Welcome to Modern Sequence Dancing World
Steven Shaw and Helen Blackburn bring you details of all the latest ‘winning’ sequence dances and information about where and when local and national events are happening around the UK.
Based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, Steven and Helen are qualified dance teachers and successful Inventive Dance Competitors. They have been encouraging couples to take to the dance floor and enjoy sequence dancing for many years.
Both are championship adjudicators and are available for lectures and tuition at all levels. If you would like more information contact them direct on 0113 273 6885.
There will be a Modern Sequence dance on Saturday 4th October 2014 (the night before the Butlins Inventive Dance Competition) at the Hermitage Leisure Centre, Whitwick. MC’s include, Steven Shaw and Helen Blackburn, Stuart Perry and Beverly Howard, Ellen Harrison and Kelly Sloan. Tickets will be limited and cost £4 in advance, or £5 on the door, […]
Our latest dance holiday SOLD OUT in just 7 days. Thank you to everyone who has supported us. 12-16 July 2015, Celtic Royal Hotel, Caernarfon. Four nights half board, Modern Sequence Dancing each evening and one morning dance session, with MC’s and organisers, Steven Shaw and Helen Blackburn. Only £259 per person, single supplements apply.
The BDC inventive dance winners. Classical sequence, Stonebridge Saunter arranged by Ian and Leah Hardaker. Latin winner, Rumba Gold arranged by Andrew Davies and Clare Rushby. Modern Winner, Xander Quickstep arranged by Neil and Lesley Marshall.
Inventive Dance Competitions are held throughout the year to find new Modern Sequence Dances for you to learn. Below is a list of dance competitions which are open to the general public. At some events your entry ticket will include the opportunity to learn the winning dances within a few hours of them being released. Other events teach the new dances the following day, so if unsure please check with the competition organiser before attending. Further information regarding who to contact, ticket availability and venues are available by clicking on the specific competition event below. The results of each competition will be posted on this site following the event.12 January 2014 – Northern Counties Dance Teachers Association
16 February 2014 – Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing
16 March 2014 – National Association of Teachers of Dancing
30 March 2014 – Butlins Southern
18 April 2014 – Southport Sequence Easter Festival
4 May 2014 – Allied Dancing Association
1 June 2014 – United Kingdom Alliance
22 June 2014 – British Association of Teachers of Dancing
5 July 2014 – International Dance Teachers Association
3 August 2014 – British Dance Council
13 September 2014 – International Sequence Dance Circle
5 October 2014 – Butlins Northern
20 October 2014 – Blackpool Dance Festival
2 November 2014 – Ada Unsworth Event