Great Britain

A Dance, A Medal and a Mystery Text

Well, that was fun; Tom contacted me asking whether I had any information about the medal and the note in the picture below. I dug into my research for Ballroomicons  and was able to…


The British Dance Council (BDC) Story

Submitted to DanceArchives by Bryan Allen The first move to rationalize the world of social dance was on May 12th 1920 when the British Dancing Times magazine held an “Informal Conference” of teachers…

Lorraine & Wally in Action

A clip of a typical Rumba British style from 1963

The Latin dances reached Europe during and after WW II. Excerpt from BALLROOM ICONS: “England, beset with etiquette, tenets and rules of conduct, and the U.S., the land of freedom of expression, each…

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