28-Feb-2014

     
 

 

 

Welcome to the Ballroom Dancing Page

Looking for Ballroom, Latin or Sequence social dances in the Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Leicestershire area?

Then check the event organisers or venues below.
 

and.....

 a few special dances in

Blackpool, Birstall, Cheam, Cheltenham, Dukinfield, Leatherhead, Retford, Slough and Weldon near Corby.

 


 

 

Andy's DanceTime,  Ann Gibbons Dance,  C & J Sound,

Colin & Kath,  Eddie 'The Collector' Glenda Mary School of Dance,

Karen Chevalier School of Dance,

Lincoln Dancentre,

Ray Needham School of Dancing Regency Dance Centre,

 

 


If you are looking for something else the following could be of interest to you -


Other Dances Ballroom Dance Festivals,

Dancers "Forget-Me-Not" Fund

and


Useful Sites to Visit

 

 

 


Regular Dances

 

 

Andy's DanceTime
01522 881046

Mainly Modern Sequence Dancing with a little Ballroom and Latin (depending on who attends).
Friendly welcome and always a good evening.
Most of the latest competition sequence winning entries are danced as well as the old favourites. 
Andy will throw in a few line dances if asked.

Bracebridge Heath Village Hall, Bracebridge Heath, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN4 2LB
(Behind the Bull Pub)
Usually every alternate Saturday
7:30pm till 10.30pm
Admission £3.00
Refreshments provided




Cranwell Village Hall, Cranwell, Lincolnshire, NG34 8EP
Usually every Wednesday
2:00pm till 4:30pm
Admission £3.00
Refreshments provided




Leasingham Village Hall, Chapel Lane, Leasingham, Lincolnshire, NG34 8LB
Usually every Tuesday
2:00pm till 4:30pm
Admission £3.00
Refreshments provided

Waddington Village Hall, Waddington, Lincolnshire, LN5 9NX
Usually every alternate Saturday
7:30pm till 10.30pm
Admission £3.00
Refreshments provided


 


Call 01522 881046 for details or check Dance in Lincoln website
 

 

Ann Gibbons Dance
01949 843950

Ballroom, Latin with a little Sequence Dancing. Covers all the main Ballroom and Latin dances.
Friendly welcome and an enjoyable evening. 
Will walkthrough steps as a bit of fun. 
Nice venue, the evening is well recommended.

Bottesford VC Hall, Belvoir Road, Bottesford, Leicestershire, NG13 0BG
1st Thursday of the month
8.00pm till 10.00pm
Admission £6.00
Bring own refreshments, tea and coffee is available


 


The Guildhall Arts Centre, St Peter’s Hill, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 6PZ



Stamford Arts Centre, 27 St Mary's Street Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 2DL

Summer and Christmas Balls held at both these venues, normally May/June and December.  Check Anne's site for the latest information.

 


Call 01949 843950 for details or check Ann Gibbons Dance website

 

 

C & J Sound
01664 850133

Sequence Dancing with some Ballroom and Latin. Colin is a popular DJ with a good following.
Loads of the old sequence favourites, will cover many Ballroom and Latin depending on who attends.
Usually throws in a few line dances as well. Friendly and welcoming, highly recommended.

Bottesford VC Hall, Belvoir Road, Bottesford, Leicestershire, NG13 0BG
3rd Sunday of the month
8.00pm till 11.00pm
Admission £5.00
Bring own refreshments, tea and coffee provided





DATES AND TIMES

 

Call 01664 850133 for details 

 


Colin & Cath
0116 2304115

Ballroom and Latin with popular Sequence Dancing.
This is a new dancing venue for us and have not been many times. A good mix of dances with an Argentine thrown in as well.

Glenfield St. Peters Church Hall, Church Road Glenfield, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 8DP
Twice a month on Saturday
8.00pm till 11.00pm
Admission £5.00
Bring own refreshments, tea and coffee provided


Call 0116 2304115 for details

 

 

Eddie 'The Collector' (DJ and host)
01530 260460

Palace Social Dance


The Palace, High Street, Ibstock, Leicestershire LE67 6LH
Regular dances – Ballroom, Latin and Sequence
Friendly welcome at a great venue.
Doors/box office/bar open at 7.00pm
7.30pm till 11.00pm
£5.00 on the door, or tickets from Halls Electrical
Licensed bar



DATES AND TIMES

Call 01530 834845 for details  

 

 

Glenda Mary School of Dance
01332 774560 or 07885 794584

Plays all the sequence favourites and many Ballroom and Latin dances.
Friendly and welcoming, highly recommended.

