Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Willett, Perce, - , Interviewee, Male,
Speaker: Bilton, A, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Briefly describes two cinemas in Anstey, Leicestershire, having piano players provide music. Recalls that Primitive Methodist Church discouraged use of pubs, but not cinema; supported temperance, Band of Hope. Mentions one Anglican minister discouraging Anglicans mixing with Methodists, but cooperation better now. Comments that chapel people often married each other, marriage and funeral services conducted in personal way, Methodists play part in community.
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Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Anstey
Recording Date: 20/10/1987
Playing time: 14 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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