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Ceroc Southport Weekender: Sept 2018 – Planning my reviews

By | August 26th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

Ceroc Surrey, Mytchett: Soul Night

By | August 25th, 2018|Categories: Classes and Workshops, Motown|

Fancy a dance class in Surrey Paul? Now that's a long way from Nottingham just for a class, so let me explain.  Because my daughters and Best Mate Neil live that way, I actually do a [...]

Strictly Ceroc Bristol: SILC Sunday Workshop

By | August 21st, 2018|Categories: Classes and Workshops, SILC and Blues, Tea Dances|

I couldn't resist the promise of delicious cakes When I wrote my original article about the growing popularity of Tea Dances I include some details about six such Sunday afternoon venues.  After it was published [...]

A Dancer’s Tribute to Aretha Franklin

By | August 17th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Music Reviews|

My way of paying a tribute to Aretha Franklin With the sad news that Aretha Franklin passed away yesterday, I thought I'd write my own tribute from a dancers point of view, by giving you some [...]

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

By | August 15th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

Ceroc Camber Weekender -This Video Blog is Brilliant

By | August 11th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

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

By | August 9th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

Ten Classic Ceroc & Modern Jive Tracks – Volume 2

By | July 31st, 2018|Categories: My Favourite Tracks|

How about Volume 2 Paul A recent post, where I compiled a list of ten Ceroc and Modern Jive Classics, has proved to be one of the most read articles this year.  The list received [...]

Ceroc Addiction: Perton Civic Centre, Wolverhampton

By | July 26th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

Ceroc Surrey: HG Wells Centre, Woking

By | July 21st, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

Ceroc Evolution: River Thames dance cruise from Greenwich

By | July 19th, 2018|Categories: Tea Dances|

Steve's always looking for new venues Since bringing his franchise under the Ceroc Evolution banner Steve Thomas and his team have been constantly looking for new and exciting venues for their freestyles.  The boldest is the end [...]

Ten Classic Ceroc & Modern Jive Tracks

By | July 15th, 2018|Categories: My Favourite Tracks|

How about a Top Ten Classics List I’m often asked to come up with a list of Ceroc and Modern Jive classics.  Of course there are hundreds of great tracks we dance to, but I’ve come [...]

A smile for Jennie, Heron’s Bonsai, Lingfield Surrey

By | July 14th, 2018|Categories: Tea Dances|

For details of the Tea Dance image see the acknowledgement below The Tea Dance Tour throws up some wonderful stories I sensed that the Tea Dance tour would be different from going to a series [...]

Ceroc Escape: The SILC Zone at Southport

By | July 8th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

The Spirit of Southport June 2018 in Ten Top Tracks

By | June 27th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

Ceroc Groove: SILC on Sunday at Bromsgrove

By | June 25th, 2018|Categories: Tea Dances|

For details of the Tea Dance image see the acknowledgement below I return to the place my chilled dance journey started It was almost four years ago that I last visited the Ceroc Groove Sunday [...]

My Favourite Track 14: Real Love – Drizabone

By | June 20th, 2018|Categories: My Favourite Tracks|

I'm often asked to name some of my favourite tracks.  Of course there are hundreds of great tracks we dance to, but I've come up with a list that I hope will get some approval.  [...]

Southport Weekender – Caine & Danni’s Switches Class

By | June 16th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]