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Couple Jiving On The Dancefloor At The Afton Dancing Studio 1957

Couple Jiving On The Dancefloor At The Afton Dancing Studio 1957

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Arthur Jeffery and Patricia Phimister.

“Here we are again practicing another throw that we used dancing the rock ‘n’ roll. We danced on the television on a programme for Scottish Television Called ‘Dance party Roof Top’

“We were picked to represent Scotland in London in 1958 at the British Rock ‘n’ Roll Finals. We got down to the final heat of six couples and were placed sixth. There were eighteen couiples from all over Britain in the final” – Arhtur Jeffery [2004]

The Afton Dancing Studio in Niddrie Street was more often the scene of ballroom dancing. It is where Arthur and Pat first met.

Donor number: 0188-002

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