• Ian Willis deposited The Enduring Face of the Camden Showgirl in the group Group logo of Place StudiesPlace Studies on Humanities Commons 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    The Camden Miss Showgirl competition is, in many ways, an anachronism from the past. It has survived for 49 years under the onslaught of feminism, post-modernism, globalization and urbanisation. A worthy feat indeed.
    The competition is still popular, and the local press is always a strong supporter. The 2010 Camden Showgirl competition attracted seven young women. So what has been the continuing appeal of the competition?