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The Round 1948-49
Committee:Chairman: John Lewis (Pembroke)
Senior Treasurer: William Palmer
Dr A L Peck (Christ's)
Dr W R S Wortley (Caius)
Dr M (Peggy) E Brown (Girton)
Merry Bland (Girton)
Bobby Burns (St Catharine's)
Marianne Hill (CTC)
Kathleen Holding (Newnham)
Ruth Holt (Girton)
Kenneth Stewart (Trinity)
Betty Wroe (Girton)
|Organisatrix:||Margaret Dance (Newnham)||Kathleen Holding (Newnham||Kathleen Holding|
|Organiser:||Rollo Woods (Jesus)|
Meetings8/- a term if you attend 2 meetings a week, 5/- for one a week. Thursdays 8:30-10:15, Saturdays 4:45-6:30 In the Technical College Gym.
Thursdays only during Long Vac term
Sword Dancing Mondays 6-7, Mansfield Hall, River Lane. (Split in Lent 1949 to Women on Mondays, Men on Wednesdays)
Singing evenings: Sundays October 24th, November 14th, Jan 30th, Feb 27th
Parties8:30, Thursday December 2nd 1948, Clough Hall, Newnham; attendance: "about 80"
8:00, March 3rd 1949, Perse School Hall: attendance: 78
7:30, June 9th 1949, Chesterton Secondary Modern Boy's School Hall, admission 2/-
Display in conjunction with Scots and Morris dancers at the Guildhall 8:15 Feb 8th 1949. (This made a profit of 19 pounds, split between the three clubs)
Old Noll's Jig Parson's Farewell Newcastle
Morpeth Rant Step Stately Phoenix
Confesse Argeers Chelsea Reach Mr Beveridge's Maggot
On Saturday October 23rd Douglas Kennedy attended the meeting before calling a barn dance in the Guildhall that evening.
In February 1949 John Lewis sent a leter to the Round announcing the existence of the Old Round, and suggesting that the Round Chairman be ex-officio a governor of the Old Round.
Wedding: Betty Wroe + John Shaw
Note that the Perse School Hall was when the Perse was opposite the Catholic church, where the Local Examination Syndicate is now. The school later moved along Hills Road to out beyond Homerton. Arthur Peck was an Old Boy of the Perse which might have been the connection that led to us using it.