The Impact of Jazz: Britain in the '20s and '30s: British literature, art and design in the jazz age

LONDON Southbank Centre / Level 5 Function Room
Belvedere Road


Part of a study day packed with enlightening talks and discussions on the historic impact of Jazz. 

The impact of jazz was not just confined to musicians and musical entertainment – it had a profound impact on writers and artists including Evelyn Waugh, J. B. Priestley, C. R. W. Nevinson and Edward Burra. In this session Professor Robert Lawson-Peebles (University of Exeter) and a guest speaker from The Arts Society explore the influence of jazz on British literature, art and design.