Concert Party, Cunard Shell Works, Rimrose Road, Bootle, Merseyside

Concert Party, Cunard Shell Works, Rimrose Road, Bootle, Merseyside
Photograph taken 1917 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: BL/24001/126

The Cunard works had its own concert party, 'The High Explosives', who provided entertainment for the other employees. Many companies provided facilities for their employees to stage events in their canteens and halls, although Cunard was rare in having a purpose-built concert hall.

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