hall (4); Concert Hall, Broadcasting House (2); Royal Albert Hall (3); Schoolroom, Tollington Park, N4; 23 Ranulf Road [Camden].

In addition, there is a leaflet and festival programme for the London Music Festival, which tool place at various locations in London.

Provincial venues:
Town Hall, Watford; Albert Hall, Nottingham (2); Albert Hall, Barnstaple; City Hall, Newcastle; Palmer Hall, Reading; Pier Pavilion, Llandudno; Dome, Brighton (4); City Hall, Sheffield; Colston Hall, Bristol; Assembly Rooms, Bath; Corn Exchange, Bedford; Town Hall, Worthing; Town Hall, Cheltenham (4); Grand Parade Bandstand, Eastbourne (3); Londonderry House; Public Hall, Ipswich; Empire Hall, Chesham.

There is a programme from the Amersham Music Festival, which took place in the Empire Hall and the Co-operative Hall, Chesham.

There is a programme from the Leighton House Society, where a venue is not specified but it likely to be Leighton House (Holland Park). In addition, there are ten programmes and various loose sheets where the concert venue is not specified, or the programme is used for a multi-venue tour.
Date range of collection
1939 - 1939
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Royal Academy of Music Museum
Marylebone Road, London NW1 5HT
Open Map
020 7873 7443
020 7873 7374
Visiting Information
11.30am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday 12.00pm - 4.00pm Weekends
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council