Friday, 29 April 2016

#plaque366 Frank Bates Jazz Singer


April 2016 is Music Month on The Daily Constitutional!

A London commemorative plaque for every day in 2016. 


The plaques are selected from all walks of life, and all points of the London compass – and I'm taking requests too!

DROP ME A LINE or leave a comment below if you'd like to nominate a plaque for inclusion in the series




Jazz singer, 19 Hichisson Road, Peckham Rye SE15




The Southern Syncopated Orchestra took London by storm in 1919, comprised of British West African and West Indian musicians alongside Americans. They performed for the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII) at Buckingham Palace as well as the Albert Hall for the 1st anniversary of the Armistice. 


A London Walk costs £10 – £8 concession. To join a London Walk, simply meet your guide at the designated tube station at the appointed time. Details of all London Walks can be found at www.walks.com.









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