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WOMEN'S .COURT

ENGLISH FOLK SONGS

The Women's Court has an interesting programme scheduled for tomorrow. ".■.."■•.

In the afternoon a horticulture lecture on bee-keeping will be delivered by Mrs. Molly Dodson. •

An attraction in the evening will be a programme devoted to English folksongs and dances, to be given in the lecture hall. English folk-songs will be mimed and sung by girls from the Wellington Girls' College, under the direction of Miss Doris Symes, and the folk dancing will be contributed by students from the Teachers' Training College, with Miss Hilda Taylor as commentator. In addition, selections of English music will be played by the Women's Centennial String Orchestra, under the leadership of Miss Ava Symons, conducted by Madame BettsVincent. , ;

The programme includes the following:—Song and dance, "The Floral Dance"; folk' dances, "Morpeth Rant," "Galbpede"; folk songs, "Green Broom." "The Woman and the Pedlar"; folk dances, "Bacca Pipes," "Running Set"; song and dance, "Newcastle"; folk dances, "Bean-setting," "Bobbing Joe"; folk songs, "The Dumb Wife Cured," '"Dashing Away With the Smoothing Iron"; song and dance, "Uptails All."

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WOMEN'S .COURT, Evening Post, Volume CXXVIII, Issue 120, 17 November 1939

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WOMEN'S .COURT Evening Post, Volume CXXVIII, Issue 120, 17 November 1939

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