23 October 2017 – Blackpool Dance Festival

The Adult Sequence Dance Festival will once again immediately follow the Children’s Dance Festival on Saturday 21st October.

If you are a Modern Sequence Dancer or Dance Teacher why not come along to Blackpool and enjoy dancing at one of the countries finest venues, the Empress Ballroom. Music will be provided throughout the festival by keyboard player Elizabeth Harrison.

During the 3 day festival you will see some of the UK’s finest young competitors taking part in the British Sequence Dance Championships.

Whether you come for one day, or all three days, you will be guaranteed first class Modern Sequence Dancing with some of the countries leading MC’s.

Your afternoon MC’s will be: Sunday, TBA,  2. pm, Monday, TBA 2 pm  and Tuesday, TBA 2.15 pm . Afternoon Tea Dance tickets are only £3 each.

Your evening MC’s from 6.30 pm will be:

Sunday– TBA
Monday– TBA
Tuesday– TBA

The Inventive Dance Competition takes place on Monday and you will have the opportunity to be one of the first to learn the new dances direct from the winners during one of Tuesdays teaching sessions.

www.blackpooldancefestival.com

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Venue: Empress Ballroom, Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Doors open:  10 am

Competition starts: 10.30 am

Finish time approx: midnight

Times Subject To Change

Admission: available to all

Ticket Information:
£23 Daily Ticket no seat per person

£47 Season Ticket no seat (3 days) per person
Reserved Seating – additional charge applies
All can be purchased from Dance Festival Office prior to the Festival commencing then from the Winter Gardens Box Office during the Festival.

Contact: Contact the Dance Festival office for ticket application forms, advance group bookings and competition entry forms on 01253 625252 or download them from the website when available.

Teaching of new dances: following day. Professionals from 11 am. General Public from 1 pm

Food Available: small café within the building

Parking:
pay per hour

2016 Winners

Classical Section : Taittinger Tango

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Duncan and Hannah Trever

Music: Bryan Smith & His Orchestra. Old Time and Sequence Favourites CDTS016 Track 24 Blue Tango

Latin Section : Meadowfield Mambo

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Ellen Harrison and Kelly Sloan

Music: Richard Keeling – Imagine – Track 21 Do You Remember

Modern Section : Wisconsin Waltz

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Robert and Louise Aldred

Music: Snow. Empress Orchestra

 

2015 Winners

Classical Section : Houston Tango

Arranged by Robert and Louise Aldred

Latin Section : Crystal Samba

Arranged by Stuart Perry and Beverly Howard

Stuart and Bev Crystal Samba

Modern Section : Waltz Amabile

Arranged by Ian and Leah Hardaker

2014 Winners

Classical Sequence

Red Spinel Saunter

Red Spinel Saunter

arranged by Stuart Perry and Beverly Howard

Latin Sequence

Rumba Missouri

Rumba Missouri

arranged by Robert and Louise Aldred

Modern Sequence

Fantasy Foxtrot

Fantasy Foxtrot

arranged by Andrew Davies and Clare Rushby

 

 

 

2013 Winners:

Classical Sequence

Tango Arizona

Robert and Louise Aldred

Tango-Arizona

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Latin Sequence

Gemini Rumba

Lee Dudman and Linda Dudman

Gemini-Rumba

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Modern Sequence

California Foxtrot

Robert and Louise Aldred

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