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.
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- Dance Holidays are back! - We are pleased to announce our dance holidays are back. We have a limited programme at the moment until we establish the demand for dance breaks going forward. If you are interested in joining us on a future dance holiday, but you cannot see our regular venues listed, please contact Steven or Helen on 0795 […]
- IDTA Inventive Dance Competition winners - The IDTA Inventive Dance Competition was held online on Saturday 3rd July 2021. Classical Winner – Wellington Waltz, arranged by Colin and Karen Brewer. Modern Winner – Florentine Foxtrot, arranged by Tom Dexter. Latin Winner – Jenian Jive, arranged by Guy Briggs.
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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.
- 17 January 2021 – Northern Counties Dance Teachers Association ONLINE EVENT
- 21 February 2021 – West of Britain ONLINE EVENT
- CANCELLED- Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing
- 14-17 April 2022 – North of Britain
- 2nd May 2021 – Allied Dancing Association ONLINE EVENT
- CANCELLED – British Association of Teachers of Dancing
- 3rd July – International Dance Teachers Association – ONLINE EVENT
- 8th August 2021 – British Dance Council ONLINE EVENT
- CANCELLED- Associated Board of Dance
- CANCELLED – National Association of Teachers of Dancing
- Date to be confirmed – Blackpool Dance Festival
- Date to be confirmed – Ada Unsworth Memorial Event
- Date to be confirmed – United Kingdom Alliance