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Act of the week - Lightning Cartoons

Malt Cross Team | Heritage | 16th June 2017

‘Lightning Cartoon Performers’These are the earliest form of mainstream animation in England! They began to be seen in 1880 at the peak of music hall. Performers would use lights and paper cut o...

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Performer of the week - Vesta Tilley

Malt Cross Team | Heritage | 9th June 2017

13 May 1864 – 16 September 1952First performed as ‘The Great Little Tilley’ at St Georges Hall music hall in Nottingham at age 3. She was dressed up as a little boy and would sing sad songs ab...

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Victorian Christmas in Nottingham

Malt Cross Team | Heritage | 23rd December 2016

Christmas in Victorian Nottingham From the first jingling of bells to the smell of roast turkey you can’t have failed to notice that once again the Christmas season is upon us and with that ...

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Nottingham Life in 1880s -The Great Rabies Crisis!

Malt Cross Team | Heritage | 12th December 2016

By Mildred Freeman  (Music hall operatic comedienne and regular Tour guide at the Malt Cross) Greetings Ladles and Gentlespoons!I have been asked once again to update you all on the happ...

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Behind The Scenes Being A Malt Cross Heritage Volunteer

Malt Cross Team | Heritage | 6th December 2016

by Phil SmithI realised the other day that it's nearly two years since I became a heritage volunteer tour guide at the Malt Cross Music Hall. When I first started I thought I'd just be taking groups...

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