A recorded programme of the annual industrial harvest festival and darts tourney
Arranged and presented by Richard North
This should he a ' Reight Neet Aht ' in the West Riding, an event attended by workpeople from many local factories. They come in their working clothes and bring products of their trades, which are auctioned for charity.
A highlight of the programme will no doubt he the industrial parade (luring the massed singing of ' Come, ye thankful people, come '.
Lighter fare is provided at the festival by a dominoes contest by ' lads ' of over ninety years of age.
at the Organ of the Empress Ballroom, Blackpool
The. many 'fans' of Horace Finch will welcome this late-evening broadcast by the organist whose popularity has been compared with that of the other famous Blackpool organist-broadcaster, Reginald Dixon. Finch is a Lancashire man, born at St. Helens thirty-two years ago. At the age of nine he was a church organist in his native town ; he came to Blackpool when he was thirteen. Formerly pianist in the Tower Ballroom. he was appointed organist at the other great dancing palace, the Empress, when the new organ was installed there in 1935.
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