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Eagle Tavern Pleasure Grounds

(1838)

"Up and down the City Road
In and out the Eagle
That's the way the money goes;
Pop goes the Weasel.
"
        - OLD SONG

ROYAL EAGLE CORONATION PLEASURE
GROUNDS AND GRECIAN SALOON
CITY ROAD

PROPRIETOR, Mr. T. ROUSE.- Unrivalled Galas, with brilliant fireworks, and splendid illuminations, and a series of superior amusements, every Monday and Wednesday. To attempt a description of the numerous and varied sources of entertainment at this unrivalled establishment would be vain. Concert in the open air, dancing and vaudeville in the Saloon, set paintings, cosmoramas, fountains, grottos, elegant buildings, arcade, colonnade, grounds, statuary, singing, music, &c.; render it a fairy scene, of which a due estimate can only be formed by inspection. Open every evening. On Thursday a Benefit, for the Laudable Pension Society, Bethnal Green. See bills.
    The whole under the direction of Mr. Raymond. Brilliant Discharge of Fireworks, By the inimitable British Artist Thomas Brock.
    A Band will be stationed in the Temples, To play during the Evening.

Admission 2s.
The Doors will open at Five o'clock.

- Advertisement, 1838.