Kirkham Community Centre was packed with proud parents and friends as pupils of the dance school received their awards for dance. During the event guests were treated to various demonstrations performed by pupils in the styles of Ballroom, Latin American and Street Dance. Awards were handed out by the guest of honour Kirkham Town Mayor Councillor Paul Hodgson who was particularly impressed with the waltzing of the very young children. The dance school has developed a strong friendly community over the past 20 years teaching dance in Kirkham and this was obvious on the evening with all ages and abilities receiving awards, joining in and having fun. Kirkham community centre , the home of the dance school is a modern property located to the heart of Kirkham town centre comprising two large rooms the larger hall having a purpose built sprung timber dance floor and outside there are plenty of free parking spaces.
Saturday 9th May The dance school will hold its usual adult social dance on Saturday the 9th May at Kirkham Community Centre. Visit our web site for directions. Bring your own nibbles and drinks and enjoy all your favorite Sequence Ballroom and Latin dances in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. Dancing will start at the usual time of 8:30pm. Dress Code comfy and casual.
Sunday 10th May This is a very special opportunity not to be missed. As part of the schools 20th Birthday celebrations Elisabeth and her team are heading off to the world famous Blackpool Tower ballroom and our pupils are invited to join in the fun. Keep this date free. I will post further information soon including start times and cost etc.
Weekend commencing 16th May For those pupils taking medal tests you have only 3 weeks practice left! Elisabeth will confirm with you exact dates and times for your Medal test. Good Luck!
Blackpool Dance Festival Covering a period of nine days this is by far the largest of all the five Blackpool Festivals. The Festival covers Ballroom and Latin American dancing, incorporating the British Open Championships for Adult Amateur and Professional couples, plus Formation Teams. There are also many trade stands selling dance related clothing, kit , shoes, books, music and more. A great source of inspiration for the enthusiastic dancer. Thus event will be of interest particularly to those involved in the UKA Medal Competitions.
20th Birthday Celebrations More events are planned in June including a circus party. I will post more information on this special event soon. Watch this space!
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This Saturday the 7th March starting at 6pm the school will celebrate the success of it’s pupils. The main event will be the handing out of all the well deserved certificates and prizes. The evening will also include some dance demonstrations by pupils many of which will be dressed in their competition clothes. Contact Elisabeth for more information and to purchase tickets.
On Sunday children under 12 must be at the venue for 8:30am and children over 12 must be at the venue for no later than 11:30am. We have been informed that there are road works which may be disruptive to your journey so please allow extra time to get to the venue ( Wythenshawe Forum M22 5RX.)
Good luck everyone and we look forward to seeing you all ready and raring to go tomorrow morning!