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New Dance Classes for Adults

We have 4 new classes starting soon for adults with little or no dance experience. For more information click the images below. We have classes starting in Wrea Green, Kirkham and Lytham in various dance styles including Argentine Tango, Modern Jive, Ballroom & Latin and Hip Hop. Come and join in the fun whilst learning something new and getting some exercise. For more information or to book your place call or text Estelle on 07920 408858, complete the form below or visit our website.

Busy start to 2016

Our dancers have enjoyed a very busy start to the year including two Ballroom and Latin competitions, a Street dance competition, Medal presentation evening with professional dance demonstration, trip to  Blackpool Tower Ballroom and most recently the ‘Top Hat’ performance at the Opera House which was amazing. We are very proud of all our dancers who have worked hard to improve their dancing and who get involved with our events. You can see pictures of all of these events and more on the dance school instagram page.

IMG_9792IMG_9566We have recently updated the dance school web site with details of all planned events for 2016. Click here to check out our action packed calender. If you require more information on any of our events then please dont hesitate to contact us. We also welcome any feedback which can be used to help develop and improve our dance classes and events. Just fill out the contact form below with your ideas and suggestions. 

All of our adult pupils, including our beginners and improver’s, are welcome to join us for a social dance on Saturday the 7th May starting at 8pm and we have all of our Medal Tests on Sunday the 8th May. Our Social dances are very relaxed, just bring your dance shoes and your own favourite drinks and nibbles. Its an ideal opportunity to practice all those steps you’ve been working hard to master.

 

Social Dance this Saturday Evening at Kirkham

Kirkham Dance will be hosting a social dance this Saturday evening 6th February at Kirkham Community Centre. A mix of Ballroom, Latin and Sequence dancing. Feel free to bring your own drinks etc. For directions and contact details click here. We will be hosting more social dances on the following dates.

  • SATURDAY 6TH FEBRUARY, ADULTS SOCIAL DANCE, 8PM  START
  • SATURDAY  13TH FEBRUARY, ADULTS, ST.VALENTINES  DANCE 8PM START, (BALLROOM / LATIN/SEQUENCE)
  • SATURDAY 12TH  MARCH, SOCIAL EVENING ADULT 8PM START (BALLROOM/LATIN/SEQUENCE)
  • SUNDAY 13TH MARCH, BLACKPOOL TOWER SOCIAL DANCE

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Looking Forward to Dancing in 2016

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Happy 2016!

Friends and pupils of the dance school welcomed in the New Year in style with Ballroom, Latin and Sequence dancing, buffet, quiz and raffle. Check out the slide show above. Thanks to everyone who supported this event and we wish all friends and pupils of our dance school a happy and healthy New Year. 2015 was a fantastic year with lots of well supported events. Lets make 2016 even better. Check out some of the events we enjoyed in 2015… click this link.. Dance Events 2015 pdf Check out what we have planned for 2016 click here.

Beginners

If you’ve never danced before or you have just started to learn make 2016 the year you discover the wonderful and rewarding experience of dancing. There’s no better way to stay fit and healthy without feeling like you’ve exercised at all!  We have adult beginners classes running on both Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. Check out our website www.kirkhamdance.com for more information.

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The ‘beginners’ class of October 2015. In 10 weeks these pupils have learnt to Jive, Waltz, Cha Cha Cha, Rumba and Quickstep. Very well done to you all. We are looking forward to taking your dancing to the next level in 2016!

Improvers

If you have some experience of dancing make 2016 the year you take your dancing to the next level. This might be for example, having some private lessons to get to grips with the Foxtrot, taking a medal test for the first time or entering a dance competition! What ever your dancing goals might be we are here to help you achieve them. Estelle, Elisabeth, Michael or Jonathan will be pleased to have a chat and discuss your requirements.  Our teacher team is committed to help you make your dancing experience as good as it can be. Our adult intermediate level class is held on a Wednesday evening. For adults who wish to compete then special workshops and private coaching sessions are available.

Sequence Dance

For those of you who enjoy Sequence dancing then we have a class which focuses solely on learning sequence dances on a Thursday Evening. Learning popular sequence dances is very useful as you are exposed to all the rhythms of the Ballroom and Latin dances and many social events are often a 50/50 mix of Ballroom / Latin and Sequences dances.

Social Dances

Looking ahead, we will be hosting many more social events (including trips to the world famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom), and more regular Saturday night social dances for Ballroom & Latin and Sequence dancing. These social dances really help develop your dancing and confidence and are a great opportunity to get to know your fellow pupils better. Check out our events page on our web site http://www.kirkhamdance.com for dates and times.

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New Year Eve Adult Dance Party

Our New Years Eve dance starts at 8pm on Thursday the 31st December. Celebrate with friends and dance your way into the new year. Music will be a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Sequence.

Adult Social Dance This Saturday

Get of the couch and away from the goggle box and enjoy an evening of dancing and socialising with fellow pupils this Saturday the 12th September. Practice your Ballroom and Latin dances on our large dance floor at Kirkham Community Centre. This is an ideal opportunity for our adult competitors to practice their routines prior to the UKA Winter Gardens competition in October. There will also be some sequence dances for those who enjoy this style. Dancing starts at 8:30pm and please feel free to bring your own nibbles and drinks to enjoy between dances. Dress code is relaxed and casual.

PS. Please tell all your friends about our new adult beginner class due to start in October. A great opportunity to learn to dance Ballroom and Latin. So, come on Mums and Dads, enjoy doing something together and give it a go as I am sure you will find that learning to dance is far better than just watching celebrities do it on TV!

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Social Dance Saturday the 18th July

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For our adult pupils an opportunity to practice and socialise. Come along on Saturday the 18th July for Ballroom, Latin and Sequence dancing. Contact Elisabeth or Michael for more information telephone 01995 671067.

Events coming up in May

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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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Adult Social Dance Tonight 8:30pm

IMG_6861Elisabeth and Michael will host a relaxed and informal Easter Dance tonight Saturday the 11th April. Dancing will comprise a mix of Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence dancing. All adult pupils are welcome. Dancing starts at 8:30pm at Kirkham Community Centre. As usual bring your own nibbles and drinks. Looking forward too seeing you there.