Project ID447
Description'Entertainment and Leisure in Minehead's Past', working with Minehead Museum
TopicHistory
TypeU3A-led research (SLP)
U3AMinehead U3A
Organization/partnerMinehead Museum
Year started2015
Source of referenceVarious
OutputSome of the research materials have been mounted to make a display in  Minehead Museum for the summer of 2016.  These and other materials will be archived in the museum collection.
DocumentNone
NotesTopics include:
Minehead Operatic Society/Minehead Choral Society.
The Queens Hall and Vesta Tilley.
The Gaiety Theatre.
Indian Rajahs' visit to the Metropole Hotel. Horse racing and ponies on the beach.
The early days of Minehead Golf Club.
Minehead Cricket Club, its early days, and C B Fry.
Supporting documents accompany each display.