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THE ROYAL CALEDONIAN BALL

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(in aid of Scottish Charities)
Piping, Dancing, Reels by children of the Royal Galedonian Schools and the Band of the Atholl Highlanders described by Ian Hay from Grosvenor House, Park Lane
Listeners are to hear something of the Scottish music and colourful scene to be heard and witnessed tonight at Grosvenor House. Men in mess dress, Highland dress, Court uniform, hunt coats, and ladies with Clan Tartan sashes. Throughout the broadcast the scene will be described by Major-General Beith, better known as Ian Hay , who served in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders during the war.
As the broadcast opens, listeners will hear a display of piping and dancing by the boys and girls of the Royal Caledonian Schools. Then the pipers and drummers of the Atholl Highlanders will lead a processional march of sets of reels, and in addition this famous band will play the reels.

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