Weekly Update Sunday 7th April 2024

News and Notices

Instagram…back to life…

Dropped some friends off at a spa retreat this week…noticed this sign on our way back out!

YouTube…Waltz course trailer

Just a quick trailer this week for our upcoming Beginner Waltz course. Companion videos will be added to our channel to help those on the course to practice.

Feel free to check out our YouTube channel for more videos. The more you watch and like our videos it really helps us to be recommended to other viewers so we’d appreciate that too.

Beginner Waltz Course

beginner waltz course overlaid text over pictures of a ballroom dance class

We have a Beginner Waltz course starting on Sunday 7th April at 6pm.

The course is 5 weeks long and costs £42pp. Read more…

Tango Course Extension

Learn To Dance Group Lesson at Cherry Orchard Studio

Our Monday night Tango Course will be extending for another 6 weeks from Monday 8th April.

Experienced dancers are welcome to join the course at this point.

The course extension costs £50pp for the 6 week extension.

American Smooth Course

Starting on Wednesday 10th April will be an American Smooth course.

This course will focus on some of the more ‘Fred & Ginger’ style steps that you can incorporate into your existing Ballroom dances.

There will be NO LIFTS on this course!

The course costs £50pp for the 6 weeks and will be extended as long as there is demand. Read more

Anniversary Party

Champagne Valentines

We will be hosting our Anniversary Party on Friday 26th April from 7pm-11pm.

The ticket price of £10 includes a welcome drink.

Dancing starts from around 8.30pm.

We are already 40% booked for this event.

Kristina Rihanoff Workshop Day

Kristina Rihanoff promo shot from Strictly Come Dancing as a Latin American dance professional

Our Kristina Rihanoff workshop day has moved to Saturday 18th May at Kristina’s request.

The sessions will start now in the morning and run as follows:

10am Rumba
11am Cha Cha
12pm Samba
1pm Jive

The workshops cost £25pp, £42.50 for any two, £57.50 for 3 or £70 for all four.

Simply Swing Live Band Event

Photo of the Simply Swing Band, Ballroom & Latin American dance singers. A lady at a grand piano, a trombone player, singers, Saxophonist and a drummer

For our June social we have invited a wonderful Ballroom and Latin American band, Simply Swing, to come to the studio.

The evening will feature 3 x 40minute live sets, with recorded music provided during the breaks.

Tickets cost £50pp and the event is available to book now. To reserve a space for another person please click here.

Bournemouth Dance Weekend

Happy couples wearing 'Guys and Molls' Charleston theme for a Quickstep dance weekend, in a Ballroom dance hold and leaning towards the camera

Our Bournemouth Dance Weekend will take place at The Queens Hotel & Spa this year from Friday 4th-Sunday 6th October.

As well as DB&B our students will also have access to their indoor pool and jacuzzi, as well as discounted spa treatments.

This year’s break will be Quickstep & Jive with a ‘Guys & Molls’ theme to the Saturday night.

The cost will be £315pp, with a £70 single person supplement. You can save £15pp if you book and pay in full before 30th April.

There are also upgrades available (based on 2 sharing) of £20pp to a Supreme Double or £40pp to a Junior Suite.

We only have 1 Solo Rooms, 3 Supreme Doubles and 1 Junior Suite remaining.

Photos of the Queen’s Hotel & Spa


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