Zoological Gardens, Belle Vue, Manchester. Twenty-Eighth Annual July Brass Band Contest Saturday, July 12th, 1913. [&] The 75th Annual September Championship Brass Band Contest Monday, September 5th, 1927 (2).Open to all Amateur Bands...
Two large four-page printed playbills (single sheet folded), each c. 445 x 285mm. 17½ x 11¼". Multiple weakened folds, with some general soiling, as normal; extremities a little bumped and tatty.
These advertisement flyers, which would have been sold at the venue, give details of prizes, regulations covering the contest, and list the names of the bands taking part. Also recorded are the names of the individual conductors and players, alongside their instruments. The 1927 edition with pencil annotations. Belle Vue Zoological Gardens was a large zoo, amusement park, and exhibition hall complex in Belle Vue, Manchester, opened in 1836.
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