Sunday 1st April – 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
…and also on Sunday 1st April
2pm: Historical Tour of Abney Park – led by John Baldock
Come for a relaxing and entertaining stroll around one of London’s most beautiful sites and learn more about its fascinating history, some of the characters laid to rest here, and the diverse flora and fauna.Suggested donation of £5