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we don't know which to admire most, the excellent taste he displays in the choice of his songs, or the capital way in which he sings them when chosen. The comic element was supplied by Mr P Wedd, whose appearance on the platform always calls forth a very hearty reception, and Professor Mitchell, who


Above, the Parish Room in North End. It was demolished in the late 1940s.


performed some neat feats of legerdemain and earned well deserved applause for his clever illustration of the art of ventriloquism in the amusing sketch, "Over the Garden Wall".


24th June 1897


An “entertainment” was given in Mr Mortlock’s grounds at Meldreth Court in aid of the Church Restoration Fund. The entertainment was to consist of a “maypole dance, followed by the play, ‘Beauty and the Beast’. The gardens were illuminated and there was music and fireworks.


7th June 1977


The Queen's Silver Jubilee was celebrated in Meldreth. The programme for the day included a procession from the Village Hall to the stocks, the dedication of the new village sign, children’s sports, tea for all in the Village Hall, a Whist Drive for the 0ver 60's and an It’s a Knockout competition. In the evening, there was a Jubilee barbeque followed by dancing with a live band.


3rd June 2012


Meldreth’s Diamond Jubilee Street Party took place on a cold, rainy day. Undeterred by the weather conditions, Meldreth turned out in force, donning their wellies and erecting umbrellas and gazebos to keep out the worst of the weather.


More information on all of the above is available on our website, www.meldrethhistory.org.uk.


Kathryn Betts Meldreth Local History Group 6


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