Store Street Music Hall

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Venue Type & Location

Concert Hall

Site Name: Store Street Music Hall
Location: London
County: London (city-county)
Location Type: Town - in town at determined location

Overview

  • Address: Store Street, Bedford Square. For a current map, Click Here.


  • 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

  • Troupes at Store Street Music Hall

    Events at Store Street Music Hall

    Event Date Venue Location Troupe
    Concert 12 January 1846 - 17 January 1846 London, London (city-county) Thornton, Miss, Farmer, Miss Dinah
    Minstrel Show 21 May 1849 - 23 May 1849 London, London (city-county) Ethiopian Serenaders (1848-49)

    Bibliographic Sources

    • Cheshire, David F. Music Hall in Britain. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1974.




      "“’Music hall’ had been used to describe what would now be considered concert halls, e.g. The Music Hall, Store Street, London, which specialized in recitals of sacred music”.

      (17)

    • Dictionary of Victorian London Online. 07/27/2008 (http://www.victorianlondon.org/)

      (Under Entertainment - Music & Musicians - list of public halls)

    • Dictionary of Victorian London Online. 07/27/2008 (http://www.victorianlondon.org/)

      (Under Entertainment - Music and Musicians - list of public halls)

    • Era (London) May 20, 1849: 1: 2.
      Info in Record:
      • other (note about programmes at the Hall)