Local Ephemera

The Pavilion Theatre – Handbill

The Pavilion Theatre, Abertillery Handbill. This is an original handbill advertising the shows at the Pavilion Theatre, Abertillery in the week starting Monday 25th November 1907.  The Pavilion Theatre opened on Monday 3rd June 1907,  it was reconstructed and reopened on Monday 6th March 1916. The Pavilion closed in the mid 1960’s and was demolished sometime in the early 1970’s.  ... Read More »

A Celebrity Concert Programme – Blaina 1933

A Celebrity Concert Programme – 1933. A signed concert programme for a celebrity concert held at the Methodist Church, High Street, Blaina on Wednesday 13th September 1933 in aid of the Cwmcelyn Methodist Renovation Fund. Mr Arthur Fear. The programme is signed by Mr Arthur Fear (Baritone) of Blaina who was one of the guest artistes. At the concert Mr ... Read More »

A Blaenau Gwent Baptist Chapel Choral Festival Programme 1928

A Blaenau Gwent Baptist Chapel Choral Festival Programme 1928. This programme is for the Abertillery and District Baptist Choral Festival held at Blaenau Gwent Baptist Chapel on Easter Tuesday 10th April 1928. The programme has 16 pages, with sheet music of the songs and hymns that were performed at the event along with a few advertisements of local businesses. The ... Read More »

Gwent v New Zealand All Blacks 1972

Gwent versus New Zealand All Blacks. The Welfare Sports Ground Ebbw Vale. Date Tuesday 28th November 1972. Forty page rugby programme by the Monmouthshire County Rugby Football Club. An official programme original price ten-pence.  I have tried to decipher most of the players who signed the cover – Alun Pask; S. G. Skudder (Waikato); Glyn Turner (Ebbw Vale); Arthur Lewis; ... Read More »

Harmstons Music Stores – Hire Instalment Book

Harmstons Music Stores – Hire Instalment Book. This book was from the Pontypool branch of the Harmstons Music Stores Company. It was the hire instalment book belonging to a Mr Godfrey Griffiths of Garndiffaith, Pontypool. Book size is 6″ x 3″ inches. Dated 19th January 1920. This hire instalment book was kindly donated to the site courtesy of Mr Arthur ... Read More »

An Old Tyleryans Association Membership Card

An Old Tyleryans Association Membership Card. The Old Tyleryans membership card. Size 3″ x 4″ inches. Following is a Link to – The Old Tyleryans Association.                     This membership card belonged to Mr Jack Selwyn and was kindly donated by his daughter Mrs Judith Chamberlain. Read More »

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