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Tower Ballroom Project/Vintage Dance

Material relating to Jazz Heritage Wales's Tower Ballroom Project, which involved the collection of local people's reminiscences, anecdotes, photographs, etc about the Tower Ballroom, Swansea, these to be used in exhibitions at both Jazz Heritage Wales and the Phoenix Centre, Swansea. Together with material relating to performances by the Women in Jazz Allstars Swing Band at a Vintage Dance held 23 March 2012 at Townhill Community Centre, Swansea as part of the Tower Ballroom Project.

Real Swansea Two

Printed copy of Real Swansea Two by Nigel Jenkins, published by Seren Books in 2012, annotated by Nigel Jenkins and inscribed 'NJ's own copy' at front of volume in Nigel Jenkins' hand; together with photocopied sections of the work.

Jenkins, Nigel, 1949-

Workshops for women in swing band, jazz and blues

Material relating to a series of Jazz Heritage Wales/Women in Jazz-run workshops for women musicians and vocalists held at Swansea Metropolitan University's Townhill campus, September 2009 to August 2010, with a view to forming a new swing band; together with material relating to subsequent performances given by the band (known as the Allstars Swing Band) at the 1911 Llanelli Railway Strike Gala Concert, held at Theatr Elli, Llanelli, 7 October 2011, and at a Charity World Music Night held at the Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, 14 October 2011.

Fragments from the Dark: book launch event

Information relating to a book launch event at the Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea, at which Women in Jazz performed. The book in question was titled Fragments from the Dark: Women Writing Home and Self in Wales and the event was organised by Swansea Bay Asylum Seekers Support Group and Swansea Women's Asylum Support Group, with all proceeds distributed to refugee charities.

Real Swansea

Printed copy of Real Swansea by Nigel Jenkins, published by Seren Books in 2008, annotated by Nigel Jenkins and inscribed 'NJ's copy' at front of volume in Nigel Jenkins' hand; together with related material, comprising overview of Real Swansea, printed map of Swansea and surrounding areas (large folder), printed Swansea City Centre Heritage Trail booklet, bibliography, letters and printed emails to Nigel Jenkins and information relating to Swansea taken from an online source.

Jenkins, Nigel, 1949-

Real Swansea: Draft text

Draft text comprising section of Real Swansea by Nigel Jenkins, published by Seren Books in 2008.

Jenkins, Nigel, 1949-

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