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Madame Parboiled: The Original Beggar's Banquet

The Bell Inn, Angel Row, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 6HL
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Wednesday 18 JUly 2018 | 7.15pm - 11.15pm
The Bell Inn
Tickets £18


A night of singing, table thumping, laughter, excellent food and ale to take your troubles away.

Join Kath George in the guise of Etty Slack!

History of the Beggar's Banquet

In Victorian England people flooded into towns across England looking for work, only to find there was none or what there was was so poorly paid they were left watching their family starve. The housing situation was no better and many were homeless, destitute, or just plain bewildered.

To ease the suffering the town corporations put up soup kitchens and fed the poor and gave them a glass of beer. When fed and cheered the poor enjoyed entertainment from street entertainers with a right good sing-a-long with songs popular at the time.

We invite you to join us in the spirit of the Beggars Banquet with songs from musicals, comical sketches, monologues and a good old sing song with some of your old favorites (and some a bit more recent).


Event Details

Reservation essential, as spaces are limited | Over 10yrs only | Dress down (Bottle of wine for best dressed Beggar)

Tickets £18, 2 course meal to fill your starving bellies. Vegetarian option included and prepared on the premises. Real ale and soft drinks served at table included in price.

(alternatives can be purchased at bar but are not included in price) Soft drinks will be provided for anyone under 18.

Further dates available on the Madame Parboiled website.

Guide Prices

Tickets: £28, Includes traditional 3 course meal (vegetarians catered for). Real ale provided (alternatives can be purchased at bar but are not included in price) Soft drinks will be provided for anyone under 18

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