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Background imageEntertainment Collection: Morris Dancing FF003010

Morris Dancing FF003010
Town Street, Thaxted, Essex. A group of morris dancers and a unicorn hobby horse at a Thaxted Morris Ring meeting. Photographed by John Gay in the mid-1960s

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Michaelmas Fair CBR01_01_05

Michaelmas Fair CBR01_01_05
Market Place, Wallingford, Oxfordshire. People looking at the stalls at the Michaelmas Fair in the Market Place. 1895, unknown photographer

Background imageEntertainment Collection: My Fair Lady, Adelphi Theatre, 1980 DD004008

My Fair Lady, Adelphi Theatre, 1980 DD004008
Adelphi Theatre, Strand, London. Photographed by Paul Barkshire, 2nd November 1980. Lerner and Loewes My Fair Lady, starring Tony Britton, Caroline Villiers, Peter Bayliss and Anna Neagle

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Ragtime Band BL23648_A

Ragtime Band BL23648_A
MAISON LYONS, London. Ragtime band playing at the department store in Oxford Street, 1916. Bedford Lemere

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Wing walking EPW037854

Wing walking EPW037854
Wing walking without a harness on an Aviation Tours Ltd Avro 504K. May 1932. From a copy negative. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Wrestlers CC49_00511

Wrestlers CC49_00511
St Giles Fair, Oxford. Four female wrestlers, an unusual spectacle, posing outside their stall at St Giles Fair, watched by a large crowd. Photographed by Henry Taunt September 1909

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Wing walking EPW037626

Wing walking EPW037626
Wing walking without a harness on an Aviation Tours Ltd Avro 504K. Photographed in April 1932. Some damage on negative - produced from copy negative. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Kenwood House Concert Bowl J870307

Kenwood House Concert Bowl J870307
KENWOOD HOUSE, London. Close up of the concert bowl at night with orchestra

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Orchestra of the Midland Adelphi Hotel 1914 BL22620

Orchestra of the Midland Adelphi Hotel 1914 BL22620
MIDLAND ADELPHI HOTEL, Liverpool. Interior view. Group portrait of the hotel orchestra. The hotel was re-opened in 1914 after partial rebuilding and refurbishment in the Neo-Classical style

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Blackpool Pleasure Beach EPW002058

Blackpool Pleasure Beach EPW002058
The Pleasure Beach and Victoria Pier, Blackpool, Lancashire, 1920

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Bill Stickers, 18 Greek Street, Soho DD004315

Bill Stickers, 18 Greek Street, Soho DD004315
Bill Stickers Restaurant / Bar, 18 Greek Street, Soho. Photographed by Paul Barkshire, 28th June 1986. 18 Greek Street is the former home of Peter Cooks The Establishment Club

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Hartlepool Fair 28945_047

Hartlepool Fair 28945_047
Headland Carnival, Moor Parade, Hartlepool, County Durham. Funfair set up for the annual Headland Carnival. Photographed in August 2017

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Cecil Moon Quartet, The Royal Baths, Harrogate WSA01_01_13670

Cecil Moon Quartet, The Royal Baths, Harrogate WSA01_01_13670
The Cecil Moon Quartet posed on a stage at The Royal Baths, Crescent Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire. 1939. Walter Scott Collection

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Pub interior DP171886

Pub interior DP171886
The Barge Pole, Coralline Walk, Abbey Wood, Bexley, Greater London. Interior view of The Barge Pole public house, showing the games area by the north entrance known as The Wheelhouse

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Street entertainer OFH01_01_01_f04_13

Street entertainer OFH01_01_01_f04_13
Weimar Street, Putney, Wandsworth, Greater London. A crowd gathered around a barrel organ in Weimer Street seen from the photographer's premises at 9 Putney High Street

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Bernie Grant Arts Centre PLA01_09_254

Bernie Grant Arts Centre PLA01_09_254
Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Town Hall Approach Road, Tottenham, Haringey, Greater London. The rear building of the Bernie Grant Arts Centre, on the site of the former Tottenham Public Baths

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Cheltenham Playhouse PLA01_09_038

Cheltenham Playhouse PLA01_09_038
Playhouse Theatre, Bath Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. The auditorium of the Playhouse Theatre, formerly the Montpellier Baths

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Cheerleaders PLA01_03_1066

Cheerleaders PLA01_03_1066
Victoria Road, Victoria Road, Dagenham, Barking and Dagenham, Greater London. Cheerleaders performing on the pitch at Victoria Road, Dagenham, with the north stand beyond

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Burford Fair MCF01_02_0727

Burford Fair MCF01_02_0727
HIGH STREET, BURFORD, WEST OXFORDSHIRE, OXFORDSHIRE. A view of the fair in Burford seen from the junction of Priory Lane with the High Street

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Patrons of the Theatre DP289511

