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Southport Splash 2018: Lucky Dip Competition

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

I gaze in wonder at the Ceroc Champs Entrants Back in May I made my first visit to the Ceroc Champs at The Watford Colosseum.  These are open competitions that attract the very best dancers from around the country, and include many of the teachers I'd seen perform in the Cabaret at Southport Weekenders.  What [...]

The Spirit of Southport September 2018 in Ten Top Tracks

By | September 12th, 2018|Music Reviews, My Favourite Tracks, Weekenders|

The Spirit of Southport lies in the music If you had to describe Ceroc's Southport Weekender to someone who had no idea what even Ceroc was, where would you start.  You'd probably begin by telling them that it involved round the clock dancing - it starts at three on Friday afternoon and doesn't stop until six o'clock [...]

Ceroc Southport Weekender: Sept 2018 – Planning my reviews

By | August 26th, 2018|Articles, Weekenders|

I need to plan carefully It's just four more sleeps until September's Ceroc Southport Weekender.  I've just had a weekend completely free of dancing so I'm particularly looking forward to this one.  But that's more reason to plan carefully.  Every time I go I promise myself I won't do too many reviews, and every time I [...]

Ceroc Camber Weekender -This Video Blog is Brilliant

By | August 11th, 2018|Articles, Weekenders|

Blogging is so Last Century Dad A few weeks back I got to spend a Sunday afternoon dancing on the River Thames with Ceroc Evolution.  Before I caught the train back to Nottingham I got to spend some time with my younger daughter, who lives in London.  As always she was interested to know my [...]

Ceroc Escape: The SILC Zone at Southport

By | July 8th, 2018|SILC and Blues, Tea Dances, Weekenders|

For details of the Tea Dance image see the acknowledgement below Is Southport's SILC Zone a Tea Dance? Surely not! The stops on the Tea Dance Tour have one thing in common.  They all take place on a Sunday, and there is 24 hours of Sunday dancing in the SILC Zone.  Another feature of the Tea [...]

The Spirit of Southport June 2018 in Ten Top Tracks

By | June 27th, 2018|My Favourite Tracks, Weekenders|

The Spirit of Southport lies in the music If you had to describe Ceroc's Southport Weekender to someone who had no idea what even Ceroc was, where would you start.  You'd probably begin by telling them that it involved round the clock dancing - it starts at three on Friday afternoon and doesn't stop until [...]

Southport Weekender – Caine & Danni’s Switches Class

By | June 16th, 2018|Classes and Workshops, Weekenders|

I want to dance in a Slotted style Regular reaches of my blog will know of my desire to be able to dance in the more modern slotted style, in addition to my traditional rotational style.  I've nothing against the rotational style of dancing - I know that most of us dance in that way, but [...]

Fresh Weekender: Sunday Afternoon Chill-out

By | June 14th, 2018|Tea Dances, Weekenders|

For details of the Tea Dance image see the acknowledgement below I time travel back in time to Perth This Sunday dancing at Ceroc Perth's Fresh Weekender, actually took place even before I had the idea of going on my Tea Dance Tour.  However, I've included it in this series of reviews because I realised that [...]

Searching for the Spirit of Ceroc’s Southport Weekender

By | June 12th, 2018|Articles, Weekenders|

Time to get writing again I'm just about recovered from another great Southport Weekender and it's time to think about writing some reviews.  Because of all the other writing projects I'm currently working on, sadly I'll only be doing a couple of pieces on Southport. The first is a review of one of lessons I attended [...]

Ceroc Southport Weekender – A Boudoir music taster

By | June 6th, 2018|Articles, Music Reviews, Weekenders|

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