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Festival of Empire and Remembrance


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Presented by the British Legion with a description of the scene by Lieut.-Commander R. Woodrooffe
Massed Bands of his Majesty's Brigade of Guards
Drums and Fifes of 1st and 2nd Bns. Grenadier Guards, 2nd Bn. Coldstream Guards, Pipers of 1st Bn. Irish Guards, Trumpeters of the Royal Horse Guards (By permission of the Officers Commanding)
At the Organ, F.W. Holloway
1. Fanfare of Trumpets
2. The National Anthem
3. Entry of Legion Standards - Regimental Marches and March and Chorus, "Pack up your Troubles"
4. March of the Chelsea Pensioners - March and Chorus, "The Boys of the Old Brigade"
5. March of Women's War Services - 1. W.R.A.F. 2. Q.M.A.A.C. 3. W.R.N.S. - March, "The Great Little Army"
6. March of the Nursing Services - March, "The Great Little Army"
7. Entry of The Union Jack with the Banners of St. George, St. Andrew and St. Patrick
8. Entry of Divisional Signs - March and Chorus, "Tipperary"
9. March of the Services 1. The Royal Air Force Regimental March 2. The Overseas Forces 3. The British Army - March and Chorus, "Soldiers of the King" 4. The Merchant Navy and Fishing Fleets - March, "A Life on the Ocean Wave" 5. The Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 6. The Royal Naval Reserve 7. The Royal Marines 8. The Royal Navy - March, "Heart of Oak"
10. The Rising Generation - Boys of the Training Ship Stork - March, "Boys-Be Prepared"
11. "Rule, Britannia"
12. March of Service and Empire Flags - March, "Old Comrades"
13. War-Time Choruses
14. Entry and March of Pipers
15. Some Medal Ribbons of the Great War - March, "Light of Foot"
16. Hymn, Land of Hope and Glory - Massed Bands, Organ and Audience
Relayed from The Royal Albert Hall
The relay of this Albert Hall Festival has become a traditional feature of the Armistice Day programmes. The Festival was first broadcast in 1927. Since 1929 it has been held under the auspices of the British Legion; representatives of local branches of the Legion from all parts of the country make up the audience, and stirring music and the singing of war-time songs distinguish this reunion of ex-Service men.


Commentary: Lieut.-Commander R. Woodrooffe
Musicians: Massed Bands of his Majesty's Brigade of Guards
Musicians: Drums and Fifes of 1st and 2nd Bns. Grenadier Guards
Musicians: 2nd Bn. Coldstream Guards
Musicians: Pipers of 1st Bn. Irish Guards
Musicians: Trumpeters of the Royal Horse Guards
Organist: F.W. Holloway

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Festival of Empire and Remembrance

National Programme Daventry, 11 November 1935 20.00

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