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Bures Dramatic Society 1922 - 1961
Victory Hall

Mrs Margaret Hitchcock founded "The Bures Dramatic Society" in 1922 , which used the Victory Hall for their rehearsals and performances.
Margaret Hitchcock was not only the founder member of the society, but she often found to be acting in three act plays.
The "Dramatic Society" finally closed its doors in 1961 after 39 years.
Witgar Hitchcock her son who was the treasurer at that time, confirmed all profits from the plays amounted to £1015 were given to the Victory Hall.

dramatic Soc

Believed to be the original members of the Bures Dramatic Society dated 24th February 1924.
This may have been one of their first performances

BACK ROW:- H Sherlock, Manfred Hitchcock, Mrs Mussett, Mr Mussett. Unknown, G Berry
FRONT ROW:-Unknown, Unknown, Ethel Hume(centre), Margaret Hitchcock, Mrs Baxter
poster
Suffolk and Essex Free Press, February 20th 1947

 

Acknowledgement to Peter Richards for the Group Photograph & names and John Ineson for the posters.
Alan Beales 10.03.08
updated 25/02/2017 with 1947 Press Cutting