Reprise at the Salle de Valentino



SALLE DE VALENTINO
Immense Attraction.  
Beechworth Hotel.
MESSRS. LANGFORD & ATKINSON 
beg to acquaint the Public of Beechworth and the vicinity that a
FREE AND EASY
will be held in the above place of amusement
This Evening, and continued every
Saturday Evening.
The Talented Instrumentalists, Messrs. Griffith and Zeplin, will perform 
on the Violin and Harp.
The Chair to be taken at eight, by Mr. Small.
ADMISSION FREE.

Advertising. (1855, April 28). Ovens and Murray Advertiser (Beechworth, Vic. : 1855 -1918), p. 1. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article113013359

 How did I miss this performance?  Thanks to Jenny Coates for drawing it to my attention.

Comments

  1. What exactly was the nature of a "free and easy" Lenore? I gather "easy" referred to the relaxed nature of the entertainment and the "free" aspect of the event was probably a strategy to get people to buy drinks. Was it that simple?

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  2. Yes, I think it was exactly that - and a bit of a marketing ploy when other venues might charge to attend a dance.

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