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Collection Description

Collection Title
Birmingham Town Hall Monday Evening Concerts (1849-66)
Unique Identifier
L55.4
Description
Birmingham Town Hall Monday Evening Concerts. Programmes 1849-1866. A collection of 66 programmes. The Monday Evening Concerts began in 1844, they were wound up in 1854 and then reopened in December 1855, lasting until at least 1866. From c. February 1856 these were titled "Concerts for the People". They were deliberately designed as popular programmes, starting at 8pm and finishing at 9.30.
Format
Date range of collection
1849 - 1866
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Birmingham Libraries: Local Studies and History
Central Library, Chamberlain Square Birmingham West Midlands B3 3HQ United Kingdom
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Collections Overview
Information, books, and some printed music relating to music in Birmingham
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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council