Tag Archives: The Dome

On This Day 1917: Picturedome screenings of convalescent Colonials doing gymnastic exercises at Shoreham Camp

The Dome Electric Theatre had a successful line-up that week including a new episode of soldiers’ favourite, “The Laughing Mask”. The following week the schedule was to feature a Triangle exclusive and a Pathé Gazette reel showing  convalescent Colonials doing gymnastic exercises at Shoreham Camp.

1911 Postcard. Courtesy of Worthing Museum and Art Gallery.
1911 Postcard. Courtesy of Worthing Museum and Art Gallery.

 

Check out the full story in the Worthing Gazette:

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(Worthing Gazette, 25/04/1915)
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On This Day 1916: More Rink hockey at the dome!

An exciting hockey match at Brighton Dome between one of the Nolfolk Battalions stationed at Shoreham camp and The Dome.

It was a vigorous match with a score of 3 all by half time. But the tables were turned in the second half by an outstanding further 3 goals from the Dome civilians who won the match 6 to 3.

1909 Postcard. Courtesy of Worthing Museum and Art Gallery
1909 Postcard. Courtesy of Worthing Museum and Art Gallery

Check out the full story in the Worthing Gazette:

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(Worthing Gazette, 19/04/1915)
West Sussex County Council Library Service www.westsussexpast.org.uk