Patrons of the Theatre DP289511
Streatham Hill Theatre, 110 Streatham Hill, Streatham, Lambeth, Greater London. Portrait of Simon Callow CBE and Baroness Floella Benjamin, DBE DL, Patrons of the Friends of Streatham Hill Theatre

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Crazy golf 33213_018

Crazy golf 33213_018
Crazy golf courses, Hastings, East Sussex, 2016

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Audience JLP01_08_020205

Audience JLP01_08_020205
THURLEIGH AIRFIELD, THURLEIGH, BEDFORD. Parents with their children watching the entertainment at a childrens party. This photograph shows a childrens party that was organised by Laings Welfare staff

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Dunk a director JLP01_09_841341

Dunk a director JLP01_09_841341
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A Laing director in a dunking chair being raised from a water-filled skip

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Performing dogs JLP01_09_792076

Performing dogs JLP01_09_792076
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A crowd of people watching a woman with performing dogs on pedestals at the annual Laing Gala Day

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Drumming JLP01_09_792066

Drumming JLP01_09_792066
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A clown from Gandeys Circus playing the drums to entertain the crowds at the annual Laing Gala Day at the Elstree Sports Ground

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Clowns JLP01_08_053676

Clowns JLP01_08_053676
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. Two men, dressed as clowns, entertaining children at a childrens Christmas party at Mill Hill

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Clown JLP01_08_050764

Clown JLP01_08_050764
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. A clown entertaining children at the Kids Christmas party at Mill Hill

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Accordion recital JLP01_08_008458

Accordion recital JLP01_08_008458
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. Miss A Hatch playing an accordion at the Sports Club annual dinner

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Ventriloquist JLP01_08_093537a

Ventriloquist JLP01_08_093537a
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. An entertainer with a ventriloquists dummy speaking to two young girls at the annual childrens Christmas party held by

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Dress circle JLP01_08_053711

Dress circle JLP01_08_053711
GOLDERS GREEN HIPPODROME, NORTH END ROAD, GOLDERS GREEN, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. A party of children seated in the dress circle at Golders Green Hippodrome for a Dick Whittington pantomime

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Party games JLP01_08_050875

Party games JLP01_08_050875
Goodwyn Hall, Mill Hill, Barnet, Greater London. People playing a party game at the Sports Clubs annual New Year party. Laings Sports Clubs New Year party was held for club members

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Dancing JLP01_08_050862

Dancing JLP01_08_050862
Goodwyn Hall, Mill Hill, Barnet, Greater London. People dancing at the Sports Clubs annual New Year party. Laings Sports Clubs New Year party was held for club members

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Party games JLP01_08_050874

Party games JLP01_08_050874
Goodwyn Hall, Mill Hill, Barnet, Greater London. People playing a party game at the Sports Clubs annual New Year party. Laings Sports Clubs New Year party was held for club members

Background imageEntertainment Collection: An evening entertainment JLP01_08_008450

An evening entertainment JLP01_08_008450
Carlisle, Cumbria. A group of people performing on stage at the farewell party for W B Haughan, General Manager of Laings Carlisle branch

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Pleasure Beach 29351_017

Pleasure Beach 29351_017
Pleasure Beach, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, 2015. The second oldest scenic railway type roller coaster in the UK and also the third oldest roller coaster in the country. TG5306

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Eastbourne EPW000100

Eastbourne EPW000100
Eastbourne, East Sussex. Bandstand and Seated Statue of Seventh Duke of Devonshire on Grand Parade. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in February 1920

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Band performance, Morecambe WSA01_01_07964

Band performance, Morecambe WSA01_01_07964
Pavilion, Happy Mount Park, Marine Road East, Bare, Morecambe, Lancashire. Rows of people seated in deckchairs for a band performance. 1925-30. Walter Scott

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Punch and Judy show a98_10838

Punch and Judy show a98_10838
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Children watching a Punch and Judy show on the beach, with the Britannia Pier in the background. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in 1948

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Filming Beowulf 28793_041

Filming Beowulf 28793_041
Derwent Water, Northumberland. Film set for Beowulf television production. Horses, actors and film crew are all visible, probably waiting for the plane to leave! Photographed in August 2015

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Travelling performers CC71_00073

Travelling performers CC71_00073
TAPLOW, Buckinghamshire. Looking down a street in the village with two travelling punchinellos or performers, one with a monkey companion and the other a one man band

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Morris Dancing FF003016

Morris Dancing FF003016
Town Street, Thaxted, Essex. A group of morris dancers and a unicorn hobby horse at a Thaxted Morris Ring meeting. Photographed by John Gay in the mid-1960s

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Leaveden Film Studios 29661_001

Leaveden Film Studios 29661_001
Leaveden Film Studios, Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire. Photographed in July 2015


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