Virginia Woolf et al. in London - 28 , month unknown, 1918

from The diary of Virginia Woolf. Vol.1, 1915-1919, page 222:

One night we went to see the Russian dancers; & it was incongruous enough to see what they offered the tolerant good tempered public who had been bellowing like bulls over the efforts of a man to nail a carpet down.

 

Footnote: On 28 November the Woolfs went to the London Coliseum to see Lydia Lopokova and Leonide Massine in 'Carnaval; the Diaghilev Ballet company shared the variety bill with among other items, a recital of popular music, Beatie and Babs in 'Frivolous Fragments', and Will Evans in 'Laying the Carpet'.

cite as

Virginia Woolf, and Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The diary of Virginia Woolf. Vol.1, 1915-1919, volume 1 (Harmondsworth, 1979), p. 222. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1444132009614 accessed: 29 May, 2022

location of experience: London

Listeners

Virginia Woolf
Writer
1882-1941
Leonard Woolf
political theorist, Writer
1880-1969

Listening to

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Variety
Ballet

Experience Information

Date/Time 28 , month unknown, 1918
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Tue, 06 Oct 2015 12:46:50 +0100
Approved on Sat, 19 Dec 2015 15:47:12 +0000