Conductor, George Wright
William Coombes (pianoforte)
Most of the members of this choir, which was formed in 1926, work in and around collieries in the Nottinghamshire coalfields. The combination has raised large sums for local charities, and took first prize at Mansfield and second at Codner.
George Wright , the conductor, was for some years deputy at a local colliery. He was in charge of the choir when he was only seventeen. The soloist in this programme, William Coombes , is an organist as well as a pianist.
Munn and Felton's Works' Band
Conductor, S. H. Boddington
Each item will be pre Jed by a short excerpt from the history of the band
(Dedicated to Munn and Felton's
(Conducted by Councillor F. L. Felton ,
The band to be featured this evening was started in 1933 and made such rapid progress that in 1935 it won the championship at the Crystal Palace. It has been filmed, has recorded, and has frequently broadcast.
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