Les Pages de Gloire: commemorating the centenary of the Battle of the Somme

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An unusual post for us here at Radio Days, maybe. Some weeks ago we acquired a copy, dated 1st August 2016, of Les Pages de Gloire, featuring on its cover one of our favourite music hall singers Charles Coborn performing la Marseillaise in Trafalgar Square. Although I’ve French publications from that period, most notably a […]

Radio Days at The Red House Museum, Christchurch

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One of our most enjoyable concerts to date, yesterday at The Red House Museum in Christchurch. An engaged and really appreciative audience, and great support and genuine enthusiasm from the museum staff. Even an opportunity to contribute to the making of the figgy pudding in the Edwardian kitchen.

WW1 music workshop at Hinchingbrooke House

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Radio Days Music had the pleasure and privilege of participating in the excellent commemorative event, ‘The Last Day of Peace’ at Hinchingbrooke House, Huntingdon on Sunday 3 August, under the auspices of Cambridgeshire County Council. As part of a full day of re-enactment activities, performances, demonstrations, and exhibitions, the Radio Days team (Maria Hutchison, Christopher […]