This collection includes 12 posters, 10 photographs, 1 piece of sheet music for six instruments and a small amount of business records and correspondence relating to the dancing and burlesque comedy on skates.
Handby Celeine Collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 2314 NFA0107
- Dates of Creation1932-1939
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description12 posters and a small amount of loose documents and photographs
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
This collection contains a number of items from Variety and Music Halls featuring the skating act of Handby & Celeine. The posters date from 1932 to 1938, and correspondence and contracts from 1938-1939. Handby Celeine were also known as Handby Celeine Trio, The Handby Celeine Four, The Three Skatoris and The Skatoris. They performed in stand-alone comedy, burlesque and skating acts as well as in pantomime. Known addresses in Manchester and London.
Conditions Governing Access
The items are available to view by appointment in the National Fairground Archive reading room.
Other Finding Aids
An item level lists available.
These records were organised and catalogued in 2013 by Arantza Barrutia-Wood
Conditions Governing Use
Copies may be supplied or produced at the discretion of the National Fairground Archive, subject to copyright law and condition of the material.