Barking, Booths and Bottlers: Sussex seashore entertainers between the two World War
Exhibition opens at Worthing Museum on Sunday 21st July ( https://worthingmuseum.co.uk/show/barking-booths-bottlers/ )
This project for 2019/20 celebrates seafront entertainment of the 1920s and 1930s and will tour to museums, schools and seafronts in Sussex this summer. This is an HLF-funded collaboration between Dr Tony Lidington & ‘The Fedora Group’ from Brighton (www.thefedoragroup.com ), led by Glyn Edwards, which specialises in seaside arts and heritage projects.
There will be a touring exhibition about al fresco seaside performance, featuring pierrot troupes, concert parties and Punch & Judy, as well as typical heritage seaside performances of Uncle Tacko’s Flea Circus and Professor Edwards’ Punch & Judy.
Brighton seafront – Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June
Brighton seafront – Monday 29th July
Worthing seafront – Tuesday 30th July
Brighton seafront – Monday 12th August
Worthing seafront – Tuesday 13th August
This project is a collaboration between Fedora
and Promenade Promotions