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Cremorne Gardens, Chelsea. Summer Season, 1874

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Heading or VenueCremorne Gardens
PlaceLondon, Chelsea
TitleRoyal Cremorne Gardens. ... Open on Sundays for promenade. Admission by refreshment card - sixpence. Mr. John Baum has much pleasure in announcing to his patrons and the public that the necessary license having been granted, music can now be played in nay part of the Gardens. The summer season will commence on May 2 … The orchestra on the platform has been considerably enlarged, and arrangements made with Monsieur Audibert to conduct a series of al fresco concerts … In addition there will be a military band, conducted by Mr. H. Seibold. … In the Marionette Theatre, farces, operettas, and other light pieces will be produced. … A grand ballet will be produced, … An engagement has been made with the renowned Boisset Family, … Their acrobatic and gymnastic performances have been pronounced by competent judges to surpas anything of the kind hitherto brought before the public. … Mr. Baum trusts that his efforts this (the fifth) season to cater for their amusement, will meet with a ready response at the hands of his patrons
Size44.5 x 28.5 cm.
Imprint[London] : S. Firth, theatrical and general printer, 3, Russell Court, Catherine Street, Strand
NotesPrinted in red and black ink. - The Cremorne Gardens opened in 1831 as Cremorne Stadium for sports. In the 1840s, under the management of Renton Nicholson, it became a pleasure garden and included circus, theatres and side shows. John Baum was the manager in 1870 and from 1874 until 1877 when the Gardens closed after protests by the Chelsea Vestry (Howard, D. London Theatres and music halls 1850-1950. London, 1970)
SubjectGardens, English; Bands; Concerts; Ballet dancing; Gymnasts; Acrobats
NamesBaum, John; Audibert, Monsieur; Seibold, H.; Boisset Family
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