Grange Hall, Vicarage Lane, Radcliffe-on-Trent, Nottingham NG12 2FB
One Saturday in the month
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bring own refreshments


Whatton Village Hall, Church Street, Whatton, Nottinghamshire, NG13 9EL
One Saturday in the month
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Licensed bar

 

2013 DATES AND TIMES

2014 DATES AND TIMES
 

Call 01332 774560 or 07885 794584 for details
 

 

Karen Chevalier School of Dance
01476 578999

Ballroom, Latin and Sequence Dancing.  Covers all the main Ballroom and Latin - Waltz, Quickstep, Foxtrot, Tango,
Paso Doble, Cha Cha, Rumba, Samba, Jive, Viennese Waltz and a little Argentine Tango if asked. 
Will dance the standard sequence favourites as well as many of the newer ones.  Range of attendees from beginner to improver. 
Some of the venues are very popular and can get a little busy. Highly recommended.

Priory Ruskin Academy, Rushcliffe Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 8ED
Usually every Friday at one of the venues
7:45pm till 10.30pm
Admission £4.50
Refreshments not provided

The Grantham Meres Leisure Centre, Trent Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire
Usually every Friday at one of the venues
7:45pm till 10.30pm
Admission £4.50
Refreshments not provided


Waltham Village Hall, Goadby Road, Waltham on the Wolds, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 4AG
Usually every Friday at one of the venues
7:45pm till 10.30pm
Admission £4.50
Refreshments provided




Wellingore Memorial Hall, West Street, Wellingore, Lincolnshire, LN5 0JA
Usually every Friday at one of the venues
7:45pm till 10.30pm
Admission £4.50
Refreshments provided



DATES AND TIMES


Call 01476 578999 for details or check Chevalier School of Dance website

 

 

Lincoln Dancentre
01522 688676 or 07513 024992

Special Saturday Night Dance

A fun social evening of the usual favourite Ballroom, Latin & Sequence Dances.
Need to bring your own food and drink.
Squash and water are provided along with tea/coffee and biscuits at half time interval free of charge.

Lincoln City Football Ground (Underneath Co-op stand), Sincil Bank, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN5 8LD
Usually last Saturday in the month
7:30pm till 10.30pm
Admission £4.50


DATES AND TIMES


Call 01522 688676 or 07513 024992 for details or check Lincoln Dancentre website

 

 

Ray Needham School of Dancing
07973 939378 and 0115 8411779


Ballroom, Latin and Sequence Dancing. Popular teacher/DJ with a good following.
Haven't personally attended these venues, but others we have that are hosted by Ray have been fun and entertaining.

Bestwood Miners Welfare, Park Road, Bestwood Village, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG6 8TQ
Monday, 50/50 Social
8.00pm to 10.30 pm

Mapperly Plains Social Club, Plains Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG3 5RH
Tuesday, Afternoon Tea Dance
1.30pm to 4.00 pm

Tuesday, 50/50 Social
8.00pm to 10.30 pm

Basford Miners Social Club, Nuthall Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 6AU
Thursday, 50/50 Social
8.00pm to 10.00 pm

Call 07973 939378 and 0115 8411779 for details or check the Ray Needham website

 
 

Regency Dance Centre
01623 552737 or 07947 813328

Excellent venue which deserves everyone's support, highly recommended.

Regency Ballroom, Market Place, Sutton-In-Ashfield, NG17 1AQ
Most Fridays – Ballroom and Latin-American Practice Night
Bar provided
8.00pm till 10.30pm
Admission £4.50
Licensed bar






Call 01623 552737 or 07947 813328 for details or check the Regency Dance Centre website

 

 

 

 



Dancers "Forget-Me-Not" Fund

 

 

Dancers "Forget-Me-Not" Fund

The Dancers Forget-Me-Not Fund is a charity for social and competitive dancers. If a dancer has a stay in hospital, let them know and they will send a gift.

