Ref NoNM/M/5
Alt Ref NoNM/N/2
TitleAnita Heyworth 1917-1927
DateNovember 1917 - December 1927
Extent1 blue album
DescriptionAn alphabetical index book marked as number 19.
Cuttings from newspapers including photographs and reviews of performances by Atkinson, Heyworth and students of Natural Movement, and also news regarding education and the teaching of Natural Movement, competitions and demonstrations.

In this period Heyworth was aged around 11 to 21 years and would have started to dance with Madge Atkinson and under her direction and feature in performances in Manchester.

Topics/venues/performances covered are:
Children's concerts 1917 and 1919; image of pupils of Atkinson at the spring festival of the Women's International league at the Milton Hall, Manchester 1919; performances by Atkinson's school pupils in Manchester 1919-20; performances at the Houldsworth Hall; advertisements for the School of Natural movement and Dancing; image of Atkinson in the Dancing Times 1921; images of dances from the Daily Sketch and the Daily Dispatch 1921; articles regarding the Manchester Opera Festival and 'Faust' 1921; page from the souvenir book sold during the opera week with a feature on Madge Atkinson; reviews of performances at the Houldsworth Hall 1922; images of outdoor exhibition of dancing by Atkinson pupils; images from the Dancing Times by Longworth Cooper of pupils in the Atkinson studio 1922; image of Mollie Suffield; reviews of historical dances; Houldsworth Hall performances 1923; reviews of dancing by Atkinson and pupils at the film "The Pipes of Pan" at the Theatre Royal Cinema 1923; images of pupils in open-air performances; Whitworth Hall, Manchester 1923; articles from 1924 'slum child dancers' and the 'Revivial of the Greek Dance' at the Dancers Circle Dinner; images and article about Blackpool Dance Festival; several images from the Dancing Times of Atkinson and Suffield pupils; article 'The Art of Madge Atkinson a wonderful teacher of children 1924; article mentioning influence of Dalcroze on Atkinson; images of Atkinson and pupil on the Devonshire coast 1925; Delphi and the Dance article by Atkinson and Johnstone 1925; image of Atkinson and Heyworth taken by Ruth Heyworth for a holiday photograph competition; Manchester Opera Festival 1925; Atkinson-Suffield dancers appearance with the Hallé Orchestra; The Art of Movement article in Town and Country News 1925; Sunshine Matinee 1925; Blackpool Dance Festival 1926 with images by Longworth Cooper; image of children of the Ancoats Holiday School; matinee of dance at the Opera House 1926; article from the Ball Room 'Blending Nature & Art in "Natural Dancing"' 1926; Clef Club concert 1927; Blackpool Dance Festival 1927 with Longworth Cooper images; article 'Dance, Melody and Rhythm' regarding Atkinson's production at the Opera House 1927; image of "The Captive Maid" by Longworth Cooper.
FormatNewspaper Cuttings
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
DS/UK/P1348Heyworth; Anita Elizabeth M (1906-1991)1906-1991
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