Regent Hall

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The Regent Hall is a Salvation Army centre on London's Oxford Street. It is one of the oldest centres in London [cite news |title=An Army To Be Saved |url=http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,942407,00.html |work=Time |date=1971-01-04 |accessdate=2008-06-06 ] having been founded by the founder of the army, William Booth in 1882.cite news |title=Returning 'home' |url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/london/content/articles/2004/08/17/salvation_army_feature.shtml |work=BBC |date= |accessdate=2008-06-06 ] The church is known across the world as the "Rink", because it was formerly a skating rink.

The hall is known for its music, both for its own brass band which tours internationally, [cite news |title=KEEPING TIME WITH THE BAND |url=http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=SB&p_theme=sb&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=0EB0472B92F4AED5&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&s_trackval=GooglePM |work=The Sacramento Bee |date=1999-01-05 |accessdate=2008-06-06 ] and as a venue for visiting artists. [cite news |title=Kia ora from London town |url=http://www.nzherald.co.nz/topic/story.cfm?c_id=343&objectid=10480565 |work=The New Zealand Herald |date=2007-12-06 |accessdate=2008-06-06 ]

The present officers are Major John and Major Anne Read. [cite news |title=Salvation Army U.K. National Congress Sees Revival of the Christ-Centred Body |url=http://www.christiantoday.com/article/salvation.army.uk.national.congress.sees.revival.of.the.christ.centered.body/4682.htm |work=Christian Today |date=2005-12-03 |accessdate=2008-06-06 ]

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External links

* [http://www.regenthall.co.uk The Regent Hall website]
* [http://www.salvationarmy.org.uk Salvation Army in the UK]


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