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Wartime ballets

During the intense bombing of London the number of classes at Toynbee Hall dwindled. However,Read More

During the intense bombing of London the number of classes at Toynbee Hall dwindled. However, a number of evening classes flourished. Theadore Wassilief, known as ‘Maestro’, was a former dancer in the Russian Ballet who along with Alice Lascelles founded a new School of Ballet at Toynbee Hall that gave classes four nights a week and put on a number of performances. Toynbee Hall’s wartime motto was ‘There will be classes for all that need them’