This report of the
outing to Almond Dell, travelling by barge on the Union Canal captures the spirit of
Party of 109 travelled on a decorated barge with a couple of violins,
’cello and piano, dances and song.
On the outward journey, there was a solo singing competition with
seven lady competitors, the prize being a 10” x 8” portrait in
carbon of the winner (presented by Mr Balmain).
bachelors won the Tug of War between married and single.
There was music and dancing for 3-4 hrs. on the barge for the