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Entertainment Collection (#2)

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Background imageEntertainment Collection: Blackpool Pleasure Beach EAW077739

Blackpool Pleasure Beach EAW077739
Blackpool, Lancashire. Blackpool Pleasure Beach resort and amusement park, photographed in August 1959. First founded in 1896, it was used as inspiration for the first Disneyland (at Anaheim)

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Bear Garden & Globe Theatre, Southwark 65S_BAN_1600_M

Bear Garden & Globe Theatre, Southwark 65S_BAN_1600_M
MAYSON BEETON COLLECTION. Bear Garden and Globe Theatre, Southwark, London, c.1600. Engraving c. 1815. Sparrow.Del, Austin.SC (drawn by Sparrow, engraved by Austin)

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Alhambra Leicester Square CC97_00503

Alhambra Leicester Square CC97_00503
Alhambra theatre, Leicester Square, Westminster, London 1870-'82. York & Son wet collodion glass plate negative. The Alhambra in Londons Leicester Square was the brainchild of the impresario

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Sheet music a059992(1)

Sheet music a059992(1)
Detail of sheet music for organ

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Defoe in the pillory N110160

Defoe in the pillory N110160
MAYSON BEETON COLLECTION. Engraving of Daniel Defoe in the pillory at Temple Bar, July 1703. In December 1702 Defoe had published a political pamplet entitled " Shortest Way with

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: Cinematograph Theatre, Edgware Road 1915 BL22922

Cinematograph Theatre, Edgware Road 1915 BL22922
CINEMATOGRAPH THEATRE, 164-66 Edgware Road, Westminster, London. Cinematograph Theatre in Edgware Road, advertising continuous performances of Old enough to be her Grandpa

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Swiss Cottage Odeon BB87_03613

Swiss Cottage Odeon BB87_03613
Odeon Cinema, Swiss Cottage, Camden, London. Oscar Deutsch established the Odeon cinema chain in 1933, and Odeon became a registered trade mark

Background imageEntertainment Collection: The Kursaal, Bexhill EPW000121

The Kursaal, Bexhill EPW000121
THE KURSaL, de la Warr Parade, Bexhill, Sussex, photographed in 1920. The Kursaal or " Cure Hall" was built in 1896 as Bexhills first entertainment pavilion

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Lyons Popular Cafe BL18609

Lyons Popular Cafe BL18609
THE POPULAR CAFE, Piccadilly, London. Restaurant interior from the entrance with tables set and ready for customers. The start of a new restaurant venture for Lyons

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Blackpool Pleasure Beach a047934

Blackpool Pleasure Beach a047934
PLEASURE BEACH, Blackpool, Lancashire. Blackpool Pleasure Beach is one of the most popular holiday attractions in England, and offers rides such as the double ferris wheel seen here

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Carousel, Brighton Beach N071031

Carousel, Brighton Beach N071031
BRIGHTON BEACH, East Sussex. Carousel, beach, sea and sky

Background imageEntertainment Collection: The London Eye & The Great Wheel FF000710

The London Eye & The Great Wheel FF000710
THE LONDON EYE AND THE GREAT WHEEL. A montage combining the London Eye (to the left and photographed in 2000) with the Great Wheel at the Earls Court entertainment ground

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Battersea Funfair a019815

Battersea Funfair a019815
BATTERSEA FUNFAIR, Greater London. General view showing couple standing in front of trick fountains lit at night with Battersea Power Station in the background. Laurence Goldman

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Great Wheel, Earls Court CC97 / 01620

Great Wheel, Earls Court CC97 / 01620
GREAT WHEEL, Earls Court, London. A view from the railway of the 310 feet high wheel with the entertainment grounds beneath (photo taken late 19th century)

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Bandstand, Barnes Park Sunderland

Bandstand, Barnes Park Sunderland
Late C19 cast-iron bandstand in Barnes Park, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. IoE 391389

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Odeon Cinema

Odeon Cinema
1936 by Harry Weedon In the Modern Movement style of the Odeon circuit. Located in Harrogate, West Yorkshire. IoE 382334

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Bandstand and Viewing Decks, Eastbourne

Bandstand and Viewing Decks, Eastbourne
Bandstand set in a sweeping open colonnaded arcade facing two covered viewing decks topped with an open viewing area, Eastbourne, East Sussex. IoE 471323

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Former Essoldo Cinema

Former Essoldo Cinema
Striking Art Deco style cinema, now disused. Stretford, Greater Manchester. IoE 438795

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Unicorn a089655

Unicorn a089655
The Unicorn of the Westminster Morris Men with a stick dance in progress. Photographed at Arkesden, Essex in 1954

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: Yorkshire Wheel 28272_026

Yorkshire Wheel 28272_026
The Wheel of York or Yorkshire Wheel at the Royal York Hotel, Station Road, York. The ferris wheel operated from December 2011 to September 2013

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Yorkshire Wheel 28272_021

Yorkshire Wheel 28272_021
The Wheel of York or Yorkshire Wheel at the Royal York Hotel, Station Road, York. The ferris wheel operated from December 2011 to September 2013

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Chamber Organ J870119

Chamber Organ J870119
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. Chamber organ by John England & Son, London c.1790

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: Walpole Picture Theatre, Ealing BL21704

Walpole Picture Theatre, Ealing BL21704
WALPOLE PICTURE THEATRE, Ealing, London. Cinematograph opening in July 1912. Photograph commissioned by Bovis Ltd of their building by architect Js Beard

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Blackpool OP00473

Blackpool OP00473
Blackpool Winter Gardens and Big Wheel. A view over the rooftops looking down on the Winter Gardens and the Big Wheel from Blackpool Tower

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Carousel ride CC49_00528

Carousel ride CC49_00528
St Giles Fair, Oxford. A crowd of people gathered around a carousel ride in St Giles during the annual fair, held at the beginning of September. Photographed by Henry Taunt in 1895

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Cinema organ BB87_02757

Cinema organ BB87_02757
Organ at the Odeon Cinema, Haverstock Hill, Hampstead, London. Interior view. The Haverstock Hill Odeon was designed by T P Bennett & Son and opened on 29 September 1934

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Flying circus EPW041022

Flying circus EPW041022
Flying circus, April 1933. Aviation events like this one were popular entertainments between the wars, including aerobatics, barnstorming and wing-walking (as seen here)

Background imageEntertainment Collection: Bandstand, Victoria Park, Southport

Bandstand, Victoria Park, Southport
Cast iron bandstand in Victoria Park, Southport, Merseyside. IoE 456323



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