Special performances (public appearances)

Scope and Content

Correspondence relating mainly to various events at which members of the Vic-Wells Ballet Company performed, and tours of the ballet company. This includes tour to Cambridge, Oxford and Bournemouth, the Vic-Wells Dance, suggested co-operation with the Ballet Jooss, charity performances (including events for the Royal General Theatrical Fund, Toynbee Hall, Safer Motherhood Appeal, and Children’s Clinic), suggestion of performances at Covent Garden, help provided to the Ballet Club of Liverpool, performance at the W.H. Smith annual staff dinner. Other papers include tables of salaries paid on a tour to dancers and other staff. Correspondents include Lillian Bayliss, Ninette de Valois (letters received and copies of letters sent), Lady Buckmaster, Lady Denman and Lady Diana Cooper.