Music Hall Guild guided tour
Sunday 3rd December – 12pm
Abney Park’s monthly music hall tours are hosted by the chairman of The Music Hall Guild of Great Britain and America. These walks vividly illuminate the amazing lives of some huge Victorian music hall stars, whose colourful lives should never be forgotten.
Stars like the great George Leybourne aka Champagne Charlie, the coster’s laureate Albert Chevalier, burlesque star Nelly Power (the original singer of ‘The Boy I Love Is Up In The Gallery’), pantomime dames and comedians Herbert Campbell and Dan Crawley, music hall vocalists Fred Albert and Walter Laburnum, Gaiety Theatre star Edmund Payne and more.
Free, with donations welcome
Meet at the Stoke Newington High St gates
…and also on Sunday 3rd December
2pm: Historical Tour of Abney Park – led by John BaldockSuggested donation of £5
…and don’t forget at 1pm the Hackney Song Works Community Choir will be performing in the chapel –
Along with spiced hot apple drinks – for £1 suggested donation
020 7275 7557