Our Parlour: H&W Staff Club

“This was something totally different. It was a step into adult life. It appealed to all of us at that age” Barry Pinion

As of the most celebrated and popular pastimes of a generation, dancing has been a mainstay of popular culture for decades. Helen and Mae Q take an in-depth look at a club that is saturated with the traditions of ballroom dancing.

Situated in East Belfast, the Harland & Wolff staff club represents a generation’s enthralment of finding love and friendships on the dance floor. Individuals who have graced the clubs dance floor over the course of 50 years express their love for the past time and how it has helped to shape their lives