The History of Pantomime

Mill Hill Historical Society

The History of Pantomime with Leanne Walters. Pantomime (informally panto) is a type of musical comedy stage production designed for family entertainment. It was developed in England and is still performed throughout the United Kingdom, generally during the Christmas and New Year season and, to a lesser extent, in other English-speaking countries. Modern pantomime includes songs, gags, slapstick comedy and …

How to keep your head

Mill Hill Historical Society

A light hearted look at the Tower of London and its surroundings. With Danny Hockman a Blue Badge Guide. Danny Hockman Blue Badge Tourist Guides are the official, professional tourist guides of the United Kingdom. They wear a Blue Badge to indicate their professionalism. They are recognised by local tourist bodies throughout the UK, and by Visit Britain [1] as …

The Golden Age of Folk Song Collecting

Mill Hill Historical Society

The Golden Age of Folk Song Collecting with Laura Smyth, from Cecil Sharp House. Cecil Sharp House A world-class dedicated folk arts centre, Cecil Sharp House is at the heart of English folk. With a unique history stretching back to 1930, the venue – owned and managed by the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) – is a memorial to …

Royal Medicine Through the Ages

Mill Hill Historical Society

Annual General Meeting followed by Royal Medicine Through the Ages with Dr Barry Walsh, a Blue Badge Guide. Blue Badge Tourist Guides are the official, professional tourist guides of the United Kingdom. They wear a Blue Badge to indicate their professionalism. They are recognised by local tourist bodies throughout the UK, and by Visit Britain as Britain’s official tourist guides. …