While the majority of swing dances began in African American communities as vernacular African American dances, some swing era dances, like Balboa, developed outside of these communities.
Somewhat surprisingly, "swing dance" was not commonly used to identify a group of dances until the latter half of the 20th century.
Swing dance is a group of dances that developed with the swing style of jazz music in the 1920s–1940s, with the origins of each dance predating the popular "swing era".
During the swing era, there were hundreds of styles of swing dancing, but those that have survived beyond that era include: Lindy Hop, Balboa, Collegiate Shag, and Charleston.
Next to these is the Community Gallery, where small exhibitions are staged, followed by the magnificent, prize-winning, Millennium Gallery, which provides the perfect home for a diverse programme of temporary exhibitions.
Nantwich Outdoor Brine Pool is believed to be the only inland brine pool in Britain today.
A circular 5km / 3 mile way-marked walk from Nantwich town centre exploring the banks of the River Weaver and the Shropshire Union Canal. The walk starts on the footpath near to the west end of St Mary’s Church and ends back at the Church.
Above it is the Joseph Heler meeting room, which also houses our collection of maps.The modern High Street still contains many other good examples of Elizabethan timber-framed buildings, all of which date from after the fire including the Grade II* listed number 46, which stands opposite the Queen’s Aid House, now Nantwich Bookshop and the Grade I listed Crown Hotel.Holly Holy Day is held in the town centre and on Mill Island in Nantwich The Battle of Nantwich was fought during the First English Civil War, between the Parliamentarians and Royalists, northwest of the town on 25 January 1644.Its modern design includes three dials – one each for the hours, minutes and seconds. To find out more – click here Located in front of St Mary’s Church on the Square the memorial records the names of those who lost their lives in the two world wars. site is cared for by the Nantwich branch of the Cheshire Regiment Association on behalf of a grateful town in memory of a brave American airman who lost his life on 14 January 1944 as he struggled to bring his stricken Thunderbolt plane down away from Nantwich and so avoided causing many deaths. Brown, a 23-year-old New York man, a member of the United States Army Air Force. region=1&map Category=WLK&Ref Num=DC119 Follow the clock dials located in the pavements for this historical walk of the town centre developed by Nantwich Civic Society.