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We would like to thank al those who came to Definitely Not Respectable at the Malt Cost one the last two nights (15th and 16th June 2018)

We just perform,  but the audience makes the night.

All the proceeds from the two bights will go to the Street Pastors based at the Malt Cross on St James’s Street Nottingham

 

Take care all

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We Have written a show called Definitely Not Respectable which is the history of the Malt Cross when it was a music Hall by performance of the spoken word and song on Friday 15th June 2018 and Saturday 16thJune 2018

We are giving our services free of charge and the ticket price of £7.00 will go to the malt cross to support the Street Pastors 

About the show

Written and performed by us, it is set in Victorian Nottingham.   The town boasted eleven music halls and the Malt Cross was purpose built on St James’s street.   The shows were risqué,political, and humorous. There was singing and dancing. Men would come to see girls perform in fleshing’s.   The premises were brightly lit, colourful with food at a price that many could afford.   A relief from the cruel reality of Victorian life if you were in the lower order Nottingham society.

The watch committee would see the brightly coloured posters over the town and rather than rip them down they would put a label over them saying ‘DEFINITELY NOT RESPECTABLE’   This of course was an even better reason to go.

Joseph Merrick  known as the elephant man appeared..  Also Leo Dryden,  Sam Torr and George Lashwood.   Lily Harley was her stage name.   She was Hannah Chaplin.  The Chaplin’s were a music Hall family and her son was the famous Charlie Chaplin

We hope you may help us or come along for a night of entertainment

 

Hello All

Dusting ourselves down and getting ready for the next event

We are to perform on Friday 15th June at the Malt Cross Nottingham.   This show is Definitely Not Respectable which is the history of thew music hall at the Malt Cross in the Victorian Nottingham.   A show of stories,  tales, anecdotes and song.

All proceeds of there night will go to the street Pastors of Nottingham based at the Malt Cross St James’s Street Nottingham.   They are supported by public donation and go out on the streets of the city on a Thursday , Friday and Saturday night to assist those vulnerable.   They also assist those that are living on the streets.

We have no budget for publicity,  so we need to spread the word , far and wide.  If we can get enough ticket sales we will perform a second night.

Tickets are £7.00 from http://www.maltcross.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Next Event

Hello All

Our first event of the year is at the Malt Cross  at 7.30pm  Saturday 24th March  with Fen Giants, Gobitts and Marsh Horrors.

Tickets are £6.oo and can be obtained by going to http://www.maltcross.com  or the link http://maltcross.churchsuite.co.uk/events/hm2z02rx

Future events

Hello all

We are about to publish our future dates .   January and Feb is always our preparation time and amongst the future dates

We would draw your attention to our show Definitely Not Respectable.

We are donating  all the proceeds for the night to the Street Pastors  based at the Malt Cross.   It will be performed downstairs at the Malt cross and we have allocated the Saturday night for a repeat of the show,  should numbers dictate this.

The show is a history of the Malt Cross when it was created as a music hall.   Be entertained with, story,  anecdotes and song.   Why not come dressed for the occasion.   Go to their website to the events page for the link as tickets must be purchased online as space is limited

 

Please go to our events page for other future dates

 

Take care Mick and Dave

Happy New Year

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Mick and I would like to wish you Happy New Year.   We had a busy December but are putting together to publish our 2018 programme

We age invested this year isn some additional effect lighting and projectors etc and we can run completely self contained and all wee need is a space and we can transform it.  we have produced two show which we will be repeated next year with ideas for further events and story telling evenings.

We are actively seeking new venues across the County and in to neighbouring areas.

We though we would show you a few images of our night recently when we did Christmas Tales From The Hal at Wollaton Hall

 

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