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Programme, 1899
 
   
Programme, 1899
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Brief Description: Programme for a smoking concert at the Town Hall to celebrate the opening of the Biscuit Factory Recreation Club
Subject Date: 1899
Publisher: Biscuit Factory Recreation Club
 
Full Description: In its first year 2,430 employees joined the recreation club, just under half of the workforce. Employees took part in activities including football, cricket, shooting, hockey, tennis, quoits and drama. The company's cricket ground in Kensington Road was kept in county cricket condition.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Town Hall, Friar Street, Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 20.0cm, Width: 13.0cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, working life, recreation <tobacco>, recreation <music>
Content Type: booklet
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.82.29
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_82_29~2_057-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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