Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Evangeline Farrer

Letter No.: 
VWL4398
Aug 8 [1946]

The White Gates
Dorking

Dear Evangeline
I hear that you propose to drop the Childrens day - I do beg of you to reconsider this - it will be fatal if we let them drop out for a year - Besides this it will mean that the schools themselves will start a festival without us & we shall lose them altogether - we got on very well in the war years without a competition. The reason given me was that because we now call ourselves LHMC we must have a competition - I can hardly believe that such a pedantic piece of red tape was put forward seriously!
Yrs
R Vaughan Williams

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