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: Lunch-time Music

from the Carlton Restaurant.
(to 13.30)

: Idylls and Fantasies

The Station Orchestra
Conductor, Warwick Braithwaite


Musicians: The Station Orchestra
Conductor: Warwick Braithwaite

: Horticulture

Mr. Richard Treseder, F.R.H.S.


Speaker: Richard Treseder

: On the Trail: April Fools' Day

by Mr. L.E. Williams.
For Young Adventurers.


Speaker: L.E. Williams

: Gypsies

Mr. Ben R. Gibbs


Speaker: Ben R. Gibbs

: Under the Open Sky

A Gypsy Revel.
Gladys Palmer (Contralto), Raymond Newell (Baritone)
The '5WA' Choir
The Station Orchestra
Conductor, Warwick Braithwaite
"Men, women, children, yea, the frame
Of the whole spectacle the same
Only their fire seems bolder, yielding light
Now deep and red, the colouring of night".
The Choir
A Short Reading from "The Romany Rye" of George Borrow.
Leonard Busfield (Solo Violin) and Orchestra.


Contralto: Gladys Palmer
Baritone: Raymond Newell
Singers: The 5WA Choir
Musicians: The Station Orchestra
Conductor: Warwick Braithwaite
Violinist: Leonard Busfield

: Weather Forecast and News

Topical Talk
S.B. from London.

Local News

: Dance Music

The Savoy Bands
S.B. from London.


Musicians: The Savoy Bands

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