Grand Harmonic Hall, Grapes Tavern/Surrey Music Hall

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Site Name: Grand Harmonic Hall, Grapes Tavern/Surrey Music Hall
Location: London
County: London (city-county)
Location Type: Town - in town at determined location

Overview

  • Address: Corner of Great Suffolk Street and Southwark Bridge Road, Southwark. For a current map, Click Here.


  • Alternate Names: Winchester Music Hall


  • Performance Space Description: Information about this venue has not yet been compiled; however, some sense of the performance space may be gleaned by following the links at right. In particular:


  • See the 'Bibliographic Sources' link for a provisional list of venue-relevant resources (both primary and secondary). Wherever possible (i.e. when the pertinent text is relatively short and/or easily condensed) this material has been transcribed, and appears beneath the appropriate bibliographic citation.


  • See the 'Events at venue' link for a listing of blackface/minstrelsy-related events that took place in this performance space (with attached bibliographic references).


    Beth Marquis

  • Events at Grand Harmonic Hall, Grapes Tavern/Surrey Music Hall

    Event Date Venue Location Troupe
    Concert 6 January 1846 - 9 January 1846 London, London (city-county) Barlow, W.R.
    Concert 20 January 1846 - 23 January 1846 London, London (city-county) Barlow, W.R.
    Minstrel Show 4 January 1847 - 9 January 1847 London, London (city-county) Barlow, W.R.
    Variety 11 January 1847 - 16 January 1847 London, London (city-county) Barlow, W.R.
    Variety 1 February 1847 - 6 February 1847 London, London (city-county) Barlow, W.R., Hutchins
    Minstrel Show 2 February 1847 - 6 February 1847 London, London (city-county) Barlow, W.R.
    Variety 15 February 1847 - 20 February 1847 London, London (city-county) Barlow, W.R.
    Variety 15 March 1847 - 20 March 1847 London, London (city-county) Barlow, W.R.
    Concert 29 March 1847 - 3 April 1847 London, London (city-county) Carolina Ethiopian Serenaders
    Concert 5 April 1847 - 10 April 1847 London, London (city-county) Carolina Ethiopian Serenaders
    Concert 12 April 1847 - 17 April 1847 London, London (city-county) Carolina Ethiopian Serenaders
    Concert 19 April 1847 - 24 April 1847 London, London (city-county) Carolina Ethiopian Serenaders
    Vocal Entertainment 26 April 1847 - 1 May 1847 London, London (city-county) Carolina Ethiopian Serenaders
    Vocal Entertainment 3 May 1847 - 8 May 1847 London, London (city-county) Carolina Ethiopian Serenaders
    Variety 3 January 1848 - 8 January 1848 London, London (city-county) Barlow, W.R.
    Variety 12 June 1848 - 17 June 1848 London, London (city-county) Bay, Hamet - The Creole Wonder
    Variety 13 November 1848 - 18 November 1848 London, London (city-county) Sullivan, J., Millicent, J., the English Juba
    Variety 20 November 1848 - 25 November 1848 London, London (city-county) Sullivan, J., Millicent, J., the English Juba
    Variety 27 November 1848 - 2 December 1848 London, London (city-county) Sullivan, J., Millicent, J., the English Juba
    Variety 25 December 1848 - 30 December 1848 London, London (city-county) African Family, The, Sullivan, J., Millicent, J., the English Juba
    Variety 1 January 1849 - 6 January 1849 London, London (city-county) Sullivan, J., Millicent, J., the English Juba
    Variety 5 February 1849 - 10 February 1849 London, London (city-county) Barlow, W.R.
    Variety 12 February 1849 - 17 February 1849 London, London (city-county) Barlow, W.R.
    Variety 2 July 1849 - 7 July 1849 London, London (city-county) De Brenner
    Minstrel Show 23 September 1850 - 28 September 1850 London, London (city-county) Barlow, W.R.
    Variety 9 June 1851 - 14 June 1851 London, London (city-county) American Minstrels (London-Surrey Music Hall, 51)
    Variety 8 September 1851 - 13 September 1851 London, London (city-county) Booth, J.W.
    Variety 24 November 1851 - 29 November 1851 London, London (city-county) Bloomerism in Black Troupe (London, 51), Glindon, R.

    Bibliographic Sources

    • Arthur Lloyd Website. 05/22/2008 (http://www.arthurlloyd.co.uk/)
    • Bell's Life in London January 2, 1848: 2:1.
    • Bell's Life in London December 24, 1848: 2:1.
    • Bell’s Life in London April 18, 1847: 2:1.
    • Bell’s Life in London January 3, 1847: 2:1.
    • Bell’s Life in London January 31, 1847: 2:1.
    • Bell’s Life in London May 2, 1847: 2:3 .
    • Era (London) June 8, 1851: 1:2.
    • Howard, Diana. London Theatres and Music Halls 1850-1950. London: The Library Association, 1970.

      pp261-2 (under Winchester Music Hall)

    • Senelick, Laurence et al. British Music-Hall 1840-1923. Hamden, Connecticut: Archon Books, 1981.

      p96.