Residents Concert at St. James' Hall

Residents Concert at St. James' Hall

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Date Photo Taken 5th December 1949
Copyright 1 Croydon Times
Picture Reference MerMor_​Events_​R_​Z_​67-4
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Notes / History Concert party members get the piano into position for a “sing-along” at
St. James’ Church Hall. Martin Way Morden.

Singing was still a popular form of entertainment during this period. Many homes had a piano and families brought sheet music in order to play the popular songs of the day.

During the 1939-45 conflict, radio speakers were fitted in many factories, enabling those manufacturing wartime products, such as munitions, to listen and sing along to programmes such as “Workers Playtime.

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