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Over the years the walls have been covered by posters & leaflets and other ephemera, and here's a selection. (photos Sandra Nixon)
1. Christmas Party 1978, this is probably one of the oldest posters.
2. Record cover
3. Some are works of art - Original artwork by Sonia Bennett for the 40th Anniversary poster
4. Others are very ephemeral! New use for an old laminated notice.
5. This dance was held in 1975 or 1980 or 1986 (Perpetual calendars are fun to use!)
7. This Festival was held in 1979 to mark our 25th Anniversary
8. Second Colonial Subscription Ball, Rockdale, 1979
9. Third Colonial Subscription Ball, Chatswood, 1980
10. Fourth Colonial Subscription Ball, Chatswood 1981
11. Seventeenth Colonial Subscription Ball, Chatswood 1994
12. The original way to Cut & Paste - 1975, 1980 or 1986
13. An early Beecroft poster
15. Bush Music at the Opera House
16. Kid's Festival colouring competition
17. Tickets for 1980 Festival
18. Weekend Pass for 1980 Bush Music Festival
19. Bushwhacker Broadside published by BMC
20. Glebe Dance, 1975?, 1980?
21. Concert, 1979 or 1984
22. New Theatre, 1981
23. Parramatta Foundation Festival, 1985
24. Reedy River by Dural Musical Society, 1979 or 1984
25. A traditional Woolshed dance at Sydney Town Hall, 1979
The Bush Music Club was founded in 1954 to collect, publish and popularise Australia’s traditional songs, dances, music, yarns, recitations and folklore and to encourage the composition of a new kind of song - one that was traditional in style but contemporary in theme.
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Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Posters in the Hut - History on our walls - part 1
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