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Matlock: Smedley's Christmas Banquet Menu, 1928
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The Front Cover, 1928.


This Banquet Menu belonged to a former employee of Smedley's Hydro, Nurse Wood.


Inside the outer card cover was a folded programme, printed on paper.

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Harry Douglas, the hotel's Manager, gave many Organ Recitals


Dining Room before 1914. Includes the 1900 Banquet menu


In the Vernon Lamb Archive:


Staff with celebration cakes
 

Menu 1928
The 1928 title page (above, right)



Menu 1928
The 1928 programme of the music and the menu are in the centrefold.

 
 

 



The final page, inside the back cover, contained a seasonal greeting and a picture of the hydro.
The menu was produced for the hydro by Bunney's Ltd. of Liverpool.


There was no accompanying wine list in 1928
but by this time those guests who wanted to consume alcohol were able to send out for wine from local off licences.

 

Smedley menu 1928 © Malcolm Reynard, from his personal collection.
Intended for personal use only.