Dancing In The 1950s - a Memory of Woking.

Who remembers the good old 1950s in Woking? At this time I was a teenager. I used to go dancing at the Public Hall which was named 'Atlanta'. My girlfriend at that time was a schoolfriend, and we both went to Goldsworth School. Her name was Georgina Burt, and she lived in Horsell. There were a lot of soldiers dancing there at that time. We also went to a dancing club in Brookwood. In my early school days I often went with my friends to the swimming pool. David O'Brian and Terence Glitherow were their names, they also lived in Horsell. David and I always went dancing together. He taught me how to dance. I don't remember the Dance Hall in the Commercial Road. We always had a lovely time dancing to live bands. I am now 72 years old of age, and if you believe it or not, I miss these times very much.


A memory shared by William Patten on Nov 3rd, 2009. Send William Patten a message

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