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How did people of different classes organise their new found leisure in England? Explain.

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(i) For the wealthy Londoners, there was the annual 'London Season' where elite groups could enjoy several cultural events such as the opera and theatre.

(ii) Working classes too had their own means of entertainment. They used to meet in-pubs and enjoy a drink, exchange news and discuss political events.

(iii) The establishment of libraries, museums and art galleries provided entertainment to common people.

(iv) Music halls and later cinema houses became a source of mass entertainment.

(v) Industrial workers spent holidays by the sea shore and enjoyed both sun and the wind which were a great source of entertainment.

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