We are pleased to announce Crofton’s special event for Christmas 2019 – “An Evening of Victorian and Edwardian Entertainment”, a Magic Lantern and Phonograph Show presented by David Bayley of the Magic Lantern Society on Friday 6 December at 18:00
This delightful festive-themed evening for all the family showcases authentic Victorian and Edwardian cinematography technology and projection techniques and is in two parts:
18:00-19:00 – An exhibition by Market Lavington Museum of their collection of magic lanterns and phonographs
followed by, at 19:00 for 19:30, a presentation in objects and slides:
THE FABULOUS PHONOGRAPH: Voices of the past – on wax, a rare opportunity to hear Edison wax cylinders played in public including festive music and performances from the period
THE MAGIC LANTERN: Visit the 19th century through the lens of the Magic Lantern in colour which is both humorous and scary, and informative & thought provoking.
The event will be held at Market Lavington Old School, Church Street, Market Lavington, Wiltshire SN10 4DT on Friday, December 6th from 18.00
Tickets £10-00 include light refreshments. Cash bar available.
Tickets available online through: www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-of-victorian-edwardian-entertainment-tickets-75719873179
Please be aware that seats are limited for this event and so early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.