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The Edwardian Roller Skating Boom

Our researcher’s database continues to grow in ever more intriguing directions, with scholar’s topics ranging from Gaiety Girls to Anglican aesthetics. Amongst the most fascinating recent additions is the work of independent historian Sean Creighton, whose wide interests cover the composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, the Workers Educational Association and – last but not least – the Edwardian Roller Skating Boom.

In June of this year Sean gave two talks on the Roller Skating Boom, both of which are available to listen to online at The National Archives and the Institute of Historical Research. Get your skates on…