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ADA Inventive Dance Competition winners

The Aliied Dancing Association Ltd Inventive Dance Competition was held online on Sunday 2nd May 2021. You can download your FREE competitor running order and details of where to watch it online here

Modern Section winner – Tam Tango arranged by Susan Smith

Latin Section winner – Sunchime Samba arranged by Yvonne Lawson

To celebrate the Allied centenary the Sequence Branch committee has produced a short video presentation of all the past Allied inventive dance winners from 1951 to the present day. It will be shown at the start of the online event and also via a link here after the event.

This event is supporting the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation. If you feel able to make a small donation for watching please visit

Special Rates DANCE 2020

We appreciate many of you will be missing dancing and although our group dance holidays are on hold for the moment we want you to have the opportunity to enjoy a staycation at some of our best hotels.

Our ‘Dance’ hotels are unique. With so few hotels around the UK with good ballrooms, they need your support to survive. That’s why Steven and Helen have negotiated special rates for you and your families to take advantage of until our group dance holidays can resume.

As hotels open and are ready to take bookings we will add their details below. All you need to do is call the hotel quoting the reference DANCE2020 in order to receive the special rate. 

Hotels include: 

Bedford Hotel, St Annes – 01253 724636 – now taking bookings for accommodation and Sunday lunches.

Kensington Hotel, Llandudno – 01492 876784 – awaiting Welsh Government

Rendezvous Hotel, Skipton01756 700100 – ask for Elizabeth. 

Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso – 01573 223303 – offering free upgrades subject to availability. 

Please support these hotels. We want to guarantee we have somewhere to dance in the future. If you use other hotels which you feel would like our support please get in touch and we will contact them. Thank you Steven and Helen 

Stay up to date with our NEW Newsletter

Although we are temporarily closed due to the Coronavirus situation we want to keep you up to date with all our latest news and developments. Sign up to our Newsletter and be the first to hear about all our future plans. You will receive an email on signing up asking you to confirm your email address. If you forget to do this, sadly you won’t receive our Newsletter. 

Coronavirus Update

Sadly, Steven and Helen’s dance school is temporarily closed due to the Coronavirus situation, but we are working on plans to reunite with all our dance friends. If you have dance breaks booked with us we will stay in regular contact with you via email, so please ensure our email address is in your contact list. Please keep safe and enjoy the time to relax. If you want to call Helen please do.

2021 Sequence Dance holiday dates for your diary

We know 2020 has been a challenging year, but we also know dancers love to plan ahead. Here are some 2021 Up To Date Sequence dance holidays and Social and Popular Sequence holiday dates for your diary.

We expect 2021 to be a busy year, as people choose to holiday in the UK. Don’t miss out, register your interest today. We will only be taking deposits once things settle, but at least you will be on the list. Contact Steven and Helen for more details and to register your interest. 0113 273 6885

Social and Popular Sequence Dance Holidays

Kensington Hotel, Llandudno 6th-10th July 2020 or 5th-9th July 2021

Bedford Hotel, Lytham St Annes – 20th/21st-24th September 2021 and 24th-27th September 2021.

Modern Up To Date Sequence Dance Holidays

Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso, Scottish Borders – DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

Royal Beach Hotel, Southsea, Portsmouth –  DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

Rendezvous Hotel, Skipton – Twixmas- 27th–30th December 2021 – TO BE CONFIRMED

Athena Royal Beach Hotel, Paphos, Cyprus  – 3rd-17th November 2021. 7, 10, or 14 nights available

Bedford Hotel, Lytham St Annes 3rd-6th December 2021 AVAILABLE


To register or receive more information for any dance holiday contact Steven and Helen 0113 273 6885 


Social Sequence Dance Night and Competition Day – Sunday 5th September 2021


Our Speedwell Rooms event will be held on Sunday 5th September 2021 and from 5.30 pm there will be a 50/50 social sequence dance night with MC’s Steven Shaw and Helen Blackburn. Tickets are only £5 each.

The event also includes open classical/modern sequence dance competitions during the day for children, and adult competitions during the afternoon. Tickets £11 in advance or £13 on the day.

Tickets available now. Call 0113 273 6885 for more information

Speedwell Rooms Sequence Dance Night

Speedwell Rooms 2013

Speedwell Rooms 2013