Carshalton Youth Club dance at the British Legion Hall

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Date Photo Taken 10th October 1953
Area Morden
Copyright 1 Croydon Times
Picture Reference MerMor_​Events_​R_​Z_​77-1
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Notes / History Local youngsters assembled for the Carshalton Youth Club Dance,
British Legion Hall,
Newminster Road, Morden.

For many youngsters, a visit to a live concert, or a dance event provided the opportunity to mix informally with people of their own age.

It is Important to remember that teenagers did not really frequent pubs during this period and it was certainly frowned on for young, lone females to visit such establishments!

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