Crooklands dance workshop March 2023

There has been an oversight with the booking policy for the workshop on Saturday which means both rooms will have to finish 15 minutes earlier than planned to allow pack up time because another group is using the venue from 5pm. This will mean the workshop on March 4th will last 2pm-4:45pm in both rooms. However, we have ensured every future workshop will last 2pm-5pm.

For the inconvenience we will be handing out a £5 voucher per person attending on the day. This voucher can be redeemed on any future Saturday workshop in 2023 either as a cash voucher or online discount code.

The workshops in Crooklands village near Milnthorpe are consistently the most popular and well attended dance sessions held in Cumbria. The workshops are typically held at least once per month on a Saturday, dates and venue may vary.

Room 1: Rock n Roll, Swing, Jive
Room 2: Ballroom & Latin

There are two rooms of simultaneous classes taught by Bill and James Reeder. The main room facilitates the Ballroom and Latin dance sessions; the second room is used for the other dance styles we offer, such as Rock n Roll, Swing, Jive, Charleston, Paso doble or Flamenco. These are the only workshops of this kind in Cumbria. Dance workshops would typically only have a single class at time and not have any kind of choice.
Depending due to time constraints both rooms may be combined into a single group for the final session.

The 3 hour workshops duration is typically split into three sessions with breaks between each session for coffee and homemade cake, which is provided. The break between each class also gives the opportunity to choose the room for the next choice of dance style.
We have many dancers who come without dance partners that will take leader and follower roles in addition to our teachers and assistants partner dancers in all the classes.

The classes will consist of short routines, with a high focus on the intricacies and nuances of dance technique, which offers something for everyone. The workshops are attended by many people of mixed experience of dancing, making the sessions more open level and less like weekly classes, which are more geared towards level or experience of dancing.
These workshops are highly popular and well attended, join us on Saturday afternoon at our Staveley workshops, because you don’t want to miss out.

Very Large dance floor
Free car park
Fun and friendly atmosphere
Fully qualified dance teachers

There is always a fun and friendly atmosphere .A mixture of couples and single dancers attend without partners (leaders and followers). We carefully balance the number of followers and leaders and bring dance assistants to the workshop. Everyone who attends will have the choice of many people to dance with.

Pre-booking is only available 2+ days before the event on this website or by contacting a teacher directly. This workshop will have strictly limited spaces due to high demand. Pre-booking will entitle you to a guaranteed place in the workshop with a discount over the pay on door admission.
Please don’t forget to recommend this workshop to your family and friends and Pre-book now! This will ensure you get a discount on the pay on the door price.
Please carefully select the pre-booking options below.

Pre-booked online (early bird discount) – £12.50pp
(Online booking only available 2+ days before event date)
or
Cash on the door – £15pp

Fixed couple tickets will mean not changing partners within the session, staying with the same fixed partner
Separate leader or follower tickets will mean dancing and changing partners with others in the session

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  • Preston Patrick Memorial Hall
  • Crooklands
  • Milnthorpe
  • Cumbria
  • LA7 7NR

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