Freestyle Reviews

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Ceroc Devon: Marldon Village Hall, Torquay

By | September 29th, 2018|Freestyle Reviews|

I get lucky in Devon Last Sunday I got an opportunity to go to a Blues Tea Dance near Exeter in Devon.  That's a long way from my base in Nottingham, so to make my journey worthwhile I searched round Facebook to see if I could find something for the Saturday night.  I got lucky.  [...]

Ceroc Evolution: Cutty Sark, Greenwich – The Ship Part 2

By | August 15th, 2018|Freestyle Reviews|

Featured Image courtesy of Tori Hallett First reflections on a fabulous night It's the morning after the night before, or rather the late morning after the very late night before.  Six of The Dance Gang are sat in the shade outside The Old Brewery pub and restaurant inside the grounds of The Old Royal Naval College [...]

Ceroc Evolution: Cutty Sark, Greenwich – The Ship Part 1

By | August 9th, 2018|Freestyle Reviews|

Featured Image courtesy of Mike Smith This is a stunning setting for a dance We'd been dancing for about half an hour and we thought it timely to take a look around the ship.  We wandered up to the top deck by way of a few staircases.  The view that greeted us was quite stunning.  But [...]

Ceroc Addiction: Perton Civic Centre, Wolverhampton

By | July 26th, 2018|Freestyle Reviews|

Time for a shorter Road Trip This year myself and Tel have been doing some very long distance dance road trips.  For one night of dancing we did a 600 mile round trip to a Ceroc Glasgow party night, and last weekend we clocked up two hundred and fifty miles going to Ceroc Surrey's Woking freestyle.  It was [...]

Ceroc Surrey: HG Wells Centre, Woking

By | July 21st, 2018|Freestyle Reviews|

A chance to go to a Premier venue It seems my second home is now Surrey.  I've always come down regularly to see my best mate Neil,  who lives in Walton on Thames, and my eldest daughter who lives in Shepperton, but my visits have increased since the arrival of my first grandchild. Each time [...]

Ceroc Beds & Bucks: Afternoon Delight at Northchurch

By | June 5th, 2018|Freestyle Reviews, Tea Dances|

For details of the Tea Dance image see the acknowledgement below It's the second leg of The Tea Dance Tour I'm in my car driving down the motorway.  The air con is on full blast, but it's struggling.  Outside its 26 degrees and it's getting warmer as I travel south on the second leg of my [...]

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: 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 [...]

Ceroc Passion: Kettering Corn Market

By | April 27th, 2018|Freestyle Reviews|

A new venue I'm particularly excited about At least a couple of times a month I get to go to a new venue, and there's always a level of added excitement, but last Friday I was particularly excited to be going to Ceroc Passion's Kettering freestyle.  The reason was because of who would be spinning the [...]

Hi5Jive: Mile Oak Community Centre, Tamworth

By | April 3rd, 2018|Freestyle Reviews, Guest Reviews|

My dance friend spreads his wings On Saturday my dance friend Tel, who supplies the blog with lots of his wonderful photographs, decided to spread his wings and try out a new freestyle venue.  A quick look through the listings on UK Jive threw up a new venue.  Tel asked what I thought: I've spotted [...]