Monthly Archives: May 2018

Ceroc Surrey: Tea Dance Byfleet Village Hall

By | May 31st, 2018|Articles, Tea Dances|

For details of the Tea Dance image see the acknowledgement below I start my tour of Sunday Tea Dances A few weeks back I posted an article about the growing popularity of Tea Dances (see link below).  The readership and response was quite overwhelming, particularly as more organisations got in touch to ask me to mention [...]

Fresh Weekender: Steve Thomas’ SILC classes

By | May 29th, 2018|Classes and Workshops, SILC and Blues, Weekenders|

My SILC Journey prior to Fresh Before I start my review of Steve's SILC classes, I want to tell you a little about my own struggle with this new style of dancing.  I suspect that my attempts to grasp this smooth slotted style will resonate with many readers.  I also hope it will offer some comfort to any [...]

Ceroc Surrey: Soul Night, Potters International Hotel, Aldershot

By | May 24th, 2018|Freestyle Reviews, Motown|

I'm always looking out for Soul nights I'm a great lover of Motown and Soul music from the late '60s, and have unashamedly used my blog to promote it.  My radar is constantly scanning Facebook for Soul Nights, and as a result I've had some great nights reliving the dance halls of my youth. The first, [...]

Fresh Weekender: Jo Hart’s Blues Room Toolkit classes

By | May 18th, 2018|SILC and Blues, Weekenders|

Weekenders are an opportunity to try something new One of the features of all Weekenders is the provision of workshops and lessons.  Nicola had put on a comprehensive programme of classes offering everyone an opportunity to try something new.  In amongst the programme was a series of four classes labelled as Blues Room Toolkits to [...]

The Ceroc Champs 2018: Part 2

By | May 15th, 2018|Articles|

My first time at The Champs Last Sunday I made my first visit to The Watford Colosseum for the annual Ceroc Champs.  During the day I posted updates on my Modern Jive Dancer Facebook Page.  This review is built around those live postings.  In Part 1 I dealt with the day up to the finals.  [...]

More Tea Dances than I had realised

By | May 14th, 2018|Articles, Tea Dances|

For details of the Tea Dance image see the acknowledgement below It seems that I under-estimated the coverage of Tea Dances A few weeks back, prompted by a visit to Ceroc Beds & Bucks Te Amo, I wrote an article about the growing popularity of Sunday afternoon Tea Dances.  In my article I included a few [...]

Fresh weekender: Nicola di Folco and Sheena Assiph DJ Sets

By | May 10th, 2018|Freestyle Reviews, Weekenders|

Nicola puts together a Top DJ Team To really enjoy your dancing you need fabulous music and Ceroc Perth’s Fresh Weekender had it from the word go. In her preparations for ‘Fresh’ Nicola put together a top team of DJs to provide music for two main room late night sessions, a chilled second room and [...]

The Ceroc Champs 2018: Part 1

By | May 9th, 2018|Articles|

The Ceroc Champs 2018 Part 2 is now on line My first visit to the The Champs Last Saturday I got to make my first ever trip to The Ceroc Champs, billed as the top date in the Ceroc calendar.  I was there to support some of my dance friends from Ceroc Heaven in The East Midlands. [...]

20 Things we Love about Ceroc Perth’s Fresh Weekender

By | May 3rd, 2018|Articles, Weekenders|

First ever Ceroc Perth Fresh Weekender I'm just back from a fabulous dance fest in Scotland.  My friend Tel and I were invited up to Ceroc Perth's first ever Weekender in The Salutation Hotel in Perth, and what a weekend it was.  Certainly worth the seven hundred mile round trip from our base in The [...]