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Assembly Rooms (1810 - 1819)



  • Existence: 1810 - 1819


The Assembly Rooms were built in 1810 as part of the development of Cheltenham into a fashionable spa resort. Visitors to Cheltenham could attend balls, assemblies and concerts. The building was demolished in 1819 and a new larger hall was built in a different location.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Bill Barnes Collection

Reference code: NFA0172
Scope and Contents

Programmes, posters and photographs mainly related to the Poole family's travelling Myriorama show.

Dates: 1881 - 2017

Messrs. Poole and Young Great Dioramas Programme, c1889

Reference code: 178K53.27
Scope and Contents

Assembly Rooms, Cheltenham, Overland route to India, Mr Davies, lecturer, Mr C. Montgomery, Miss Blandford, Mr Bond, Mr Walters, Mr French. Black print on light pink background with simple black line border on front cover, inside programme, on back cover lising of variety acts and illustration of cherub. Printed by Stafford and Co., Steam Printing Works, Nottingham, 2p.p

Dates: c1889

Programmes , 1881 - 2016

Reference code: 178K53
Scope and Contents

Pre-Film and variety and music hall programmes mainly related to the travelling shows of Joseph Poole and Harry Poole, Harry H. Hamilton, Mapleston Brothers and Adams but it also includes other showmen.

Dates: 1881 - 2016

Additional filters:

Archival Object 2
Collection 1
Acrobats 2
Aerialists 2
Anglo-Afghan Wars 2
Anglo-Burmese War, 3rd, 1885 1
Anglo-Egyptian War, 1882 2