Fri 10 - Sun 19 November 2017
The Impact of Jazz: Britain in the '20s and '30s: Dancing and Nightlife in interwar Britain
LONDON Southbank Centre / Level 5 Function Room
Part of a study day packed with enlightening talks and discussions on the historic impact of Jazz.
Dr James Nott (University of St. Andrews) and Professor Theresa Buckland (University of Roehampton) explore the explosion in Britain’s nightlife after the First World War, in which jazz formed an accompaniment to innovative styles of social dance in newly constructed venues.