The Journals and Notebooks of Sidney Race
Edited and introduced by Ann Featherstone
Covering 1892-1900, this is the record of a Nottingham man fascinated by entertainment and a regular visitor to theatre, circus and the annual Goose Fair, as well as concerts and readings at the Nottingham Mechanics’ Institution.They are his reflections on performance from his first visit to a theatre, shows at the Goose Fair and the productions of the portable theatres to performances by Henry Irving and EllenTerry.
Paperback; 188 pp, 20 ill., ISBN 978 0 854 30074 7
Covering 1892-1900, this is the record of a Nottingham man fascinated by all forms of entertainment