Ffeil / File 28/12/2/3 - Those Saturday Nights: The Story of Swansea's Tower Ballroom

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Those Saturday Nights: The Story of Swansea's Tower Ballroom


  • 2012-2013 (Creation)

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Material relating to the publication of Those Saturday Nights: The Story of Swansea's Tower Ballroom (2013), a bilingual volume of history and reminiscences about Swansea's famous venue edited by Jen Wilson. The project was funded by the Arts Council of Wales.

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  • English
  • Welsh

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See also Jen Wilson: Talks and presentations: Swansea County Library.
See also Performances, events, festivals and tours: Tower Ballroom Project/Vintage Dance.

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The building situated in the Townhill area of Swansea which had begun life as a cinema in 1937 under the ownership of Oscar Dennis became the Tower Ballroom in August 1958. In the 1970s it served as a bingo hall, but later fell into disuse. On 11 September 1993 the building was destroyed by fire.

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  • Text: Jazz Heritage Wales Archive 28/12/2/3 (Box 35)