The Impact of Jazz: Dancing and Nightlife in Interwar Britain
Part of EFG London Jazz Festival
Find out how jazz transformed London’s nightlife in this talk, part of a study day packed with enlightening talks and discussions, as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival.
University of Liverpool's Head of Music Professor Catherine Tackley presents a day of discussions on how the arrival of jazz impacted Britain in the 1920s and 30s, from art and design to everyday domestic life. Pop in for one session, or for the whole day.
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.