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Sunday Tea Dances grow in popularity

By | April 26th, 2018|Articles, Tea Dances|

For details of the Tea Dance image see the acknowledgement below My first ever Tea Dance At the beginning of April I got an opportunity to go to my first ever Tea Dance.  My partner Jo had been asked to demo for Ashley Davis at a Role Reversal class, that ran along side a Smooth Moves class [...]

Ceroc Southport Weekender – The First-timers Story

By | April 5th, 2018|Articles, Weekenders|

Let's not take these vibrant Ceroc Weekenders for granted In February, as I entered The Thunderball Room on the Friday Night, just after ten o'clock, there was a real buzz about the place.  DJ Tim Sant already had a packed dance floor rockin', and it would stay like this until the early hours.  As I looked [...]

Ceroc Southport Weekender – Ceroc Heaven Angels at Play

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

Ceroc's Southport Weekender is more than a Dance Fest The dancing at Southport starts at 3:00 pm on Friday afternoon and doesn't really stop until 6:30 Monday morning.  That's over sixty hours of dance time.  I doubt anyone does the full sixty hours, but I bet myself and my Dance Gang friends were on the dance floor, [...]

Ceroc Southport Weekender – Boudoir Music Taster

By | February 20th, 2018|Articles, Weekenders|

Paul, don't forget The Boudoir I guarantee you that, when it comes to picking my Top Ten Southport highlights the Thunderball Room is going to dominate.  There'll be references to the intense club like vibe on the floor, and try and stop me using the phrase 'The DJ set the floor on fire'.   There'll be plugs for [...]

Southport Ceroc Weekender: Your 10 Must-do List

By | February 13th, 2018|Articles, Weekenders|

Updated for June 2018 We all have our own Southport Must-do List Anyone who's been to a Ceroc Southport Weekender will know that there's so much on offer, and you soon learn you can't do it all.  So when the programme is published on line many people start to make a to-do list.  Even this has [...]

Spread the word about Social Dancing with this video

By | January 28th, 2018|Articles|

Spread the word about Modern Jive with this video Ever wanted to explain the fun you have at Modern Jive to your friends, but can't find the words - then send them the link to this video (see below). The guys at Ceroc Liverpool recently re-tweeted a link to a great video which explains the [...]

Murphy’s Dance Shirts & My battle to stay fresh on the dance floor

By | January 25th, 2018|Articles|

Some of us work up a real sweat Now I have a bit of a reputation on the dance floor, and it has got me in to trouble in the past.  You see I soon work up a sweat.  It's easily done, when you want to dance to every track, and really give everything to those [...]

25 things we ❤️ about Ceroc Southport Weekender

By | January 2nd, 2018|Articles, Weekenders|

Southport is more than just a non-stop dance fest It's not long before Ceroc's Southport again.  I suspect that most people will have sorted out their bookings, but others may be still wondering whether to go.  If you've been to a Southport Weekender before, you don't need me to tell you how fantastic it is. [...]

My Top Picks of The Year: Part 4 DJ Playlists

By | December 17th, 2017|Articles, Modern Jive DJs|

My 2016-17 Modern Jive Highlights It's a year since I started my modern jive blog, and in that time I've danced on average three times a week. I must have visited over fifty different Modern Jive venues and written reviews on most of them. That's a lot of dancing and a lot of writing. With [...]

Modern Jive Dance Tips for Ladies

By | November 13th, 2017|Articles|

Can we have some tips for the ladies please? Back in July I wrote an article giving tips to men who were thinking of making the leap from class nights to freestyles.  It proved to be a very popular article, and from the feedback it would appear the ladies took an interest in it too.  [...]