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“Don’t Forget the Pierrots” – commissioned by Routledge Publishing
Dr Tony Lidington has been commissioned by Routledge Publishing to write the first complete history of the British seaside pierrot ...
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Pierrot troupes: World War One
Pierrot troupes performing during the First World War Here are some archive photographs and images of pierrot troupes & concert ...
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“Don’t Forget the pierrots!” This digital archive was developed thanks to the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund and Venue ...
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“Blackface” performance
A statement about blackface performance. “Racism is abhorrent and has no place in society: the issue of blackface performance in ...
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The New Follies video
The New Follies A short promotional video cut from video taken in Llandudno, September 2018. The New Follies are ...
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Edward Pare – ‘Royal Magnets’, Barmouth 1920-1924.
Edward Parc who ran the ‘Royal Magnets’ in Barmouth 1920-1924. The attached images were sent to me for the website: ...
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The 125 Show – West Cliff Theatre, Clacton-on-Sea
125th anniversary celebrations for West Cliff Theatre, Clacton-on-Sea Sunday 12th May 2019 at 6pm. Tony is working with Bunny (Katie ...
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Barking, Booths and Bottlers: Sussex seashore entertainers between the two World War
Barking, Booths and Bottlers: Sussex seashore entertainers between the two World War Exhibition opens at Worthing Museum on Sunday 21st July ...
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Seaside Follies website updated with Archives and Project information
We’ve updated this website with information from the website – the Art of British popular Entertainment. More Archive material ...
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New photos of Llandudno Weekend – professional photographer Paul Sampsons’ shots of the Jollies and New Follies
We had a lovely time by the side of the silvery sea in Llandudno this September! As part of a ...
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4 weeks ago

We're jolly delighted to say that those nice people at The Arts Society have made our very own Dr Tony Lidington an Accredited Lecturer! Hurray! So do wander over to our website and take a look at the wonderfully fascinating and entertaining talks on offer: hope to see you at an event very soon!(Posted by Ruth - Admin - on Uncle's behalf) ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

Happy #internationalwomensday! Over on twitter today we are aiming to celebrate the fantastic female performers who are part of the Prom-Prom family. Please do pop over to and give our friends a follow. ... See MoreSee Less
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