~ ST. GEORGE'S HALL ~
ST. GEORGE'S STREET, CANTERBURY
"St. George's Hall", detail from one of my postcards of St. George's street
1860 AD, John Brent
MR. JOHN PHILPOT
Has the honour of announcing that he continues to hold his
Classes for DANCING and CALISTHENIC EXERCISES,
At. ST. GEORGE'S HALL, CANTERBURY.
THE ASSEMBLY ROOMS, FAVERSHAM.
And at his Residence, 31 High Street, Ramsgate.
All the New Dances are taught Privately or in Classes.
1860 AD, John Brent
MRS. GEORGE BARNETT
Has the honour to announce that her Academy for
Dancing and Calisthenic Exercises, is held at St. George's
Hall, every Thursday, at Two o'clock.
Private Lessons given.
Terms - Academy per Quarter, £1 11s. 6d.; Three Private Lessons, £1 1s.; Private Lessons per Quarter, £2 2s. Schools attended.
St. George's Hall, Canterbury; and 3, Bolton Road, Grosvenor Road, St. John's Wood, London.
1860 AD, John Brent
MONSIEUR L. L. RAZE*,
PROFESSOR OF DRAWING, FORTIFICATION,
AND ISOMETRIC PROJECTIONS.
Saint George's Hall, Canterbury; and
Victoria Crescent, Ramsgate.
**Mons. L. L. Raze, Ramsgate
Local Board for Canterbury, Journal of the Society of Arts, February 3, 1860
Miss SHERRINGTON, (Sister of Madame Lemmens Sherrington) Gives lessons in Choral and part singing, every alternate Friday, at Three O'clock, at Mr. Ginder's, St. George's Hall. Terms: One Guinea and a half for Six Lessons. All communications can be address to Miss Sherrington, 8, Oxford Terrace, Hyde Park, London, W. (KG April 12, 1870)
"St. George's Hall, situated in St. George's street is 84 feet long, 27 feet wide and 20 feet high; it will hold about 500 persons, and is let for musical entertainments &c.; N. Ginder, Proprietor."
Kelly's Directory of Kent, 1882
Kentish Observer, Thursday, December 20, 1894
Sale of Work - St. George's Hall presented an attractive appearance on Thursday, the occasion being the holding of a sale of work in connection with St. Mary Bredin's parish on behalf of the Church Missionary Society. The stalls had been nicely arranged on either side of the room and were laden with an attractive stock of clothing, woolen and fancy goods, etc. The stall hoders were: Vicarage stalls (three in number), Mrs. J. Sanger Davies, Mrs. Smerdon, Mrs. G. Wiltshier, Miss. Dinnie, Mrs. Crowhurst, Misses Allen, Miss Bunce; Mrs. Dixon's stall, Miss Plant and Miss Hall; Mrs Fill and Miss Woods; refreshment stall, Misses Hunt; cake stall, Mrs. T. Wacher; toy stall, the Misses Davies. In the course of the afternoon and evening musical selections were given, the performers inclulding the pupils of the Misses Fryer's school, Mr. G. F. Andrews and Mr. L. Rhodes. Throughout the day the bazaar was well patronized, and about £32 net was realised.
August 23, 1902 (Kentish Gazette & Canterbury Press)
St. George's Hall,
St. George's Street,
This old-established place of assembly has recently been thoroughly modernized, the acoustic properties made absolutely perfect, and good ventilation secured, with freedom from draughts of cold air, making it the most comfortable and complete place of its kind ind the City.
In addition to the nobel and artistically decorated Hall, there are a well-proportioned Supper Room, Ladies' and Gentlemen's Retiring Rooms, a convenient "Green" Room near the staircase to the platform, Kitchen and Offices, and a convenient Entrance Hall, with Ticket Office immediately facing the entrance in St. George's Street.
For Balls and "Cinderall" Dances, the new floor of pitch pine is a special recommendation.
For Entertainmetns of the "tableau" type, a convenient stage has been erected with curtains.
For Private Classes, School Calisthenic Exhibitions, Receptions, Social Gatherings, Wedding Breakfasts, Teas, Public Meetings, Dissolving Views, and Lectures it is well adapted.
For terms of hiring apply at the "Kentish Gazette and Canterbury Press" Office, 39 St. George's Street, or to Mr. H. J. Goulden, Bookseller, etc., 39 and 40 High Street, Canterbury.
The Hall may be hired for Choir and Parish Concerts, Social Gatherings, Sales of work, Readings, School Entertainments, Lectures, etc. in adi of Charitable Objects at a reduced charge.
Use of the Grand Pianoforte in the Hall free.
"St. George's Hall, in St. George's street is 84 feet long, 27 feet wide and 20 feet high; it will hold about 500 persons, and is let for musical entertainments &c.; E.B. Goulden, agent."
From Kelly's 1903 directory of Kent
1913 - St. George's Hall in St. George's Street, it will hold about 500 persons, and is let for musical entertainments, balls &c., Walter Fedarb. lessee
EAST KENT ART SOICETY.
PAINTINGS, SCULPTURES, WOOD
in connection with the above Society, at
S. GEORGE'S HALL, CANTERBURY
OPEN UNTIL SATURDAY, AUGUST 9th.
DAILY (SUNDAYS EXCEPTED)
from 10 a.m. till 6 p.m.
1917 - Y.M.C.A. East Kent Headquarters, St. George's Hall, St. George's Street, and 15 Dane John; Sec. Mr. Arthur W. Hayes
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