Denaby Christmas Festivities

December 1923

Mexborough & Swinton Times, December 29

Denaby Christmas Festivities

Special services were held at all the places of worship, which had been seasonably decorated.

Carols were sung and at the Parish Church there were three celebrations of Holy Communion.

Christmas was not forgotten at the Hospital which is unusually full. The staff had been very busy, and the wards presented a very pretty and festive appearance.

Concert parties are visiting during the week.

The children did not forget but kept people busy, at the door in answer to their knocks and the usual greeting.

The Salvation Army Band and the St. John Ambulance Band played in the village on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

A whist drive was held in the Ambulance Headquarters on Boxing Day in aid of the Nursing Division.

A very happy social evening was spent at the Mission Hall last Saturday, when the “Coming of Age” of Miss Elsie Blacklock, of 47, Bolton street was celebrated by her family. Musical items were rendered by Mr. H. Eyre. Mr. C. Ashworth, Mr. C. Thornton, Messrs G. Blenkiron and T. Thornton were the accompanists.

At all the local schools happy parties were held prior to closing.

On Friday evening a dance was held in the Large Hall by the local Territorials.

On Saturday evening the R.A.O.B. ChildrenĀ“s Christmas Cheer Committee held a dance in the Large Hall.

The Church Council held a dance in the large hall on Boxing Day.

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