Ceroc Heaven: New Year’s Eve, Motown & Soul Fix

By | January 9th, 2018|Freestyle Reviews, Motown|

Another Great New Year's Eve Party Night New Year's Eve saw another great party night with Ceroc Heaven at The Freisland School, Sandiacre on the outskirts of Nottingham.  Just as before this was a great night of dancing and celebrations, but as I've reviewed the New Years Eve Party before, I thought I'd do things a [...]

Jive+ Motown MegaMix: The Oxford Academy

By | August 16th, 2017|Freestyle Reviews, Motown|

Three apologies but first a thanks I'll deal with the apologies a little later, but first a big thanks to Emma for putting me on to this wonderful evening of Motown music. Emma, who is a regular at Jive+ events, writes the wonderful blog What about dance. Emma knows I'm a bit of a Motown [...]

Ceroc Heaven Summer Prom: Part 1 Motown & Soul

By | August 1st, 2017|Freestyle Reviews, Motown|

Ceroc Heaven's big night doesn't disappoint Ceroc Heaven's Summer Prom, held at The Friesland School in Sandiacre just outside Nottingham, was a real first. It was the first Ceroc Heaven two room event I could remember that went on until two in the morning, but it had also had an innovative programme that was a [...]

A Blog for Motown Junkies

By | July 6th, 2017|Motown|

Searching for Motown background info When ever I feature a song in my postings I will search the internet for any interesting background information I might be able to use. One of the best sites is not surprisingly Wikipedia. Last week I was searching for information about a Motown track, and Wikipedia was unusually of [...]

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 [...]

Ceroc Beds & Bucks: Buckingham Community Centre

By | April 12th, 2017|Motown|

 A journey worth making It's a three hour round trip from Nottingham to Buckingham - that's a lot of driving just for a dance class you may say. But this is no ordinary dance class. This is a class night run by one of the best Ceroc Franchises in the country and the music promises to [...]

Motown treats coming up at Peterbrough, Buckingham and Derby

By | April 3rd, 2017|Motown|

Another busy night expected at Peterborough Matt got in touch to remind me about the Motown and Soul Night at Ceroc Passion Peterborough on Tuesday Night. I remember having a great time there in October . It was very busy then but it appears that it's become even more popular. One of the reasons, I'm sure, [...]

Southport Weekender – The Motown Freestyle

By | March 2nd, 2017|Freestyle Reviews, Motown, Weekenders|

The Motown Freestyle - Friday Night Of all the dance events, this was the one I was  looking forward to the most. My reasons were two fold. Firstly I love dancing to Motown Music, but more importantly I'd been on a bit of a mission to get more Motown played at freestyles. I'd even thought [...]

Ceroc Passion: Motown & Soul Class Night, Derby

By | December 8th, 2016|Class Nights, Motown|

So excited - I'd been counting the sleeps! Everybody is counting the sleeps until Christmas (well everybody under 10 that is), but I'd been counting the sleeps until Ceroc Passion's Motown & Soul themed class night at The Rolls Royce Pavilion in Derby. Before I go any further let me just say it was better [...]

Gold Soul Motown Night: Rolls Royce, Derby

By | December 6th, 2016|Motown|

If You Love Motown get yourselves over to Derby Gold Soul run Motown and Soul nights across the Midlands and Northern England. Having only been to the ones in Long Eaton, Nottingham and this one at the Rolls Royce Pavilion, Derby I don't really know if the others are as good as this one. I [...]