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TITLE
Highland Strathspey & Reel Society, memo, 1937
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1796_GRANT_979_65_PRINTEDLEAFLETS_004
DATE OF IMAGE
1937
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
7006
KEYWORDS
strathspeys
reels
Highland Strathspey & Reel Society, memo, 1937

This Customs and Excise memo dated 22 June 1937 was sent to the Secretary and Treasurer of the Highland Strathspey and Reel Society, Mr. John Fraser. It concerns an application for exemption from Entertainments Duty for the present concert season.

Strathspey and Reel Societies have been a common feature of the traditional music scene in Scotland since the formation of the first society in Edinburgh in 1881. The Highland branch was formed in 1903. One of its founder members, Alexander Grant (also known as 'Battan') was leader of the society right up until his death in 1942, a period of almost forty years

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Highland Strathspey & Reel Society, memo, 1937

1930s

strathspeys; reels

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Alexander Grant - Highland Strathspey & Reel Society, assorted papers

This Customs and Excise memo dated 22 June 1937 was sent to the Secretary and Treasurer of the Highland Strathspey and Reel Society, Mr. John Fraser. It concerns an application for exemption from Entertainments Duty for the present concert season.<br /> <br /> Strathspey and Reel Societies have been a common feature of the traditional music scene in Scotland since the formation of the first society in Edinburgh in 1881. The Highland branch was formed in 1903. One of its founder members, Alexander Grant (also known as 'Battan') was leader of the society right up until his death in 1942, a period of almost forty years