The Fund hold an annual Forget-Me-Not Ball (usually in Slough). There's usually competitions to watch, competitions to take part in, a star cabaret, as well as general dancing.

Contact Georgina Cairncross (Hon Treasurer) on 0208 8506069 for more information.

Read more about the fund

 


Annual Ball 2014

Saturday 3rd May 2014

Dorking Halls, Dorking
7.30pm to 11.30pm
£xx in advance or on the door.

 

DETAILS

 

 


Other Dances

Ballroom, Latin or Sequence social dances or one off events
 

 


 
 

DanceFx
07810 171648

Modern Jive (influences from Salsa, Rock and Roll etc). Not really our scene but loads of fun. 
If you like Salsa then you will really enjoy Modern Jive.

Call 07810 171648 for details or check DanceFx website


 

 

Dance the Night Away

8pm till 11pm


Weldon Village Hall Bridge Street, Weldon Near Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 3HR


Ballroom, sequence, latin, jive, come along and enjoy a good night out. Open to all.
Bring your own drinks and nibbles. Come and join us and bring your friends.

£5.00 on the door.

No contact details, check the AreYouDancing website for more information.
 

 


Dance Options
Lynn 020 8642 2828 or 07732 983069

Strictly Social Dance

Dance Options, 8-12 Ewell Road, Cheam, Surrey, SM3 8BU
One Sunday every month – Ballroom and Latin
Lovely floor to dance on at a new social dance.
8.00pm till 10.30pm
Admission £6.30
Refreshments not provided




Call 020 8642 2828 or 07732 983069 for details or check the Dance Options website  

 

 

Luna y Molino
01636 646825

Authentic Argentine Tango, both traditional tango and neo-tango.

Various venues in Nottingham and Derby

 

Call 01636 646825 for details, e-mail: info@lunaymolino.co.uk or check Luna y Molino website

 


The Princess Ballroom
01924 448641

Market Street, Birstall, West Yorkshire, WF17 9EN

Dance and Anniversary Ball leaflet

 Call 01924 448641 for details or check the Princess Ballroom website and Facebook page

 

 

 

 



Ballroom Dance Festivals

Festivals of Ballroom and Latin dancing or special events - all over the place

 

 

 

Cheltenham Ballroom & Latin Dance Festival
0844 576 2210

Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham, GL50 1QA

Dancing, Cabaret and Lectures

August 2014

www.cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk

DETAILS

Call 0844 576 2210 for details or check the Cheltenham Town Hall website 

 

 

Donnahey's Weekend Dance Breaks
2014

Run by Donnahey's

info@donaheys.co.uk

Dukinfield Town Hall, King Street, Dukinfield, Cheshire, SK16 4LA
8.00pm to 12.00am

Nothing planned but previous events have starred "Anton Du Beke & Erin Boag" and "James & Ola Jordan"


Call for details or check the Donnahey website

 


Phil Hurst Autumn Dance 2013
01942 375931 or 07872 146896


Saturday 12th April 2014

Blackpool Tower Ballroom
7.30pm to Midnight
Tickets £xx in Advance


DETAILS

Call 01942 375931 or 07872 146896 for details or check Hurst Dance Studios or the Blackpool Tower websites
 

 
 
 

USEFUL SITES

 


 

Wheelchair Dancing Information - Information regarding wheelchair dancing a sport that continues to grow in popularity around the world - (Published 2013-04-29). - Source: Disabled World News

 

 

Looking for more places to try out your dancing?

Are You Dancing     Are You Dancing

 

For places to dance in Leicestershire/Midlands

Frank's Dance Diary

   
Schools, venues and events

     Strictly Ballroom and Latin

 

Useful site about Sequence dancing

Sequence Dance UK

   
Ballroom classes and events

UK Ballroom

 

 
 

You could also check out these Facebook groups

DanceTalk

Dancers' Forget Me Not Fund

 

 

  The information is as up to date as possible, but you are strongly advised to contact the organiser before attending.

Know of any other social dances or dancing?  Drop the postmaster an e-mail at info@ballroomdancing.me.uk  

 

     

This site was last updated 28-Feb-2014