Monthly Archives: June 2017

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Ceroc Cambs (formally Ceroc Central): Spirella Building, Letchworth

By | June 29th, 2017|Freestyle Reviews|

A beautiful ballroom in an historic building As I go on my dance travels I come across some beautiful dance halls - the one inside the Spirella Building is one. This Grade II listed building was created for the famous Spirella corset company in 1920. The company eventually collapsed and the building fell in to [...]

Southport Weekender – Tim Sant Set

By | June 27th, 2017|Modern Jive DJs, Weekenders|

It's late on Sunday night and you can still feel The Southport Vibe I took the snapshot above at about twenty minutes past midnight on Sunday night. Across the nation most people are long tucked up in bed, but The Thunderball Room is packed and rockin'. To the right of the stage you can see [...]

Southport Weekender – Double Trouble Class

By | June 25th, 2017|Weekenders|

If life's for living - get in to trouble now and again Excuse me while I get a bit philosophical. Life's for living right! So let's live it up and have some fun. Of course you can get your kicks in lots of different ways. Happily, for society's sake, most people stay on the straight [...]

Southport Weekender – Simply Slotted Class

By | June 22nd, 2017|Weekenders|

At last a lesson that helps me with The Slot Regular readers of the 'Quick Steps' section will know of my battle with The Slot. It seems that I'm a bit last century by dancing in The Round, so when the Southport Scorch class programme came out, I was really excited to see a lesson [...]

Southport Weekender – Motown & Northern Soul

By | June 16th, 2017|Modern Jive DJs, Motown, Weekenders|

Another first for Southport Back in February, Southport had its first ever Motown Freestyle session. It kicked off the proceedings in the Cyclone Room at 9:00 on the Friday night and was one of my Southport highlights. Chris Uren was on the decks that night, and at the end he was at pains to ask [...]

Southport Weekender – Angels at Play

By | June 15th, 2017|Weekenders|

The Ceroc Heaven Angels gather on Friday night Ceroc Heaven bring one of the largest groups to Southport, made up of their loyal followers from classes, in Nottingham, Sheffield, Doncaster and Lincoln, plus a whole lot of friends from Leicester. It is quite a gathering, and The Angels take up a large part of the [...]

Another Great Ceroc Southport Diary

By | June 14th, 2017|Uncategorized, Weekenders|

The Official Ceroc Scorch 2017 Facebook Page Hopefully my own Southport Diary conveyed just how much fun the Ceroc Southport June Weekender was, but there's another account that looked at the weekend from a different and very interesting angle. I'm ashamed to say, that I only learnt about the Official Ceroc Scorch Facebook page on [...]

Quick Steps: Quick Notes

By | June 10th, 2017|Quick Steps|

Let's get it on at The Summer Prom Tomorrow it's the Ceroc Heaven Sumer Prom. 6 hours of dancing with a choice of 12 hours of music. I'll be starting out in the School Hall (The second room) to indulge myself in two hours of Motown and Soul. Then its in to the School gym [...]

My June Southport Ceroc Weekender Diary

By | June 9th, 2017|Weekenders|

Monday 12 June 7:00 pm Normal service will be resumed That's the last entry for June's Southport Diary. I'll be posting an edited version sometime next week, when I also hope to start publishing some of my featured reviews. I've had great fun writing the diary, and I hope it's given anyone, who has yet [...]

Quick Steps: Quick Notes

By | June 7th, 2017|Quick Steps|

Good dance shoes make all the difference I must have been dancing over two years before I bought my first proper pair of dance shoes, and what a difference it made. I'd recommend that all the guys think about investing in a really good pair. Most quality dance shoes have a suede sole that makes [...]