The History Of The Timbrel

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from the past..... From humble beginnings, the timbrel is now synonymous with The Army and it started with just one The Timbrel & The Army Having proved how useful musical instruments were in attracting crowds to open air meetings, William Booth, in the War Cry dated 27th March 1880, stated his wish that as many officers and ...

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Salvation Army Firsts

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From the first open-air meeting to the first timbrel used in The Salvation Army. First Open Air Meeting William Booth conducted the first open air meetings in 1865 on the Mile End Waste, East London, opposite the Blind Beggar Public House. The first meeting alone produced more than twenty converts who joined with Booth in support of his ...

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