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British Cultural Garden Centennial

British Cultural Garden Centennial
Performances
Cleveland Ohio
June 12, 2016

The British Cultural Garden was dedicated April 14, 1916. It was originally called the Shakespeare Garden. On June 12, 2016 a 100 Year celebration of the British Cultural Garden was held.

Here are some of the performances from the day.

Erin Hogan of the Murphy Irish Dancers

Erin Hogan of the Murphy Irish Dancers


Erin Hogan of the Murphy Irish Dancers introduced the Sir Roger de Coverly Dance, a traditional British country dance that was featured in A Christmas Carol.



Next was a 4 couples dance Cotillion Dance that would be performed in British High Society.



This is a traditional Maypole Dance at the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the British Garden in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.



 Maypole Dance

Maypole Dance

Kenston High school junior Anna Truax sang the 1791 Robert Burns song Flow Gently, Sweet Afton.



Anna Truax

Anna Truax


She then sang the traditional Scottish and British folk song Barbara Allen.



Anna Truax sang the World War II song We'll Meet Again made famous by Vera Lynn.



The Tower City Choir also performed at the ceremony in the British Garden for the Centennial celebration of that garden. This was a barbershop version of the song 'First hello to the last goodbye'.



Tower City Choir

Tower City Choir


2 members of the Cleveland Shakespeare Festival team performed a lively version of the famous balcony scene from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.

Cleveland Shakespeare Festival  team

From the Cleveland Shakespeare Festival


The performance took place in front of the bust of William Shakespeare at the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the British Garden in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.



Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet


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