Twisting the night away. Berkley Square Ball, London 1981. <br />
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During the 1980's the annual charity Berkley Square Ball  was  one of the many highlights of the English social summer season. The garden square in central London was transformed for one night of revelry and serious partying, by the would be, great and the good, but in fact frequented by local estate agents, Sloanes and Rahs and out of town moneyed wanta be's, who were still dancing to Chubby Checkers 1961 smash hit, ‘Let’s Twist Again’ … like we did last summer.<br />
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The  Berkley Square Ball  was dropped from the social calendar in the late 1980s
1980S TWIST DANCE DANCING BERKLEY SQUARE BALL LONDON STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY ENGLAND UK
Twisting the night away. Berkley Square Ball, London 1981.

During the 1980's the annual charity Berkley Square Ball was one of the many highlights of the English social summer season. The garden square in central London was transformed for one night of revelry and serious partying, by the would be, great and the good, but in fact frequented by local estate agents, Sloanes and Rahs and out of town moneyed wanta be's, who were still dancing to Chubby Checkers 1961 smash hit, ‘Let’s Twist Again’ … like we did last summer.

The Berkley Square Ball was dropped from the social calendar in the late 1980s

Filename: BRITISH MIDDLE CLASSES DOING THE FUNKY CHICKEN DANCE AT BERKLEY SQUARE BALL LONDON 1980s .jpeg
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