News: Black Dance in Britain from the 1940s to the present

Wednesday 2 October 2013 by Lise Smith

Dance historians Professor Ramsay Burt and Professor Christy Adair have curated a new exhibition called British Dance: Black Routes, 1946-2005 at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool. The exhibition looks at key moments in the story of black dance in Britainm from African and Caribbean dance forms to jazz dance, classical and contemporary.

Black people tend to get missed out of British dance history,“ says Burt “Maybe this exhibition can help rewrite history to include them.Read the full report

British Dance: Black Routes is at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool until 23 March 2014

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